Cease and Desist

3 Key Steps to Protecting Your Business When You’ve Received a Cease and Desist Letter

Getting blindsided by a cease and desist letter chalk full of technical legal jargon is an extremely intimidating experience for small business owners. Oftentimes, a C&D letter involves a claim that your business has infringed on the sender’s trademark or copyright. For most business owners, being threatened to halt a business action or face...

5 Common Legal Mistakes that Can Hurt Your Small Business

5 Common Legal Mistakes that Can Hurt Your Small Business

Small businesses face several challenges, including trying to break even, establishing customer loyalty, branding, and marketing. There are small business mistakes made in these areas, but they can easily be overcome with the right skill set and objectives. Legal mistakes, on the other hand, go unnoticed but later come back to hurt the business. Most...

How a Prenup Can Save Your Business in a Divorce

How a Prenup Can Save Your Business in a Divorce

Marriage and prenuptial agreements are rarely ever a consideration for budding entrepreneurs when starting their business. Understandably, their minds are more focused on perfecting their product or service and fleshing out their business plan. However by overlooking the threat of a divorce, an entrepreneur can unwittingly be putting their business in unnecessary danger. A Divorce...

Trademark Protection: How to Protect Your Business IP

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"]If you created an innovative product, unlike any currently on the market, you would most likely go to work securing a patent. But what about the intangible? Have you ever considered the importance of legally securing your intellectual property – words, names, logos or symbols? As it turns out, trademark protection...

Trademarks: What Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know to Create and Protect a Trademark

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] A business’ success depends on more than just its goods or services. In fact, one of the most valuable assets a business has is its trademark. What is Trademark? According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”), a trademark or service mark (“trademark” or “mark”) includes any word, phrase, symbol, design,...

Want more attention for your business? Want more customers?

Download  your FREE
Celebrity CEO Blueprint to 10x Your Personal Brand