When I ran restaurants, my attorney was invaluable for so many unexpected issues saving me time, money and headaches. You never know when something seemingly innocent turns into a big problem. I’m also a huge believer in creating and sustaining an unstoppable “Brand”, not just running a restaurant.
Today on the Restaurant RockStars Podcast, I’m speaking with Abe Cohn, of Cohn Legal Group, a NYC attorney who specializes in Intellectual Property, Trademark & Brand Protection for restaurants.
Pay attention here because you’ll learn exactly what elements in your restaurant are protectable by law and how you can protect them.
We’re talking names, trade secrets, possibly even Grandma’s secret recipes.
On top of this, we’ll be covering the best form of organization to protect your restaurant and you as owner, the importance of separating your real estate from your operating company, the ins & outs of hiring Independent Contractors vs. Employees and how the IRS looks at the difference.
Super important stuff on how to open a restaurant and how to run a restaurant!
Lastly….would your restaurant consider a “No-Tipping” policy? Well this is a pretty heated topic right now and as with most big decisions in your operation, you don’t know what you’re going to get until you get it, so tread lightly, and listen to Abe first!
Now go out there and run a Rock Star Restaurant!
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