On-site business advice (or over Zoom).

Get your business off the ground and avoid common mistakes. Set up a time to talk with a business or legal expert (there’s no cost and they’ve helped 100’s of startups). Email to get started.

Catherine Bailey

Sr. Advisor, Rea.deeming Beauty, Inc., Retired President/COO Rea.deaming Beauty, Inc.

Dan Bosket

Director, Community Action Development Corporation of Allentown

Kermit Burley

Information Sciences and Technology Program Coordinator and Information Sciences and Technology Lecturer, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Mark Capofari

Supply Chain and Project Management Lecturer and Business Internship Coordinator, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Anthony Durante

Manager of Entrepreneurial Support, Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Jonathan Epstein, CCIM

Co-Founder, JTJ Tech

Michael Krajsa

Connector, KRA Management

Colleen S. Krcelich, CPA

Lecturer of Business, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Chris LaBonge

President, Adtell, Inc. and

Michelle Landis

Founder and Principal (Business Coach, Executive Coach), Pinnacle 7, Inc.

George Lewis

Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation

Nicholas Miller

Consultant, IBM

Maung Min, Ph.D.

Business Program Coordinator, Project and Supply Chain Management Program Coordinator, and Business Assistant Teaching Professor, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Tina Richardson, Ph.D.

Chancellor, Penn State Lehigh Valley

Luis Romano

Founder, Latino Business Club

Suzanne Stianche

Marketing Communications Project Manager

Eric Suro

Vice President - Sales, InterMetro Industries Corporation

Robert Thomson

Venture Consultant, recently retired from Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Bob Wolfe

Corporate Communication Program Coordinator, Economics Lecturer, Penn State Lehigh Valley and Partner, Flexus COBOL Tools

Kathryn Worrilow, Ph.D.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, LifeAire Systems, LLC

On-site professional advice and clinics.

Entrepreneur Assistance Law Clinic

Providing expert legal advice, by appointment, on legal matters related to business startup:
  • Business/entity formation
  • Founder agreements
  • Employee agreements and management
  • Investor term sheets
  • Regulatory compliance

Intellectual Property Law Clinic

Counseling Pennsylvania innovators, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and early-stage start-ups in intellectual property strategy. Services are provided pro bono (free) to clients who would not otherwise have access to high quality intellectual property legal services. The IP Clinic does not provide services relating to litigation. Under the direction and guidance of the Clinic Director, the IP Clinic’s team of Penn State Law students advise clients in various matters:
  • General intellectual property counseling
  • Performing patentability and trademark clearance searches
  • Drafting patent and trademark applications, and interacting with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office


Penn State Law’s Intellectual Property Clinic has reached capacity and cannot accept any new clients at this time. Any previously submitted intake forms that received a confirmation of receipt will continue to be on our waitlist, and persons associated with those intake forms will hear from the Clinic in the near future. Please check back periodically as our availability may change. We wish you the best and appreciate your patience.