Thanks to OfficeXpats for an opportunity to present on “Legal Tips: Red Flags for your Business” Here is my powerpoint with you. This powerpoint summary covers the legal topics of: Corporate Formation; Website Compliance; Intellectual Property; Contract; Employment landmines; Advertising; Social Media Marketing; Contests & Sweepstakes. This slideshow is Continue reading Legal Tips: Reds Flags for your Business
Posting comments on a social media site may violate employment discrimination settlement. Recently, someone settled an employment discrimination suit for lots of money. As is often the case, the settlement was confidential. Although the employee kept quiet, he told his Continue reading Social Media Post Violates Employment Discrimination Settlement
You or a lawyer on your behalf filed your corporate paperwork with the WA Secretary of State. You are a validly established business in WA with an EIN number. What about those notices you get from the State? DO NOT Continue reading Keep Company Legally Protected: Check Corporate Filings are Current
We all remember the old adage that there be “truth in advertising”, but what does that mean for you? If you are selling a product or service, are you promoting it? Promoting includes traditional mediums like newspapers and TV, but Continue reading Truth In Advertising: Legal Tips
Companies beware! We are all in the midst of that wonderful time of year when people are excited to watch the Olympics, March Madness, and the Super Bowl. Each of these sporting events have highly protected trademarks. If you use Continue reading Advertising Law: Don’t imply affiliation with Sporting Event
You may be familiar with social media, but do you realize that the rules that apply to books apply to writings you post on the internet? Whether you write on your website, a blog post, your Facebook, Pinterest, Linked In Continue reading Social Media Tips from Legal Perspective
You pay folks for doing work for you, but how? Are they really independent contractors? Does it matter? YES! Mischaracterizing your employees as independent contractors may cost you huge amounts of back pay and insurance if you are wrong. Under Continue reading Who are those people you pay? Independent contractors or employees?
Are you posting photos on your website or your blog? You must have permission from the photographer or owner of the photo to publish someone else’s photos. Many people are glad to give you permission, but you need to ask Continue reading Publishing Photographs: What’s legal?