the Requirements for
Expanding Your Business Abroad
On Tuesday, October 31, 2017, the Kent State University College
of Aeronautics and Engineering (CAE) will host an Outreach Program for
Northeast Ohio manufacturing firms seeking paths to expand their businesses.
This program will explore various ways to expand your operations
into other countries.
You will hear about:
the ownership of foreign operations,
· Taking organization and tax planning into consideration,
· Basics of using licensing agreements,
· Forming a joint venture or acquiring a
foreign company or its assets
· foreign companies partnering with and
investing with US companies
Steve Petras, a
partner at Baker Hostetler, who practices in the area of international
transactions will discuss these topics and give a perspective on conducting
Deb Wilcox, a
partner at Baker Hostetler LLP, who practices in the area of international
intellectual property protection will discuss protecting your trademarks, trade
secrets, know-how and copyrights when doing international business.
Allen J. Littman, Principal at the Firm of Allen J. Liman who practices in the area of international taxation, will discuss the tax aspects of structuring international business and will cover the points mentioned above from an international tax perspective.
Christy Woskobojnik, an accountant with Dyke Yaxley who has more than 20 years of experience with privately‐held companies in the professional services, transportation, and manufacturing industries, will discuss common misunderstandings and pitfalls for those who begin to do business in the U.S.
Check-in and late registration: 8 a.m. Program: 8:30– 11:30 a.m.
Holden University Center, Lakeland Community College, 4242
State Route 306, Kirtland, Ohio 44094
Cost $30 if preregistered, $35 at the event
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Contact: Kim Holizna firstname.lastname@example.org
for additional information.
The College of Aeronautics and Engineering is one of the 11
colleges of Kent State University. The College has more than 800 students
and has experienced continuous growth in recent years. Its graduates
pursue careers in aeronautics, aerospace, manufacturing, computer services, and
related fields. As one of its fastest growing colleges, the University has
committed strong support to expand its programs as demonstrated by the January
2015 construction of a 55,000-square-foot building Aeronautics and Technology
Building (ATB) located at 1400 Lefton Esplanade. The CAE is committed to
expansion of its research agenda and developing international connections to
prepare its graduates to compete in the global environment.
BakerHostetler, one of the nation’s largest law firms,
represents clients around the globe. With offices coast to coast,
BakerHostetler more than 940 lawyers litigate cases and resolve disputes
that potentially threaten clients’ competitiveness, navigate the laws and
regulations that shape the global economy, and help clients develop and close
deals that fuel their strategic growth.
BakerHostetler has five core practice groups:
· Intellectual Property,
groups are several large specialty practices, including antitrust, bankruptcy,
healthcare, energy, middle market mergers and acquisitions, complex commercial
litigation, data privacy and security, patent prosecution and international
tax. Attorneys at BakerHostetler have broad knowledge and experience in
many industries, including energy, media, manufacturing, healthcare, financial
services and insurance, consumer products, and hospitality. BakerHostetler
has offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Denver, Houston, Los
Angeles, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
CLE Credits will be offered and a full
breakfast will be provided