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 it comes to the ownership of the materials […]

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 is that of intellectual property rights, specifically the […]

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 where engagement and communication can happen in real […]

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 each individual country where protection is sought.  There […]