Dear UpCounsel Community, My name is Xavier Helgesen and I am the new acting CEO of UpCounsel. As you may have heard in the news or from Mason and Matthew’s announcement, my company...Read more
Hello UpCounsel Community, Over the last couple of weeks since announcing our shut down, we have been overwhelmed by an outpouring of support and gratitude from the community and the legal...Read more
California Gov. Jerry Brown recently completed acting on the 1,217 bills that came across his desk this year. He has signed 1,016 of them into law, with the majority taking effect...
Certain aspects of cryptocurrency may trigger money service business regulations, securities law, and some state level specific rules. If your business revolves around...
Sometimes writers call entertainment lawyers like me and say they need help acquiring life story rights from a person who has fascinated them. I get calls like this all the time;...
Using DIY sites to incorporate your business can be tempting, but it’s best to go with a qualified attorney to avoid hidden costs and problems down the road.
Size has no bearing on an organization’s GDPR compliance obligations. GDPR requires process and technology changes across many functional areas. UpCounsel attorney Michael Witt...
One of the most noticeable changes to the workplace in recent years has been a dramatic increase in remote work and distributed teams. UpCounsel attorney Josh Garber discusses 4...
More than ever, protecting the data you collect from your website and services is critical to your business.
A commercial lease for office or retail space is a serious commitment for your business. Companies make mistakes all the time, and these 7 as the most common.
Read our guide on copyrights, trademarks, patents, and licenses so that you can best protect your intellectual property (IP) within your startup.
Dealing with intellectual property issues is a major headache for startups. Read our easy guide to avoid encountering IP issues with employers and employees.
Starting a new business? UpCounsel attorney Julie Cheng explains what every startup should be asking their legal team about expenses and intellectual property.
Searching for a name in Delaware is simple, but be sure to follow these guidelines so you can avoid trademark issues and include all required elements.
Starting a new business? UpCounsel attorney Linda Awkard explains what every startup should be asking their legal team about hiring an attorney and startup tips.Read more
UpCounsel attorney Roger Glovsky explains what you can do to give your startup the best possible chance of getting acquired.Read more
Putting the right people on your board of directors is crucial to your success. Learn how to put together the perfect board here.
Top UpCounsel attorney Josh Garber explains how this new ruling redefines who is considered an independent contractor in California.
Top UpCounsel attorney Audrey Kravets breaks down one of the most difficult parts of a PPM and delivers tips for how to draft it correctly.
At just 30-years-old, Caesar Lopez has met all of his career goals. Here he shares his top six tips for professional fulfillment.
Top UpCounsel attorney Audrey Kravets explains what your PPM should include, who should be able to access it and how it should be organized.
Top UpCounsel attorney Lara Lavi walks you through all the most important parts of an asset purchase agreement.