New monetary instruments such as Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies are attracting investors. However, they are also fertile ground for frauds or scams. What are cryptocurrencies? Cryptocurrency is digital money. There is no physical thing representing it. It is mostly used to avoid banks and regulatory agencies. Cryptocurrencies do not have the same protection as the US dollar. Examples of cryptocurrencies are Bitcoins, Etherum, Litecoin, and others. In addition, these new instruments can be very volatile.
Arizonans voted for the legalization of recreational marijuana this past election. With the passage of Prop 207, individuals 21 years and older can legally consume it. Now, since marijuana has been legalized, you need to read the fine print of the law. Attorney Marcos E. Garciaacosta gives you the low-down: 1.-Marijuana will be allowed in low quantities: Adults 21 years or older will be able to possess up to an ounce of marijuana. Similarly, for
Filing the paperwork to start a business in the USA is relatively easy. Future business owners have a menu of options that includes LLCs, C-corps, etc. to consider. Yet, any entrepreneurs ask: Which is the best to start a business? The process can be straightforward most of the time. However, business owners need to know the different obligations that regulatory agencies impose when creating a legal entity. Limited Liability Corporations or LLCs The easiest way
For many creators in the USA, defending their copyrights on the internet is frustrating, especially from sites abroad. However, a USA appellate court ruled against copyright violators from Russia. Certainly, some countries do not defend copyrights or other forms of intellectual property as the USA does. So this may be an encouraging news for creators. On June 26, 2020, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an opinion on the case UGM
In general, individuals file a trademark to use it, not to lose it. The objective is to protect a brand, name, logo, slogan, or any kind of trade dress that represents products or services. However, there are some instances of trademark-squatters, or individuals who create trademarks to wait for an opportunity to use them in the future. Others are hoping to sell them forward. We wrote about trademark squatting just weeks ago. Follow this link