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Business Legal Name vs. Trade Name: What is the Difference?

Business legal name vs. trade name: What’s the difference between the two? Which one should you use? Can you use both? These are common questions you might have as a new entrepreneur. We’ll give you…


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Difference Between Copyright and Trademark: Which One Is Right for Your Business in 2022?

Trademark and copyright both help protect your intellectual property. It can be confusing to figure out the difference between the two and when you should use each. This article will help you…


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Starting a Consulting Business Checklist: Everything You Need to Know

Want to start a new consulting business? Or, are you looking for ways to take your consulting practice to the next level by forming a legal business entity? Whatever the case may be, follow this…


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7 Important Legal Requirements for Starting a Small Business

As a budding entrepreneur, you can’t ignore the legal requirements for starting a small business. You need to ensure that you are authorized to conduct business within your state legally and have all…


Incorporate in Texas: 7 Easy Steps for Entrepreneurs in 2022

Texas has the second-biggest economy in the US (worth $1.88 trillion), behind only California. It also has the best growth prospects, which makes it a favorable state for doing business. Want to…


How to Open a Company in Virginia: 9 Steps You Need to Take

Virginia has over 720K small businesses, which make up nearly 99.5% of all businesses in the state.  These companies employ a massive chunk of the population as well. Nearly 47% of the entire working…


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Intellectual property: protecting your most valuable asset

In the modern age, intellectual property assets are usually among the most valuable of a company’s holdings. Thirty years ago, a company might value its physical property, manufacturing equipment,…


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The three most expensive mistakes a new business can make

I was a trial attorney for over a decade before pivoting to a legal practice dedicated to keeping clients out of the courtroom. Though we prevailed in nearly every case, my clients usually found the…