Don’t Get Sued: Best Practices to Legally Maintain an Online Business Presence
In Person Event
$15.00 Register Early!
$20.00 at the Door or after Friday, September 10 @ 11:59pm
Technology has allowed small businesses to reach customers around the globe but it has also brought with it a mixture of legal issues ranging in areas like intellectual property, free speech, privacy, contracts and torts. In an effort to keep her clients out of court and out of conflict, Rose Coonen will talk about proactive steps that can be taken to help navigate the unchartered legal waters of having an online business presence. You will learn best practices for:
- Protecting your name and intellectual property;
- Limiting exposure to tort risks, such as trademark and copyright infringement, defamation, harassment and invasion of privacy; and
- Managing employees in the online world.
Following some simple best practices and incorporating them into core business systems can drastically reduce the risk of costly litigation.
Rose Coonen is an attorney at Coonen Law, PLLC and focuses her practice on estate planning and business law. Rose brings a holistic approach to serving her clients to ensure that they have estate plans and business plans that work when they need it most and to bring harmony in the most difficult times. Her passion is serving families with children with special needs and authored the book “Estate Planning When You Have a Child With Special Needs: Plan Your Estate Well, Protect Their Future” to serve as a guide to parents. She also is adjunct faculty at Grand Valley State University teaching business law. She works with small businesses from start-ups through succession planning and everything in between to make sure they have a strong foundation in place by helping to establish core legal, insurance, financial and tax systems to minimize risk and position for growth.