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LegalCORPS and the Initiative Foundation now jointly offer monthly free legal counseling sessions (up to 45 minutes) for nonprofit organizations in the Initiative Foundation’s 14-county service area in Central Minnesota. The counseling sessions are no-charge, confidential and one-to-one.
DATES: Fourth Tuesday of each month LOCATION: Initiative Foundation; 405 First Street SE, Little Falls, MN COUNSELORS: [...]
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Key players in formation of the LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program were recognized at an event at the White House in mid-February for leading the way with the nation’s first patent law pro bono program. Read about it here: LegalCORPS Partners Recognized at White House.
LegalCORPS volunteer lawyers will provide helpful information on small business legal topics at a number of upcoming public workshops:
The Hennepin County Library System is promoting the following two workshops as “Spend a Day with LegalCORPS (see the library’s flyer):
Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m. to noon: [...]Continue Reading →
On September 10, 2013 By Mike
Working with the Hennepin County Library system, LegalCORPS now offers free, regularly scheduled workshops to instruct inventors about how to prepare and file a provisional application for a U.S. patent. The location: Minneapolis Central Library (4th Street and Nicollet Mall.) The next workshop will take place April 22.
More information and online registration will be [...]Continue Reading →
LegalCORPS’s fourth annual Gala took place place on Thursday, June 13, 2013, from 5:30–7 p.m. at the Mill City Museum (704 S. 2nd Street, Minneapolis) and also featured a silent auction and raffle. Over 105 guests enjoyed plentiful appetizers prepared by D’Amico Catering. Minnesota Revenue Commissioner Myron Frans – fresh from the wrangling over state tax policies at [...]Continue Reading →
On May 22, 2013 By Mike
LegalCORPS has added an intellectual-property-law-only session on the fourth Friday of each month at its brief-advice business law clinic in St. Louis Park. (The first of these clinics took place June 28, 2013.) This specialized clinic will take place from 9 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at the SCORE chapter office at 8700 W. 36th [...]Continue Reading →
On July 2, 2012 By Mike
The LegalCORPS Inventor Assistance Program continues to enjoy attention in the press as it reaches the midway point of its second year.
Here is the most recent, from the January 2013 edition of Twin Cities Business: “Helping Inventors Prosper.”
LegalCORPS has worked with the U.S. Patent & Trademark office to provide the [...]Continue Reading →
On April 24, 2012 By Mike
LegalCORPS volunteer attorneys should savor their opportunities to use their particular kind of expertise to help low-income fellow Minnesotans, Richard K. Davis, President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Bancorp, said in his keynote speech at LegalCORPS’s Third Annual Fundraiser and Volunteer Recognition Gala June 21.
This year’s event also featured guest speaker Minnesota U.S. [...]Continue Reading →
On October 15, 2012 By Mike
The LegalCORPS board of directors has adopted a resolution opposing both Minnesota state constitutional ballot questions voters will decide November 6 – on the grounds that constitutional amendment is not the appropriate legislative method for the issues that either of the questions addresses.
The LegalCORPS board concluded that both state constitutional amendment questions would have [...]Continue Reading →
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