Partnership Dispute Lawyer

Partnership Dispute Attorneys

When do you need a partnership lawyer for your business? If you are a partnership experiencing disputes, it is crucial to consult with partnership dispute litigation lawyers to protect your business interests. Our partnership dispute lawyers have experience handling all types of disputes, including breach of fiduciary duties, misappropriation of business opportunities, minority rights violations, […]

what company is right for my cannabis startup

what type of company is right for cannabis

what company is right for my cannabis startup Many business owners find themselves asking, ‘what company is right for my cannabis startup’ when getting into the licensed marijuana industry. After helping form lots of cannabis companies, the conclusion that the limited liability company (LLC) organization structure is almost always the right choice is an easy one […]

What Happens to your Trademark when it gets an Office Action

office action

An Office Action is basically when the examining attorney looks at your application and compares your proposed trademark to any other existing trademarks. This is to see if there are any conflicts in name, sound, connotation, appearance, etc. If there is a likelihood of confusion, this is called a 2d refusal. To overcome this, you […]

Cannabis Trademarks

Cannabis trademarks

What are cannabis trademarks? Cannabis trademarks let creative lawyers help protect their clients’ brands that are involved with the cannabis plant with enough THC to count as marijuana under federal law.  In this blog post we will briefly touch on what trademarks are and how you can protect your cannabis brand. Please contact us if […]

Membership Interest Purchase Agreement

Membership Interest Purchase Agreement

https://youtu.be/lBMuGzMc00k When owners of a limited liability company (LLC) want to sell the whole business, a Membership Interest Purchase Agreement (MIPA) is the tool of choice to complete the transaction.  A MIPA sells the membership interest of the LLC.  This is different from an Asset Purchase Agreement (APA) where only specific assets and not liabilities […]

Dormant Commerce Clause Litigation in Social Equity Cannabis

dormant commerce clause

The dormant Commerce Clause of the Constitution prevents states from discriminating against out-of-state actors in interstate commerce. The dormant term refers to its negative implication rather than express text. Courts have found a negative aspect embedded in the language that prevents state and local governments from impeding the free flow of goods from one state […]

When to Hire a Contract Lawyer?

What is a contract attorney? A contract lawyer is a lawyer who specializes in providing assistance with business contracts. A contract lawyer can help you negotiate and draft contracts, review existing contracts, and advise you on legal issues related to your contract. What is a contract? Legal contracts are binding agreement between two or more […]

How to start an LLC in Illinois?

how to start an Illinois LLC

Establishing an LLC can feel complicated if you are new to the process and do not know all the steps. LLCs in Illinois are governed by the Limited Liability Company Act. We’ve done the research and put together this simple guide to forming an LLC in Illinois. What is a Limited Liability Company? An LLC, […]

When to sue a business partner?

There are various grounds on which you can sue a business partner. The most common reason for suing a business partner is breach of contract. Other reasons include things like fraud, misrepresentation, or theft. If your business partner has undertaken actions that have caused damage to the business, you may be able to sue them […]

How to protect your business in a lawsuit

business lawsuit

How to protect your business in a lawsuit If you find yourself in the unfortunate position of being sued, the first thing you need to do is contact a business attorney. It’s normal to feel overwhelmed, and upset, but if you want to keep your business and its reputation intact during this time, it’s important […]