The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) recently denied registration for the trademark “EZ GRO” for “living flowers[,] plants and plant seeds” on the grounds that it was too confusingly similar to a pre-existing registered trademark, Read More
The “General Provisions”, “Miscellaneous Provisions” and “Additional Terms” sections of contracts are often overlooked as basic legal boilerplate that is either (i) not relevant to the core nature of the deal, or (ii) “standard” and thus either not important or non-negotiable. In fact, however, man Read More
Apple, just about a week after announcing the launch of iCloud, has been sued by iCloud Communications, a provider of voIP service for using the name iCloud. Read More
In today’s economy, business must think creatively about managing their legal costs. The following will briefly summarize different ways legal costs are charged. Read More
Raise your hand if you procrastinate when it comes to some aspects of your business. In business, like in life, there are going to be parts you love, and parts you’d rather sweep under the rug for awhile. More often than not, the legal aspects of running a business are pushed aside as you focus on Read More
The most common way to protect confidential information of this sort is to have any individual who you share this information with sign an NDA. How to use it properly? Read More
There are ways to protect yourself from these ever-increasing legal fees. The following tips will provide a starting point to lowering your attorneys' fees. Read More
When things are going so well with your directory business, you might want to consider incorporation. However, there are some issues you need to think about. Read More
The busy working mom’s guide to Incorporating a Business or Forming an LLC. I understand the hectic schedule and day-to-day reality of today’s working mom. I myself juggle between being a business owner, entrepreneur, wife, and mother of three (soon four...). Read More
After imposing its will on the daily lives of hundreds of millions of people worldwide, the social media phenomenon has recently turned its focus toward changing the ways that businesses in industries across the board market their products and services to current and potential customers. The explos Read More

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