The Company You Keep

With few exceptions, all business should be conducted from within a company that is properly formed and organized as a corporation, a limited liability company (LLC), a limited partnership (LP) or the like. Why? Four basic reasons: a. Asset Protection. Deservedly or not, almost all businesses get sued. Forming a company around the business can…

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Lawyers Using Social Media

The Florida Bar Standing Committee on Advertising recently released its Guidelines for Networking Sites, which are meant to give Florida lawyers some guidance as to how the Bar Rules apply to social media sites like Facebook, Linkedin, Google+, and Twitter. Communications from a Florida lawyer that promote the lawyer’s legal services are regulated by the…

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Bilski Haiku

Lots of great blow-by-blow analysis out there regarding Monday’s long-awaited U.S. Supreme Court decision on the extent to which software and business methods qualify for patent protection. Here it is as a haiku. Nine, robed black, have kept The path to patents lit, for Software and methods. Be at peace…

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