I was recently browsing through discussions and postings
on LinkedIn groups and found an interesting article that I would like to share
with you. It was posted on FizzLaw group's bulletin, a group dedicated to
providing small businesses with access...
Is a trade name the same as a trade mark? What is the difference between the two terms? Should I trademark my business name? These are the commonly asked questions that today's post aims to answer. Trade name is the official legal name of your business...
There is a new bill in the House that aims to facilitate
capital raising by private companies (H.R. 1070). The bill was introduced in
March 2011 by Representative David Schweiker and is currently being considered
by the House Committee on Financial...
On June 8, 2011, the SEC entered a cease and desist order
against two individuals, Michael Migliozzi II and Brian William Flatow, who
launched a crowdfunding campaign at their website BuyaBeerCompany.com to raise
$300 million to buy Pabst Brewing Company...
Today, I would like to discuss
regulatory aspects of crowdfunding. There are several proposals now that aim to
change existing regulation to provide small businesses with easier access to
One such proposal comes from the Sustainable...
On June 20, 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned
Names and Numbers ("ICANN") approved a new policy that would allow anyone to
apply for a new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD). Currently, there are 22 gTLDs,
like .com, .org, .net and...
The advance of the Internet has changed how we do
business. Now, many businesses have moved online. One can do all the shopping,
including the grocery shopping, without leaving home. Legal services have also
evolved. While most law firms still hold...