Are Long Term Contracts Legal?
Everyone who signs a contract thinks about contract termination. When you want to get out, you ask, “Are long term contracts legal,... Read More
You Should Have Different Companies For Different Products
MicroStrategy is a Northern Virginia tech company that I think has an inappropriate corporate structure. In the news is the fact that... Read More
Trademark Battles – Cleveland Guardians, pt 1
Have you heard? The Cleveland Indians, a MLB team, are planning to rename themselves to the “Cleveland Guardians.” One little problem: that... Read More
Common Trademark Issues Most People Don’t Know About
Most entrepreneurs have a decent basic grasp of trademark: it protects your name or tagline and keeps other people from using it,... Read More
Can’t You Just Use A Commercial Real Estate Agent?
If you hire a commercial real estate agent to find you just the right space, he may tell you that he will... Read More
Ten Important Factors In A Commercial Lease: The Short Story
Looking for a commercial space can be a really exciting time for business owners. But before you sign a lease and start... Read More
Copyright vs Trademark
[BONUS: I will be talking about this topic on Nov 16, 2017 at McLean Business Forum. Join me and 50+ other entrepreneurs... Read More
Work Made For Hire: Who Owns Your Website?
[BONUS: I will be talking about Copyright (and Trademark) on Nov 16, 2017 at McLean Business Forum. Join me and 50+ other entrepreneurs... Read More
When to Apply for a Trademark
[BONUS: I will be talking about Trademark (and Copyright) on Nov 16, 2017 at McLean Business Forum. Join me and 50+ other entrepreneurs... Read More
LLC or S Corp? The Answer is: Be Both!
Be Both An LLC AND and S-Corp! I hate to see article headlines like this one in Inc.com: “Should Your Business Be... Read More
Planning Ahead For Legal Services
A new client recently asked me a great question: “I’m just starting out in my business with a very limited budget. What... Read More
Employee Engagement–Beat The Odds
A January Gallup poll reported that only 31.5% of the corporate workforce is engaged, 51% is not engaged and 17.5% is actively disengaged. I suggest that you... Read More
Yesterday I mentioned a conversation I had with Bob Cohen, CPA about America’s exceptional culture of entrepreneurism. But on July 4–the day... Read More
I had lunch last week with a CPA acquaintance of mine, Bob Cohen. When we sat down I immediately started talking about my... Read More
Strategies and Tactics for Entrepreneurial Growth
Entrepreneurs: If you’re intent on building your organization bigger than yourself, your plan should account for business and legal matters. I am pleased to be... Read More
5 Reasons Why NOW Is The Best Time In 20 Years To Start Or Grow Your Company
Part 1 of a 6 Part Series Introduction It’s no secret that change is in the air. A non-politician has moved into the... Read More