Entrepreneurs are responsible for many of the wonderful inventions powering society today. The world needs the entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s worth commemorating! Today, on National Entrepreneurs’ Day (Tuesday, Nov 21st, 2017), we’re examining the importance of protecting the inventions and intellectual property of entrepreneurs and the benefits of hiring patent protection attorneys for startups.
In light of recent news of an arrest for alleged fraudulent activity in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO), it’s worth taking a step back and considering the legal status of ICOs as a method of raising money. First, a quick word on ICOs. One way for a company to raise funds is to issue stock that may be offered to private investors … Read More
As of September 29, 2017, the SEC charged businessman Maksim Zaslavskiy and his two companies, REcoin Group Foundation and DRC (Diamond Reserve Club) World, with defrauding investors via a scheme involving two faux ICO’s (initial coin offerings) backed by nonexistent investments in real estate and diamonds. This event is particularly significant because it appears to be the first time that … Read More