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What is an Employer Identification Number?

By |October 27th, 2016|Categories: Formation|

An employer identification number (EIN), also known as a federal tax identification number (TIN), is used to identify a business entity.  Generally businesses need an EIN.  If you answer yes to any of the following [...]

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VIDEO: Legal Risks of Crowdfunding

By |December 3rd, 2015|Categories: Crowdfunding, Intellectual Property|

Public disclosure of intellectual property on crowdfunding platforms can have a significant impact on its legal status. Therefore, before you launch your campaign on Kickstarter or other crowdfunding platforms, you must protect your company’s intellectual property.

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IP Risks of Reward Crowdfunding – PART III: Losing Your Brand

By |November 25th, 2015|Categories: Crowdfunding, Intellectual Property, Trademarks|

It is tempting to include a catchy name for your product in your crowdfunding proposal in the hopes of attracting attention from potential donors. However, it is important to be aware of the risks posed [...]

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IP Risks of Reward Crowdfunding – PART II: Losing Control of Your Idea

By |November 25th, 2015|Categories: Crowdfunding, Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets|

While crowdfunding platforms can give entrepreneurs access to customers and capital, they also present many risks that can cause unsuspecting entrepreneurs to lose control of their ideas. For instance, crowdfunding puts the ideas of many [...]

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