Learn how to protect your brand from imitators and competitors, why you need trademarks and copyrights, the type of content that can be protected and more. Read more
A company's IP portfolio can often be its most valuable asset. You don't need to have a patent to become embroiled in a costly IP lawsuit by patent trolls.
In chapter 7 of the SCORE Startup Roadmap, you’ll establish your administrative and operational structure and processes. Read more
In this sixth chapter of the Startup Roadmap, you’ll take the first, exciting steps toward making your business plan a reality. Read more
Franchise Agreements are the core operating principles that define the relationship between the franchisor and the franchisee.
Understand exactly what a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or EIN) is, why you need one, and how to acquire one for your small business. Read more
There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to filing business licenses and permits, particularly for farming and agricultural businesses.
You can incorporate your business yourself if you don’t want to hire an attorney or a business formation service. Read this step-by-step checklist. Read more