Social Media

How Employee Handbooks Can Save You From Social Media Legal Claims

Social Media.  Everyone is doing it, BUT are you exposed to claims?!?

What you don’t consider when engaging in social media on behalf of your company can create legal issues and expose your company to claims.  Claims can range from slander to intellectual property infringement.  Literally your errors and those of your employees can be exposed to the whole world!  So what should you do?  First of all, it is wise to make sure that your company has an employee handbook and it specifically addresses internet usage.

 

Trademarks

Trademarks: How to protect your brand and intellectual property legally

Trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights, and patents are all common types of intellectual property.  Intellectual property or IP refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.  The business world is highly competitive, and it pays to stake claim to and protect your IP.  This is ESPECIALLY…

Clients Carolina Bauernhaus Ales In The News!

WSPA-TV News Channel 7 Scene on 7 just aired a news clip on one of my clients Carolina Bauernhaus Ales.  Carolina Bauernhaus Ales will be pouring some of their handcrafted ales at Swamp Rabbit Brewery and Taproom’s SeptemBrew Fest happening this Saturday 9/5.  You will also be able to sample some of the other fine startup Upstate breweries like…

Startup

Startup: Hiring Considerations For Businesses and Owners

LINK:  Startup: Hiring Considerations For Businesses and Owners A decision to launch a startup business is a BIG decision.  Here is a short list of some of the very important questions that a startup business owner will need to address:  Where is your office going to be located, what type of lease do you need and can you afford, how you are going…