Patents and Pumps, the latest Sharks In Heels workshop on Oct. 1st

We are very excited to announce that partner Mishty Deb will be hosting a new Sharks in Heels Workshop on October 1st from 6:30-8pm as part of her Sharks In Heels series. The topic for the evening will be intellectual property rights for your business: patents, trademarks, and copyrights. This is the event to […]

By |September 18th, 2015|Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Sharks In Heels- Brian Cuban

FREE workshop event for female entrepreneurs, “Sharks in Heels: Business Boot Camp” is the third installment in an exciting, innovative workshop series. Successful local business experts share relevant, valuable tricks, tips and tools to succeed in entrepreneurship. Experts include author of “Shattered Image” Brian Cuban, Founding partner of LaSusa & Deb, PLLC and author […]

By |July 13th, 2015|Business, Entrepreneur, Events, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Intrastate Crowdfunding Exemption

We had the pleasure of attending a town hall last week regarding the new Texas SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission) intrastate crowdfunding exemptions. This new exemption creates exciting new opportunities for new start-ups and small businesses. The exemption allows qualifying business to raise up to 1 million dollars of funds online from unaccredited investors on approved […]

By |July 5th, 2015|Business, Entrepreneur, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Net Neutrality- How this legislation can affect your busines

Net neutrality is a hot topic and the outcomes over the recent neutrality debate may have an enormous impact on the entrepreneurial landscape for small businesses by potentially making it harder for new entrants into the internet marketplace.  Don’t understand what net neutrality is or how it will impact your company? Check out this […]

By |February 5th, 2015|Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Start-Up, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AILA Official Quick Take on Pres. Obama’s Immigration Executive Orders

As members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, we would like to share with you the National AILA President Leslie Holman’s initial response to President Obama’s announced immigration executive orders. If you have any questions about immigration or about the new executive orders please contact one of the attorneys at LaSusa and Deb, PLL […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, Family Law, Immigration|0 Comments

Some Key Points of Immigration Executive Order

The new executive orders President Obama has proposed will make a significant impact on many families and businesses. Though the details are yet to be established here are a few of the key highlights:

For Businesses:

Ensuring that job-creating entrepreneurs have legal means to enter and operate in the U.S.
Increasing access for university affiliated businesses to […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, Family Law, Immigration, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

Apple & Google’s Settlement Offer Rejected Anti-trust Case

Earlier this year Apple, Google, Intel, and Adobe reached a proposed settlement with employees for $324.5 million dollars in the current anti-trust case before U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. That settlement was reject by the court for being insufficient. This anti-trust case could end up costing the defendant corporations $9 billion dollars. […]

By |November 23rd, 2014|Anti-Trust, Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events|0 Comments

EB-5 Business Investor Visas Quota Met

According to State Department’s chief of visa control, Charles Oppenheimer, for the first time in history the entire quota for EB-5 Investor visas for any particular country was met. This meant that no more Chinese National applications for the rest of the fiscal year, which ended Sept. 30. would be accepted/considered as the quota had […]

By |October 17th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, Immigration, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Filing the Right Type of Patent for Your Product Or Business Model

While you are enjoying your office coffee maker and the wonderful assortment of varieties and flavors that help to get you out of your daily morning funk you may be staring right at one of the most significant IP cases of the past few years. Keurig, a company specializing in coffee makers and their […]

By |October 10th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Supreme Court Finds Defense of Laches Does Not Hold for Copyright

In  Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, No. 12-1315 the Supreme Court recently found that the defense of laches was not appropriate in the case of copyright infringement where a statute is clear. Laches is an affirmative equity defense relying on the opposing party having “slept on their rights” and not brought their claim in a timely and […]

By |September 24th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Non-Profit, Start-Up|0 Comments