Legal & Patents

Starting and managing a business brings with it a host of legal issues. Use these resources to get information about contracts, regulations, patents, zoning issues, and more.

Registering a Business Name

(http://champaign.org/business_know_how/legal_and_patents/registering_a_business_name)

Get information on how to register the name of your business in Illinois.

Building / Zoning Permits & Codes

(http://champaign.org/business_know_how/legal_and_patents/permits_and_codes)

Before you start construction, learn about the necessary permits and rules for building and zoning in Champaign County.

Finding Legal Services

(http://champaign.org/business_know_how/legal_and_patents/services)

When it's time to call in the professionals, this is your resource for finding local legal help.

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