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5 Ways to Protect the Founder’s Stock/Equity

5 Ways to Protect the Founder’s Stock/Equity

As the founder of a business, you have a vested interest in making sure that you protect the stock and equity that you have in that business. As a founder, you have what is commonly referred to as “founder’s stock.” So what is founder’s stock exactly? In general,...

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Does my company website need a terms of use agreement?

Does my company website need a terms of use agreement?

We’ve discussed why your company website or app needs a privacy policy (hint: because if you’re collecting personal data, even just email addresses for your newsletter, you’re legally required to have one!). But what about one of those “terms of use “ or “terms and...

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Does my company website need a privacy policy?

Does my company website need a privacy policy?

Does your company have a website or mobile app? Are you collecting personal data from website visitors? If the answer is yes, then you are required by law to have a privacy policy. What is a privacy policy? A privacy policy (also often called a privacy notice or...

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The business lawyer as a counselor

The business lawyer as a counselor

When I was in law school, I learned to apply legal precedents to individual cases (“fact patterns”) to best advocate for clients—we didn’t even brush on how to best give guidance or advice. As we are known as “counselors at law,” I find this lack of educational focus...

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Securing Intellectual Property E-Book

Securing Intellectual Property E-Book

You Snooze, You Lose What Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know About Securing Intellectual Property Looking for a guide to building an intellectual property strategy and protecting your vital business assets? Download “You Snooze, You Lose: What Every Entrepreneur Needs...

Trademark Application Issues Ebook

Trademark Application Issues Ebook

Oh, No! There Was an Issue With My Trademark Application? Was there a problem with your trademark application? Are you dealing with confusing questions about securing a trademark? Then check out our free eBook: "Oh No! There Was an Issue with My Trademark...

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Why Privacy Policies Should be at the Top of Your To-Do List

Why Privacy Policies Should be at the Top of Your To-Do List

  You have probably seen the website pop ups, “do you accept these cookies?” or even heard California and the EU have created privacy laws. Why should your company care about privacy when you are not based in Europe or California?    The Laws Probably Apply...

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Why Privacy Policies Should be at the Top of Your To-Do List

Why Privacy Policies Should be at the Top of Your To-Do List

  You have probably seen the website pop ups, “do you accept these cookies?” or even heard California and the EU have created privacy laws. Why should your company care about privacy when you are not based in Europe or California?    The Laws Probably Apply...

Why Innovative Companies Do Not Use Descriptive Brands

Why Innovative Companies Do Not Use Descriptive Brands

Recently, I was looking at the names of “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” in FastCompany magazine (March/April 2021) and noticed something. Almost every one had an arbitrary (not related to the good or service e.g. Apple for computers) or fanciful (made up like...

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Why Privacy Policies Should be at the Top of Your To-Do List

Why Privacy Policies Should be at the Top of Your To-Do List

  You have probably seen the website pop ups, “do you accept these cookies?” or even heard California and the EU have created privacy laws. Why should your company care about privacy when you are not based in Europe or California?    The Laws Probably Apply...

Why Innovative Companies Do Not Use Descriptive Brands

Why Innovative Companies Do Not Use Descriptive Brands

Recently, I was looking at the names of “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” in FastCompany magazine (March/April 2021) and noticed something. Almost every one had an arbitrary (not related to the good or service e.g. Apple for computers) or fanciful (made up like...