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Copyright – A Derivative Work

Have you ever wondered how people use part of an existing story, or picture to create something new and not get sued by the original owner? Your "new" or "original" work build off an existing work is called a derivative work. Derivative WorkA derivative work is a work...

Usefulness of a Trademark

I was asked this last week by a potential client why should I get a trademark, and what will it do for my company. Aren't I just wasting money filing for a trademark if I my patent is expired on my product? So to give a premise I want to go into a little background of...

How Your Legal and Financial Decisions Can Impact Your Marketing for the Better (or the Worse) In the Eyes of Your Prospective Customers and Clients

Running a small business often means you play a jack-of-all-trades. Whether it’s drafting client contracts or taking inventory, it’s likely you have a hand in all aspects of your business. Marketing is no exception. And knowing how to create an efficient marketing...

How to Protect Real Estate Assets

If you own real estate, chances are you have purchased insurance to protect your assets against damage or loss. But have you taken the necessary steps to protect your assets against lawsuits or probate? If you own rental properties, there is likely a nagging fear in...