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Prince’s Label Issues Copyright Lawsuit Against Reporter

By Godfrey Legal |

To many, Prince was an icon. He was beloved by many who enjoyed his unique R&B sound. He was mourned by many when he died in April 2016 at the age of 57. Thousands of his fans took to the streets, particularly in his hometown of Minneapolis, to sing his popular tunes. In particular,… Read More »

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Bonamar Corp. Purchases International Marketing Specialists, Inc.

By Godfrey Legal |

Purchasing a business is an exciting proposition. Instead of starting their own business, many individuals and even businesses purchase existing companies to diversify their services and offerings. This helps companies expand and reach wider audiences. Bonamar Corp.—a seafood company based in Medley, Florida—recently purchased International Marketing Specialists, Inc., a brokerage service from Massachusetts. Bonamar… Read More »

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Entrepreneurship Knows No Age: Starting a Business in Your 40s and Beyond

By Godfrey Legal |

When people think of budding entrepreneurs, they often imagine young men and women in their early to mid-20s, fresh out of college with degrees in hand. Therefore, when an older person in their 30s, 40s or 50s has a business idea, they are hesitant to share it with others. After all, they’re too old… Read More »

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Florida Department of Transportation to Pay Record $814 Million for Bridge

By Godfrey Legal |

Bridges and other major construction projects are not cheap. They require a lot of planning as well as skilled labor. That is why cities must be prepared to shell out millions of dollars for new buildings and bridges in the area. Many motorists in Florida travel in Interstate 275 near the Howard Frankland Bridge…. Read More »

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What to Know About Non-Compete and Anti-Poaching Agreements

By Godfrey Legal |

Most employment situations are at will, meaning that employers do not have to hire a person if they do not want to, and a person does not have to work at a certain company if they do not want to. However, this does not mean that a person can necessarily work wherever they want…. Read More »

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Looking to Open a Restaurant? Here’s What to Consider

By Godfrey Legal |

If you’ve ever dreamed of owning your own restaurant, you may think about the type of food you’d serve, the location and maybe the clientele that would eat at your establishment. Those are the glamorous parts of the business. The truth is, though, that owning a restaurant—or any other business for that matter—is far… Read More »

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Florida is Great for Businesses—Except When it Comes to Money

By Godfrey Legal |

When it comes to starting a business, there are many things to consider. Will your products or services reach a large consumer base? Timing is also an element to consider, as sometimes it pays to wait a while longer. Other elements to consider are money and location. Some larger states, such as Florida and… Read More »

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Chanel Sues Knock-Off Sites for Trademark Infringement

By Godfrey Legal |

The name Chanel is synonymous with luxury fashion. Chanel is known the world over for its luxurious handbags, sunglasses, beauty products, fragrances, watches and fine jewelry. The brand is known for its high quality, so it’s obviously upsetting for the company to find out that competitors are setting up websites selling imitation products at… Read More »

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Acquisition of Treadwell Simpson Partnership to Bolster Florida’s Medical Marijuana Market

By Godfrey Legal |

Medical marijuana is a growing industry in many states, and Florida is no exception. Last year, medical marijuana sales via dispensaries totaled up to $40 million. This year, that number is expected to reach as high as $235 million. Companies are looking to cash in on this profitability by engaging in mergers and acquisitions…. Read More »

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How to Get Out of a Non-Compete Agreement

By Godfrey Legal |

More and more employers are asking employees to sign non-compete agreements. Companies draft these agreements to keep employees from leaving the company, taking all the trade secrets and data they used and work for a competitor. This has happened to many companies, causing profit loss and damages. Companies have a lot of lose in… Read More »

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