Protecting your business with non-disclosure agreements

On behalf of The Myers Law Group posted in Intellectual Property on Monday, November 27, 2017. Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are taking a hit in the media with the Harvey Weinstein harassment scandal. The movie executive is accused of using NDAs to keep his staff quiet about his personal behavior, which allegedly includes sexual assault and retaliation against women who refused his advances. However, non-disclosure agreements are essential for businesses, especially high-tech companies and start-ups that need to protect their intellectual property. Essential elements of non-disclosure agreements Don't settle for boilerplate language you may see in generic NDA forms. Instead, drill down on the specifics, and [...]

2018-09-19T08:22:52+00:00November 27th, 2017|Tags: , |

Is your start-up safe from cybersecurity breaches?

On behalf of The Myers Law Group posted in Intellectual Property on Friday, November 24, 2017. Do you intend to start a new business venture in 2018? Are you developing a fantastic product with some business associates that you are keeping secret for the time being? What steps are you taking to get your start-up business off on the right foot? If you handle your finances, share documents and store files electronically, you are in danger of getting hacked. Every business -- including your start-up -- is a potential target. In fact, sending emails and storing information on the Cloud has already exposed you [...]

2018-09-19T08:23:23+00:00November 24th, 2017|Tags: , |

Copyright issues, like nightmares, can keep you up at night

On behalf of The Myers Law Group posted in Copyright on Friday, November 3, 2017. Did you watch your favorite horror movie this Halloween? "It: Chapter One" is the most recently released horror film. Based on a Stephen King novel, It (as it is commonly known) hit the big screens last month to wide success. Some claim it is one of the scariest movies in recent history. Before It came along, another nightmare began brewing. Conjuring up a serious lawsuit A little background: Gerald Brittle is the author of The Demonologist, a book he wrote in the 1980s about real life paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren. Brittle claims that [...]

2018-09-19T08:04:53+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Tags: |