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Business Law
Eric Gros-Dubois

What to Think About when Starting a Small Business

Starting a new business can be scary with all of the legal issues that arise, the taxes one may incur, the fear of losing money invested, etc.  To deal with these issues, it is best you consult an attorney to ensure all of your questions are answered and there are no hidden surprises.

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Intellectual Property Law
Eric Gros-Dubois

Why Should I Federally Register My Trademark?

A Federal trademark registration will greatly enhance your rights. U.S. trademark rights are created through the use of your mark in commerce, however these use-based rights are just common law rights and only apply to a specific geographic area.

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EPGD Law Business Law
Business Law
Eric Gros-Dubois

Small Business and Minority Businesses in Miami Dade County (Part 1)

The federal government has a unique program that assists disadvantaged businesses by registering them for government contracts.  In other words, as a “small business” you have a higher probability of obtaining a government contract before a business that is not registered as a “small business.”  The U.S. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) defines a “small” business in terms of the average number of employees over the past 12 months or average annual receipts over the past three years.  The SBA defines a U.S. small business as a concern that:

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