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Do I need to have my business registered as an LLC or Corporation before filing a trademark application?

No, you can register the trademark in your own name if you like, then …

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Can my company name have the word investments in it even though I'm not a financial adviser?

Yes, so long as you don't use the name to market services or imply …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 7 days ago

independent contractor for nail spa

1) If the spa owner requires it, they have to have to have it …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 10 days ago

I am a 50 owner of an s corp. I want to buy out the other 50 from my partner

Unfortunately, as a 50% owner, you don't really have much in the way of …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 11 days ago

reclaiming legal fees

No, you cannot recover your legal fees. You had no obligation to do this--you …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 14 days ago