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6 Important Legal Requirements for Starting a Small Business

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


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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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Steps to starting a business – part I: the essentials

So you want to start a business… Maybe you have a big idea, have thought about or are in the process of creating your own company. It can be overwhelming to map out how to bring your idea to life or…


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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…