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IBM holds more patents and trademarks than any other technology company, having received 9,100 in 2018 alone, and with a total portfolio of more than 110,000 patents. This was their 26th year at the top of the list in the number of patents received. Though the...
Staying on top of such a huge intellectual property portfolio means aggressive protection strategies, including protection in court, when necessary. IBM is quite regularly in the process of suing even some of the largest companies in the world for alleged patent infringement.
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.”
When you’re considering a company to acquire, that process to vet the target and make the most informed decision for your business can get complicated. It’s the ultimate due diligence project.
Just as business owners have taken the smart steps to protect their trademark and other intellectual property here in the United States, they also need to take action to safeguard their assets when they do business abroad.
Meet Jason Shaw – Founder of Decodist, a company that addresses the gap in the website development industry. Decodist makes high-value technology more accessible to small businesses. The company plans to scale out Decodist on an international level, and...
When deciding to sell a company, business owners have plenty of critical and complicated decisions to make. And among those tasks is selecting the appropriate legal structure for the sale itself.
A smooth business exit can’t happen without preparation, careful planning and the support of a knowledgeable team. Here are four critical steps as you get your business ready for a sale.
Meet Michelle Foster – Owner and mastermind behind Good Move – a neighborhood go-to restaurant in Brooklyn. When Michelle decided to acquire a restaurant space and rebrand it as her own, she recognized the need for legal help in navigating the process.