Hiram College

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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