How To Add an Advisor to Your Startup

Advisors can be a crucial additional to any company. The right advisor can provide necessary guidance to accelerate your company in critical areas. An advisor, however, is like any other employee or c...


A Startup’s Legal Guide To Summer Interns

Summer is upon us. For many young companies this means the potential or arrival of interns. Hiring interns is a great milestone for a young company and the use of interns is on the rise. There are com...


Do You Have a Small Business Legal Horror Story?

One of the biggest challenges entrepreneurs face is the legal side of starting a business. It can be expensive, complicated and crushing to the business if not done properly. eMinutes and Under30CEO h...


Opportunity: eMinutes is Forming 500 Free Corporations for First-time Entrepreneurs

Every business needs to be incorporated to start but that process can also be costly and time consuming. So, when eMinutes reached out and said that they were doing 500 incorporation’s for free ...


Growing Up and Moving Your Business out of Your Parents Basement

You think of yourself as a young, successful entrepreneur. You’ve been adding infrastructure to your startup and religiously adding clients to your company’s roster. You’re considering hiring an...


New Year’s Resolutions for Developing a Strong Brand Presence in 2012

New Year’s resolutions typically involve committing to something you couldn’t will yourself to do in the past. But, most entrepreneurs that I’ve met enjoy working to build their brands—brainst...


Top 5 Trademark Disputes of 2011

The year 2011 saw several interesting brand disputes come and go. From Twitter protecting its “Tweet”  trademark to Christian Louboutin potentially losing its bid to prevent other designers from ...


Brand Matters: Trademarks 101 – The Legal Side of Branding

In my last post I discussed some of the key considerations for preparing to submit a trademark registration application to the USPTO. In this article we take a step back, and clarify what exactly can ...


Brand Matters: Guide to Efficient Trademark Registration Applications

Most entrepreneurs and business owners generally understand the concept that applying for trademark registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an important step toward ...


Infographic: Choosing a Business Structure

Are you like most of us where tackling the legal side of your business is the absolute last thing you want to deal with? Well even though it can be confusing and annoying it is extremely important in ...