September 12

Poor Man’s Copyright

Many people working in creative fields (writing, design, composing, etc.) are familiar with the idea of a “poor man’s copyright.” It works this way: when you are finished with your work, you seal it in an envelope and mail it to yourself. When you receive it, you don’t open it. Unfortunately, only the Post Office.

September 12

DIY corporation or LLC? Be careful!

Not too long ago, it was very hard for clients to form their own corporations and LLCs. Today, with a variety of web sites, it’s possible to set up a corporation with just a few mouse clicks. While we at AAK think there’s still merit to having your lawyer set up your business entity, we.

September 12

Who owns your logo?

In today’s world of “branding,” company after company are using slick logos on web sites, letterheads, vehicle decals, and more. Every business owner hopes that her logo will become as well known as the ones from Pepsi or Apple. For this reason, many small and medium business owners are hiring marketing agencies to design logos.