Myth Busters: The Intellectual Property for Small Business Edition

Many small business owners fail to realize just how valuable their intellectual property is. Yet according to some valuation experts, intellectual property (IP) makes up between 40% to 90% of the total value of many companies. So, it’s extremely important that you identify your company’s intellectual assets and take steps to protect them!

However, IP is a murky area of law, and if you’re not educated about how things like copyrights, trademarks, and patents work, you might be at a huge disadvantage. To identify and secure your IP, schedule an appointment with Thrive Law today. In the interim, here are four popular myths about IP protection that we would like to debunk for you! Read more

5 Simple Steps to Building a Legacy You Can Leave Behind

5 Simple Steps to Building a Legacy You Can Leave Behind

You started your business or creative venture with a clear vision of the end-goal . . . or did you? If you haven’t provided for your life’s work in your estate plan but fantasize about leaving it as an entrepreneurial or artrepreneurial legacy for your kids (and their kids’ kids), your dream might just become a nightmare for your heirs—and for your business partners, employees and clients, too.  Read more

5 reasons creatives love Uncommon Legal

The very act of starting a business, any business, is creative.

If you agree, then you’re just the type of creative business to which we cater.

We help you grow ideas, not kill your creativity. Uncommon Legal won’t waste your time (or ours) by pointing out why an idea can’t or won’t work. We will recommend solutions to overcome potential obstacles. Average lawyers can spot a problem; uncommonly good lawyers help solve them. And we never try to fit your issue into a pre-form, generic, one-size-fits-all template. Read more

Legal Beagles!

Legal Beagles!

Meet Katie & Fergus: Uncommon Legal’s Uncommon Beagles

If you visit the office of Uncommon Legal, Jamie’s equally uncommon pocket beagles, Katie and Fergus, will likely greet you. Like their owner, the Legal Beagles are #aggressivetenacious #focused and #fierce. And they’re so smart, they even started their own Twitter feed.
Follow them here: @ULegalBeagles

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