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Intellectual Property Protection

What Every Startup Founder Needs to Know About Intellectual Property Protection Most startup entrepreneurs aren’t the least bit concerned about intellectual property protection. That’s a big mistake that could cost them their entire business. They may not realize it, but every startup has at least one kind of intellectual property:  their business plan!  You may […]

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Understanding trademark issues isn’t easy. Today’s post will give you a quick overview of some issues that entrepreneurs and established businesses face when establishing and keeping trademarked status. When entrepreneurs are selecting a name for their company they tend to think that if they form a corporation or and LLC with a name or they […]

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Doing Business Online

Ownership Issues For A Startup Business

Ownership issues for your startup: Getting clear about who owns what? Not being crystal clear about ownership issues can come back to haunt the founders and investors of a new startup.  Founders are sometimes pretty sloppy when they start up their business about who the owners actually are. As soon as possible, if you are […]

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small business law

For many small business owners the major drawback of setting up an entity is of course the cost. It’s true that there are some costs, for example formation costs, these are minimal but you may not regard them as minimal if your budget is small. Some businesses aren’t real businesses, as they are operated out […]

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Doing Business Online

Do I Really Need To Form A Corporation?

If you’re a business owner or a startup entrepreneur you need to set up the correct entity for your specific business. You have four basic options: Stay a Sole Proprietorship Form a Partnership Form a Corporation Set up a Limited Liability Company (LLC) Each of these business structures has different benefits and drawbacks. Businesses often […]

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What kind of liability protection do you have for your business? Do you feel confident that both your business and your personal belongings will be safe in the event of a law suit? In today’s post, we’ll explain the difference between “inside” liability protection and “outside” liability protection. You’ll discover some best practices that may […]

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What To Expect From a Small Business Law Firm

At JGPC our entire focus is on small business law.  Our business is Business, privately owned Businesses. That means we are always working with business owners and startup entrepreneurs. When you start working with a small business law firm very often your attorney’s first step will be to see if you’re operating with the best […]

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JGPC Law - Dublin, Pleasanton, Livermore Business Attorneys - What You Should Know About Judgments

What You Should Know About Judgments

What You Should Know About Judgments by Thomas von Thury, Esq. Most people don’t think about court judgments until they are faced with one, either about to be or already issued. Yet everyone should be aware of the basic principles underlying a court judgment so that they can judge the relative importance of avoiding one […]

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JGPC Law Offices - Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in the San Francisco East Bay

Suit As An Effective Settlement Strategy

Suit As An Effective Settlement Strategy by Thomas von Thury, Esq. Most lawyers know that the objective of a lawsuit is settlement, not a trial. After all, one can never absolutely sure what a judge or jury will do. By the time that most clients seek a lawyer’s assistance with respect to a dispute, at […]

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JGPC Business Law is a business law firm providing cost-effective, quality legal services to privately held businesses, corporations, limited liability companies (LLCs), general partnerships, joint ventures, limited liability partnerships (LLPs), limited partnerships (LP), trusts, business start ups, entrepreneurs, business owners, managers, executives, investors, buyers & sellers throughout the Tri-Valley and the East Bay Area, including Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore, San Ramon, Danville, Walnut Creek, Castro Valley, Fremont, Tracy, Modesto, Manteca, Stockton and all of Alameda County and Contra Costa County. We are here to serve all of your business and corporate law needs.