Hiring an Attorney 101

There are more than 1.3 million attorneys in America and 40,000 new law school graduates each year. So how do you pick the right one for you? In this post we’ll help you identify how to choose the right attorney for you, how attorneys charge for their services, and share our “right attorney at the [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

Freelancing Law 101 – Five Issues Freelancers Should Know

For most creative professionals, running your own freelance business can be both fun and profitable, but make sure you don't ignore the laws impacting your business! In this post, we'll cover five of the most important things Kansas City freelancers need to consider when running their own freelance business. Obligations to Your Existing/Prior Employer [...]

2018-01-13T21:00:25+00:00 By |Freelancers|