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In today’s tech startup world, intellectual property (IP) is often the most valuable asset a person or company possesses. Undoubtedly, the next billion dollar idea is currently being developed – and it is just as likely that it is...

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In recent years, many business models have become more flexible and labor arrangements have become more creative to better suit business owners. Many small businesses may need assistance but may not have the need or ability to hire full-time...

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For many startups in the technology sector, their most valuable asset is an idea, and in today’s Internet-connected world, an idea can be worth billions of dollars. The ability to instantly reach and connect millions of people on their...

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If you own a business in California and have any employees, you should be well aware of the new law that went into effect in July of 2015. The Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act requires employers to allow employees...

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On January 1st of 2014, Assembly Bill 370 (AB 370) took effect in the state of California, amending the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA), a law which requires that website operators make certain disclosures to visitors about their...

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Entering into contracts is an inescapable part of doing business. By its very nature, agreeing to provide good or services in exchange for some form of compensation is a contract, regardless of whether the agreement is reduced to a...

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Kalia Law, P.C. is pleased to announce that founding attorney Claire Kalia will be speaking at the Quickbooks Connect conference that will be taking place between November 2nd and 4th in San Jose, California. On November 3rd, Ms. Kalia...

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Many people who start a business do so either as a solo entrepreneur or with a partner or partners who share wholly in the ownership of the business. As a new venture’s business volume grows (as is likely intended),...

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Starting a business in the United States can be an extremely lucrative endeavor in a variety of sectors, and many people who are not United States citizens wonder whether they can legally start and conduct business in California or...

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On July 30th, the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and Business Forward presented a briefing with Michelle Yee, the Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Several business leaders participated in the round table discussion, including Claire...

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