Forming an LLC for Your Online Business?

Forming An LLC for Your Online Business // If you are starting an online business, forming an LLC is one of the first things you need to do. Before you start a website, before you file a trademark, before you start selling products… you need to form an LLC. Why is forming an LLC so […]

Why Do You Need a Lawyer when You can just “Google It”?

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One of the biggest struggles we face as lawyers, especially in a transactional/consulting-type practice like I have, is making clients understand why they even need a lawyer in the first place. I mean honestly, do you need a lawyer for your online business? We are in this new world of DIY legal, Rocket Lawyer, Legal […]

Registration for The Entrepreneur’s Law School is Now Open!

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I’m so excited to announce the opening of a new and innovative training program for online entrepreneurs that want to take affirmative steps to protect their business legally but can’t afford the high cost of legal help, and don’t know where else to turn. I’ve called it The Entrepreneur’s Law School. In anticipation of this launch, […]

Building a Business You Can Be Proud Of

I have to tell you, I am so fortunate to be a lawyer in today’s world. Things are so much different now than they were even 20 or 30 years ago. I look at older lawyers and their mindset and the way they practice law and I have to chuckle. They do is in a […]

How to Handle a Cease and Desist Letter the Right Way…

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It’s the worst nightmare of many entrepreneurs… a cease and desist letter. When you get one of these, it usually means that you have (knowingly or not) done something you shouldn’t have done, and someone else wants you to stop it. Thinking about writing a cease and desist letter? I previously wrote about 5 cease […]

Eliminate These Mistakes on Your Trademark Application

For those of you that were unaware, I’m in the process of writing a book that outlines all the do’s and don’ts that you need to be aware of when staring (or building) an online business. A huge issue I see with many clients is multiple trademark application mistakes that generate problems with the USPTO. […]

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

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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 […]

Selling on Amazon? 10 Things You Need to Know…

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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). […]

9 Common Mistakes People Make When Filing Their Own Trademark

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Wouldn’t it be a fabulous world if we didn’t need lawyers? One of the great things about lawyers is that we can (usually, but not always) fix the mistakes our clients make. And the way I see it, if I can help to educate my clients and the public at large about what those common mistakes […]