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For startups, social media serves an advertising channel and a direct line of communication with its existing and prospective customers. When used correctly, social media can have a positive impact. Successful social media campaigns can peek the interest of...

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Naming a new business is often a difficult decision that many entrepreneurs may spend countless hours struggling with. The choice of a particular business name can significant legal implications and also may affect the overall success of your business....

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Domain names are the Internet equivalent of a physical address, allowing people to find your site when they wish to visit it. For example, the domain name associated with this site is www.kalialawpc.com. This domain name is divided into...

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Business owners create things. Whether you created a new invention to sell, an artistic work to publish, or a brand for your company, creations of the mind are highly important to business owners. Under the law, such creations of...

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A business’s identity is among its most important assets. Fortunately, legal mechanisms exist that allow a business to be able to protect its name and other identifying characteristics from being misappropriated or used by others. A trademark is a...

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When you are starting a small business, your to-do list often seems endless. Since many small business owners have limited knowledge of the law, legal issues facing your business may seem daunting. Furthermore, if you are starting a business,...

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Last month, we introduced some basic ideas about intellectual property and intellectual property law as it relates to startups. In that post, we focused on ways that the law could protect ideas that people or companies were trying to...

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In the wake of his sudden rise to fame, the New York Knicks phenomenon and point guard Jeremy Lin has taken the step of trademarking the word “Linsanity.”  What makes “Linsanity” a trademarkeable phrase?  The fact that the word...

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Trademark Basics

If you have a logo, slogan or company name, word or phrase that identifies your goods or services, you may want to consider getting trademark protection for it (learn more about trademarking your business name here).  The good news is that if you’ve...

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In the wake of his sudden rise to fame, the New York Knicks phenomenon and point guard Jeremy Lin has taken the step of trademarking the word “Linsanity.”  What makes “Linsanity” a trademarkeable phrase?  The fact that the word...

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