Naperville Business Lawyer on Dispute of Taco Tuesday Trademark

I realize that it seems like I have been discussing quite a few trademark disputes over the last few months, and to be fair, I have done just that. First, it was the Tom Brady filing, then I mentioned trademarks when talking about choosing a good name for your business, and finally, I covered the […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Netflix

Depending upon the industry in which your company operates, you might need to be very careful to avoid violating existing trademarks and copyright protections. If you own a printing or publishing business, for example, you cannot sell or distribute any works without having the proper licensing rights in advance. In my practice as a business […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the Announcement of Field of Dreams MLB Game

Whether you run a small, one-person business or you are on the board of a huge, multi-national commercial entity, it is important for you to be constantly thinking of ways to market your business. If your customer base begins to lose interest, your bottom line will inevitably suffer. This is even true for organizations that […]

How to Know When It Is Time to Sell Your Business

As a business owner myself, I understand that owning a business takes a tremendous amount of dedication and work. You probably put your blood, sweat, and tears into helping your business grow. It is understandable that you may be hesitant to sell the business. It can be hard to know exactly when the right time […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses Choosing a Business Name

As a business lawyer, I have helped many entrepreneurs launch their own startup businesses. Opening your own business can be a thrilling undertaking. Being your own boss and controlling exactly how your business is managed can bring you a great deal of satisfaction. Before you open a new business, you will need to choose a […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Common Public Relations Mistakes That Hurt Small Businesses

If you are a small business owner, you know how important public relations and marketing is. Even if you offer the best products or services around, a major PR mistake can absolutely ruin your business’s reputation. In my experience as a business law attorney, I have seen companies make creative PR decisions that increased their […]

Naperville Business Lawyer on the Curious Promotion of Pizza Crusts

In previous posts on this blog, I have talked about a number of marketing strategies and niche products from a wide variety of different companies throughout the country. I will be the first to admit that many of these efforts have been little more than publicity stunts. At the same time, if a publicity stunt […]

Naperville Business Attorney Talks About a Humorous Cake Fail in Georgia

Every week, there seems to be a new, politically charged controversy that makes national headlines. Not all that long ago, for example, news outlets were abuzz with stories about bakeries that did not want to make cakes for same-sex weddings. This week, another cake-related story has started making the rounds on news sites and social […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Red Flags When Buying a Business

Being a business owner is unlike any other type of job. When you buy a business or start a business, you become your own boss and gain the ability to control exactly how your company is run. Oftentimes, buying an existing business presents fewer risks than starting your own business from scratch, but an entrepreneur […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Adult Costume Policies at New Star Wars Park

If you are a business owner, you are probably faced with difficult decisions on practically a daily basis. Such decisions made difficult by the fact that regardless of the choice that you make, there is likely to be someone who is unhappy with the outcome. For example, if you decide to extend your business hours, […]