Freelancers

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Boilerplate Contract Provisions (Part Two)

This is the second post in a series about the innocent looking boilerplate provisions at the end of your contract that are more important than you might think. In the first post, we explained seven boilerplate provisions related to the interpretation of your contract and in this post we'll explore five common legal provisions that impact your rights if a [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Contracts, Freelancers, Small Business, Startups|

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Boilerplate Contract Provisions (Part One)

Don't be fooled by the innocent looking boilerplate provisions at the end of your contract - they are more important than you might think. Nearly every contract concludes with a set of standard boilerplate provisions (sometimes called the miscellaneous section). These provisions deal with the interpretation of the contract's terms and enforcement of the contract. [...]

By | January 11th, 2017|Contracts, Freelancers, Small Business, Startups|

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About Trademark Law

Too many entrepreneurs contact me *after* discovering they may not own their company name. Don't let that happen to you! In this post we'll explore the core aspects of trademark law that every entrepreneur should know. Trademarks protect your name/logo A trademark is any name, logo, slogan, etc., that is used to identify and distinguish your [...]

By | December 30th, 2016|Freelancers, Intellectual Property, Small Business, Startups|

The Two Contracts Every Freelancer Needs

As a freelancer, you are more likely to succeed if you have a good set of contract templates to use with clients and subcontractors. In this post, we'll look at the two most important contracts every Kansas City freelancer should have in their freelancer contract library: a Client Agreement & a Subcontractor Agreement. Client Agreement When [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Contracts, Employees/Contractors, Freelancers|