Penn Law and the Philadelphia Mobile Food Association are holding an all-day seminar on Saturday, February 16 which will cover the basics of food truck start-up, including financing, intellectual property, regulations and licensing (which, it seems, is where most people get tripped up in this town) and risk management.
Here is the schedule:
8:30 am-9:00 am
Registration — Coffee/ Breakfast
9:00 am-10:15 am
Financing Your Business—Raising Money from Family and Friends, Outside Investors, or Loans
10:30 am-11:45 pm
Intellectual Property: Protecting Your Name, Logo, Menu & Recipes through Trademark, Trade Secret, and Copyright
11:45 pm -1:30 pm
General Membership Meeting (non-members welcome)
1:45 pm -3:00 pm
Regulations and Licensing: Know Your Rights and Consequences
3:15 pm-4:30 pm
Managing Risk as You Grow: Protecting Assets and Limiting Liability from Cart to Restaurant
For updates keep an eye on the Facebook event page.
You can sign up for the event <here> or call Natasha Robinson-Barr at 215.898.8044.