Intellectual Property
Six Practical Tips For Password Security 

Like it or not, your email and various other usernames/logins are a significant part of your identity and should be treated as and protected like an asset. Here are some tips for protecting your digital self.


Intellectual Property
Privacy Policies: Why Having One Is Crucial For Your Company

To maintain compliance with various state and federal laws, it is important that a company keeps records on how it collects, processes, uses, and shares personal information.


Intellectual Property
Buff Your IP: Tools for Gamers to Level Up Brand Protection

Esports gamers’ talents are opening up portals to fame, and their brands are worth a lot more than they’re projecting. In this blog, we outline three overarching strategies for esports players’ to appropriately protect their brands. 


If I Were Starting A Business
Design Is About Input

Between the law firm, other startups I’ve started, and advising clients, I’ve interacted with hundreds of designers and developers through the years. The most critical thing that I’ve learned is that design is about input, not output. Let me give […]


Employment
Working With Developers

Failure to have a clear written agreement with developers is the most frequent problem I see with early-stage companies. And one that is completely avoidable. Here are a few common issues.


If I Were Starting A Business
Your Idea Is Worth Nothing

“I’ve got this great idea…” How many times have you heard that? For me, it’s weekly, if not daily. But no one makes money on an idea. As a founder, you have to realize that ideas are easy, they are […]


Intellectual Property
Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Protecting your intellectual property is a critical issue for every small business owner, whether you’re a technology startup, building a services business, or launching a new restaurant concept. Kevin spoke to a group of small business owners at a Dallas […]


Intellectual Property
The Oddish Intersection of Property Rights and Augmented Reality

Pokémon Go, and similar apps, have now forced us to consider a new right that may be tied to property: your virtual rights.


Employment
Hiring A Developer? Get It In Writing And Signed First

Here’s an unfortunate, but common call we get from clients at VW each week: Client: “Hi, we’re having a problem with our web developer. They started the project and took our initial payment, but are now way behind schedule and […]


Intellectual Property
Does Your Idea Really Need An NDA?

Stop demanding NDAs and whispering your ideas to friends at cocktail parties. Tell your idea to every smart person you know. Get their thoughts and ask them to work with you.