Time to Sell? Ask Yourself These 5 Questions First!

If you’re considering selling your business, you may be filled with uncertainties and doubt about the sale. You may have been doing some mental back-and-forth without coming to a conclusion, and that’s normal. It’s not meant to be an easy decision to make, and we understand that! So, before you make any decisions, ask yourself the following questions: 1.  Is there a market for buyers for my company right now? Will Read More

Public Support: What You Need to Know About Crowdfunding

“The unique value of crowdfunding is not money, it is community.” - Ethan Mollick, renowned professor at Wharton GoFundMe, Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Patreon… You may have heard of these websites and maybe even donated money through one of them, but have you ever wondered how they work, and if they could benefit you and your business? After all, there are many crowdfunding success stories out there. But the Read More

The Pros and Cons of Organizing as an LLC in Florida

When you’re organizing a new business in Florida, there are several entities to choose from, from sole proprietorships and partnerships to corporations and more. One increasingly popular structure is the Limited Liability Company, or LLC. An LLC is a business entity that combines the strong liability protection of a corporation with the flexibility, simplicity, and tax advantages of a partnership. Like all other Read More

A Step-by-Step Guide to the Patent Process

It takes a long time for a patent application to go through the process—21-24 months on average! So why go through the headache of applying for one? What makes it worth it? Well, if your patent application gets approved, you are granted exclusive rights to your invention for 20 years in general. Within those 20 years, you can make money off of your invention, sell the patent, or do whatever you want to do with Read More

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Business

If you’re considering buying a business, this is no doubt an exciting time for you and your future. But, buying a business is complex and there are a lot of things that you need to look out for throughout the process. It’s important that you do everything you can to make sure that you make the best investment possible. In this blog we’ll be talking about some of the most common mistakes people make when buying a Read More

What to Do If Trademark Protection Is Not Available

Trademarks are some of your business’ most valuable assets. If you don’t already know, trademarks are symbols, words, phrases, designs, or marks that are used by business owners to give a recognizable and original identity to their businesses. Because the purpose of a trademark is to distinguish a business and bring recognition to its product for customers, it’s essential that every business owner keep their Read More

My Florida Business Has Received A Letter (Or Is Being Sued) For Violation Of The Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), Do I Need A Lawyer To Defend Against This Lawsuit?

What Is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Why Does It Seem Like Many Businesses Are Being Attacked With Complaints and Lawsuits Requiring Hiring an ADA Business Defense Attorney to Resolve It To Avoid Paying Huge Fines? In This Article: What is the ADA and Who Does It Apply To ADA Law Titles (aka Provisions) ADA Myths and Facts Employees' Guide to Reasonable Accommodations in Compliance Read More

What Is A Limited Liability Company (LLC), How Can Business Owners Incorporate One (Or Do I Need A Lawyer) and Can Foreign Investors Own A LLC In Florida?

LLC Specific Legal Agreements And Steps To Formation I. What is a Limited Liability Company (LLC)? II. History of the Limited Liability Company (LLC) III. The Pros and Cons of a Limited Liability Company IV. Limited Liability Company (LLC) vs Corporation V. How to Form an LLC in Florida VI. What is an LLC Operating Agreement? VII. What is a Limited Liability Company’s Registered Agent? VIII. Read More

What is a Restrictive Covenant in Business Law?

The Different Types of Restrictive Covenants and Their Importance in Employment Contracts   I. What Is a Restrictive Covenant in Business Law?   Every business has integral and invaluable information vital to its success. That is why in order to protect the business, it is essential to restrict the use of important information by employees especially when they are no longer part of the business. A good Read More

Business Law 101: Procurement Agreements

If you run a business, this probably isn’t the first time you’ve heard of a procurement agreement. But, if you haven’t heard of it yet and you either run or are looking to start up your own business, we’re here to provide a quick rundown about what they are, what they should include, and the purposes that they serve. So let’s discuss. In general, procurement is the process of finding and ultimately acquiring goods Read More