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.Read more
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.Read more
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.
Top UpCounsel attorney Lauren Roberts breaks down the topic of convertible note purchase agreements so that business owners can understand these complex contracts.
UpCounsel real estate attorney Laura Drossman uses a simple acronym to break down the six things that commercial tenants should be aware of when negotiating a lease.
E-commerce is big business nowadays, so it's important to know how it's regulated. Top UpCounsel attorney Ira Bornstein gives an overview of some of the most relevant laws.
Radical Candor sounds great in theory, but it’s not always easy to put into practice. Here, Radical Candor co-founder Kim Scott reveals how to roll out Radical Candor in the...
Top UpCounsel patent attorney Andrew Morabito breaks down the many kinds of patent applications that exist so that inventors can pick the one that best protects their invention.
Non-compete provisions are hard to enforce in California, so what's an employer to do? UpCounsel attorney Jamie Davenport explains how employers can protect their trade secrets...
Jonathan Truppman has seen Casper grow from a team of 15 to a team of more than 300 employees. He shares what he's learned about working at a rapid growth company.
These documents can be useful tools in business negotiations, but only when used properly. UpCounsel attorney Lois Li reveals how these documents should be used to maximize their...
There's plenty of advice online about how to form a business, but not all of it is good. UpCounsel attorney Richard Hoeg explains how working with an attorney can help you make the right...Read more
Bay Area Corporate Counsel of the Year Conor French reveals how he stays calm in the face of challenges that put his legal expertise and businesses sense to the test.
Patenting software recently got much more complicated. UpCounsel patent attorney Joseph Gross explains what these changes mean and how to navigate them.
We spoke with a DreamWorks lawyer who went back to law school after building a successful career. How did she find the courage to tackle something so life-changing, so huge?
UpCounsel patent attorney Ashkon Cyrus explains how provisional patents can help you protect your valuable intellectual property.
It's hard to know who your best employees truly are, but Doctor Vivienne Ming says that this problem becomes much easier when employers calculate lifetime employee value.
If you're not careful, the name of your business could cause you a lot of trouble. Make sure you're aware of the relevant trademark law principles before you land on a name.