Presented by Invest Ottawa sponsor,
Building off the basics of intellectual property, the different types of business entities that can be carried on in Ontario, and how to avoid legal disputes, this seminar will provide information to assist you in laying the legal foundation for your business. We will discuss
- The difference between a trade-mark and a trade name;
- How to draft contracts that are legally binding and in relation to the type of business entity you have;
- What is a pre-incorporation contract and how to make it legally binding;
- How to convert from a sole proprietorship to a corporation and what to watch out for.
Kim Cunnington-Taylor is an associate lawyer at Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP, and a member of the firm’s Business Law Group. Kim’s practice focuses on business law, and not-for-profit and charity law. She works primarily with small and medium organizations and provides advice on a wide range of matters including: formation, corporate governance and compliance, risk management, corporate structure, and dispute resolution; as well as transactional matters, including mergers, purchases and sales, and financing.
About Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP
Nelligan O’Brien Payne is a mid-sized, multi-service law firm in Ottawa, Ontario with over 50 lawyers and is one of Eastern Ontario’s most trusted and respected law firms. Whether you are a new entrepreneur, or you operate an established global enterprise, our lawyers have the expertise and enthusiasm to provide cost effective advice and solutions to help you face today’s business environment with confidence. Our lawyers take pride in assisting clients with all stages of their business needs, including organizing and setting up a business structure, reorganization and restructuring a business, partnership agreements and shareholder agreements, mergers and acquisitions, financing of a business, business succession planning and protection of intellectual property to name a few.
To learn more, please visit our website at www.nelligan.ca or contact us at 613-238-8080 or [email protected]