The LA SBDC Network offers no-cost/low-cost business workshops throughout Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura Counties.
This webinar will introduce small business owners to the basics of patent law. Attendees will learn the types of inventions and discoveries eligible for patent protection; confidentiality requirements; ownership issues; conducting a patent search and filing for patent protection; cost considerations; how to avoid losing patent rights; and how to avoid violating the patent rights of others. REGISTER NOWFind out more »
This webinar will introduce small business owners to the basics of employment law. Attendees will learn rules for hiring employees; minimum wage laws; exempt vs. non-exempt status; vacation, sick leave and benefits plans; firing employees; classifying workers as employees vs. independent contractors; and how to avoid liability such as sexual harassment and discrimination. REGISTER NOWFind out more »