Category Archives: Business

When You Need a Trademark and/or Copyright

When you're first starting out in a business, you're of course concerned about getting your name out there to spread the word and ensure success. Part of your brand includes any designs or logos that are related to your business' name. As a business owner, it's important to ensure that you take the necessary measures…
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10 Legal Mistakes All Business Owners Should Avoid

Regardless of what type of business you own or are looking to start, it's important to educate yourself in order to protect your respective interests.Below are ten fundamental legal mistakes which business owners should avoid. These mistakes can be made before, during or after a business has been created and operated. Mistake No. 1 –…
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Arbitration Agreements in California: Are They Enforceable?

When looking at arbitration agreements in California, often the question of enforceability inevitably comes up. It’s always helpful to go back to the basic principles in order to make the determination. Once that is done, you may realize that it is, in fact, not enforceable based on the size of the company. Of course, there…
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5 Tips to Avoid a Defamation Claim

While it's impossible to completely avoid a defamation claim, there are many things you can do to make it harder for a successful defamation claim to be made against you. So what exactly is "defamation"? Defamation is officially defined as "the action of damaging the good reputation of someone; slander or libel." In the age…
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