Join ISM-SFV for A Networking and Education Dinner Event


presented by Leslie Marell

Do you ever ask where to start if your supplier redlines your contract?

Or wonder what to do if your supplier requires that you start with their contract?

Are you generally overwhelmed with the prospect of reviewing a contract?

If you find yourself asking these questions or are unsure of contracts in general join ISM-SFV August 10th 2016 for this interactive workshop presented by attorney Leslie Marell. Leslie will help you demystify the process of reviewing and analyzing a contract.  She’ll take you through a real world supplier contract and provide tips/ techniques to help you identify the major issues and prepare for meaningful negotiations with your supplier (and with legal!)


Discussions will touch upon: 

Statements of Work


Limitations of Liability

Ownership of Intellectual Property


unnamedAbout Leslie Marell:

Leslie S. Marell has been practicing business and commercial law for over 25 years. She has extensive experience counseling companies in the areas of business contracts, purchasing and sales, technology and real estate law, and day-to-day legal matters.  Leslie is established in private practice in Los Angeles, and provides legal services to the manufacturing, industrial and high technology industries.

For the past 20 years, Leslie has also presented seminars to thousands of purchasing, sales, and marketing professionals on business law, contract law and intellectual property law.

Leslie is a frequent speaker at the ISM annual Conference, ISM affiliates throughout the country and sales and engineering trade associations.

Leslie has published many articles on contract law, business law, and intellectual property law. She authored the chapter on “Intellectual Property” in “”The Purchasing Handbook”published by McGraw/ Hill.

Click here ISM SFV 08-16 Dinner meeting presentation to download a printable version of this to show your manager and invite them and fellow co-workers to this fun and valuable learning event.


Wednesday, August 10, 2016 5:30 PM  – 8:30 PM
Pacific Time

Odyssey Restaurant
15600 Odyssey Drive, Granada Hills, California 91344

Dress Code
Business Casual Attire

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Registration Deadline
Wednesday, August 10, 2016