Tag Archives: Intellectual Property

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

Almost every web page has a “click-wrap agreement” style of disclaimer, terms of use (TOU), or terms and conditions of service. This is true even for sites that are not business or e-commerce websites. Software, application, and website terms of … Continue reading

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Maximize IT Company Business Valuation & Technology Startup Exit Strategies

Business valuation of IT companies and tech startups for the purpose of business investment or the sale and purchase of a tech company is often a fine art. Currently, ‘monitization’ and ‘revenue’ are the buzzwords that dominate this topic in … Continue reading

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Using Non Disclosure Agreements on a “Need to Grow” Basis

As a business lawyer in Austin, Texas, a city swarming with high-tech entrepreneurs, I can’t tell you how often I’m approached about non disclosure agreement (NDA) issues. Often, a start up business or entrepreneur asks me to draft a confidentiality … Continue reading

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Pitfalls of Trademark Assignments: Assignment in Gross

Trademark assignment is an area of U.S. intellectual property law where small business owners, startups, and investors can easily make big mistakes. Most people know that they need a trademark assignment agreement, and that trademark assignments must be registered with … Continue reading

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Texas Franchise Law & Intellectual Property Law

Intellectual property in the form of trade names, trademarks, and service marks lie at the heart of franchise law, and a Texas franchise attorney can be helpful for licensing intellectual property (including intellectual property relating to your brand) while avoiding … Continue reading

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