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The Curious Trademark History of Sriracha Sauce

May 12, 2016 11:30 am by Jonathan Schmig

Is it “Sriracha” or “sriracha”? The capitalization, or lack thereof, actually carries some surprisingly potentially massive implications. According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the correct rendering would...

4 Reasons To Trademark Your Business Name

April 29, 2016 05:00 pm by LawInc Staff

When you trademark your business name, you are investing in both your image and brand. Businesses spend thousands of dollars developing their brand and image so it is important to...

LLC Advantages - 7 Reasons to Use an LLC for Your Startup Business

February 17, 2016 04:54 pm by LawInc Staff

LLC advantages should be considered by all startups and real estate investors. Some of the main LLC advantages include the following: Limited Liability The primary advantage of an LLC is limiting the...

Yoga Music Legal

6 Yoga Music Licensing Tips

January 08, 2016 11:12 am by Jessica Gopiao

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and the Society of European State Authors and Composers (SESAC) are concerned with protecting the rights of...

Apps for Small Business

11 Great Apps for Small Business Owners

January 02, 2016 10:35 am by Jackson McNeill

Small business owners are always looking for better ways to manage their company. iPhone, iPad, and Android apps can definitely be a big part of that. But which apps are truly...

IRS 1031 Exchange

IRS 1031 Exchanges: How to Save Money on Your Real Estate Investments

December 20, 2015 04:55 pm by Maria Kozak

If you make a gain from a sale, you generally have to pay a tax on the gain. If you don’t know this already, you will soon enough. But there...

copyrighting your website

How Important is Copyrighting Your Website?

December 20, 2015 12:33 pm by Jonathan Schmig

Most people—layman and businessman alike—know the vague contours of what “copyright” means in the U.S. It’s something that protects original works, like books and music, and it’s often accompanied by...

It is important to copyright your mobile app

Should I Copyright my Mobile App?

December 19, 2015 03:09 am by Ashley Nance

Copyright protection covers “original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either...

4 Steps to a DMCA Takedown

November 17, 2015 02:07 pm by Paige Pembrook

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) states that — while an Internet Service Provider (ISP) is not liable for hosting infringing content on user’s websites— after an ISP receives proper...

Overseas Employees

Legal Implications of Hiring Overseas Workers

November 13, 2015 04:05 pm by Paige Pembrook

When hiring workers overseas, the hiring party must be aware that their activities fall under a cross-section of United States and foreign laws related to employment and labor as well...

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