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July 2017

WALA Basics Workshop: “Creating a 501(c)(3)”

July 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Squire Patton Boggs, 2550 M St. NW
Washington, DC 20037 United States
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Thinking about starting a non-profit corporation? This workshop will provide soup-to-nuts guidance for launching and maintaining a tax-exempt, nonprofit organization. Topics to be covered will include: Forming Your Organization: incorporation, the first organizational meeting, securing an employer identification number, setting up Understanding the Pros and Cons of 501(c)(3) Status:  charitable contributions, public support rules, unrelated business taxable income, restrictions on lobbying Securing Federal and State Tax Exemptions:  the Form 1023, fiscal sponsorships as an alternative to a stand-alone charity, related…

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August 2017

WALA Basics Workshop: “Trademarks”

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, 901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Are you interested in learning more about trademarks? What exactly are trademarks? What is their function? How can you use your trademark? What's the difference between a registered and unregistered trademark? What is a service mark? Can you register a sound, smell, color? Come to this session and bring your questions! Presentation and Q & A session with: Sydney English Sydney English is a first-year associate at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP. Ms. English was born and raised…

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October 2017

WALA Creative Entrepreneurs Series (Legal Issues for Creative Entrepreneurs)

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - November 8 @ 9:00 pm
THEARC: Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus, 1901 Mississippi Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20020 United States
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A series for creatives of all kinds who want to take the next step in their professional career by creating their own business. Explore the basics of forming a business for your creative endeavors, from deciding whether to incorporate as a non-profit or for-profit entity, to understanding copyrights and trademarks, to contract and negotiation skills and finally to taxes and leases. The series comprises six sessions to be held on consecutive Wednesdays, starting Wednesday, October 4th and continuing through Wednesday,…

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November 2017

WALA Basics Workshop: “Trademarks”

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, 901 New York Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Are you interested in learning more about trademarks? What exactly are trademarks? What is their function? How can you use your trademark? What's the difference between a registered and unregistered trademark? What is a service mark? Can you register a sound, smell, color? Come to this session and bring your questions! Presentation and Q & A session with: Sydney English Sydney English is a first-year associate at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP. Ms. English was born and raised…

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