Insight For Protecting Valuable Trade Secrets

Shift your perspective and mindset. Accept that preventing your intangible assets from being used by your competition is intrinsically more valuable than reacting when they are shared. This extends to intellectual property that can and should be legally safeguarded through patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Furthermore, it is essential to know that trade secrets are intellectual property.  A good (and often Read More

The Advantages of Having a Legal Department for Your Business

One of the most important parts of running any business, no matter how big or small is making sure that you are always following the rules and staying compliant with local, state, and federal laws. But while it might be tempting to hire an outside law firm to keep you updated on your legal rights, there are significant advantages to having an in-house legal department for your business.  Your business can never be Read More

Identify & Mitigate Threats To Your Business

By choosing to open and run a business, you are accepting an element of risk. Like anything else, you can identify potential risks, assess their likelihood of occurring, and mitigate them. Today, we will identify potential risks you will face and how to mitigate them. Though there are numerous ways to achieve this, we will stress the importance of choosing the contract to protect you.  Dealing with Third-Party Read More

Benefits of Arbitration Over Litigation

We live in an age where we can buy and sell almost anything online and arbitrate our problems through email, phone calls, and even video chats. Technology has completely transformed the way we do business, but it’s also had an impact on the way we solve disputes. Rather than going to court, many companies have started using arbitration to settle legal matters related to their businesses. In this article, our Miami Read More

How to Sell a Dental Practice (Sale Guide & Free Checklist)

For dentists, learning how to sell a dental practice is usually a one-time occasion with fairly high stakes that may affect your finances and security in retirement. You likely have questions about how much your practice is worth among other issues. Our guide and checklist will give you some important items to consider as you begin the process of selling your dental practice. The Importance of an Advisory Team Read More

Why Your Business Should Have A Buy-Sell Agreement

Business litigation can jeopardize your long-term plans and could potentially end your company. Preventing disputes before they develop is invaluable. Owners and partners must create a buy-sell agreement upon the business’s inception. Buy-sell agreements outline who will control the company and how the business gets managed if something happens to one of the owners. For example, a married couple who co-own a business Read More

Free Sample Agreement Between Manufacturer and Distributor

A distributor contract is an important legal document between the manufacturer or owner of a product and the business that is responsible for bringing it to market through distribution. You can get our sample agreement between manufacturer and distributor below, but we also discuss some of the key terms that belong in these types of contracts along with some common mistakes to avoid. While a distributor agreement Read More

Defamation Per Quod, Libel Per Quod & Slander Per Quod Guide

When someone makes a false statement, their speech is generally protected under the First Amendment of the federal constitution. But not when that speech injures someone’s business and/or reputation. That speech is called defamation and is not protected. This is a tort including defamation per quod, libel per quod, and slander per quod. What is defamation per quod? There are generally two types of defamation Read More

How to Buy a Dental Practice (Guide & Purchase Checklist)

Buying a dental practice is a big deal for any dentist and isn’t something you should jump into without doing some research. Whether you’re buying a dental practice right out of school or moving to a new location, our checklist will show you how to buy a dental practice with confidence. Here’s what you need to know to get started on the right foot. What Are the Pros and Cons of Purchasing a Dental Read More

Business Partner Buyout: How to Buy Out a Business Partner

A business partner buyout is a pretty common thing to do. However, if you don't know how to buy out a business partner or do not have a previously outlined partnership buyout agreement, the whole process can get overwhelming and messy quickly. Before buying out a business partner, you need to have a solid understanding of buyout agreements, the legal and financial requirements that go along with the process, and Read More