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

$179.00

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

Instructors

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

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