One decision to make when incorporating is “How many shares do you want to authorize?”  A common misconception is that the number of authorized shares (which appears in the certificate or articles of incorporation) is necessarily equal to the total number of shares (e.g., to the founders).  However, there is a difference between “authorized” shares and… Read more »

“Issuing Equity” is the final episode of our 5 part video series exploring issues related to forming a company. Check out the previous parts of the series, Why Do I Need to Incorporate, Types of Corporations, Choosing an Entity Type and The Incorporation Process.  

“The Incorporation Process” is part 4 of a 5 part video series exploring issues related to forming a company. Next in the series is Issuing Equity. Also check out the previous parts of the series, Why Do I Need to Incorporate, Types of Corporations and Choosing an Entity Type.  

Given the nature of today’s global and online marketplace reality, international trademark protection is increasingly critical. A careful international trademark strategy helps your company expand and leverage your brand and business, while failing to protect your trademarks abroad can damage and dilute valuable assets and competitiveness. Why is international trademark protection important? Trademarks, including your… Read more »