I'm building 2 software products with 1 partner. We want to house both products under one LLC. For one of the products we reached an agreement for distribution with a third party, but the third party wants part ownership to that software since they'll be playing a key role in how we... View More
There are a variety of options for sharing intellectual property rights. The existence of an LLC is not necessary. You don't even have to share ownership of the existing LLC. It is easy enough to allocate profits and losses from the sale and distribution of a product in a written agreement, or...View More
Twitter Topics is a feature designed to enhance users' experience by allowing them to follow specific subjects of interest on the platform. Through this feature, users can choose from a variety of suggested topics based on their engagement history and preferences. By selecting topics, users...View More
Yes, you can still maintain a FL LLC even after you move to CT. Technically you should convert to a CT LLC or at least file a certificate to business in CT by obtaining a certificate of good standing from FL. You also need to check with the Department of Revenue Services in CT regarding tax issues...View More
This is what is commonnly referred to as a hold harmless and indemnity clause and can be found in most business contracts as well as sales of LLCs, corporations, businesses, and even asset purchase agreements. I also include this type of clause in consulting agreements and independent contractor...View More
Many "publishers" offer to complete corporate registration forms for your new LLC or Corp with whichever state you choose and some offer registered agent service. Some offer an additional step by offering a nominee if you need privacy. Their rates are often double even triple what a... View More
Most corporate attorneys can handle this. They may also be found under categories such as "corporate governance" corporate transaction" or "corporate formations" Use Justia and look under those categories.
If the attorney will act as a nominee, there may be an...View More
According to Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 33-946, shareholders of a Connecticut corporation are entitled to inspect the records of the company, including Board of Directors meeting minutes. If the company is uncooperative with a verbal request, then according to Connecticut State Business...View More
In the movie Young Guns, there is a character named Dirty Steve Steven's. I am looking into opening my own homemade soap business and calling it Dirty Steve's Homemade Soap. I want to use a chicken as the mascot but want it to be dressed like the character. Is this legal?
It really depends on whether or not the name is copyrighted. Even if it is not, the production company or studio that has the rights to the movie, and that is protected by copyright. They can decide to sue you claiming that since the movie is copyrighted, so is the name of the...View More
If your company pays your personal loan directly it must be reported as additional income to you and an expense to the company. If you own the company, you should check with your accountant to see if there are any actual tax savings.
This is a tough area of U.S. trademark law, and courts have different views on scope of trademark protection for buildings. On the one hand, rights-holders do have the right to exclude others from using the building images in commerce in a way that denotes "designation of origin" or has a...View More
Many people throughout society violate laws and regulations. Law enforcement has only so many resources. The sale of loose cigarettes is illegal under federal law and can subject the store to severe monetary penalties
Uncle opened a business in boyfriend's name a few years ago. Uncle kicked him out later. Boyfriend asked to have his name removed. Uncle cut off all contact. IRS just took nearly $3000 out of boyfriend's bank account today. There is literally no other reason for the IRS to take the money... View More
Your boyfriend needs to set up a consultation with a tax attorney. Most of us offer a free consultation. Unfortunately there is not enough detail here to give you an accurate answer. This would likely be a very difficult matter to resolve on his own particularly if, as I suspect, this is due to...View More
You can have an agreement with someone from out of state. You can pick any law you would like to avail yourself too. It is not necessarily bad to use CT law. Many national business agreements tend to be in NY or DE. It is also possible to change the state at a later date. For most people it comes...View More
After our CEO and his wife got into a big fight, a doctor who served as our client's Chairman of the Board, called his Marriage Counselor to obtain confidential information shared during counseling sessions. The doctor then shared that information with the client's CEO. As a result, my... View More
Possibly for breach of the fiduciary duty to the corporation. Contact Michael Koskoff would be my suggestion. Feel free to give him my name.
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