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Peter A. Nieves
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Attorney Peter Nieves is Featured in Entrepreneurship Course at Dartmouth

(January 10, 2007. Manchester, NH.) - Peter Nieves, an attorney with the law firm of Sheehan Phinney, will be among the faculty for an entrepreneurship course presented by the Tuck School of Business, the Dartmouth Medical School and the Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network.

The course, "Introduction to Entrepreneurship" will cover the commercialization of technology, entrepreneurship, and fundamentals in major areas of conceptualizing and launching a successful new business including; concept development; market and competitive assessment; business plan development; team building; financing and investor presentations and execution.

Attorney Nieves will teach sessions on the definitions of Intellectual Property; NDA's and disclosures; basics of patents; trademarks and copyrights; defining, securing and protecting intellectual property; and how to identify and work with patent attorneys.

The course is being offered at the Tuck School of Business on Thursday evenings from 4:45 to 6:45PM, Jan. 4 to March 1, 2007. The course is open at no cost to any student, alumni, or faculty or staff member of Dartmouth College, the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and the Mary Hitchcock Hospital. Tuck School of Business students interested in taking the course should contact Jane Nurnberg at Thayer students should contact Daryl Laware at and all others should contact Carrie Newton at

Nieves is a patent attorney, whose practice focuses on many aspects of intellectual property, including domestic and foreign preparation and prosecution of patents, domestic and foreign preparation and prosecution of trademarks, licensing, and disputes concerning patents, trademarks, copyrights and domain names. He speaks regularly at Dartmouth College in the Tuck School of Business and the Thayer School of Engineering.

Sheehan Phinney is a regional business law firm with offices in Manchester, Concord and Hanover, NH, and in Boston, MA. The firm provides a broad range of sophisticated legal services to businesses and institutions in traditional and emerging areas of the law. Its diverse client base includes local and regional organizations, as well as national and international businesses with interests in the Northeast.