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Avoid An Ugly Holiday Sweater for Your Business

Don’t let your small business be stuck in an ugly exterior. Make sure you are operating under the business structure that is ideal for your business’ goals. The newly passed tax changes that take place as of January 1, 2018 have an effect on all small business owners....

New York Paid Family Leave Changes

What New York Employers Need to Know Starting January 1, 2018, most employees working for private employers in New York will be eligible for paid family leave. This is leave for caring for a newborn child, taking care of a seriously ill family member, or taking leave...

Trademark And Likelihood of Confusion

Trademarks are source identifiers. They identify what company produced a product or service.  The United States began regulating trademarks in the late 1800s. Over the years, trademark law has grown and developed, but at the core is the original purpose - to protect...

The Employee Handbook Can Protect Your Business

The Employee Handbook is not just a friendly set of guidelines generously compiled for the education of the new employee. The shrewd employer knows that the real purpose of the Employee Handbook is to protect the employer by setting out expectations of employees at...

Your Trademark: Is it Protectable?

Your trademarks identify your business. They are your brand. In a way, they are your business. In order to protect your business’s trademarks, you want to ensure that the marks that you are choosing are the type that can be protected. Not all marks are alike when it...