The Keller Center welcomes Steven Spielvogel to the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub on Tuesday, October 15 to discuss non-disclosure agreements. The lecture will focus on the different types of confidentiality agreements and the use of such agreements when disclosing confidential information to venture capital firms and other third parties.  We will discuss the key elements and scope of confidentiality agreements, the interrelationship between confidentiality agreement protection and the protection afforded intellectual property, as well as enforcement issues.

Who Can Attend

This event is open to undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, and faculty. Dinner will be served and registration is required

Speaker Bio

Steven Spielvogel is the Founder and former President and Chairman of the Board of Directors (2004-2014) of the International Network of Boutique Law Firms (and now President Emeritus). He received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude with distinction, and law degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Spielvogel was a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Owen, J.) and United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit (Holloway, J.). Following these clerkships, he joined the Wall Street law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell, where he represented such companies as Goldman, Sachs & Co., the Exxon Corporation and Reuters. In 2019, he was selected as a “Super Lawyer” (business litigation) in New York City (and, previously selected 2010-2011, 2013-2019).

Mr. Spielvogel has taught or presented lectures on numerous subjects (e.g., Federal Courts, Constitutional Litigation and Entrepreneurship and the Law) at several of North America’s most prestigious law schools, including Harvard, Yale, Stanford, University of Toronto and the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently, he presented numerous lectures at Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (where he serves as an advisor in the Keller Center, providing guidance to Princeton students, faculty and alumni on business and legal issues), as well as presented a lecture at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.