Data for Small Businesses

The financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to weigh heavily on America’s small businesses. Utilizing data analytics is one...

Small Businesses and COVID-19

I do not believe there is a single person in the United States who has not been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic. Social...

What is a Partnership?

Partner up! No this is not a Sadie Hawkins Dance or the time to bust out some partner conditioning exercises in the gym. It’s time to...

What is a Sole Proprietorship?

You are an entrepreneur. You came up with a business idea and you went for it. If you haven’t figured it out by now, you will soon...

Why should I register my business name?

Why should you register your business name? Or, another way to say this is “do you really need an official trademark?” YES. YES. YES....

How can I protect my idea?!

Say you developed this amazing new and innovative product? Or came up with a unique business name? Developed a new formula? Wrote this...

Do I really need a business plan?

Short answer, YES! First of all, what exactly is a business plan? Basically, it is the written roadmap to your business. It's a...

What Is A Work Made For Hire?

Copyright protects original works of authorship. You or your company may be undertaking projects that will result in copyrightable work....

Trade Dress Infringement: Converse

An Iconic Brand: Chuck Taylor All Stars It was right here in Malden, MA where Converse dug its heels in American history. Due to the...

Independent Contractors: Who Are You?

Are you having a worker identity crisis? Is it unclear if you are an employee of the company or an independent contractor? Sure you may...

The Music Modernization Act

The below post contains contributions from Zuo Jia. Zuo Jia graduated from Jilin University in China, with a Bachelor's of Law in 2018....

The Price of Privacy

An aggressive suit was filed against Facebook, Inc., this week for misleading their users about its location tracking services. Have you...

The Green Monster Trademark Feud

“Pahk tha cah in tha hahvid yahd” If you’re from Boston, Massachusetts, you know what that means. You don’t need a translator, a...

The Sacred Sandwich Shot

Last week in court, the feud between Tocci, a construction company, and Fotohaus LLC, a photography firm, began over the use of a...

Shhhh! Can You Keep a Trade Secret?

Welcome Back! Remember my first blog post where I wrote about how to steal an honest companies money? Well, here we are again, guys....

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