CAN-SPAM: Why It Could End Up Costing You $16,000

Have you ever found yourself on some company’s email list and you can’t remember ever signing up for it? Maybe the content interests you, maybe it doesn’t, but either way, you promise yourself you’ll be more careful about what you sign up for in the future. This seems to happen to people all the time—and […]

5 Ways to Increase Your Profit This Year

Anyone can start a business, but growing and sustaining that business requires a lot of time, patience, and hard work. If you think you might have what it takes, keep reading… Here are five things you and every other small business owner should do to increase profits and move well beyond the point of success […]

Finding Great Business Solutions Means Finding Great Resources

When you are starting, operating, or expanding your own business you will most likely need information, advice, and good resources. NYC Business Solutions is one of those resources we love to tell small business operators about. From developing business ideas to staying in business once you are up and running, NYC Business Solutions is dedicated […]

The Dark Knight Rises gets away with a “Clean Slate”

Recent court rulings declare that Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. did not infringe on a trademark for using the term “Clean Slate.” The film under question was “The Dark Knight Rises,” which was released in the United States in 2012. Apparently there are multiple references to a fictional software called the “clean slate” program. The company […]

2014! Time to set your New Years Business Goals!

The New Year is here and with it comes the opportunity to establish your New Year Business Goals! Whether you are starting a new business or your company is already up and running, taking a moment to set yourself up for future success is always a good idea. In order to help you achieve your […]

No Mercy For Starbucks in Federal Appellate Court

Coffee giant Starbucks was defeated in federal appeals court by a small coffee manufacturer in New Hampshire. The case was initiated twelve years ago when a small coffee company was sued by the colossal corporation for selling a coffee called Charbucks. The initial decision was not overturned by the appellate court because the defense failed […]

Now Is the Time

Your intangible assets are valuable. Now is the time to protect them. If you have developed proprietary materials such as slide shows, bullet-point lists, logos, manuscripts, or any other intellectually-based content, it’s critical that you protect your assets! The future of your business depends on it. Seek the advice of legal counsel to guide you […]

The New York Trademarked Cronut!

People wait in line for hours to get a chance to taste the trademarked New York Cronut from the Dominique Ansel Bakery. This cream-filled croissant-doughnut’s demand wipes out the bakery’s supply daily and, not surprisingly, some duplications of the Cronut have popped up since its creation. However, because Dominique Ansel had the forethought to file […]

The Importance of Building Trust

Trust is the building block of a successful company and brand. Above all, your clients and your customers must be able to trust you, your services and your products. Trust is what makes a person decide to return and eat at the restaurant they love even after they have moved across town. Trust allows a […]