your mark, get set … trademark
Are you or a client contemplating a trademark or
copyright for a product? Unsure if you have permission to use a "creative
commons" image on Flickr? Or are you considering becoming an LLC?
Austin business attorney Anthony Choueifati of The Choueifati Law Firm, PLLC will answer
these questions and more at the September meeting. In this session you will
He’ll also give an overview of the various legal
entities for entrepreneurs, such as LLC, corporation and sole proprietorship.
Anthony Choueifati was born in Houston, attended the
University of Texas at Austin, and graduated from South Texas College of Law in
Houston. Anthony comes from an entrepreneurial background; both of his parents
are entrepreneurs, and Anthony was a young entrepreneur, starting and operating
two of businesses during high school. Not wanting to stay away from Austin too
long, Anthony moved back to Austin upon graduation from law school. Recognizing
that Austin was primarily an entrepreneurial town, Anthony in 2005 started The
Choueifati Law Firm, PLLC, with the intent of providing quality business legal
services and legal representation to small and midsize businesses at an
affordable price. When not working, Anthony likes to sail, network within the
business community, and teach as an associate professor of business law at
National American University.
We encourage you to register for Anthony's program via the website as space at the Ronald McDonald House is limited.
WHERE: Ronald McDonald House1315 Barbara Jordan BoulevardAustin, TX 78723
Free parking is available on the East side of the building.
ATTENDEES:Please press the buzzer at the front door to get into the RM House, then go to the 4th floor. House staff asks that attendees not stop the staff in the office to ask where the meeting is being held.
REGISTRATION:AWC members and those who paid for FA membership through October are free; All others pay either $5.00 per meeting or $35 for a year's worth of programs - a $25 savings!.
SIGN-IN / NETWORKING: 12:15 p.m. Note: Arrive at noon if you want to eat.
We encourage you to bring your own lunch. There are a lot of great restaurants in the Mueller complex.ANNOUNCEMENTS / PROGRAM: 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR UPCOMING PROGRAMS!
October 2010: Being a Margaret Mead
for Your Freelance Business
One of the keys to building a thriving freelance practice is delivering an
experience that meets the needs of your clients. In this session, Chris Bailey will introduce some of the
basic tools that anthropologists use to understand their subjects and show you
how to apply them to your business. By the end of the session, you'll know how
to ask the right questions; listen for what's said and, more importantly,
what's not said; and assess the impact of your communications on the overall
November 2010: Why Print Ain’t Dead
The newspaper and print industry have been hit hard over the past few years,
and even as there appears to be an end to the recession, questions still remain
about the long-term viability of print journalism even after the ad dollars
come back. John Garrett publisher
and founder of Community Impact Newspaper, will explain why he believes the
newspaper industry needs to get back to the basics of relevant content and
strong distribution to have a chance to survive at allundefinedonline or in print.
(c) Freelance Austin