Author: Adam Blaier, Esq

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How Startups Can Become CCPA-Compliant

Over the past several years, people have become increasingly aware of the security concerns that exist on the internet. Americans are acutely aware of how much their data is being shared online thanks to high profile data breaches and congressional hearings. In response to consumer privacy concerns, several states have implemented new…
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January 14, 2020 0
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Do Startups Need a Trademark Attorney?

Strong branding is one of the things which will help your startup succeed. Learn more about trademarking and why you should have a trademark attorney.

December 14, 2019 0
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Subscription Legal Services: Big Waste or Big Value?

Traditionally, lawyers have charged businesses by the hour for services. As I’ve spent time with entrepreneurs with startups, I find that these traditional fee arrangements don’t meet their needs that a subscription model does. Think about Amazon Prime, Netflix, Apple Music, and other subscription services which have become increasingly popular…
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December 12, 2019 0
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4 Potential Pitfalls of Crowdfunding

Your Startup’s Intellectual Property Rights If you’re crowdfunding a project that involves intellectual property (“IP”), you should register that IP with the proper authorities. For patents and trademarks, that would be the USPTO. For copyrights, that would be the U.S. Copyright Office. Bear in mind that crowdfunding campaigns can go international, which…
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December 9, 2019 0

Worst Legal Mistakes Startups Make

When you decide to launch your New York startup, your attention is focused on creating the perfect product, hiring the best employees, and finding office space in just the right location. Legal matters are the last thing on your mind. However, legal matters ignored in the beginning may cost you…
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November 11, 2019 0