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What kinds of lawyers do healthcare entrepreneurs need?

Christina Hernandez Sherwood, eMed Editor, MedCity News

What kinds of lawyers do healthcare entrepreneurs need?

Early-stage healthcare entrepreneurs and startups typically need to work with at least two types of lawyers:

  1. Corporate lawyers - They set up the structure of a business.
  2. Intellectual property lawyers - They help your company protect unique attributes like chemical compounds, technologies or other patentable processes.

In an attorney, a healthcare entrepreneur should look for someone who understands the startup world -- and who has done a predominant amount of their work with startup companies, said Jennifer Hill, a startup lawyer in New York City. "At the end of the day your goal as an attorney is to help bring this company to life," she said.

FAQs are a weekly feature on eMed for current and aspiring healthcare entrepreneurs.

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