Judge Huss joins Jim to talk about what to look for in the homeowners' association documents before buying a condo, townhouse, or even in a subdivision. They go on to talk about Jim's belief that small businesses need tort reform in the U.S.
How much is Sarbanes-Oxley costing small business? It's a lot, and John Berlau talks with Jim Blasingame about this impact on small businesses that want to remain small as well as those that want to go public on the small business radio program, The Small Business Advocate Show.
Just because a customer gives you a contract doesn't mean you can't make changes. David talks with Jim about how to identify some of the elements to look for that might not be in your best interest, and how to make suggestions for changes -- even when the customer is a big company.
When a small business owner has to go to court, how does he or she connect with a trial lawyer to represent them? Matt and Jim talk about the most likely process, which could include starting with the generalist attorney they've been working with.
A recent Supreme Court ruling will result in weakening the value of patents in the future and Ken talks with Jim about the ruling and it's long-term implications for inventors as well as consumers of innovations.
When you buy and sell on eBay, do you know the tax and legal issues? Cliff joins Jim to talk about what you need to know about these issues as you do business online.
Do you know the top five mistakes small business owners make regarding their intellectual property? Well, David does and he and Jim talk about them and how to avoid them.
What are some of the similarities of a consulting practice to a law practice? Judge Huss and Jim talk about these issues, especially one very important connection -- ethics.
Intellectual property (IP) is becoming increasingly important for small businesses and Henry talks with Jim about some of the things small business owners should be doing to maximize their IP.
All small businesses create intellectual property of some kind, the question is how are they protecting it, and David joins Jim to talk about how to get started valuing and protecting your IP.
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