LLC or C Corp? Filing for the Wrong Entity can Bring Problems

Filing the paperwork to start a business in the USA is relatively easy. Many persons do it by themselves without the help of an attorney. This is great and painless most of the times but business owners need to know the different obligations that regulatory agencies impose when creating a legal entity. The easiest way to start a business is by creating a Limited Liability Corporation or LLC. We recommend our clients to prefer this…

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5 Important Take-Aways from the Marijuana Business Panel

Arizona Bar members gathered early November 2019 to discuss the legal framework of the Cannabis business locally and nationally.  Business and trademark attorney Marcos E. Garciaacosta participated in the panel, contributing his expertise in several aspects of the laws and regulations that affect the cannabis businesses. Cannabis in Arizona is legal for medical purposes since 2010 but illegal for recreational use. Still, there are important considerations to note. Here is the lowdown in 5 bullets.…

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Ariana Grande, Others, Suing for the Unappropriated Use of Their Images

Persons can be powerful marketing tools who can command millions of dollars in revenue. We are talking of celebrities and influencers such as Ariana Grande selling and endorsing products. Recently, two litigation cases have been reported about the unappropriated use of a person’s rights and likeness. The singer and performer Ariana Grande is suing Forever 21 for the use of a lookalike young woman to promote the giant retailer’s brands and, in a different case,…

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Now You Can Trademark Cannabis Products and Services, with Limitations

You now can trademark cannabis products and services but with important limitations.

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