More food entrepreneurs are opting for an online presence in hopes of reaping increased profits by selling their products on the Internet. Yet, many of these entrepreneurs may not understand or be prepared to face the potential legal risks of an e-commerce venture. This seminar will discuss the common legal issues that online food businesses face and how a food entrepreneur can avoid these issues with the proper knowledge and preparation.
Attorney Lema Khorshid will outline ten practical legal tips necessary for running a successful e-commerce business.
About the Speaker:
Lema Khorshid is one of the founding partners at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC where she has handled a wide range of legal matters for small to mid-sized closely held businesses in Chicago and New York for the last ten years.
She frequently assists her business clients with corporate transactional and intellectual property matters. As a passion advocate for entrepreneurs,
Lema volunteers her time to speak at Small Business Development Centers all over Chicago to entrepreneurs on a myriad of legal issues that impact their businesses.
Prior to being a partner at Fuksa Khorshid, LLC, Lema spent over six years consulting hospitality, fashion and entertainment clients on their branding and public relations strategies and initiatives in Chicago and New York. Drawing on her unique career experiences in Europe, she co-founded her own company in 2001, servicing high profile clients in the entertainment, fashion and hospitality industries in Chicago and New York. In 2003, her company gained national recognition when it was featured on MTV’s Real World Chicago.