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Incubators and accelerators may assist in business formation

Oregon and all states have organization that nurture and support startup businesses to get them going and to survive. They are called business incubators and accelerators. A business law attorney who provides business formation services may coordinate efforts with these programs while also assisting the startup to get its legal filings and business structure requirements established.

Business formation includes mergers as well as startups

One of the tasks performed by a business law attorney in Oregon or elsewhere is to assist new companies in the initial start-up phase. Business formation can consist of a brand-new enterprise getting started with all of the legal structure being put in place with the assistance of legal counsel. It can also consist of a new company coming to birth from the merger of two existing companies.

Patent or trade secret?

Nearly every entrepreneur relies on intellectual property as the cornerstone of their business. Trademarks distinguish a brand and copyrights protect an artist’s craft. But as technology touches more fields than ever before, intellectual property increasingly defines the core of products and businesses.

Giant business litigation case between Waymo and Uber is settled

High-profile cases litigated in Oregon and other states are interesting to watch because, for one thing, they usually exhibit certain principles of business litigation that apply universally. A recent high-stakes business litigation case was settled between two giant foes over self-driving car technology. Uber and Waymo settled what had all the markings of a dramatic all-out battle just one week after they started their jury trial. 

Army vet enjoys business formation success after major setback

Many Oregon business owners can recall what it was like when they first began their journeys toward success. For some, their dreams of launching businesses or products took years to actualize due to various types of setbacks, including major financial obstacles or personal problems. A young woman in another state is currently celebrating her own business formation success after a long, hard road to the top.

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