Joining a Business Partnership? What to Consider.

There comes a time in the life of a business owner when the allure of joining a business partnership becomes irresistible. After all, shared responsibilities, combined expertise, and increased financial resources are attractive propositions for any entrepreneur. However, the decision to join a business partnership should not be taken lightly. A multitude of factors need […]

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How to Leave Your 50/50 Business Partnerships

A 50/50 business partnership can often lead to great success by combining complementary skills, but what happens when one partner wants to exit the relationship? Leaving a 50/50 business partnership is not as simple as walking away. It involves legal considerations, financial agreements, and the careful handling of responsibilities. It requires both parties to come […]

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Direct and Derivative Shareholder Lawsuit Difference

The complex landscape of shareholder lawsuits can be a daunting task for both individuals and businesses. A key aspect that often leads to confusion is understanding the difference between a shareholder direct suit and a derivative suit. Direct Shareholder Lawsuit A direct shareholder lawsuit is a legal action filed by a shareholder against the corporation, […]

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Lanham Act: Trademark Infringement

July 28, 2023 | Trademark, Uncategorized

Business owners, your trademark – the symbol of your brand identity and hard work – could be at risk. Imagine a rival business using a similar logo that confuses your customers and dilutes your brand. That’s a frightening scenario, right? This is where understanding the concept of trademark infringement, and the protective measures offered by […]

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Misappropriation of Trade Secrets

July 21, 2023 | Uncategorized

Imagine your business, fueled by unique practices and proprietary knowledge that has propelled you ahead of your competition. Now, consider the impact of these trade secrets were misappropriated. In Florida, as a Tampa Bay business owner, the law is on your side. Understanding the repercussions and protective measures against trade secret misappropriation can protect your […]

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Defeating Future Trade Secrets

July 14, 2023 | Uncategorized

Did you know that business secrets are the lifeblood of any organization? Just as DNA sequences guide the biology of every organism, trade secrets define the core of a business’s success. Now, what happens when this proprietary information is at risk? This is where The Law Office of Robert Eckard & Associates P.A., a renowned […]

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Business Litigation: Express and Implied Warranties

July 07, 2023 | Business Litigation

The sea of business litigation, especially in Florida, can seem daunting. Whether you’re caught up in a contractual dispute or facing allegations related to product warranties, understanding the nuances is crucial. Let’s begin by simplifying two key terms — express and implied warranties — and explore how they come into play in business disputes. What […]

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