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Andrew A. Gonzalez

What’s Your Copyright IQ?

By Andrew A. Gonzalez, Esq. In the old days, the Power of the Press was a luxury reserved for those with a press. Today, anyone with a desktop computer and an internet connection can become an electronic publisher. Before the internet, any entrepreneur not only had to know the nuts and bolts of marketing, but […]

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Should You Copyright Your Website?

By Andrew A. Gonzales, Esq. The Internet makes it possible for businesses to reach millions of potential customers with a website. However, the Internet can be a source of liability for a company that is careless in publishing information. If you have a blog, write articles, or manage an online magazine, chances are you have […]

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Trademarks for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

By Andrew A. Gonzalez, Esq. Good naming and good marketing weren’t invented yesterday. Consider the story of John K. Hogg of Frederick, Maryland, a manufacturer of soap. Mr. Hogg had a concept for a special soap, so he applied for a trademark. STAR SOAP, he called it, and a star symbol was to be “printed, […]