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Legal Aspects of Business

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Come learn from a California lawyer about various ways to protect your business. This course will review legal concepts involving corporate formation, corporate maintenance, contracts, small claims court and intellectual property.
You will learn:
1. How to make, defend or escape from a contract;
2. The good and the bad regarding each common type of business structure:
•             C-Corporation, S-Corporation
•             Limited Liability Corporation (LLC)
•             Partnership
•             Sole Proprietor
3. Things to consider in maintaining the business structure you choose;
4. The ins and outs of Small Claims Court, the most cost-effective way to solve business disputes including participating in a mock court case; and
5. The basics of intellectual property including Trademark, Copyright, Patent and Trade Secret.
This interactive course includes:
Week 1:  Contracts 
Learn how to make, dispute or enforce leases, service contracts, product contracts, options, and more.  Apply these concepts to an in-class hypothetical.
Week 2:  Corporate Formation and Maintenance
Learn how to structure and maintain your company, including the taxes and other costs involved; whether to use insurance in addition to or in place of a corporate structure for liability protection; how to choose an insurance policy; and why some companies incorporate in Nevada or Delaware. Apply these concepts to an in-class hypothetical.
Week 3:  Small Claim Court
Small claims court can be a cost saving resource for small business owners caught in a dispute. Learn tips for winning your case, navigating the system and avoiding costly legal fees. Participate in a mock trial to see how best to apply various these tips in wining your case.
Week 4: Intellectual Property
Do you have a logo, catchy phrase, invention/process/formula to protect? This class will teach you how Trademark, Copyright, Patent and Trade Secret rules can help you do so.  Apply these concepts to an in-class hypothetical.
 

Class Details

4 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Location
SMC Bundy Campus

Instructor
Robert Klepa 

Tuition: 

$199.00


Registration Closes On
Wednesday, January 22, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/22/2020 - 2/12/2020 Weekly - Wed 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Los Angeles, SMC Bundy Campus  Map, Room: 216 Robert Klepa