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New Year Company Wellness Check
As we enter a new year, many of us are making personal new year resolutions, but this is also a good time to evaluate the state of your company. While the new year is full of potential for your company, now is a key moment to conduct a wellness check of your company’s health. MaintainingContinue reading “New Year Company Wellness Check”
Avoid Making This Mistake as a Trademark Owner
Obtaining a certificate of Trademark Registration may seem like the final step in earning the rights to a Trademark, yet owners should be aware of potential assumptions that can be costly. The responsibilities of owning a trademark include: Showing that TM is being used in association with the sale of a good/service. Demonstrating that theContinue reading “Avoid Making This Mistake as a Trademark Owner”
Understanding the Validity of a Will
Ensuring that a loved-one’s wishes can be honored by a Will involves ensuring that the Will meets certain requirements and stands the best chance of being affirmed as a valid Will by the Probate Court. Knowing which type of Will to use is the best starting place. Holographic Will: A handwritten will. While this typeContinue reading “Understanding the Validity of a Will”
What Is The Role of a Personal Representative in a Probate Case?
Finding oneself as a designated Personal Representative by a loved one’s Last Will & Testament can be an unanticipated discovery. Though it is a good practice to discuss these matters with loved ones before naming them in a Will, those conversations do not always occur in time to prepare the person named in the Will.Continue reading “What Is The Role of a Personal Representative in a Probate Case?”
What Is The Probate Process?
Implementing the Last Will and Testament of a loved one after they have passed away can bring about a host of questions, and unexpected steps. This post provides a very basic guide to the Probate process, however, we highly recommend speaking to an estate planning lawyer as each probate matter is truly unique. What isContinue reading “What Is The Probate Process?”
Minuscule Symbols With a Sizable Message
In a society where both new and long-standing brand names and products are available, consumers are accustomed to seeing the tiny symbols used in to the upper-right of a product name to indicate a protected name, logo, or tagline, and yet it can be unclear as to what each of the marks truly indicate. ®Continue reading “Minuscule Symbols With a Sizable Message”
Should Your Trademark Have a Price Tag?
Why are Trademarks Valuable? Your Trademark is the brand identity of your business, products, and services. Your customers begin to associate your Trademark with the level of quality you offer to your customers, and the reputation you have worked steadily to build. Though at Behrends Legal, we recommend filing for a Trademark as early asContinue reading “Should Your Trademark Have a Price Tag?”
Small Business Series #5: Why Should You Have an Exit Strategy?
Planning a policy to close your business may seem counter-productive to the effort you invest in maintaining the life of your small business, however, creating an Exit Strategy may be one of the smartest decisions you make, and you will thank yourself later for planning ahead. Creating an exit strategy does not necessarily mean youContinue reading “Small Business Series #5: Why Should You Have an Exit Strategy?”