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Adidas and Art Basel Settle Trademark Infringement Suit

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One of the most important rules in the realm of entrepreneurship is that you cannot use the name of another person or entity without their permission. This is because use of a trademark can cause confusion in the business world, and this can lead to negative consequences, such as loss of revenue and reputation… Read More »


Florida Supreme Court Releases Landmark Opinion Regarding Non-Compete Agreements

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Are you a Florida business owner who requires employees to sign non-compete agreements? If so, take note of the recent landmark opinion from the Florida Supreme Court. The opinion addresses two separate appeals and interprets the state’s laws when it comes to non-compete agreements. Florida’s law covers restrictive covenants as a whole, which include… Read More »


Florida Restaurant Chain Loses Liquor License

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Many people like to drink alcohol when they go out to eat and party, so possession of a liquor license can help an establishment gain revenue. Obtaining a liquor license can be a challenging process, but retaining the license can be difficult as well. Certain reporting requirements must be met or the license can… Read More »


H&M and Wildfox Embroiled in Trademark Infringement Battle

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There is a lot of competition in the clothing industry. Companies do whatever it takes to increase sales and sometimes they end up infringing upon the trademarks of other clothing brands. Sometimes this is done accidentally; other times this is done on purpose. Two clothing brands are currently battling over trademark infringement. First, H&M… Read More »


Considering a Startup? Consider the Medical Field

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Many Florida residents dream of owning their own business. While the idea of no longer having a boss and not having to work at a job you hate can be exciting, there are no guarantees. While 80 percent of businesses do last longer than a year, at the same time, 90 percent of technology… Read More »


Fast Food Restaurants Looking to Add Franchises in Florida

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If you travel across the United States, you may see some familiar restaurants, such as McDonald’s, Taco Bell or Round Table. These are called franchises. All of these restaurants are operated the same way, but each has a different owner. If you’re a Florida resident interested in having your own business, but aren’t interested… Read More »


What Makes a Business Startup Successful?

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Let’s face it: companies want only the best employees. You’ve probably realized this if you’ve ever applied and interviewed for a job. Everyone has different backgrounds and experiences, which makes the hiring process difficult. Every company wants the best fit possible, and finding the perfect person for the job is especially crucial for business… Read More »


Netflix, Amazon, Others Sue Over Copyright Issues

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Piracy and illegal use of videos has been going on for decades. It may seem as though nothing can be done to stop it, but movie studios are fighting back. Eight studios have filed a copyright lawsuit against TickBox. TickBox is a streaming media player that connects to TV sets and downloads pirated videos… Read More »


When Non-Disclosure Agreements Protect Criminals

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Many Florida residents have likely heard about the sexual assault charges about film producer Harvey Weinstein. Dozens of actresses have recently spoken about how Weinstein would lure them to parties and hotel rooms and have sex with them. Many of the incidents happened years ago, but the women involved have kept quiet until now…. Read More »


Should You Buy an Existing Business?

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If you’re tired of the corporate world or sick or your commute, boss or co-workers, you may have contemplated running your own business. After all, if you are the boss, you have no one to boss you around. You are in control of your business’ success. However, coming up with a profitable business idea… Read More »

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