My guest will be Ronald I. Paltrowitz. Ron is the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce Interim Chair and General Counsel; and Principal at the Law Offices of Ronald I. Paltrowitz. He serves as an outsourced General Counsel for small and mid-size closely owned businesses, individual entrepreneurs, and start-up companies. As General Counsel, Ronald provides business and issue identification counseling on the wide range of legal issues that face every growing business including entity choice and formation; owner, vendor and customer agreements; intellectual property; employer/employee relations; and leasing. He also offers a full range of dispute resolution services. We will be discussing Intellectual Property Rights.