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How to Start a Business Online

There are various ways to do business online. In some cases, you may need to set up a website and/or an online shop to offer your services or sell your products.  If you want to start an online business, it’s essential to research and find the option that best suits your needs. You could also …

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5 Common Contract Clauses

Some clauses are so similar from one contract to another that they have a name: boilerplate. The term originated in the newspaper industry and described steel plates used to stamp text that wouldn’t need to be changed. Today, it refers to standard or general clauses that are reused in many contracts without extensive edits. Our Chicago …

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Potential Remedies for Copyright Infringement

Most copyright owners will eventually have to tackle the issue of copyright infringement. It’s becoming more common in our digital world, and copyright management is also getting more difficult. But it’s not a hopeless battle. Our business lawyers in Chicago can help you enforce your copyright to stop the illegal activity and pursue remedies such as monetary …

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What Can I Do If Someone Owes My Business Money?

Debt collection is a common issue that nearly all business owners face. It’s virtually impossible to sell goods or services without eventually running into overdue accounts and unpaid invoices.  One of the worst parts about prolonged efforts to collect debts from other businesses is that they can cost you time and resources. The unpaid accounts may even …

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What Constitutes a Breach of Fiduciary Duty?

A fiduciary duty is an obligation or responsibility to act in the best interests of another party. It exists in virtually every area of business operations where there is a special relationship of trust. Unfortunately, there are many ways in which one party can breach that trust — often with costly consequences. Our business attorneys in Chicago are here …

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5 Ways To Prevent and Resolve Partnership Disputes

Partnership disputes can arise for many different reasons. Some of the most common conflicts include disagreements over profits, performance, responsibilities, workloads, and other matters. If you do not how to prepare for and navigate these conflicts, your business will surely suffer. Here are five ways to prevent and resolve partnership disputes:  Hire a lawyer to draft …

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How To Fight Intellectual Property Infringement

Your original ideas and creations are integral to your business. If you are concerned that someone is infringing on your intellectual property, it is important to address the matter right away. These steps may help you stop the violation or recover monetary damages and losses. Our business attorneys have experience with copyright and trademark infringement claims. We encourage …

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