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This problem is getting worse of late, so please take note if you've filed a trademark application with the USPTO recently (whether using an attorney or not)! You are at risk of being scammed once you file a trademark application with the USPTO. How, you ask?...

Common question: I’m thinking of buying a business. What should I be thinking about and how do I prepare to do this? Buying a business At the risk of over-simplifying (e.g. ignoring the huge step of financing the transaction, which is a major hurdle and often not...

Many of our firm's clients are early-stage businesses. After we help them with their startup legal needs -- forming their company, applying to trademark their product, drafting their standard customer contracts, and so on -- their next step is to focus on growing their business....

Each week, we meet people who moved to Maine recently from another tech & startup ecosystem -- New York City, Paris, Boston, San Francisco, even Nairobi. And more and more local entrepreneurs are launching their own startups in Maine today. One question they're all asking: how do...

You know that feeling when you read a legal document and you think Why isn’t this written in plain English? Why is everything “whereas” and “hereinafter?” Can’t they write it in a way that people can understand? Yes. You can have contracts that people can understand. And...