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SHOULD I TRADEMARK MY BUSINESS NAME?

Registering your business name as a trademark is important, but not urgent.

Save money by registering it before it is urgent.

When you get a federal trademark you make it:
1) easier to prove you own the name when the time comes to enforce your rights
2) harder for others to challenge your trademark
3) easier for […]

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WAITING ON THE SEC . . .

Last year, as part of its “JOBS Act” (Pub. Law 112-106, 4/5/12), Congress directed the SEC to amend its very popular Rule 506 by removing the long-standing prohibition on public solicitation and advertising in private offerings of securities.

This was a stupendous change. Small companies seeking outside investor financing must qualify for exemption from expensive federal […]

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HOW DO YOU PROMOTE YOUR SELF-PUBLISHED BOOK ?

When a client is self-publishing a book and asks me to review agreements, the one question that usually comes up after all the legal work is done is “how do I promote my self-published book?” Now most folks
who are self-publishing do not have the budget to hire a publicity agent and doing a few book […]

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