Food Truck Law: From Protecting Secret Recipes to Pouring Booze (On-Demand)

$169.00

This program provides a one-two punch when it comes to counseling the Food Truck Client. From business entity setup, to IP protection, through beer and liquor licenses and transitioning to brick-and-mortar, you will walk away with a plate full of knowledge, ready to take on your next food truck client.

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Event Details

Course Type

Course Instructor

Maria Spear Ollis, Esq., Rachel Schaffer Lawson, Esq.

Original Date Of Course

General Credits

3

Course Description

This program provides a one-two punch when it comes to counseling the Food Truck Client. From business entity setup, to IP protection, through beer and liquor licenses and transitioning to brick-and-mortar, you will walk away with a plate full of knowledge, ready to take on your next food truck client.

Principles

  • Contracts;
  • Intellectual Property;
  • Permits;
  • Compliance;
  • Employment and Employees

Syllabus

  1. LLC Formation from Start to Finish
    A.
    LLC as the preferred entity for restaurants and food trucks
    B.
    Information needed
    C. Online formation
    D. Operating Agreements
  2. Intellectual Property Protection: How it Fits In
    A. Copyright, Menus, and Photographs
    B. Trademark and Branding
    C. Trade Dress and the Truck
    D.
    Trade Secret and Recipes
  3. The Mobile Food Vendor Permit
  4. Fun with Booze: Beer and Liquor
  5. Transitioning to Brick-and-Mortar
    A. Commercial Leases: Pitfalls and Common Provisions
  6. Employees
    A. True independent contractors versus employees (and why the client needs to know the difference)
    B. Background checks
    C. Employee manuals
    D. Insurance
    E. Proper Documentation (W4, 19, incident reporting)

Instructors

Maria Spear Ollis, Esq.
and Rachel Schaffer Lawson, Esq.

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