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Filing a Patent Application

It’s recommended that a new invention or idea be patented as soon as possible. But before filing a patent application, businesses should first ask themselves the following questions: Is it marketable? Personal market research should be conducted before applying for … Continue reading


Employment Discrimination Laws

Business owners have to be aware of many laws, including those dealing with employment discrimination. Laws have been added and changed over the years, making it difficult for business owners to stay up to date. Discrimination is one of the … Continue reading


Getting Through a Lawsuit

Sometimes the worst-case scenario for a business becomes a reality: they get served with a lawsuit. What happens when a lawsuit pops up? How does a business protect itself? Usually there is some type of warning before a lawsuit is … Continue reading


Common Legal Issues for Small Businesses

Being a business owner can be difficult and stressful. One of the last items owners tend to think about when starting a company are potential legal issues. However, glazing over these possible issues can get business owners into a lot … Continue reading


Workplace Stress

Stress is part of everyday life, and can be caused by a variety of factors. One of the biggest stressors people have is work. While some minor stress on the job is normal, if it becomes a problem, the employer … Continue reading


Building Strategic Alliances

When businesses work together on a project or create a joint venture, they need to create a strategic alliance agreement to solidify and outline the terms of the agreement. These contracts can be complex and include a variety of partnership … Continue reading


The Search for Office Space

InnovaCounsel attorneys offer many services to their clients, one of them being office lease negotiations. Before negotiating the lease, companies will have to find the right office space for them. There are many factors to consider when purchasing or leasing … Continue reading


The Process of Forming a Company

When forming a business, there are a ton of legal hoops to jump through. There are federal and state business laws to which new businesses must adhere. Attorneys can help those wanting to start a business with first choosing the … Continue reading


Dealing with Patent Lawsuits

Patent lawsuits have become increasingly prevalent over the years. Many technology-based companies will encounter a patent infringement issue at some point no matter their size. When a company or business is hit with a threatening letter, they need to act … Continue reading


Consulting Contracts

Sometimes companies are in need of a consultant to provide professional advice on a project. When creating a consulting contract, it should include certain requirements such as: An offer The acceptance Valid consideration Mutual asset A legal purpose Including these … Continue reading