School of Law News
Law and Business Center to Offer Free Workshop for Artists, Entrepreneurs
Posted November 10, 2009
The Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship will offer a free community-based workshop for small business owners. The session, titled “Protecting Your Ideas and Prospering in the Arts,” is set for Wednesday, November 18 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at The Dana Gallery at Indian Orchard Mills, Indian Orchard, MA. The workshop is open to the public.
This session will focus on the priceless intellectual property created in the arts, property that requires the artist to both display and protect simultaneously. Panelists for the session will include Charles Brush, owner of Indian Orchard Mills, Attorney Peter Irvine of the Law Office of Peter Irvine, and Attorney Qualahnia Suggs of BET Black Entertainment Television.
The Western New England College Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship was established to provide graduate business and law students with an opportunity to offer practical consultation to entrepreneurs. The initiative uses the combined resources of the School of Law and the School of Business to foster new business development. For more information about the Center or the speaker series, call 413-796-2030 or visit www.wne.edu/lawandbusiness.