5 Reasons Why Federal Trademark Registrations are Important

Business owners and entrepreneurs have many things to consider when opening a business. From selecting a name and deciding on a location, to advertising...

Are You Wasting Money Filing Patents?

I’ve been working with early stage companies and their intellectual property protection plans for years. But only recently did I read a clear document...

5 Fundamentals of Limited Liability Corporations

A Limited Liability Company (“LLC”) is a hybrid business entity which contains elements of a partnership and a corporation. LLCs consist of members and...

Anatomy of a Corporation

Corporations are treated as separate entities under the law. They generally have the capacity to perform the same types of functions that individuals perform...

How to Choose a Business Name for Your LLC

You have created a rock solid business plan and you are ready to form an LLC. But how do you go about choosing the...

Pros and Cons of Entity Formation for Independent Contractors

One of the first and most important decisions independent contractors make is how to structure their business. The IRS offers a number of different legal...

Documents Required for Corporate Entity Formation

Forming a corporation can be an exciting time in the life of a business. It can also be lots of work. In order to...

How to Make Your Real Estate Business Official

The main job of a realtor is to bring real estate owners and buyers together, help negotiate the deal, and provide assistance until the...

7 Key Follow-Up Steps to Take Your Idea to a Business

In my experience with entrepreneurs, there seems to a wealth of self-proclaimed “idea people” who aspire to start businesses, but only a few who...

5 Steps for Protecting Yourself from Copyright Infringement

As an artist or entrepreneur, one of the most dreaded obstacles you may face is someone stealing your work. Copyright infringement is common and...

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