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6 Common Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business
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Do yourself a favor and avoid these costly pitfalls.
April 17, 2014 in Starting a Business
The Biggest Legal Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

The Biggest Legal Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

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Often entrepreneurs try to cut corners to save costs. But doing so with your legal documents, may end up costing you more down the road.
April 17, 2014 in Starting a Business
Your Company as the Accidental Lawbreaker

Your Company as the Accidental Lawbreaker

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Startups should be careful to follow state and federal statutes otherwise the penalties could be great and the unwanted publicity significant.
April 2, 2014 in Money
Thank You Very Much, Now Stop: Putting an End to Excessive Lawyering

Thank You Very Much, Now Stop: Putting an End to Excessive Lawyering

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Excessive lawyering is the clientÂ’s natural enemy. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make sure you are on the same page as your lawyer and your expectations are met.
March 26, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.

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

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Before you shell out cash for a new e-spokesperson, make sure you're in the clear so no issues pop up later.
March 25, 2014 in Marketing
When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking

When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking

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Dealing with legalities like copyright and trademarks can be a confusing (and costly) matter for entrepreneurs. Our expert attorney Doug Wolf provides some insight into this gray area.
March 19, 2014 in Starting a Business
7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property

7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property

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Misunderstandings about patents and copyrights can cost your business. Avoid these traps.
March 18, 2014 in Starting a Business
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf.

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Attorney Doug Wolf wants to answer your big startup questions about trademarks, copyright, due diligence and working with venture groups.
March 5, 2014 in The 'Treps
How to Keep Your Startup's Secrets Private

How to Keep Your Startup's Secrets Private

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Our expert attorney Peter Buckland discusses how startups should go about divulging startup secrets to investors, business partners and others.
December 26, 2013 in Legal Center
Figuring Out How to Divvy Up Startup Equity

Figuring Out How to Divvy Up Startup Equity

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When launching a startup, often founders need to offer up equity to employees in lieu of big salaries. Our legal expert Peter Buckland offers up advice on how to approach equity option pools.
December 18, 2013 in Legal Center
3 Agreement Types Every Entrepreneur Needs

3 Agreement Types Every Entrepreneur Needs

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If you fail to implement a formal agreement, there can be costly consequences in the end. Be sure to put it in writing and save the hassle down the road.
December 6, 2013 in Legal Center
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Peter Buckland

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Peter Buckland

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Lawyer Peter Buckland wants to answer your big startup questions about allocating equity, setting up a board of directors, raising capital and intellectual property.
December 4, 2013 in Legal Center
Legal Basics: What You Need to Know About the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Legal Basics: What You Need to Know About the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

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If you plan on running a contest, make sure your promotion is DMCA-compliant first.
October 2, 2013 in Legal Center

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