New Castle Startup Attorneys & Lawyers
New Castle Startup Lawyers
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On UpCounsel, you can find and connect with top-rated New Castle startup attorneys & lawyers that provide a range of startup law services for startups and entrepreneurs that are starting a business. Any of the top-rated New Castle startup lawyers you connect with will be available to help with a variety of your startup law related legal needs on-demand or on an ongoing basis in the city of New Castle, DE.
From primarily dealing with things like business formation, contracts, leases, equity financing, securities, and intellectual property protection, the New Castle startup lawyers on UpCounsel can help you with a variety of specialized and general startup law related legal matters. No matter what type of startup law needs you have, you can easily hire an experienced New Castle startup lawyer on UpCounsel to help you today.
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What is an Accredited Investor?
An accredited investor in the United States is a person or applicable entity that meets certain financial or sophistication criteria that should, in most cases, allow such an investor to absorb or anticipate a complete loss related to an investment. In other words, if you are accredited then U.S. law contemplates that you knew, or should have known, that an investment was a bad idea prior to making the investment.
Anyone can “invest” in the stock of a company not registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission, but a person or entity is generally deemed “accredited” if one or more of the following three criteria are met:
Earnings qualification – must earn more than $200k per year or $300k per year w
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What Is a Business Visa?
A business visa, also known as the B-1 visa, is a non-immigrant visa into the United States of America. A B-1 visa is required if you are planning to travel to the U.S. for a short period of time for a business-related reason that does not require actual labor or payment from a U.S. source.
The business visa covers, but is not limited to, the following activities:
- Consulting with business associates
- Attending scientific, educational, professional, or business conventions and conferences
- Negotiating a contract
- Taking part in short-term training
- Settling an estate
- Competing in an amateur athletic event
- Participating in professional athletic competitions where no payment other than prize money is received
- Undertaking religious activities such as missionary work, evangelical to
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Intellectual Property Protection
Intellectual Property Protection is protection for inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, names, and images created by the mind. Learn how you can protect your intellectual property by using: Patents, Trademarks, Trade Secrets, and Copyrights.
Intellectual Property Protection Explained
Entrepreneurs and business owners need to understand the basics of intellectual property (IP) law to best protect their hard-earned creations and ideas from unfair competition. Intellectual property includes distinctive items that you have created and ones that give you an economic benefit.
Seek professional experience from an intellectual property attorney
Crowdfunding has helped bring the power of the Internet to investing. Since the launch of sites like Kickstarter in 2009, major startups producing market-disrupting technology like the Oculus Rift have gotten their start by amassing small donations from a very large group of people. Here's a look at what crowdfunding is and crowdfunding legal mistakes to avoid.
What Is Crowdfunding?
Crowdfunding can be a powerful fundraising tool beyond traditional methods like gathering financial support from friends, relatives, banks, angel investors, and venture capital firms. By registering an account on an online crowdfunding platform, a startup can gather small amounts of capital from a large
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What Is Freedom to Operate?
Freedom to operate, also known as FTO or right to use, means you have the freedom to test, market, or sell a product or service in a specific area. Sometimes, intellectual property rights only count in a country or a region, and outside of them you have the FTO to do whatever you want. The phrase is often used when determining if a specific action can take place without infringing on the intellectual property rights of another. Examples of actions include commercializing and testing products.
For example, let's say the U.S. government gave you a patent for a new kind of speaker. As the patent holder, you have the freedom to market and sell your speaker while no one else can. If it's a brand-new kind of speaker, you can also sell it in other countries without getting their patents.
However, your competition also has the freedom to operate in other countries, since you only have a U.S. patent. Perhaps someone else has