Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Protecting your Intellectual Property - Oct 7, 2014

Protecting your Intellectual Property
New products or new ideas often mean innovation. Which often means new or better way of doing things…potential for intellectual property. 

  • What is intellectual property? 
  • Why is it so important? 
  • How do you protect it? 
  • How can you monetize your intellectual property? 
This workshop will discuss trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, and patents for small businesses.

Speaker: John Meline, Patent Attorney

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 07, 2014,  5:30 - 8:30 PM
Fee: $ 39.00
North Idaho College Workforce Training Center, Post Falls, ID

Register here:

Air Quality meeting - Thursday 9/25 @ Pinehurst City Hall 6-7 p.m.

 Air Quality Citizens Advisory Group Meeting
Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6 - 7 p.m.
Pinehurst City Hall
Citizens interested in helping identify locally inspired, innovative ways to reduce air pollution in Pinehurst, Kingston, Enaville, Kellogg, Smelterville and other West Silver Valley communities are urged to attend.
The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will report on efforts to reduce particulate air pollution and address non-attainment in the area.

For more information, contact:
Ralph Paul, DEQ Airshed Coordinator
(208) 666-4609

Friday, September 19, 2014

Affordable Care Act webinar for small business - Thursday, Sept. 25th


11:00 AM to noon


Affordable Care Act 101 for Small Businesses


Webinar - online meeting

This free webinar will focus on what the new healthcare law, the Affordable Care Act, means for small businesses. It will focus on both federal and state provisions to help local small business owners understand how the law will affect them. Topics being discussed include:
         ·  Small business tax credits (available to businesses and tax-exempt non-profits) — who’s eligible for them and how to claim them
         ·  Marketplace updates
         ·  Shared responsibility
         ·  Cost containment
         ·  Tools and resources available for small businesses interested in learning more about the law