Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Warning Labels on Coffee

Did you know that about two-thirds of American adults drink at least one cup of coffee in an average day? The average U.S. coffee drinker consumes just under three cups per day—with the average cup being nine ounces. All told, this works about to be 400 million cups per day and 140 billion cups annually, […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses an Interesting Incident at a Well-Known Film Festival

In a recent post on this blog, I talked a little about the growing percentage of American households who are eschewing standard cable television packages in favor of streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon. Appropriately dubbed as “cable cutters,” these households have forced networks and officials throughout the television industry to rethink their strategies […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the Right to Refuse Service

As a business owner, you are probably familiar with the maxim “We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.” In fact, you may have a sign or poster displayed prominently in your place of business with those exact words or a similar approximation of them. But, does the law really give you the right […]

Chicago Bears Practice Field Is Infringing on Patent, Suit Alleges

As a business planning and litigation attorney, I see cases every day in which both fledgling companies and well-established businesses use the patented ideas of another without properly securing the rights to them. In many industries, being innovative is a major key to success, which means that stolen technology is not only unethical but could […]

Lawmaker Calls for Federal Probe of High Airline Fares

If you to make business-related travel arrangements for yourself or your employees, be prepared to take a hit to your bottom line, especially when you require airline tickets. Depending on the nature of your business and your travel needs, you may struggle to find reliable, inexpensive flights that allow you to conveniently reach your needed […]

Creator of “Illinoyed” Ad Campaign Ready to Work for Illinois

In late 2013, Illinois residents began seeing billboards and advertisements asking if they were “Illinoyed” at the current state of the government and high corporate taxes in The Land of Lincoln. The ad campaign was an effort by the Indiana Economic Development Corporation to draw existing companies and startups to the Hoosier State by suggesting […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses Lawsuit Filed by DraftKings Against Attorney General

In many small businesses and corporate offices—including a large number of my business clients—this week marks the beginning of a month-long, friendly competition linked to the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament. Diehard fans and casual spectators alike tend to participate in the so-called “March Madness” festivities by filling out a bracket—predicting winners in all of […]

Tips from a Naperville Business Attorney on How to Prevent and Deter Employee Theft

When you own a company, you have probably invested a great deal in the products or services that you offer. Similarly, hiring, training, and professionally developing a team of employees requires significant investment as well. Across the country and around the world, however, employee theft and fraud present serious problems for small business owners, collectively […]

Estate Planning and Business Law Firm in Naperville Announces the Addition of a New Partner

The Gierach Law Firm is pleased to announce that Tamara M. Paulun has been named partner of the Naperville-based firm. She will continue to serve her clients in the areas of estate planning and business law as she moves into this new role. “I am so pleased to make this announcement,” said Denice Gierach, Founder […]

Price of Advertising During the Super Bowl at All-Time High

This coming Sunday, the eyes of the sports world will be focused on Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, as the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. The NFL championship game has become a media spectacle all its own, with days of advance radio and television coverage. The city has […]