Website Terms of Use & Click-Wrap Agreements for Effective Business Strategy

By James Blake 5 March 2013Intellectual Property

Almost every web page has a “click-wrap agreement” style of disclaimer, terms of use (TOU), or terms and condition... Continue Reading...


Legal Principles for Tech Startup & IP Development

By James Blake 25 February 2013Intellectual Property

Intellectual property development for technology startup companies comes hand-in-hand with the opportunity to fall int... Continue Reading...


Commercial Real Estate Insurance & Replacement Insurance Loopholes: Reconstruction Costs

By James Blake 13 February 2013Commercial Real Estate Law

Real estate insurance policies often include replacement insurance terms for the reconstruction costs of repairing or ... Continue Reading...


Austin Innovation Week & RISE Entrepreneurship Conference Presentations

By James Blake 29 January 2013Presentations
We are proud to announce two new business law presentations in the month of May. For the third year in a row, we are hosting a presentation with the R... Continue Reading...

Durable Power of Attorney for Estate Planning

By James Blake 15 January 2013Estate Planning, Wills & Trusts
A durable power of attorney is an important estate planning tool that can protect you and make life easier for your family if you become incapacitated... Continue Reading...

Contract Negotiation Tips for Independent Contractor Agreements

By James Blake 29 December 2012Contract Negotiation

Negotiating business contracts for services with independent contractors can be very different from negotiating contra... Continue Reading...


Maximize IT Company Business Valuation & Technology Startup Exit Strategies

By James Blake 20 December 2012Intellectual Property

Business valuation of IT companies and tech startups for the purpose of business investment or the sale and purchase o... Continue Reading...


Company Formation & Small Business Law Strategies for Expanding a Business

By James Blake 10 December 2012Small Business Law, Starting a Business

Starting a business and building momentum to accelerate business growth requires more than just great products, servic... Continue Reading...


How Exit Strategy Improves Small Business Organization, Processes & Investment

By James Blake 24 November 2012Exit Strategy & Business Succession Planning

Many small business owners and entrepreneurs starting a business dream of selling a company or achieving other exit st... Continue Reading...


Breach of Contract and Non-Compete Agreement Validity

By James Blake 8 November 2012Non-Compete Agreements

Non-compete clauses are standard in employment contracts across a range of industries, in addition to similar contract... Continue Reading...


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