How to Avoid a Weak Brand in a Post-Patent World

Patents. They're great things aren't they? Have you given any thought to the day when that patent runs out? Maybe it seems so far away, that it simply isn't on the radar.

Controlling Legal Costs

As a small business owner, you want to be as efficient as possible with your money. Legal costs are an important part of that equation. You can prevent your legal costs from becoming a big problem with a few basic controls.

Common Legal Mistakes for Small Businesses

Regardless of the size of your company, the legal aspects of your business are critically important. Unfortunately, many small businesses fail to heed this salient fact, leaving them dangerously vulnerable and subject to serious legal exposure.

What You Need to Know About Business Law

When you start a business, you will need to figure out the legal requirements that apply to your business and the laws that you need to adhere to.

Top 5 Employment Laws Every Small Business Owner Should Know

For any business, especially a small one, hiring is not an easy task and there are a lot of areas that need attention to...

How to Successfully Hire the Right Attorney for Your Small Biz

Previously, I've written about how professional advisors are an ace in the hole for small businesses. Many of you have responded by inquiring how to choose and work with the right attorney for your small business.

Why Your Company Needs a Buy-Sell Agreement

Think about a buy-sell agreement as what you need in the event you want to buy out a partner or co-owner. Also, what will happen if a person who is part of the business heads off to what they think are greener pastures?

Illegal Loyalty Programs

What could be illegal about a customer loyalty program? It seems that almost every business has some form of loyalty program. There are loyalty...

Franchisee: Red Flags When Signing a Real Estate Lease

For brick and mortar franchisees, securing your real estate transaction carries a significant weight on your future success. Not only is it a substantial...

How to Use a Law Index

Economic trends probably aren’t the first thing on your mind when you wake up in the morning. In fact, you probably give little thought...

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