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Federal Trademark Registrations Are Important

Federal Trademark Registrations Are Important to Protect Your Company’s Goodwill and Reputation A common mistake start-ups and small companies make is that they wait too long to file for federal trademark registrations.  In the beginning, they decide they do not want to spend their limited monetary resources to file for trademark registrations when they first … Continue Reading

Personal Liability For A Company’s Unpaid Wages

You read that right — an individual can be personally liable for a company’s failure to pay wages it was legally obligated to pay to its employees. Depending on the circumstances, the person liable could be the company’s owner, a manager, or another individual with operational control who is directly responsible for the employing company’s … Continue Reading

Take Steps to Protect Your New Business

Co-Author:  Oliver E. Frascona This article was originally published in the February 2009 issue of NEW Business Denver (NBD-Feb-09_Vol-1_No-5B-lr). Take Steps to Protect Your New business – PDF Legal Tips to Avoid Being Blindsided During Your Launch As a new business, you’ve probably come across your share of surprises since you decided to launch your venture. … Continue Reading

Delinquent Payroll Taxes and the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty

  Delinquent Payroll Taxes and the Trust Fund Recovery Penalty Can officers and directors of a corporations be held personally liable for delinquent payroll taxes? Yes, they can. If you currently are or are considering becoming a corporate officer or director, you should be aware of the possibility of personal liability for unpaid employee withholding … Continue Reading