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- A Ransomware Infection Risks Business Health
Ransomware is a menacing cyber threat because it exposes a business to cyber extortion. A ransomware infection can harm a business by opening up its legal risks and shutting down its operations.
- How to Transfer Ownership in a Digital Business and Digital Assets
In the electronic age, there are many businesses upgrading to the digital and buying and selling digital assets. However, there are not as many that know how to transfer the ownership of a company primarily running on online products and services.
- Trademark Selection and Response to Trademark Office Actions
Trademarks help consumers to make informed decisions about goods and services that they purchase. Selection of branding for a business should include advice from a marketing professional and a trademark search performed by an intellectual property attorney. The trademark search can identify issues that should be promptly addressed and should prepare a business to either avoid a trademark office action or to develop a winning argument in response to the office action.
- Should You Invest in a Resale Franchise?
There are many reasons franchisees decide to sell their franchise – life changes like death, divorce or retirement comes to mind – and if you are looking at investing in a resale franchise, you should neither discount nor leap into it without careful investigation.
- Terms of Service For E-Commerce Websites
- California’s Anti-SLAPP Laws Increase Risk when Suing Based on Consumer Complaints
California anti-SLAPP laws are are designed to protect the public right to petition and free speech in matters of public interest and concern, including in connection with lawsuits, legislation, in public forums and discussions, and generally in matters of public interest. Where anti-SLAPP law applies, however, it can spell disaster for a plaintiff who is found to have filed a contravening lawsuit as illustrated by the example below.
- Legal Actions against Website Posting Fake Reviews
Many consumers report looking over reviews before purchasing a product or service. This has been made easier by the Internet and the easy ability for consumers to include reviews. However, it has also given a forum for consumers to post negative reviews about businesses and individuals that portrays them in a negative light. In some instances, legal action can be taken against posters or websites if the conduct amounts to defamation.
- When Buying from Foreign Sources, What Can You Do if the Seller Does Not Send Your Product?
Buyers large and small have begun purchasing from foreign sources. Sites like alibaba.com have revolutionized the international market for consumers, while the Internet in general has made it easier for companies to interface and conduct business with others around the world.
- The Basics of Crowdfunding
Over the past couple of years, the process of crowdfunding has become hugely popular as a means to start businesses, launch new products, or support any number of causes. In this post, we’ll cover what crowdfunding is and how it gained popularity as well as the different types of crowdfunding so that you can either utilize the different platforms available to fund your own project, or to make wiser investments.
- Fighting Back Against Internet Defamation
The internet is a tempting forum for employees and competitors to get revenge by posting negative reviews. Many consumers read websites such as Yelp when choosing a businesses to patronize. We business-owners should understand this new phenomenon and deal with its repercussions, especially negative reviews.