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  • July 14, 2021

    Slow Train Coming: The Federal Crackdown on Non-Competes

    The Biden administration has ordered the Federal Trade Commission to crack down on the “unfair use of non-compete clauses and other clauses or agreements that may unfairly limit worker mobility.”...

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  • February 18, 2021

    Who Owns the Word “Spinning”?

    Here's an interesting IP case for all you indoor cycling fanatics. Mad Dogg Athletics, a seller of stationary bikes and other products and training, registered the word SPINNING as a trademark for f...

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  • February 13, 2021

    Beat Your Non-Compete! Five Ways Out of a Non-Compete Agreement

    You’d like to find a new job, but there’s a not-so-small hitch: You signed a non-compete agreement. It says you can’t work for another company in the same line of business in the same geographi...

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  • February 08, 2021

    New Changes to IP Law Affecting Business

    Important changes to intellectual property law were enacted into law as part of a bipartisan spending and coronavirus relief bill as 2020 drew to a close. The legislation includes appropriations for...

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  • January 18, 2021

    Nondisclosure Agreements are Important – Sometimes

    A nondisclosure agreement (NDA) is an important tool for business. An NDA is essentially a contract that prohibits one person from disclosing the confidential information of another or from using an...

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  • December 22, 2020

    Is Your Customer List a Trade Secret?

    Businesses go to great lengths to attract and keep customers and clients. A good customer list will help a business understand who is buying and who is likely to buy again. This information is vital...

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  • December 11, 2020

    Know Your Rights in a Shareholder Dispute

    Minority shareholders or members lack control over company affairs, which can put them in a delicate position when a dispute erupts. Fortunately, the law provides minority shareholders or members wi...

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  • November 24, 2020

    Legal Relief for Copyright Infringement

    Technology has made copyright infringement all too easy. Fortunately, The Copyright Act of 1976 provides broad protections and remedies for copyright holders.  The Copyright Act protects cre...

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    About the Author

    Maxwell Goss represents plaintiffs and defendants in all stages of federal and state court litigation and provides strategic advice on intellectual property and business law matters.