• Apr 15, 2019Must-Know Legal Basics to Protect Your Business

    Danielle M. DeFilippis and Daniel R. Guadalupe, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin P.A., will present “Must-Know Legal Basics to Protect Your Business” sponsored by Makerhoods + The Honors Program. The presentation cover how having a strong legal foundation gives you the peace of mind to go after your business goals with confidence, and topics will include:

    • Branding
    • Essential initial contracts
    • Intellectual property, such as trademarks and copyrights

    When: Thursday, April 18

    6:00 – 6:30 p.m.: Meet & Greet
    6:30 – 7:15 p.m.: “followed by Q&A”
    7:15 – 7:30 p.m.: Show & Tell, Ask & Gives – Time to make meaningful connections with fellow attendees. Each attendee can get 30 seconds to promote their project or business, seek advice from fellow attendees, or offer your skills to the group. After sharing, attendees can find each other and network directly.
    7:30 – 8:00 p.m.: Networking

    Where: Launch Pad (Newark)
    625 Broad Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102

    For more information and to register, click here.

    A Q&A, led by Peter Hader, will include questions submitted by tweeting @makerhoods. Attendees are invited to come prepared with their own questions. They will also have the opportunity to give a 30 second presentation to promote their project or business and seek advice and networking from peers. After sharing, attendees can find each other and network directly. Food and drinks will be provided. Registration is free for all who wish to attend.

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  • Apr 12, 2019Food Business Basics

    Danielle M. DeFilippis, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present “Food Business Basics” hosted by the Rutgers Food Innovation Center.  If you are thinking of starting a food business, then this seminar is a must!  As a unique opportunity for food entrepreneurs to learn critical aspects of entering the prepared food business industry, discussion topics include:

    • How the Food Innovation Center can help you grow your business
    • Food Entrepreneurship – is it right for you?
    • Trends in the Marketplace
    • Business Planning
    • Food IP and Trademark
    • Merchandising for Success
    • Packaging
    • Food Technology Toolbox and Product Development
    • Food Safety and Regulations

    When: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

    Where: Rutgers Food Innovation Center, 450 E. Broad St., Bridgeton, NJ 08302

    Attendees will have the opportunity for Q&A and networking with fellow attendees and presenters. For more information and to register, please click here or contact Diane Holtaway, Associate Director of Client Services at the Rutgers Food Innovation Center, by email at , or by phone at 856-459-1900 ext. 4514.

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