Securing a trademark is the best way to protect your business name. Remember to also buy the rights to a corresponding URL, because it’s a separate process.
You probably own more intellectual property than you realize. We’re talking non-disclosure agreements as well as patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
Federal, state, and local governments: They all want to know who you are and what you’re doing. Compliance is easy, so get it done right – right away.
If you’re located in the wrong neighborhood, you may not be able to remodel, expand, or even put a sign on your door. That’s just one of the reasons why you need to choose a business-friendly location.
What happens to the other partners when a business owner exits – for any reason? A buy-sell agreement is protection against nasty surprises.