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Avoid Significant Financial Loss by Addressing These 10 Legal Concerns

Avoid Significant Financial Loss by Addressing These 10 Legal Concerns

Anoo Vyas

Visiting Professor

Whether you’re a start-up entrepreneur or an experienced small business owner, you will get a lot out of this edition of Deal Talk, because no one wants to subject themselves to corporate litigation that can devastate both you and your business. Is your business a formally recognized legal entity? Is it the best structure for your type of business? Beyond that, have you protected yourself and your business partner—if you have one—with a founder’s agreement? Do you conduct any transactions over the Internet? Participate in interstate or overseas commerce? If so, you need to consider the legal issues. We’re pleased to welcome Anoo Vyas, attorney and visiting Professor of Clinical Law at the University of Akron to help us understand the top legal challenges and—importantly—how to avoid them.

Guest Profile

Anoo Vyas joined The University of Akron School of Law in 2012 as an Adjunct Professor, and now serves as a Visiting Professor of Clinical Law. He assists with both the Small Entrepreneur and Economic Development (SEED) Clinic and the Trademark Clinic. He also teaches Business Planning Law and Clinical Seminar II.

Professor Vyas received his undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa on a full-tuition academic scholarship. He graduated from The University of Cincinnati College of Law on a 90% academic scholarship and was a member of The University of Cincinnati Law Review. He also obtained an LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law from The University of Akron School of Law, where he graduated with highest honors and received full tuition coverage.

After receiving his J.D., Professor Vyas worked as an associate in the business litigation practice group at Thompson Hine LLP. After Thompson Hine, he served as a Supervising Attorney at a Domestic Violence Legal Clinic, where he advocated on behalf of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Professor Vyas was recently profiled in Crain’s Cleveland Business in the “Who to Watch in Law” section due to his experiences providing legal counsel to internet clients. Because he is fluent in various programming languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL, among others), he provides a unique perspective when advising internet clients on legal matters.

Professor Vyas is a native of Northeast Ohio.

A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

A Roadmap to the Successful Sale of Your Business (152 pages)

You could spend a lifetime figuring out how to successfully sell your business and still end up confused or clueless. What if you can stop the guesswork and start taking action now?

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