Since 2016, Gooodmans LLP, one of Canada’s premier transaction law firms, has been DMZ’s Professional-in-Residence providing on-site legal guidance and mentorship for its portfolio companies and alumni.
Overview of programming:
Startups with a lack of legal advice are at a higher risk of failing to comply with regulations and laws including those related to incorporation, branding, patents and intellectual property ownership. The partnership enables DMZ entrepreneurs to benefit from the legal expertise and experience of Goodmans LLP and give them a strong mentor as they move forward in growing their startup. Among their services, they will be able to assist in identifying where pitfalls may lie and offer ways to protect and maintain startups that may be struggling to stay on track.