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This tool will help you recognize the significance of your business's intellectual property -- the patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets -- and understand what steps are necessary to ensure that those rights provide value for the company.
The NVCA site provides eight legal-document templates as starting points to save significant amounts of time and money during VC deals. For example, it includes term sheet, stock purchase agreement, and management rights letter.
The focus of this tool is to provide a general discussion concerning bringing in partners or outside investors to a company. The methods a business can use toward achieving this goal and the problems a business is likely to face in the process will also be addressed.
This tool will explain general information regarding legal structure options available to those starting a business.
This article covers how some entrepreneurial growth companies, including Dell and Google, make decisions on building new company facilities in the United States. One challenge is considering the array of regional economic development incentives and local politics when choosing location to expand.
This Web site offers a primer on the litigation process, and includes easy-to-understand definitions of standard litigation-related terms.
An in-depth look at "offshore outsourcing" technology services, this excellent article reveals that relationships not continuously reviewed, maintained, and adjusted become "stale" within three years. Both quality and cost savings can drop to the point at which point a company needs to drop the practice itself.
Not all Web hosts are the same--far from it. Matching your host to your company is vital, and you have a lot of choices. Price, size, service offerings, type (there are four, at least), bandwidth, back-up processes, redundancy, and reputation are just a few. This article is part of a series on Web services.
Even if it's "in place," your network requires continual vigilance and improvement. This article provides five "no-nos" that will help you keep up to date and up to speed by avoiding big mistakes.
Thanks to the Web, copyright laws are now front and center for entrepreneurs. Are the Fortune magazine quotes you use in your marketing e-newsletter protected? (Possibly) Are e-mails protected? (Yes and No) This article, while not legal advice, is an excellent, readable guide to today's changing copyright laws.
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