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Filing Fee Project: Modernizing Legal

There is this amazing change happening on the outskirts of the legal profession. People are making legal information more democratic and accessible using data management, the Internet and crowd sourcing. Making the law accessible at less than $500/hour was one of the reasons I wrote BIRTH TO BUYOUT: Law…

War Stories: Cheap Labor Ain’t Always Cheap

  Profit and Laws and our book, Birth to Buyout, examine issues facing businesses – everything from web contracts to building prototypes.  Occasionally, we’ll be posting stories from the real world that illustrate a particular issue or law.  Up this week?  Manufacturing.  And perhaps an argument that sometimes it’s…

Get All Similar Domains: Great Advice from David Lizerbram

With greater frequency, talented and smart lawyers are blogging. Here is some sensible advice from trademark lawyer David Lizerbram. David’s advice: just go – now- and get all similar domain names to your current one so that others can’t do it instead. Here is the post: Domains Best Practice

Surprising Threats to Business (and Beer) from Minnesota Shutdown – Part 2

  Folks, two weeks ago, we wrote about how Minnesota’s state government shutdown would keep businesses from getting financing, registrations and licenses. We even had a chart. But, we never imagined that it would also stop the flow of beer from the keg. Seems that without government services, bars…

Loud People on the Train (P.2)

This girl was talking loudly enough on the train that everyone could have participated in her conversation.  But you couldn’t, so I’ll fill you in. It wasn’t as scintillating as the last loud people on the train, but she what she lacked in novelty she made up for in…

K9 Ventures » Investor Nomenclature and the Venture Spiral

this is one of the best articles on the different investor types…It’s by K9 Ventures.

How To Sell Groupon Coupons Without Losing Lawsuits

Did you know that some of the companies that have done these Groupon sales have gotten sued? The problem is the expiration date. For instance, I bought $200 worth of personal training sessions for $80 – 2 years ago, so my coupon has expired. Technically, I could sue, but…

Invictus – a stirring mantra

Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed….