While preparing a post about the recent legal
developments related to crowdfunding, I came across a blog article that provides
practical advice on how to run an effective crowdfunding campaign. Although the
author uses Kickstarter as a platform example...
Right before the Thanksgiving holiday, the USCIS
announced that the 85,000 H-1B visas cap for 2012 had been reached. This means
that American employers will not be able to hire foreign nationals in 2012 unless
applications for their work visas have...
There are essentially three ways how to structure an
acquisition of a company. The primary methods include a statutory merger or
share exchange; purchase of business assets; or purchase of shares from the
existing shareholders. When purchasing assets...
This post is about protecting the secrecy of your code while registering
it with the US Copyright Office. Copyright.gov website provides useful
information about copyright in general and the process of filing a
copyright application in particular...
Much has been written about how difficult it is now to
obtain financing for small businesses. Banks charge high interest rates, and it
is tough to qualify even for a bank loan. Angel or VC funding is even harder to
come by. So, to secure funding, business...
Intellectual property is an asset that affects the valuation of a
business. When a business owner wants to sell his or her business or
issue securities to an investor, the price per share the owner is going
to receive depends on the valuation of...
On September 8, 2011, the U.S. District Court for the
Northern California entered a Consent Decree and Order for Civil Penalties,
Injunction and Other Relief against a mobile apps developer, W3 Innovations
LLC, and its owner, Justin Maples.