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What's the Verdict on Your Attorney? Is the jury still out on your attorney’s value to your business? Find out by taking this quick quiz. View
10 Steps to Protecting Your Ideas Got a great idea? Follow these first steps from SCORE Counselor, Alan Tratner of Santa Barbara, CA. View
How to Get a Patent Have you invented the next big thing? If so, you've got to get a patent. It protects your invention and gives you exclusivity. Read this article by Steve Strauss to understand why patents are critical to your success and how you can get one for your business. View
Understanding Trademarks and Deciding if You Need One A trademark is a symbol that distinguishes products and services in the marketplace. It can protect intellectual property, a brand name, a design, or can be applied to a business, product or used in connection with specific services. Trademark law protects you, the owner, from competitors... View
eGuide to Small Business Hiring Building your team is an exciting step, but some aspects of hiring and managing workers could pose a challenge if you jump in without learning the basics. If you check little legal boxes along the way, the whole process will be easier in the long run. This eGuide to Small Business Hiring will... View
7 Questions Every Small Business That Hires Employees Will Have to Answer Small business today is about making decisions concerning your employees that will effect your business for years to come. Ranging from retirement benefits to healthcare, use this eGuide from Paychex to help answer those questions before they become pressing concerns. View
Protect Your American Dream—Trademark! A trademark protects you, your business, and your livelihood. View
Staying Afloat in the Sea of Employment Regulations Managing a business - and keeping track of numerous employment laws - is a major challenge in today's sea of regulations. According to the report, "Small Business Problems & Priorities", compiled by the National Federation of Independent Businesses Research Foundation., the... View
A Guide To Employment Contracts An employment agreement is a legal contract between employer and employee that covers the the terms and conditions of employment. Though it does not have to be in writing, it often should be because there are so many different things that need to be considered and specified. View