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Trademark Disparagement and the Washington Redskins

How the Matal v. Tam Case Changed Trademark Law As We Know It

For decades, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected potentially offensive trademarks. Then Matal v. Tam changed everything.

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Lawyer-Client Relationship

An Easy Way to Make More Money? Get More Value From Your Lawyer-Client Relationship

Building value in your lawyer-client relationship requires the right questions and expectations. Don’t just hire a lawyer. Hire a partner.

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Choosing a Company Legal Structure

How Choosing Your Company Legal Structure Affects Business Down the Line

LLC? S corp? Pick your company legal structure wisely. The type of business entity you choose affects all facets of your business.

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Defeating Patent Trolls

Fighting Back Against Patent Troll Companies After TC Heartland

Patent troll companies were curbed in 2017 by the Supreme Court’s decision in the TC Heartland case, but companies are still at risk.

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FRCP 9(b) in Fraud Cases

It’s All in the Details: The Importance of FRCP Rule 9 in Fraud Cases

When it comes to fraud cases, FRCP Rule 9 may scare plaintiffs and comfort defendants. But should Rule 9 be feared or relied on too heavily?

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Comprehending federal legal language

Understanding America’s Federal Legal Language

You don’t have to be a lawyer to understand the U.S. Legal System. Get to know types of federal laws and how to break down federal legal language.

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the numeral seven on an orange background, representing the seven elements of good employee handbook design

7 Key Elements of Employee Handbook Design

The employee handbook. Most businesses have them, but is yours effective? Read this guide to the 7 must-have elements of an employee handbook.

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man in black blazer with top secret sign, representing non-disclosure terms and types of non-disclosure agreements

What Is a Non-Disclosure Agreement? Non-Disclosure Terms Explained

How do different types of non-disclosure agreements protect the parties involved in M&As? Learn common NDA terms and accompanying documents.

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silhouette of a statue near Trump Tower, symbolizing puffery as a legal defense

What is Puffery, and is Trump’s Puffery a Valid Legal Defense?

What is puffery, and when is it actually sales fraud? The Trump SoHo case provides insight into what constitutes “mere puffery” in court.

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A company board sits around a table, symbolizing Corporation Management

What is a Corporation? Formation, Management and Taxation

Corporations were once a more prevalent business structure. What are the advantages of corporation formation, management and taxation in 2020?

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