Using Agreements to Protect Yourself when Working with Developers, Open Source Software, and Third Parties

About this Event

Have you thought about engaging a third parties to do any of following for you and your business?

  • App, Website or Product Development?
  • Putting Together Marketing Materials?
  • Managing Your Media or Business Materials?
  • Helping You Obtain Funding For Your Business?
  • Or Other Plans?

To protect your company's Intellectual Property, join Grant Steyer, Partner at Renner Otto, as he and his team walk you through some best practices when working with other organizations. They will discuss what you should do before meeting with a contractor, how to use an NDA and how to structure a contract.

Following the discussion, they will host breakout rooms to focus on key concerns based on the type of business you have:

  1. Working with Third Party Product Developers
  2. Contractors and Creatives - How to Protect Yourselves
  3. Working With Third Party Content Creators

Using Agreements to Protect Your Business: Protect Yourself when Working with Developers, Open Source Software, and Third Parties

Intellectual Property isn't just for large companies.

This 3-part series will explore the fundamentals of IP strategy for entrepreneurs and small business. Guest speakers from various tech and non-tech businesses will talk through their successes and failures, with input from IP attorneys to discuss the details of IP strategy. The series will encompass an overall understanding of intellectual property, how to work with contractors and branding. Each session will end with breakout sessions so attendees can engage more with entrepreneurs and attorneys.


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The Economic & Community Development Institute's Women's Business Centers of Ohio guide individuals at any stage of the business process. Through one-on-one counseling sessions with WBC staff and volunteers, you can get the direction and resources to meet your goals. Business advisers want to help you successfully start a business, or grow and expand your existing business -- increasing revenue and creating jobs for the local economy.

The WBCs present training workshops regularly to provide access to small business knowledge at no charge. They are the only SBA-funded Women's Business Centers in the state.