Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center (MIPLRC)

Mission Established in 2002 to educate law students, entrepreneurs, and the community about the legal aspects of intellectual property. . As part of its mission, the MIPLRC also provides free legal services on intellectual property and related matters to emerging technology companies and explores relevant legal, ethical and policy issues in the high technology and intellectual property areas.

Link: Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center

Business Health Checkup

Questionnaire for ascertaining the general overall business condition in terms of financial, management, marketing, and customer relationship strengths/weaknesses.

Self Assessment Guidelines

White Paper that addresses the prerequisite talents and traits for starting a business and describes the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.

How to Start a Business in Santa Barbara

This business resource guide will cover many different aspects of starting a company here in town and will help you think about many of the questions one should ask before opening a business.

Map & Directions


Pasco/Hernando SCORE Chapter 439

Ventura County Library Locations

    List of Ventura County Library locations for Business Research

Ask SCORE, September 2009 - Competing Against The Big Guys

I’ve owned a decorating store (paint, wallpaper, window coverings, etc.) for more than ten years. Though we’re operating at a profit, it’s getting harder and harder to compete against the large home improvement retailers. Am I fighting what is inevitably a losing battle?