Category Archives: Corporate

Married Business Owners Have Asset Protection Option Under PA Law

Jun
07
2019

Married Couple own business togetherPennsylvania law affords married business owners some valuable options for asset protection which are not broadly available in other jurisdictions across the country.

This protection stems from a joint property ownership concept referred to as “tenancy by the entireties.”  Under …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate

New Lawsuit Seeks to Level the Online Gaming Playing Field

Jun
07
2019

Gamer AgreementA recent lawsuit filed in California is taking the internet community by storm, and is sending shockwaves through the esports and online content creation industries.  The lawsuit involves a pro video gamer and his team, alleging that the Gamer Agreement …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Litigation

Patent Checklist for Start-Ups and Emerging Businesses

Apr
29
2019

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In general, securing patent rights in your inventions can give you a competitive advantage in your industry and can make your company more attractive to potential investors or purchasers.

Patent Basics: A patent is a right granted by the government …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Intellectual Property

Crisis Considerations For Your Business

Apr
25
2019

Is Your Business Ready For A Crisis?

Crisis situations often have unforeseen results that could jeopardize the critical assets, reputation and financial standing of a business enterprise. Crisis management is defined as a series of steps performed by an organization …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Labor and Employment, Transportation, Litigation, Oil and Gas

Trademark Checklist for Start-Ups and Emerging Businesses

Apr
12
2019

Trademark Basics: A trademark is a word, phrase, or symbol which identifies and distinguishes the source of goods and/or services of a company from those of others. Customers rely upon trademarks as a barometer as to the quality of the …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Intellectual Property

What GDPR Means For Your Cookies Policy

Dec
05
2018

Cookies Policy and GDPRCookies are pieces of tracking data which are placed by websites on users’ browsers. They serve several different purposes. For example, websites might use cookies to track whether a user is logged into an account, whether they’ve added or removed …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, International Business

Delia Bouwers Bianchin Instructs on Business Acquisition

Jun
27
2018

Business Acquisition from Start to Finish – National Business Institute

The Lynch Law Group Senior Counsel, Delia Bouwers Bianchin, will instruct the National Business Institute’s seminar, Business Acquisition From Start to Finish, on August 20, 2018, at the Pittsburgh …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Events

It’s Official…Federal Tax Reform!

Dec
27
2017

Federal Tax Reform Wondering How Tax Reform Will Affect You or Your Business?

Tax reform is here. President Trump signed the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” into law on December 22, 2017. The new law will affect millions of Americans in …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Business Succession Planning, Estates and Trusts, Family Law

Choice of Law and Choice of Venue – Contract Provisions

Jul
20
2017

Choice of Law and Choice of Venue – Why These Provisions DO Matter

Welcome to Part 3 of this multi-article series regarding contract interpretation for business owners. The first article in the series touched on important considerations when reviewing an …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Litigation

3 Essential Steps to Business Succession Planning – Part 3

Jul
12
2017

Estate and Business PlanningYou are beginning to think about retirement. You have been actively involved in building your business for years and have seen its continued success. You may have a child in the business, or you may have certain employees who want …

Posted in Legal Watch, Corporate, Business Succession Planning