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In our fast-paced world, it’s easy to get lost in the day-to-day and overlook the importance of legacy planning. At Mindful Counsel®, we believe that legacy planning isn’t just about safeguarding your assets for the future. It’s about embracing the power of mindfulness and intention to live a more empowered life today. So today, we’ll […]

September 25, 2023

Empowered Legacy Planning (Part 1)

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How Long Does It Take to Register a Trademark? If you’re a business owner looking to protect your brand, you’ve likely considered one key question: “How long does it take to get a trademark?” At Mindful Counsel®, we know that this process can appear daunting, especially if you’ve never filled out a trademark application before. […]

September 14, 2023

How Long Does It Take to Register a Trademark?

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7 Intellectual Property Issues with Master Resell Rights If you’ve been online recently, you’ve probably stumbled upon “Master Resell Rights.” What is it exactly and why is everyone talking about it? Master Resell Rights is a label that gives people the right to both resell and redistribute a product while retaining 100 percent profit from […]

August 30, 2023

7 Intellectual Property Issues with Master Resell Rights

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Tina Turner, the legendary singer and performer, touched the hearts of millions with her powerful voice and electrifying performances. Following a lifetime of achievements, Tina Turner passed away on May 24, 2023, leaving behind a remarkable legacy and a substantial net worth. As an estate planning law firm, we recognize the importance of thoughtful estate […]

May 31, 2023

Tina Turner’s Net Worth and Estate Planning: Who Will Inherit Her Fortune?

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January is when we turn the calendar ahead to a new year that is full of hope and fresh opportunities. Recognized as Financial Wellness Month, January is an ideal time to set business goals for the upcoming calendar year. Achieving business wellness in 2023 can go a long way toward improving your overall physical health. […]

February 21, 2023

How Your Lawyer Can Support Business Wellness in 2023

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When it comes to starting a business, there are a variety of options available to entrepreneurs. One popular option is to purchase a franchise or license from an existing company. While these two terms are often used interchangeably, they do have some distinct differences. What is a Franchise? A franchise is a business model in […]

January 26, 2023

Following the Rules: The Importance of Compliance in Franchising and Licensing

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In theory, a limited liability company (LLC) can last in perpetuity. However, the owners of an LLC should plan for the day when they are no longer there to run their business. This includes not only situations like retirement or career change, but also a decidedly grimmer scenario: death. While death and taxes may be […]

January 20, 2023

What Happens When an LLC Member Dies?

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If you’ve recently registered a trademark, it’s not uncommon to receive invoices in the mail that seem to be related to your trademark registration. However, it’s important to be cautious and to thoroughly research any invoice that you receive before paying it to understand if it’s legitimate or a scam. It’s possible that the invoices […]

January 9, 2023

Is My Trademark Invoice Legitimate Or A Scam?

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Trademark infringement occurs when a person or business uses a trademark that is identical or confusingly similar to a trademark owned by someone else in a way that is likely to cause confusion about the source of the goods or services. This can be a concern for businesses because it can lead to customer confusion, […]

January 3, 2023

When Is Trademark Infringement A Cause For Concern?

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You may have heard of some of the benefits of registering your trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. However, which of these benefits apply to a pending trademark? Is there any advantage you gain by filing a trademark application? Additionally, what is the difference between filing for federal registration versus a state […]

November 9, 2022

Intellectual Property Rights During A Pending Trademark

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