As a business owner or intellectual property holder, how you handle proprietary information is key to protecting your interests. Thankfully, countless laws related to copyright, trademark and communications secure your information. One common tool many business owners use to protect their interactions with associates and third parties is a non-disclosure agreement (NDA).
Sometimes big cities don't seem like the most welcoming places. In the Pacific Northwest, however, our cities offer much of the big city accessibility while maintaining a small-town quality of life. It turns out those welcoming qualities extend to small businesses, where both Portland and Seattle were recently rated among the top cities in the country for thriving small business.
The remedies available for a breach of contract can sometimes be unclear. In some cases, they are fully stated in the contract and easy to understand. More likely, however, statutes unmentioned in the terms of the contract will provide a number of remedies. When you believe someone is attempting to prematurely cancel a contract, you should contact a local business law attorney to clarify which of these remedies may be available to you.