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9 Things You Need to Know to Work from Home in an Online Business

Recently I’ve been researching possible blog topics and noticed that there is very little legal information out there for people that work from home. And because my law practice works with online entrepreneurs, it dawned on me that many of you probably do actually work from home in your online business. Now, this post was inspired

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selling on amazon

Selling on Amazon? 10 Things You Need to Know…

Have you started a physical products business selling on Amazon? This post contains a list of ten things I bet you didn’t know about the contract you entered into with Amazon when you started selling on their website. Ignore this information and you run the risk of getting your account shut down (yes, they can do that).

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Protecting your intellectual property

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

If you have followed along with us so far, here is what we have covered so far: Part 1 – Preliminary Considerations to Starting Your Own Online Business Part 2 – Naming Your Business Part 3 – Making Your Business “Legal” Today we are going to cover what is arguably the most important part of starting

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How Will Amazon’s Recent Acquisition of ColisPrivé Affect FBA Sellers?

Yesterday the Seattle Times reported that Amazon plans to complete the acquisition of a French parcel delivery company, ColisPrivé, within the next three months. Elizabeth Weise of USA Today wrote a great article outlining the various acquisitions that Amazon has made since 2014, and quotes John Haber, CEO of Spend Management Experts as saying “[w]e anticipate

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trademark application

Do I Really Need A Lawyer To File My Trademark Application?

If I had a nickel for every time someone tried to explain to me why they don’t need a lawyer to help them file their trademark application… jeez. Do you really need a lawyer to file your own trademark application? The simple answer is, no, you don’t need a lawyer to submit your trademark application.

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trademark basics

What Every Online Business Needs to Know About Trademarks

I get a lot of questions about trademarks… what they are, how they are used, whether or not I should even apply for trademark protection by registering my brand name. This page is designed as an “all in one resource” for you to refer to with your trademark basics questions. And here’s a quick video

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intellectual property infringement on Amazon

Intellectual Property Infringement on Amazon… What You Need to Know

If you are selling physical products with any regularity and volume, you are bound to come across some form of intellectual property infringement on Amazon sooner or later. Believe it or not, you are not the first seller to have this issue. Unfortunately, there are lots of unscrupulous sellers out there that are just looking to

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