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Can I Get Paid Overtime If I’m a Salaried Employee in Florida?

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Can I Get Paid Overtime If I’m a Salaried Employee in Florida?

Matters of youth employment standards, record keeping, minimum wage, and overtime pay changed since the latest labor rules took effect on 1st January 2020. Businesses across Florida have had to make a lot of adjustments to how they remunerate their workforce. Failure to understand and adhere to these requirements can lead to lawsuits and litigations, …

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How Long Does A Landlord Have To Make a Repair in Florida?

Renting a home is common here in Florida. In reality, many people prefer renting rather than buying a house, which has caused renting costs to rise dramatically over the years. In such a market, everyone interested in renting a home in Florida must know what Florida Laws say about a landlord’s obligations in terms of …

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Owning Multiple Businesses: Do I Need To Form A Holding Company?

Holding companies are established for the purpose of owning and organizing one or more other companies. In the state of Florida, many entrepreneurs own several small businesses. Would these Florida business owners benefit by creating holding companies? Can a business formation lawyer in Daytona Beach help? Here are some answers and a brief introduction to the advantages …

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Copyright Infringement Lawsuits: What to Do If You’re Accused

Copyright means the right to copy. And in America, copyright protections are an exclusive right the copyright owner holds. As the copyright holder, an individual can sell, reproduce, and perform their copyright-protected content however they choose. Other individuals, however, do not have that same right to the content. If someone decides to use, sell, or …

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Copyright Infringement: What to Do When Your Work is Stolen in Central Florida

Intellectual property (IP) is the legal term for our original creations, be they unique inventions, creative endeavors, special flavors, or any other protected original content. Examples of intellectual property include copyrights, trademarks, patents, and trade secrets. Under international copyright law, copyrights are an automatic right for original creations; no official registration is required. That said, …

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Copyright Protection for Central Florida Artists and Content Creators

Are you an artist or creative? Then you know that the most difficult thing about creating art and other content is the actual creation of that work. The second most difficult thing is getting other people’s attention to focus on the thing you have created and getting them to buy it so that you can make …

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International IP Protection: Expanding Your Small Business Globally

Your small business’s intellectual property (IP) is among the most valuable assets in your company. Your intellectual property includes such intangible assets as copyrights, patents, names, logos, designs, automated processes, and trade secrets. These are your business’ – your brand’s – defining traits, the first things people see when they look you up. They need proper …

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Trade Secrets in Contracts: Key Considerations for Business Agreements

Trade secrets are one of the most important examples of intellectual property for businesses, both large and small. This is especially the case for businesses that create original flavors, content, or data not produced by their competitors. For example, perhaps the most closely guarded trade secret in the U.S. might be the Coca-Cola formula. To …

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Employee Confidentiality Agreements: A Vital Component of Trade Secret Protection

Not all companies and corporations consider themselves to be in the business of keeping secrets, but nearly all benefit from the trade secrets they keep. A trade secret is a valuable intellectual property (IP) that helps a business operate, stay ahead of the competition, and keep its plans from public view. Trade secrets can include, …

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