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Whether Gen X’ers like it or not, Gen Y is nipping at their heels — entrepreneurially, that is. So I’m pleased to announce that Making It Legal made the grade  of 50 Best Blogs for Young Entrepreneurs! At No. 6, we’re in the Top 10!  (Pay no attention to the fact that our Tools and Resources category was mentioned […]

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by on February 14, 2021

When Piracy is Legal

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Rolling around through the halls of Congress may be the latest bill to attempt to stop pirating, or knockoff, designs. It’s hard to say who’s helped (or hurt) more by this legislation. But, as Fortune Small Business reports, the Design Piracy Prohibition Act is sure to keep lawyers busy. For the time being, unless artists […]

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by on February 11, 2021

Beware DIY Legal Sites!

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Do-it-yourself legal sites drive me crazy. I came across a DIY legal site called Negonation this week (yeah, OK, it’s in Brazil, but the principle is the same. It touts a “get-your-contract-off-this-site-and-avoid-legal-fees” service. It claims that “its contracts are legally enforceable in the offline world, even if the parties are in different countries. That’s quite […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on February 8, 2021

Where Women Entrepreneurs Go to Grow

10,000 women. 150 speakers. Eight speaking stages. Two days. One visionary. This is the recipe for dynamic business growth spearheaded by Michelle Patterson, Executive Director of the California Women’s Conference and founder/CEO of EventComplete. The California Women’s Conference is North America’s largest working women’s conference, taking place in Long Beach, CA on September 23 and […]

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by on February 5, 2021

Legal Pitfalls of Social Networking

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From the BlawgIt blog of Iowa patent attorney Brent Trout comes this helpful post on the legal pitfalls of social networking. Many entrepreneurial bloggers use their blogs as an opportunity for product reviews. What’s not always known is that bloggers occasionally get paid for those product reviews. It make a difference, doesn’t it–knowing whether a […]

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on February 2, 2021

Where’s ‘some happy’ in your business?

The article screams “ICU Nurse Finds Joy (and Money) Launching Skin Care Line!” Alright, maybe it doesn’t scream, but it is 4am and I can’t sleep. My mind revs like a car in neutral. I go into the bathroom, where I keep my stash of light reading (“light” as in not hard news, law, or […]

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by on January 30, 2021

Business Partnerships — On Video!

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Thanks go to Lindsay Eisenhut for pointing me to Prendismo.com.  They have a number of short videos on aspects of business partnerships.  Topics include: Partnership benefits Challenges and pitfalls Friends and family Ownership Trust Check it out!

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by Nina L. Kaufman, Esq. on January 27, 2021

When’s the right time for a business name change?

Q.:  I recently started a limited liability company but have not purchased a company with it yet. I also haven’t set up any credit accounts or bank account for it. My goal is to establish good business credit, which may in part assist me in purchasing a business. Would undergoing a business name change for […]

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by MakingItLegalBlog on January 24, 2021

Balancing Privacy and Free Speech in ‘Behavioral Targeting’

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You may not know it by name, but you’ve probably experienced it before. You order a book from a website such as Amazon.com and then get a little popup ad. Or you’re redirected to a page that says, “Nina, if you liked Where the Wild Things Are, you might also like these others books/CDs, etc. . […]

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Over the past two years, the small business environment has changed dramatically. This year’s New York Times Small Business Summit in NYC on Sept. 23 will explore the next steps of social media marketing and how best to navigate a new economic and legislative landscape. The event is sponsored by OPEN/American Express, and the 2010 […]

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