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  • Why Should My Small Business Protect Its Intellectual Property?
    Why Should My Small Business Protect Its Intellectual Property?

    Intellectual property (IP) refers the creations of the “mind.” Such creations include literary and artistic works, inventions, designs and symbols, or a name or image used in commerce. There are laws ...

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  • When to Hire a Business Lawyer
    When to Hire a Business Lawyer

    If you have never hired a business lawyer before, you may be wondering if you need to hire one now. Business law attorneys are extremely valuable to entrepreneurs and business owners, and are able to ...

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  • Breach of Contract Under California Law
    Breach of Contract Under California Law

    A contract is an agreement that creates obligations between parties, which are enforceable by law. A contract involves elements such as capacity, consideration, mutual assent, and legality. The ...

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  • What is Patent Infringement?
    What is Patent Infringement?

    Patents are intellectual property rights granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. With a patent, the owner has the right to exclude others from producing, using, or selling the invention in ...

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  • How are Trade Secrets Protected?
    How are Trade Secrets Protected?

    Any business information which gives the enterprise a competitive edge can be considered a “trade secret.” If a developer of such useful information keeps the information secret, then they have a tort ...

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  • False Advertising Under California Law
    False Advertising Under California Law

    California’s unfair competition law was designed to protect competitors and consumers by promoting fair competition in the marketplace. Under Section 17500 of the Business and Professions Code, it is ...

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