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Opening a Food Truck? 4 Crucial Legal Steps

Thinking about opening a food truck? Why not. The mobile food scene has been growing, drawing lines of hungry tourists and locals alike to many food truck windows. It’s a great way to test a restaurant concept prior to opening a brick-and-mortar location. Here are some legal steps to think through before opening your own food truck.

Proper Use of Client Materials in Marketing

Proper Use of Client Materials in Marketing

The ability for a client to view your portfolio is of utmost importance in client-facing industries. (Looking at you, event planning, graphic design, web design, and photography). One often assumes that she has free reign in posting clients’ projects for all to see. But, that is not necessarily the case. This post touches on some legal hurdles that apply to the proper use of client materials and the “quick fixes” that might save you from legal headaches when marketing your business.

Recipes and Trade Secret

A Very Secret Ingredient: Recipes and Trade Secret

Do you have a tried-and-true dish that is the result of your tweaking and testing? Are you in the business of selling edible goodies that are the product of a secret recipe and curious as to how you might protect that recipe? Welcome to the world of recipes and trade secret.