Naperville Business Attorney Discusses Copyrights, Licensing Rights, and “Stairway to Heaven”

Most people of a certain age are at least familiar with the iconic opening guitar riff to Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven.” The 1971 song has been popular with rock fans, as well as aspiring guitar players looking to impress their friends as they learn to play. The song, however, has been the subject of […]

Naperville Business Attorney Talks About Popular Fast Food Chain’s Sunday Policy

In today’s business landscape, fast-food and quick service restaurants face enormous pressure to find ways to stand out from their competitors. For many, the result has been more open hours—including some that remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There are, however, some companies that refuse to compromise on certain principles, despite […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses New Niche Venture From Audible

As a business law attorney, I recognize the importance of products and services designed to reach a specific demographic or market segment. Not every product must appeal to everyone, and niche products can be extremely successful for the right customers. This is exactly what a popular streaming service hopes to do with its most recent […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Managing Slow Periods

If you own and operate a business, you have undoubtedly witnessed the reality that the market is often cyclical. In some industries, certain times of the year are busier than others. For example, if you run a business that provides educational resources and tutoring, you are going to be the busiest during the school year. […]

Cubs’ Healing Gesture Helps Create Goodwill With Fans

In case you have been living off the grid for the last year or so, the long-suffering Chicago Cubs won the World Series last fall. The win marked the first time in 108 years that the club sat atop the baseball world—the longest championship drought of any team in American professional sports. A few months […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Court’s Order Regarding Airplane Seats

Over the last few months, major airlines have been under increased scrutiny due, in large part, to several high-profile incidents. One passenger was forcibly removed from a plane by ground authorities while another passenger—a disabled woman—was dropped by the airline employee who had picked her up to take her to her seat. There have a […]

Apple Discontinues Two Popular Music Players

Not all that long ago, if a person wanted to listen to music on the go, a held-held transistor radio was pretty much his or her only option. Nobody used the word “playlist,” except maybe the on-air DJs at the local radio station. In 1979, Sony released the first truly portable, personal cassette player, and […]

Naperville Business Attorney Discusses Choosing Your Successor

Family-owned businesses represent a significant portion of the American economy and are a proud tradition for many families. According to national estimates, family-owned companies comprise 90 percent of businesses nationwide and are responsible for more than 60 percent of the jobs in this country. As a business law attorney, I have helped many business owners, […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the Importance of Knowing Your Customers

When you develop a new product or service, you do so with the intent of providing higher quality, increased value, or both to your existing customers as well as to draw in new customers. To do so effectively, it is important to understand what your target audience wants and needs. Sometimes, however, a new product […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About a New Workplace Drug Study

When you own and operate a business, it is very likely that you rely on a team of employees to provide the best possible service to your customers and clients. It is your responsibility to recruit, hire, train, and maintain a staff whose values and vision are in line with yours as well as that […]