Trademark Registration: Just Do It
The distinctive quality of a trademark is compromised if competitors create trademarks that either copy or are so similar to another that it creates market confusion, so protecting trademarks is critical to their effectiveness. A well designed protection strategy protects your business from competitors who might harm you by trading on your good name, and protects your customers from inferior products “passed off” as yours.
The Benefits of a Revocable Trust: Is It a Good Fit For You?
5 Steps to Building a Successful Startup
Step 1 – Develop a Clear Vision
Don't Get Blindsided When A Seemingly-Wondrous Venture Fails
1. Even The Best-Sounding Deals Can Fail, So Have An Exit Strategy
While the party on the other side may be a known or even trusted person or entity, unforeseen or unexpected events could arise. It is important to go into every agreement or undertaking know how you or your company will get out of the contract. Make sure the contact contains a termination clause and amicable grounds that allow reasonable parties to dissolve the agreement.
Religious Dress and Grooming in the Workplace
In April of 2014, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued an advisory opinion clarifying its stance regarding religious clothing and grooming practices in the workplace under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In the opinion, the EEOC made it clear that most employers cannot exclude applicants based on their religious beliefs; thus, it is illegal to reject applicants who do not fit the image of the business because of the applicant’s religious grooming practices. Furthermore, employers may not assign employees to a back storeroom, hidden away from customers, because of actual or assumed customer prejudices based on the employee religious garb or observation of religious grooming practices.