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Work for Hire Agreements Can Help You Retain Ownership and Copyright Protection Over Work Created for Your Business **Attorney Advertising**

Many business owners utilize the services of independent contractors or virtual workers to create content for their business. Services that are generally outsourced to such workers may include email marketing, blogging, website content creation, the creation of print materials, white papers, formal reports, and more. But, when […]

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The Marijuana Industry Is Booming, But Cannabis Businesses and Growers are Still Facing Hurdles to Protect Their Intellectual Property Rights. **Attorney Advertising **

As more states move to legalize marijuana for medical and even recreational use, new businesses and industries are popping up to meet the growing demand for cannabis in the United States. Yet, one door that continues to remain closed for entrepreneurs and businesses in the marijuana industry […]

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Help! An Employee Set Up and “Owns” My Social Media Accounts! **Attorney Advertising**

In today’s digital landscape, social media accounts should undoubtedly be considered an asset of a person’s business.  By using social media accounts, companies are able to cheaply, if not freely, expose their products and services to new customers, acquire fans and followers, and create an online place […]

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Is Your Virtual Assistant an Employee or Independent Contractor? **Attorney Advertising**

As you grow your company and expand your team, you may find the prospect of hiring “virtual” employees to be an attractive and flexible option.   For starters, having remote team members can save thousands, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars per year in overhead expenses. […]

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Do I Need to Pay Attention to this Business Notice, or is it a Scam? **Attorney Advertising **

Whenever I register a trademark or help a client incorporate their business, I warn that solicitations will start coming to the business owner fast and furious via mail and email. This is because once you file, your info is publicly available and other businesses will begin to […]

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How Foreign Businesses Can Protect Their Intellectual Property Rights in The United States *Attorney Advertising*

In today’s obviously global (and seemingly universal) marketplace, it is understandable that some business owners and entrepreneurs are surprised to learn that their intellectual property is not automatically protected in other countries.  Patents, trademarks, and the like are territorial, meaning that they need to be registered in […]

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So Much Beer! So Few Names. | New York and Charleston Trademark Lawyer

The craft beer industry is booming! It seems as though new microbreweries are popping up every day. Going into a store for beer requires its own definition of terms and an hour or more of contemplation and browsing time. With this growth comes a high demand for […]

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Intellectual Property Lawyer Warns, “You May Not Own the Rights to Work Created by an Independent Contractor”

As a small business owner, you may have utilized the services of an independent contractor to handle creative tasks such as writing, graphic design, and website design. Since you paid for the final product, you may have also assumed that you own the work they produced and […]

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The Entrepreneur’s Litmus Test for Intellectual Property | Brooklyn and Charleston Trademark Attorney

Entrepreneurs have a keen understanding that time and money are important assets for their company. However, a lot of entrepreneurs don’t include their intellectual property in that list. In fact, many small business owners don’t even consider whether or not they have intellectual property. This leaves a […]

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IP Lawyer Answers, “Should I Register My Trademark?” – Attorney Advertising

If you’ve recently started a business, you may be wondering what steps you should take to protect your new venture. This may include registering a trademark that you create to distinguish your business from others. Depending on the stage your business is in, you may already have […]

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