"Gray area" IP: Trademarks for marijuana, hemp, CBD, and cannabis

States have rolled back laws restricting marijuana use, with…

Commercial Leases: Key Terms and Important Points to Remember

Commercial leases are often long, complex documents that are…

Fraud and the Fyre Festival Part 1: A legal analysis of the world's worst music festival

“Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained…

Cybersecurity and Privacy Primer for Businesses and Startups

Cybersecurity may sound like an IT issue but businesses are finding…

Protecting intellectual property in software and apps

Only a few years ago  it was groundbreaking for a phone to have…

New Year’s Resolution: Checklist for Starting your Own Business

New Year’s resolutions take all sorts of different forms. Some…

Lessons learned from The Office about protecting your company from former employees

There are few guarantees when running your own business. However,…

Top 5 Problems with DIY Startup Formations

I have a lot of startups and small businesses that walk into…

Copyright infringement demand letter: what to do when threatened for using a copyrighted image or video

The Internet allows startups and small businesses to have a 24/7…