A legal guide for wedding & event professionals, everything you need to know to maintain your career; including licensing, trademarks, contracts negotiations and much more.
Duration: 18 hours
Video Time: 4 hours
A legal guide for wedding & event professionals, everything you need to know to maintain your career; including licensing, trademarks, contracts negotiations and more. This course offers legal knowledge and tips for wedding & event professionals. This guide provides everything you need to know in maintaining your career and business.
This course is offered as part of the Certified Master Wedding & Event Planning program.
The Event Law Course will teach you about the following:
- Business Formation
- Choosing a Brand Name
- Industry Specific Licenses & Permits
- Intellectual Properties
- Labor & Employment
Weekly Live Support & Optional ClassesWe guarantee you an exceptional experience with flexible learning paths and professional guidance on your journey to your new future.
Hands-on Experience & InternshipsCollaborate with your peers and participate in an (optional) paid internship to build your confidence, portfolio, and networking opportunities.
Meet the instructor
Patrick M. Teague
Attorney Patrick Teague has emerged as one of the leading voices in the country in the growing field of event law.
Mr. Teague’s experience in event law includes representing a wide variety of wedding and event professionals, including planners, designers and photographers. He has also successfully represented Lovegevity, a multi-media publishing house, in contract negotiations with wedding and event suppliers, television personalities and, notably, world-renowned event designer Preston Bailey.
Outside the event industry, Mr. Teague is in-house counsel for a multibillion dollar hospitality company that operates in over 35 countries. He also has expertise in small business and contract law, along with experience as a sports agent, sports reporter and professional soccer player.
Mr. Teague went to law school in New Orleans and remains deeply interested and involved in the city. He holds a law degree from Tulane University. He lives near Washington D.C. with his wife, Melissa.