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Does Copyright Law Apply to My Business?

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You’re vaguely familiar with the concept of copyright law. It’s for fine artists — musicians, painters, filmmakers — right? Yes, but copyright law can apply to so much more. This post is a quick review of what copyright law protects and some of the non-traditional content that might fall under the umbrella of copyright protection.

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Opening a Food Truck? 4 Crucial Legal Steps

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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.

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Anatomy of a Tennessee Non-Compete

Anatomy of a Tennessee Non-Compete

Competition is a funny thing. Non-compete agreements (or, in fancy legalese, “covenants not to compete”) rarely end the “Hey! You can’t do that!” discussion in the way that a former employer might think they do. Non-competes don’t always impose valid restrictions on a person’s ability to make a living. What are some things to keep in mind when considering a Tennessee non-compete?

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Common Contract Myths

Common Contract Myths

There comes a time where every professional thinks about contracts. Perhaps a client requests that the business sign a nondisclosure agreement. Or, the business is just starting out and its business owner knows many of its clients will expect a contract. Still, many businesses and professionals do not embrace the contract. Why? Contract Myths.

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