Small Business

Intellectual Property 101 – Copyrights, Trademarks, Trade Secrets & Patents

Intellectual property is among the most valuable assets for many businesses today, especially for startups. That's why it is important that you understand the basic elements of IP law. In this post, we'll explain the four main types of intellectual property and what you should know about each. Copyright When you create works such as art, music, [...]

By | 2017-05-24T14:07:09+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Freelancers, Intellectual Property, Small Business, Startups|

Contract Law 101 – What is a “Contract”?

"Don't talk to me about contracts, Wonka, I use them myself. They're strictly for suckers." - Sam Beauregarde Sorry Sam, you're wrong. Contracts are very beneficial to businesses of all sizes. When you negotiate a contract, it forces you to think through your deal more thoroughly. Further, if a dispute arises, they can help the parties identify [...]

By | 2017-03-09T13:44:04+00:00 September 14th, 2016|Contracts, Freelancers, Small Business, Startups|