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Startups for Net Neutrality – Sign the Letter!

ISPs should not be allowed to discriminate with respect to the content it transmits. That is the heart of what is known as Net Neutrality. I've written about this before (here and here) and others have written about it online.... a lot... Google it. The FCC put a legal framework in place in 2015 that [...]

By | 2017-04-21T17:30:49+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Freelancers, News & Events, Opinion, Regulations, Small Business, Startups|

Three Critical Issues in Intellectual Property Contract Terms

Ownership of intellectual property is a critical issue in many contract negotiations. Learn the basics about what entrepreneurs should know in this post. Intellectual property is often the most valuable asset of many companies, especially startups. That's why it is important to clearly address ownership of intellectual property in your contracts with third parties. [...]

By | 2017-03-25T13:07:00+00:00 March 25th, 2017|Contracts, Freelancers, Intellectual Property, Small Business, Startups|

Why Your Website Needs a DMCA/Copyright Policy

If you operate a website, you should consider enacting a DMCA policy to limit your exposure to copyright infringement claims. In this post, we'll explain your risk and how you can protect your startup or small business. (You might also want to check out our two part series on terms of use and privacy policies - here [...]

By | 2017-03-25T13:07:53+00:00 February 27th, 2017|Contracts, Freelancers, Intellectual Property, Small Business, Startups|

Kansas City Delegation Visits Capitol Hill to Advocate for Tech Education

Innovation is a key force behind a strong 21st century economy; and unless the United States prioritizes technology education, we will fall behind. Last week I was honored to represent Kansas City on Capitol Hill. Together with four other leaders from the KC Tech Council, I attended the annual CompTIA DC Fly-In Conference and met with six [...]

By | 2017-03-09T13:43:51+00:00 February 24th, 2017|News & Events, Opinion, Regulations|

Terms of Use & Privacy Policies – What Entrepreneurs Should Know (Part Two)

The legal policies that accompany your startup's website or mobile app are important. Last week we explained why you might need them, this week we'll explain what goes in them. Terms of Use As we explained last week, your Terms of Use are legal terms that your users accept and agree to when they [...]

By | 2017-03-09T13:43:52+00:00 February 11th, 2017|Contracts, Freelancers, Intellectual Property, Small Business, Startups|