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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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When you obtain a patent, trademark, or copyright to protect your intellectual property (IP), you obtain the sole rights to use and benefit from your invention, brand, or original work. However, one of the main ways you can benefit...

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Activewear supplier Under Armour took steps in May of this year to trademark certain phrases related to its relationship with 2015 NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, according to report published by ESPN. Curry is Under Armour’s most prominent...

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In a historic ruling, the United States Supreme Court decided Obgerfell v. Hodges late last week, holding that states must recognize same-sex marriage. While this is certainly a landmark victory for advocates of gay rights, it does not mean...

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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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