20 Jan '16
Prior to launching your business, any limited liability company or corporation needs to pay California’s minimum franchise tax ($800) if using a California address as your company headquarters. A company that plans to have its base in, say, Oregon while registering to sell goods in California, may also need to pay the franchise tax fee, depending on various factors, including whether it leases space or hires employees in the state of California or if any […]
13 Jan '16
As the tech industry continues booming, we are seeing an increase in the number of disputes between employers and past employees over intellectual property (IP). Claims made against ideas developed while under contract have the potential to undermine the foundation of startups. Prior to launching a company with material IP that could be contested, entrepreneurs should seek the counsel of a qualified startup lawyer. Assignment Agreements in Company Contracts Tech industry employment contracts typically have […]
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