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Trademark 101: Protecting Your Brand

Mar 26, 2018
Trademark 101: Protecting Your Brand Whether your company is in its infancy formation stages or already has comprehensive branding, protecting its name and image is essential for growth and protection. ...

Due Diligence in Healthcare Deals

Mar 25, 2018
Due Diligence in Healthcare Deals When considering an acquisition, the due diligence process enables a buyer to make a “go/no-go” decision about closing the deal. Due diligence also helps a...

Currency and Securities in the New Age: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies

Mar 21, 2018
Currency and Securities in the New Age: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies What is Bitcoin? Bitcoin is a decentralized electronic payment system, created in 2009 by Satoshi Nakamoto.[1] Not backed by any...

Takeaways from the Congressional Examination of ICO’s and Cryptocurrency Markets

Mar 16, 2018
Takeaways from the Congressional Examination of ICO’s and Cryptocurrency Markets The Committee of Financial Services met with Congress this week to examine the economic efficiencies of Cryptocurrency and ICO Markets....

Common Pitfalls and Pratfalls of Business Owners

Nov 28, 2017
Common Pitfalls and Pratfalls of Business Owners Entrepreneurs are often “big idea” people. They get excited about possibilities and the seeming inevitability of their success. But this mindset may leave...

Take the Money or Run?

Nov 26, 2017
Take the Money or Run? I regularly have conversations with entrepreneurs and shareholders who are thinking about raising capital or selling their company.  Some of these entrepreneurs are very sophisticated...

Real Estate and Oil and Gas Capital Raises are Securities Too!

Aug 16, 2017
Real Estate and Oil and Gas Capital Raises are Securities Too! It is common to think of securities laws as something that applies to companies that are publicly traded on...

Legal Aspects of Cyber Risk: Mitigation and Allocation

May 16, 2017
Legal Aspects of Cyber Risk: Mitigation and Allocation Cyber Risk Last Friday’s global cyber and ransomware attack in history highlights vulnerabilities to and pervasiveness of cyber risk. Hospitals, train systems...

What Should Go into a Letter of Intent?

Feb 21, 2017
What Should Go into a Letter of Intent? To start acquisition talks in earnest, a prospective buyer will generally offer the seller a letter of intent (LOI). The contents of...

Who Owns Your Intellectual Property?

Feb 16, 2017
Who Owns Your Intellectual Property? Who owns the intellectual property used by your company? Are you sure? If you used a third party developer or one of the founders of...