Legal Care for Your Business & Product Name

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413322948

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 1969

A complete guide for small businesses and startups on how to choose a business name, how to register for nationwide protection of a trademark, how to secure a domain name, and how to deal with infringing use by others.

Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business

Author: Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324088

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 456

View: 2818

The all-in-one business law book! When you run a small business, legal questions crop up almost on a daily basis. Ignoring them can threaten your enterprise—but hiring a lawyer to help with routine issues can devastate the bottom line. Fortunately, you have a better alternative. Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business clearly explains how to: raise start-up money pick the right business structure get licenses and permits negotiate a favorable lease protect yourself with the right insurance create binding contracts hire, fire, and manage employees cope with financial problems protect your personal assets, and save on business taxes. The 15th edition is completely updated with the latest business tax rules and numbers, including options for members of husband and wife LLCs, rules for depreciating and expensing business assets, and best practices for classifying workers (as employee or independent contractor).


How to Name Your Business & Product

Author: Kate McGrath,Sara Shena

Publisher: NOLO


Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 6674

Patent, Copyright & Trademark

Author: Stephen Elias,Richard Stim

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 9781413300550

Category: Law

Page: 549

View: 4151

For anyone who needs to understand the terminology of intellectual property law, this bestseller offers plain-English explanations and practical advice.

Save Your Small Business

10 Crucial Strategies to Survive Hard Times Or Close Down & Move on

Author: Ralph E. Warner,Bethany K. Laurence

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413310419

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 316

View: 9780

Written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges, this resource provides 12 no-nonsense strategies for small business owners on protecting personal assets from creditors and surviving the current recession.

Estate Planning for Blended Families

Providing for Your Spouse & Children in a Second Marriage

Author: Richard E. Barnes

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413310184

Category: Law

Page: 346

View: 6036

Targeting parents in second marriages who want to provide for their current spouse and their children from both marriages, the author provides sample estate plans and covers such topics as estate and gift taxes in a second marriage, choosing executors and trustees, the latest federal and state laws, and much more. 15,000 first printing. Original.

Manager's Legal Handbook, The

Author: Amy DelPo,Lisa Guerin

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413315100

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 504

View: 8367

The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers. Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally. Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including: frequently asked questions concise articles helpful tips "lessons from the real world" dozens of resources, online and off Designed for managers and supervisors who need answers quickly, as well as professionals pursuing a career in human resources, The Manager's Legal Handbook covers hiring, firing and everything in between. The 5th edition is completely overhauled to provide quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. It includes updated 50-state legal charts and new sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.

Incorporate Your Business

Author: Anthony Mancuso

Publisher: NOLO


Category: Business & Economics

Page: 300

View: 7594

Incorporate Your Business is the easy-to-read guide to forming a corporation in any state. It takes readers through the entire process, step by step and in plain English. When they're finished, their businesses will enjoy: -- unique tax benefits -- investment attraction -- immediate organization -- corporate income splitting -- and moreThe book provides all the Articles, bylaws and minutes anyone needs, as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.

The Trademark Registration Kit

Author: Stephen Elias

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873374347

Category: Law

Page: 275

View: 7346

Explains the basics of trademark law, provides information needed to fill out an application, gives instructions for filing an application electronically with TEAS, and tells how to protect a trademark from copiers

Working for Yourself

Law and Taxes for Independent Contractors, Freelancers, and Consultants

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: NOLO


Category: Independent contractors

Page: 368

View: 1628

For the more than twenty million Americans who are self-employed and offer their services on a contract basis, "Wage Slave No More" is the book to have. This second edition tells the reader how to successfully meet business start-up requirements, comply with strict IRS rules, draft solid consulting and independent contract agreements and get paid in full and on time. It includes complete coverage of the major changes brought about the the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997. Please see "Consultant and Independent Contractor Agreements" for all the legal forms and agreements necessary either to work as an independent contractor of consultant or to run a home-based business.

Domain names

how to choose & protect a great name for your website

Author: Stephen Elias,Patricia Gima

Publisher: NOLO


Category: Computers

Page: 192

View: 9147

Discusses the legal aspects of domain names, including reserving a name, trademarks, cybersquatting, conflicts, and customer confusion, and provides advice on registering domain names and trademarks.

Domain Names

How to Choose and Protect a Great Name for Your Website

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Internet domain names

Page: N.A

View: 2424

The small business start-up kit

Author: Peri Pakroo

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873375924

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 350

View: 5913

User friendly and loaded with tips, this guidebook helps aspiring entrepreneurs launch a business quickly, easily, and with confidence. Includes information on choosing a business type, write and effective business plan, acquire good bookkeeping skills, and more. Includes all forms and instructions, both tear-outs on on CD-ROM.

Nolo's Patents for Beginners

Author: David Pressman,Richard Stim

Publisher: N.A


Category: Patent laws and legislation

Page: 210

View: 7404

Understand the principles of patent law; learn the steps in the patent process; guard patent rights around the world, and save time & money.

Copyright Your Software

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: NOLO


Category: Copyright

Page: 288

View: 6896

The perfect book for software developers, programmers, publishers and authors, Copyright Your Software explains everything creative folks need to know about software copyright protection. It provides step-by-step instructions and all the necessary forms to register work with the Copyright Office. It also explains: who owns a copyright how to sell a copyright to publishers and clients what your copyright notice should say and where it should appear the scope of the copyright protection what to do about infringement how to recognize a derivative work.Includes new copyright office forms and the latest developments in this ever-changing field.

Patent, Copyright, and Trademark

Author: Stephen Elias

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873375085

Category: Intellectual property

Page: 451

View: 3229

A comprehensive resource which explains the terminology associated with intellectual property law which covers patents, copyrights and trademarks.

Planning Your Internet Marketing Strategy

A Doctor Ebiz Guide

Author: Ralph F. Wilson

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780471441090

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 4252

A top international authority on Web marketing and e-commerce provides a sure-fire formula for developing a winning e-commerce marketing strategy One of the biggest reasons why so many Internet-based businesses fail isn't poor product or service, or technology failures, or even lack of funding. As Internet marketing guru Ralph F. Wilson explains in this ground-breaking book, a preponderance of e-business failures can be traced back to a lack of know- ledge about the Internet's full potential as a marketing and sales tool. With the help of case studies of outstanding e-business successes and failures, Wilson describes how to develop four, core e-business marketing competencies. Readers learn how to develop a USP, clarify goals, and perform analysis and customer profiling. They also learn how to perform product positioning; develop a balanced promotional mix; provide lifetime customer value; and much more. Ralph F. Wilson (Loomis, CA) is the founding editor of three popular e-business publications read by 130,000 subscribers in 130 countries: Web Marketing Today, Web Commerce Today, and Doctor Ebiz.

How to Form Your Own California Corporation

Author: Anthony Mancuso,Ralph E. Warner

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873374552

Category: Close corporations

Page: 304

View: 8717

This book provides step-by-step instructions and all the necessary forms to incorporate in the Golden State. It also explains all the benefits, including limited liability, lower income taxes, employee perks and increased access to capital. Readers are provided with Articles of Incorporation, bylaws, stock certificates, Minutes of the First Corporate Meeting, S Corporation tax information and more.