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The “15-Day Rule”: How It Can Help When Forming an LLC

As the end of the year approaches, many entrepreneurs begin to think about taking the leap to start a business, and look to the limited liability company ("LLC") as the vehicle to protect their personal assets from the debts and liabilities of their business. When it comes to LLCs, California has a little-known mechanism for avoiding…
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Uber Case Adds Clarity to Click-Wrap Agreement Enforceability

The Problem: Your Terms of Use May Not Be Enforceable Website owners or software developers who take the time to have advantageous terms of use drafted for them expect that they will be enforceable against users, but that is not always the case, as reported in this blog in 2015 and again earlier this year. Disputes involving…
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Take Stock: 5 IP Assets Your Small Business May Need to Protect ASAP

If your startup company is taking the plunge into the world of entrepreneurship, or you have a small business that is just finding its feet, identifying and protecting your company's intellectual property should be high on your priority list. This is especially true if your business depends on monetizing these assets. You can start by…
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Michael Thomas Gives Interview on IP Law in Entrepreneur Video Program

An interview with yours truly about IP issues that should be on every entrepreneur's radar will air for a limited time for free on Tuesday September 26, 2017 at 4PM EST/1PM PST. The interview will be available for public viewing for 48-hours from that time. The interview is part of a business entrepreneur video program…
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