Share Trademark With Multiple Companies
You own multiple companies, and you want them all to share use of a single emblem (be it a logo or a... Read More
Business Value Is Created By Ideas Not Labor – Business Valuation Lawyer in VA
Entrepreneurs want to create business value. How do you do that? Working with an experienced business valuation lawyer is a great start,... Read More
How Important Is A Fictitous Name Or Trade Name?
The basics of fictitious names or trade names. Our video discusses the legal concept of Fictitious Name, also known as a “DBA”... Read More
How Do I Protect My Ideas?
Raw ideas are thoughts that have not been put into a form that is protectable by intellectual property laws. Raw ideas are... Read More
The 7 Things To Look For In Contracts Before Signing
The right to form private contracts is fundamental to free enterprise. But you need to know what you’re doing when you sign... Read More
What If Someone Else Gets A Trademark On My Company Name?
I have been discussing what happens when you wait too long to register a federal trademark on your company’s name. (See Article 1 and Article... Read More
Can You Trademark Your Company Name After Someone Else Starts Using It?
The Trademark Dilemma In a previous post I discussed the scenario where Alex, a (hypothetical) successful business owner in Virginia, discovered that someone else... Read More
What If You Don’t Trademark Your Company Name?
The Conflict Of The Same Name It has taken a couple of years since starting up, but Alex’s company, Dynamic Drivers, LLC,... Read More
Protect Your Business Without A Non-Compete Clause
Therese’s software company had a competitive advantage…until one of her employees quit and took her product source code with him…then started a competing company... Read More
Required Reading For Entrepreneurs
In a prior post I discussed whether entrepreneurship can be taught. I concluded that you are better off learning key elements of entrepreneurship through experience and... Read More
Argent Place Law is very proud to announce that we are starting 2018 with two additional attorneys, Dr. Edward Maggio, Esq., and... 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
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