Jaia Thomas

Jaia Thomas

Attorney and Entrepreneur

Jaia Thomas is a Los Angeles-based sports and entertainment attorney. She also assists business owners with intellectual property matters, such as copyright and trademark registrations.

3 Reasons to Not Form a Company in California
Legal Issues

3 Reasons to Not Form a Company in California

Although many flock to the Golden State, some may be unaware of these restrictions on how businesses can operate.
Does Your Company Need a Spotify Playlist?
Branding

Does Your Company Need a Spotify Playlist?

Customized music offerings could add to your company's brand profile, depending on your industry.
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3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers
Legal Issues

3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers

While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection.
U.S. Deals Harsh, But Not Fatal, Blow Against Washington Redskins
Patents

U.S. Deals Harsh, But Not Fatal, Blow Against Washington Redskins

Patent office rules that NFL team's name is 'disparaging' to Native Americans.
Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.
Legal Issues

Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.

Perhaps the most undesirable customer is the one who avoids your invoices, emails and calls. If so, small claims court may be your best bet.
A Provocative T-Shirt Becomes an Entrepreneurial Pursuit
Women Entrepreneurs

A Provocative T-Shirt Becomes an Entrepreneurial Pursuit

An edgy apparel line has become empowerment platform, especially for female business owners.
Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play
Sports

Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play

Former NHL players more likely than other pro athletes to start successful businesses.
Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk
Finding Investors

Pitching Investments to Pro Athletes Is No Slam Dunk

Athletes today are famously well paid and far more business savvy than in years past.
3 Ways to Save When Registering Your Trademark
Trademarks

3 Ways to Save When Registering Your Trademark

While trademark registration can be expensive for many entrepreneurs and small business owners, there are options for tamping down costs.
Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.
Legal Center

Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.

Before you shell out cash for a new e-spokesperson, make sure you're in the clear so no issues pop up later.
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