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Legal Essentials to Exporting Workshop

September 05, 2017

Legal Essentials to Exporting Workshop

This educational program is designed to help businesses identify legal and compliance issues that are relevant as businesses pursue export opportunities. Join Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC and special guest speakers for an interactive workshop to learn tips and tools to ensure compliance. Seminar and lunch are free, but registration is required.

Intellectual Property & Foreign Business Partner Contract

September 12, 2017 – Grand Rapids

12:00PM – 4:00PM

1700 E. Beltline NE #200 Grand Rapids, MI 49525


  • Discussion of types of intellectual property
  • Importance of protecting intellectual property, specifically name and trademark, in international markets
  • Process and time frame for protecting intellectual property internationally, including alternative strategies, Resources available to help combat infringement
  • Tips on avoiding costly litigation and disputes related to U.S. and international trademark infringement


  • Top 12 most important issues to address in contracts with foreign business partners
  • How U.S. laws and regulations will impact the relationship
  • Resources available to help with due diligence regarding foreign business partners
  • A foreign agent/distributor contract checklist

To register, click here.

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