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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by on January 15, 2021

Fast Facts on IP for FastTrac

I’ll be speaking to Dawn Fotopulos‘s FastTrac class (part of the Levin Institute) next Wednesday the 22nd on the subject of “Protecting Your Intellectual Property — Online and Off.” It’s a big, delicious, meaty topic–much like a succulent sirloin steak (apologies to any vegetarians)–with lots to chew on. I could cover: What are the different […]

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According to CNNMoney.com last week, the NFL Network and Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN are in talks about forming a partnership.  A deal could end a long standoff between the league and cable carriers, some of whom said the NFL was asking them to pay too much for its programming; the NFL-owned channel has reportedly struggled […]

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After so many horror stories and cautionary tales, I thought I’d share a tale of “happily ever after.” I had the opportunity to read Robert’s new book, Young Guns:  The Fearless Entrepreneur’s Guide to Chasing Your Dreams and Breaking Out on Your Own, and to interview him for my Making It Legal blog.  Well, you […]

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What do you want to know about business partnerships?  Join me and Melinda Emerson, The Small Biz Lady, for a TweetChat at 8pm (ET) on Wednesday, September 22nd.  I’ll be sharing my insights on business partners, what makes for a solid partnership, and what parts of the process you DON’T want to DIY.  Sign up for […]

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… That is, if you’re the one being infringed. Disclaimer: I am neither advocating that you rip off anyone else’s content nor recommending that you sit idly by should it happen to you. But sometimes, it can work to your advantage… especially if the people using it are “fans,” where at least some form of […]

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