Protecting Your Restaurant: Legal Considerations

Chicago City Hall 121 N. LaSalle Chicago, IL
30 May 2014 9:30 am

Presented by Lema Khorshid

Before opening the doors to your new restaurant, it’s important to be aware of legal risks that exist so that you can properly protect your business. This presentation will first explore different sources to fund your business venture and teach you some basic principles of how to protect yourself in the claws of litigation. We will also discuss intellectual property laws and provide practical approaches on how to implement a solid intellectual property plan. Finally, we will look at important employment laws as well as review restaurant space lease agreements to help demystify confusing legalese and provide tips for finding the best restaurant location.