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Bridgette Orten, CEO of Rubato Media, created a digital marketing agency that clients love being a part of because the agency drives massive results through the customized way it works with clients.
A shareholder agreement for corporations, like a partnership or operating agreement for LLCs, is a written agreement that lays out vital details about a business venture. When done right, these documents put all nuances on paper and can protect partners when disagreements between them arise.
Representations and warranties provide opportunities for either party to end the deal and walk away. and ensure that neither party takes on all of the risk of the purchase. They also motivate both parties to lay out the facts instead of glossing over them or misrepresenting their interests.
Working with an attorney schooled in employment and freelance contracts will give you the peace of mind that your business interests are covered every time you bring on new help—whether it’s a full-time employee or a freelancer.
If you want to protect your company from trademark infringement, it’s critical that you do the work to register your trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. If you do, you’ll have a better chance of proving trademark infringement and stop another company / competitor from stealing and copying your trademarks and infringing your trade dress.
Clint Chang is the founder of FanCamp – an app that keeps track of all your favorite bands, teams, performers, and shows – letting you know whenever there are events in your city.
Contract negotiations can get complicated, but it’s critical you don’t set aside the tough issues for another day. You need to make sure you’ve covered even the minutiae before the deal is made. It’s often easier to consider the contract section by section, instead of as one single document, which can get overwhelming.