Nicolette Nowak explains how she uses an electronic contract management system to collect data points that prove the legal team's value to the rest of the company.Read more
UpCounsel attorney Yassi Mahdavi breaks down what is included in an MSA and how these documents work with an SOW to define the relationship between two parties.Read more
UpCounsel attorney Lara Lavi explains that there is a lot that business owners can learn from Taylor Swift's effective, if somewhat theatrical, protection of her IP.
UpCounsel attorney Chase Caldwell gives a brief overview of the different kinds of bankruptcy available to individuals and businesses and what their consequences are.
It turns out that California's laws against non-compete provisions aren't as broad as they might seem. UpCounsel attorney Jamie Davenport explains when they are actually allowed.
UpCounsel patent attorney Joseph Gross outlines the concept of prior art searches to help you determine if performing one is the right choice for you and your invention.
Top UpCounsel attorney Mary Obidinski provides the information to help you decide if preparing a PPM is worth the cost for your startup.
Top UpCounsel business attorney Ramsey Taylor explains what the ramifications of the new tax bill will be for c-corporations.
UpCounsel attorney Carlos Perez breaks down the many ways in which freelance attorneys differ from their big law counterparts.
A Cease & Desist letter is the first step in any trademark infringement case, and this letter can affect how the case unfolds. UpCounsel attorney Sean Goodwin explains how to get...
Top UpCounsel attorney Fiona Kaufman explains what new laws California employers and employees should be aware of in 2018.
You might know what the GDPR mandates, but that doesn't mean that coming into compliance is easy. UpCounsel attorney Jim Varghese explains what companies need to do to become...
Stella & Dot’s General Counsel Sara Mo Lee has a lot on her plate. Hear her top tips for startup GCs.
Top UpCounsel trademark attorney Tiffany Donaldson explains how the USPTO determines whether a trademark is too likely to cause confusion to be allowed.
UpCounsel Corporate and Securities attorney Corey Harris explains what you should know about your business and your goals before selling the company.Read more
Triple-net leases usually favor landlords, so tenants should make sure to negotiate certain points. UpCounsel attorney John McCormick explains how tenants should approach these leases.Read more
The GDPR goes into effect in May 2019 – are you prepared? UpCounsel attorney Ira Bornstein explains what you need to do to become compliant and avoid steep fines.
UpCounsel technology attorney Brad Simon breaks down the difference between software subscription models and perpetual licenses to help you decide which is best for your business.
REI's Associate General Counsel Jolene Wall explains how in-house counsel can cultivate positive relationships with the business teams they support.
Negotiations can be challenging for small business owners, but there are several steps you can follow to make the process easier. UpCounsel attorney Fiona Kaufman shares her top...
UpCounsel trademark attorney Claire Gibson explains what owners of federally registered trademarks should do to avoid cancellation.
UpCounsel startup attorney Patrick Jones explains why forming your business as a Delaware corporation might not actually be in the company's best interest.