Start-Up

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Perpetual non-disclosures with no area limitation

When starting a new business protecting the original idea is often a primary concern. Yet, the idea often times has to be shared with potential investors, collaborators, partners, employees, etc. in order to get the business started. Additionally, many start-ups do not have sufficient capital to pursue trademarks and patents to protect their ideas […]

By |January 11th, 2016|Business, IP, 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

Templates, Emails, & Social Media

Last week partner, Mishty Deb gave a talk on the legal issues that arise when businesses use online templates, emails, and social media. Tips on avoiding trouble and pointers that might help you in a future lawsuit. As a Dallas law firm that works with a lot of women owned small businesses these are […]

By |November 18th, 2014|Business, Events, Start-Up|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

What Does New York’s Non-Profit Revitalization Act Mean?

When people think of Non-profit they often forget that a Non-profit or NGO (Non-governmental Organization) is a corporation. We have gotten so used to saying the abbreviated “Non-profit” that we forget it is just a short-hand for “Non-profit Corporation.” In fact in the purest sense a Non-profit is a corporation with a charitable purpose. […]

By |September 27th, 2014|Art Law, Legal News and Events, Real Estate, Start-Up, Tax|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

Apple’s Loss in China a Win for Business Protecting IP Overseas?

Recently Forbes magazine contributor Tim Wortsall wrote an article about the importance of China protecting domestic IP. He posits that this recent case of Apple losing its IP case on its voice application Siri, shows a glimmer of hope. Why? Because while countries like China have no IP of their own to protect it is to […]

By |September 20th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, IP, Legal News and Events, Start-Up|0 Comments

Dallas is the Right Size for New Business

A growing list of companies including Toyota and L’oreal are moving their corporate and distribution centers to Dallas. Located equidistant from East and West coast with low cost of living and plenty of educated professionals, Dallas, is catching the eye of a lot of corporations looking to take advantage of its fast growing cutting […]

By |September 10th, 2014|Business, Entrepreneur, Legal News and Events, Real Estate, Start-Up|0 Comments