Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Netflix and the State of the Streaming Wars

It was not all that long ago that the television entertainment industry was primarily centered around the so-called “Big Three.” The national networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC battled for ratings, while cable networks did the same but on a smaller scale with more niche offerings. Fox came along in the mid-1980s and became a […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on the Limited Return of New Coke

Whenever anyone talks about major mistakes made in the business world, New Coke is almost always part of the discussion. For those who might not be old enough to remember, the New Coke fiasco was a culturally defining event of the so-called “cola wars” of the 1980s, as Coca-Cola and Pepsi battled for dominance of […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the “Tom Terrific” Trademark Tiff

You do not need to be a football fan to recognize the name Tom Brady. The future Hall of Fame quarterback is about to enter his 20th season in the National Football League (NFL), all of them with the New England Patriots. The six-time Super Bowl champion and three-time NFL Most Valuable Player has transcended […]

Study: Nearly Three-Fourths of Small Businesses Plan to Use Social Media Marketing to Grow Their Business

There are few social phenomena that have been as fast-growing and ubiquitous as social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and LinkedIn. In the past few decades, we have watched as social media evolved from simply a way for college students to post spring break pictures to a worldwide network of students, parents, professionals, […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Discount Store’s Planned Changes

When you tell someone that you are going to the “dollar store” to pick up a few things, you might be referring to one of a few different retail outlets. It not uncommon for people to refer to discount stores like Family Dollar or Dollar General as dollar stores—ostensibly due to the inclusion of the […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Unique Aspects of Family Business

As a business law attorney and a business owner, I understand that owning a business can be one of the most fulfilling and exciting professional experiences a person has. Sometimes, an individual invests their time and money into building a business in order to sell the business for profit. In other cases, a person might […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses Tips for Selling a Business

Being a small business owner can be an exciting and fulfilling career, but not everyone chooses to keep the same business for years and years. If you have decided to sell your business, you may have already realized that it can be quite the undertaking. Selling a small business can be a complex and time-consuming […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on Strategies for an Effective Employee Code of Conduct

If you are a small business owner, you probably already know that one of the most essential elements of a successful company is a capable team of employees who represent the business in a positive light. One way you can clarify the expectations you have for employees is through an employee code of conduct. A […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Driver Strike Just Days Before Uber IPO

Over the last few years, few companies have made international headlines as often as Uber has. Every few months, it seems, another controversy arises involving the San Francisco-based technology company. Some of the issues have been related to the safety of self-driving Uber vehicles while others have focused on misconduct and sexual harassment allegations at […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses How to Improve Employee Morale

As a business owner, employee satisfaction and retention are probably among your top priorities. Not only are contented employees more efficient at their job and more enjoyable to work with, keeping employee turnover low helps save you money over the long run. According to various studies, the average cost of losing an employee is 21 […]