UNH Whittemore School of Business and Economics



Growing and Protecting Your Business:
UNH Offers 'What You Need to Know'Series

By Janet Lathrop
UNH News Bureau

February 4, 2002

DURHAM, N.H. -- The New Hampshire Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a program of the University of New Hampshire's Whittemore School of Business and Economics, is offering a series of four workshops on strategies for growing and protecting a business.

The "Need to Know Series: Strategies for Growing and Protecting Your Business" begins Thursday, Feb. 14, at the International Trade Center in Portsmouth from 8 a.m. to noon.

The SBDC, in partnership with Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson pllc, Ernst & Young LLP, and Bourque and Associates, P.A., all of Manchester, will provide corporate decision makers with timely and important information on topics such as financing sources, terms and securities law, confidentiality, trade secrets and non-compete obligations. Other workshop topics include intellectual property issues such as patents, trademarks, copyrights and licensing, and discussion of compensation-related topics such as employee equity arrangements, options, restricted stock, phantom stock and buy-sell agreements.

In addition to the Feb. 14 meeting, half-day sessions are scheduled for March 6 at Rivier College, Nashua; April 3 at the Savings Bank of Walpole in Keene; and May 1 at Managed Ops in Bedford. Cost is $65 per person per event, or $50 per person for three or more attendees from the same company. For more information or to register, contact the N.H. Small Business Development Center at the UNH Whittemore School of Business & Economics, (603) 862-2200, or by e-mail: laura.robinson@unh.edu. Information is also available online at www.nhsbdc.org.

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