The Business Law Blog
Employment Laws were created to provide guidelines and regulations for employers and employees and to offer protections and structure for both. They are made up of laws spanning local, state and federal levels.
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.
Friends NYC is a 2200-square-foot indie department store / retail goodness that started as a friendship pact between wannabe-sisters Mary Meyer and Emma Kadar-Penner. “When we initially started our business, we were flying by the seat of our pants.”