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Must-Know Legal Basics to Protect Your Business

  • Launch Pad Newark 625 Broad Street Newark, NJ, 07102 United States (map)

Having a strong legal foundation gives you the peace of mind to go after your business goals with confidence. Join us for our next meetup for networking and an interactive dialogue with attorneys Danielle M. DeFilippis and Daniel R. Guadalupe from Norris McLaughlin, P.A.. They will touch on the topics of:

  • Branding

  • Essential initial contracts

  • Intellectual property, such as trademarks and copyrights

Led by Peter Hadar, there will be plenty of Q&A time to get your specific questions answered. Submit your questions before the meetup by tweeting @makerhoods or come prepared with your own.


About the Attorneys

Danielle M. DeFilippis focuses her practice on intellectual property matters and litigation. She has represented clients in a variety of industries, most notably, food and beverage, liquor, jewelry, cosmetics, sports, and entertainment. Danielle has represented clients in cases involving trademark and copyright infringement, false advertising, commercial disparagement, business torts, deceptive trade practices, Lanham Act claims, state and federal unfair competition laws, and other business disputes.

Daniel R. Guadalupe represents clients in commercial litigation and “outside” general counsel assistance with a specialty in manufacturing and distribution, business disputes, medical device companies, construction, professional liability, arbitrations and mediations, will and trust litigation, and international matters, and disputes. Dan previously served on the Board of Trustees for GlassRoots, Inc. in Newark.


  • 6 – 6:30: Meet & Greet

  • 6:30 – 7:15: “followed by Q&A"

  • 7:15 – 7:30: Show & Tell, Ask & Gives – Time to make meaningful connections with fellow attendees. Each attendee can get 30 seconds to promote their project or business, seek advice from fellow attendees, or offer your skills to the group. After sharing, attendees can find each other and network directly.

  • 7:30 – 8: Networking

Special Thank Yous

Thank you to the law offices of Norris McLaughlin, P.A. for providing the food and Launch Pad Newark for the space.