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June 30, 2017

95 N.C. L. Rev. 1519 (2017)

Public distrust of news media and government create an ideal environment for trademarks to emerge as change agents for legal reform. At first glance, it may seem odd to consider the parallels between law and entrepreneurship. Politicians make...

June 30, 2017

95 N.C. L. Rev. 1507 (2017) 

The core function of entrepreneurs is to challenge incumbents. Henry Manne famously argued that prohibitions on insider trading serve to entrench large, publicly traded corporations. According to Manne, when insider trading is prohibited, la...

June 30, 2017

95 N.C. L. Rev. 1481 (2017) 

The final crowdfunding rules took three years for the Securites and Exchange Commission to pass, but crowdfunding—the offering of securities over the Internet—is now a reality. But now that crowdfunding is legal, will it be successful? Will...

June 30, 2017

95 N.C. L. Rev. 1459 (2017) 

Entrepreneurs have the capacity to add value to the economy and the community. Business lawyers—including business finance lawyers—want to help entrepreneurs achieve their objectives. Despite incentives to a symbiotic relationship, however,...

June 30, 2017

95 N.C. L. Rev. 1433 (2017)

As a framing device for an introductory course in patent law, the study of patent valuation can deepen students’ understandings of patents as business assets and as instruments of industrial policy. In particular, the real options approach to...

95 N.C. L. Rev. 1403 (2017) 

This Article describes the day-to-day work of lawyers who advise startup companies. Drawing upon interviews with practicing attorneys in New York City and the Research Triangle of North Carolina, it distinguishes the practice of startup lawy...

June 30, 2017

95 N.C. L. Rev. 1341 (2017) 

Mutual funds are acting like venture capitalists. Contrary to longstanding practice and to their reputation for investing in public companies, mutual funds, including some of the most prominent, are allocating portions of their portfolios to...

June 2, 2017

The North Carolina Law Review is pleased to announce the selection of our Staff for Volume 96!

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