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Legal Basics for Business – Feb. 22

The Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Center at the Regional Economic Growth Corporation (REGC) of Portage County will present the workshop “Legal Basics for Business” from 3 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.

The workshop will take place at the Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurship Center’s East Hall Forum.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Tax and Non-Tax Considerations When Choosing Your Business Type
  • Technology and Intellectual Property Rights
  • Financing a Business
  • Product Development and Distribution
  • Top 10 Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make and How to Avoid Them

Danielle Higgins, associate of Day Ketterer Law Firm in Canton, will lead the workshop. As a member of the firm’s Business and Non-Profit Practice Group, her practice focuses on business transactions, securities and business counseling. Her practice has a particular emphasis on entrepreneurial start-up enterprises in manufacturing, health care, financial services and non-profit and cultural organizations. Higgins is a graduate of Cornell University and a magna cum laude graduate of Case Western Reserve Law School with honors concentration in health law and business organizations.

Attendance is free for students, $10 for alumni and $20 for all others. Call 330-474-3595 or email smc-gann@krba.biz to register.

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