Legal Services for Savvy Businesses in Colorado


What You Need to Know About Trademarks – The Presentation

What You Need to Know About Trademarks from Kieran McCarthy This is the slideshow from our Legal Issues for Startups and Entrepreneurs meetup presentation given by Associate Attorney, Joel Stauffer, on 6/23/15.The presentation distilled  trademark law into a few core takeaways important for every business owner to know.  Some of the primary questions answered are: How do […]


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How to Choose a Good Trademark

The greatest challenge that faces our clients with trademarks is coming up with a good name. Once a client comes up with a good name, our firm is well-equipped to file the trademark, assuming there are no conflicts. The exact reasons why you should come up with a good trademark are numerous, yet for the purposes […]

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The Ultimate Startup Checklist

Startup Checklist

By combing the Interwebs, poring through my personal library, and applying my own experience in working with more than 100 startups, I’ve compiled this checklist of 25 items to review and consider as you launch your startup. I hope you find it useful. Decide whether starting a business is right for you and what kind […]

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Trademark Issues in Ultrarunning

(The following is a cross-post from my ultrarunning blog.) The organizers of the “Grand Slam of Ultrarunning” have invented a new controversy in the last week. I’m a lawyer and an ultrarunner (retired), so I’ve gotten some emails asking my opinion on the subject. Before I begin, here’s what the organizers are saying: The Grand […]


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