The Not-So-Easy Skill of Managing Up

There are a lot of things an entrepreneurial business needs to do right to succeed. The ability to grow and manage sales, finance, marketing, and operations.  There also needs to be a competitive advantage to lead a consumer to choose the company’s good or service over another’s. In a past life, I built a growth […]

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Substance Over Form: Why a Privacy Policy Needs to be Customized

If you scroll to the bottom of most websites, you will probably see the link to a privacy policy. What exactly is a privacy policy, and do you need one for your business? If you have a privacy policy, is it up to date with your business’ data practices and compliant with latest law? What […]

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Takedowns: Without Strategy, You Face Huge Risk

According to Federal government studies, almost 43% of items purchased from third-party sellers on popular eCommerce platforms (Amazon, eBay, Walmart.com etc.) are counterfeit. Many eCommerce seller’s first instincts are to utilize the relatively easy takedown procedures prescribed by the eCommerce platform as soon as they can. But there are risks, and those risks include spending […]

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Trademark Protection for the Fashion Industry

What is a trademark? Trademarks are source indicators. A trademark can be a word, phrase, or design and is used to identify a brand’s specific goods and services in the marketplace (Lanham Act §45, 15 U.S.C. § 1127). As the brand matures, the trademark generally increases in value.   How does trademark protection apply to the […]

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State-Specific Hemp & Marijuana Product Labelling Requirements

Recently, on the Hoban Law Group blog, we covered five tips for product labeling. As mentioned, complying with various state-specific labeling requirements is essential for ensuring products follow all applicable labeling regulations governing the category of product being sold or distributed. As we discussed, many states have established regulations that expressly govern how business should label […]

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No Bad Stats: Debunking Myths About Black students with Dr. Ivory Toldson

EmergeCounsel has a long standing and close relationship with A+ Colorado, an organization focusing on the evaluation and advocacy for district-level decisions, policies, and approaches to impact student achievement primarily in Denver Public Schools. Our very own Steve Weigler introduces Dr. Ivory A. Toldson during their event, “No Bad Stats: Debunking Myths About Black Students” who discusses […]

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Must you Perform Your Contract During the Pandemic?

Businesses want to know how this halt will affect performance of contracts they have entered into. In other words, does the novel coronavirus constitute a reason relieving parties from their contractual obligations? he novel coronavirus has swept across the United States. Many have been sickened, and some have died. Colorado has not been spared. There […]

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The Geoffrey Blue Law Firm obtained another success recently

One of its developer clients was sued for a significant amount of damages, including the placement of a baseless lien on its property. After asserting aggressive counterclaims, including asserting the plaintiff filed a fraudulent lien, and litigating the matter for several months, the opposing party capitulated. We showed its claims were unfounded and that our […]

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Brian Meegan of Evergent Law meets with Graham Brown of Liuming International

Brian Meegan of Evergent Law recently dined with Graham Brown of Liuming International. Brian says: “Recently, three powerful individuals gathered to bridge the two largest economies on the planet. I am happy to report that, over a lovely dinner, the two IR member firms were able to successfully resolve the trade issues between their countries […]

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Can You Trademark a 3-D Shape?

Trademark law is an extremely complicated topic for business owners, but it’s also one of the most essential parts of protecting your business branding efforts and your intellectual property. Trademarking your name or logo ensures that consumers aren’t confused by deceivingly similar designs, allowing you to safeguard your brand and image. However, one issue continues […]

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