Legal Protection for Business: Why an LLC is the Way to Be

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[caption id="attachment_682" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Forming a Limited Liability Company (LLC) is smart for any business"][/caption]Entering into any business venture always has some sort of risk. There are no guarantees that the business will become successful. More often than not, start up companies fall flat before they even get out of the starting gate. To protect ones personal and professional assets when entering Into such a venture, one of the easiest and smartest things to do is to form some form of corporate shield, namely an LLC. An LLC is a Limited Liability Company that affords legal protection to a business as allows said business to be viewed as an entity and not as a living breathing person. With said legal entity status comes legal protection and allows the business to…
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What’s the Big Idea? – Facebook History & The Law

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When it comes to legally protecting one's ideas with regard to business, things often get a little hairy. As mentioned in one of my prior blogs, a person cannot technically legally protect their original idea by way of trademark or other means. Instead, they can only lay legal claim to their version of said idea. Imagine, if you will, if the inventor of the wheel made it legally prohibited for another person to create and manufacture a similar circular object. Once again, I'd like to revisit the topic of Facebook and the recent film, The Social Network. In The Social Network, the creator of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg was sued by two fellow Harvard students, the Winklevoss twins, who claimed that the basis for Facebook stemmed from their idea, which they…
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