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If you need more convincing why you should attend the Trademark Registration Workshop, here are some things to consider: Learn the background, importance, and the value of trademarks. Trademarks offer more value than what meets the eye. Trademarks not only have an interesting history, but they have also shaped the way that we compete in business with some of the more global powers. In our seminar you will have the opportunity be involved in discussion with like-minded professionals that can add more value to your business. Receive step-by-step instruction from an attorney. The trademark office has done a great job at making Continue Reading →
Contracts Are Binding There are many ways parties try to get out of contracts. Most of those are a breach of the contract. Here’s an example of a question I have gotten from a tenant to a lease. I have a 5 year contract (actually a lease) with 4 years to go, but the building owner just told me I have to vacate the space in 4 months because he wants to combine it with adjacent space for a bigger tenant. What recourse do I have? While this is highly unusual in the case of a lease for commercial space, this kind of Continue Reading →
An interesting article appeared on last month in American Express’s Open forum about working on your business, not just in it. My main beef with it is that it presents a static list of activities, not a focus. Below is a paraphrase of the 5 points the author suggests you should do every month: Write a system for at least one recurring business process. Establish and review key performance indicators (KPIs) Research new technologies or learn best practices Connect with customers Network with peers We all have heard that entrepreneurs need to set aside time to focus on the business. While I like this list, it lacks Continue Reading →
The Purpose of Argent Place Law
Argent Place Law, PLLC serves businesses and business leaders in matters of business law, intellectual property law, and succession planning. Business law issues include contracts with customers, vendors, and partners as well as corporate law and corporate governance. Intellectual Property law issues include filings and strategic licensing for trademarks, patents and copyrights, and how to manage trade secrets. Succession planning incorporates business planning for an equity sale or asset sale as well as the integration of the business succession plan with personal estate planning through wills and trusts.