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December 2012 Archives

Pro-golfer McIlroy sued for breach of contract

Often business contracts in New Jersey are complex documents with many nuanced clauses. In order for a contract to be upheld, each party to the contract must agree to and fulfill the terms of the contract. When a term of the contract is either not fulfilled by a party or is ignored by a party, then it is likely that a breach of contract has occurred. When a breach occurs, the breaching party often owes damages to the non-breaching party. However, in many cases, there is a dispute as to whether a breach occurred at all and what the damages are.

Kodak sells intellectual property as it struggles with bankruptcy

In order to stay profitable, New Jersey businesses must produce a good or a service that consumers want to purchase. Without having money coming in, a business cannot stay profitable for long. Sometimes, a business can earn money from less traditional sources, like its intellectual property. In many cases intellectual property rights can be highly desirable to other companies in the same or similar fields. These rights may contain products or processes that other companies need to survive. Take for example the recent sale of patents by Eastman Kodak Co.

New Jersey banks to merge

Two New Jersey banks have recently announced their plans to expand. The banks -- Investors Bancorp and Roma Financial Corp. -- have apparently reached a merger agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Roma will become part of Investors. Investors will give $113.5 million worth of stock to Roma minority shareholders.

New Jersey businesses honored for patent achievements

Oftentimes businesses do not just own goods and property, but they also own intellectual property. Intellectual property rights allow businesses to protect their concepts from other people who are looking to profit from them. Patents, in particular, protect novel concepts, products and processes. If a patent is granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a person or business is forbidden to use or profit from another's patent without the owner's consent.

New Jersey businesses honored for patent achievements

Oftentimes businesses do not just own goods and property, but they also own intellectual property. Intellectual property rights allow businesses to protect their business concepts from other people who are looking to profit from them. Patents, in particular, protect novel concepts, products and processes. If a patent is granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a person or business is forbidden to use or profit from another's patent without the owner's consent.

New Jersey businesses should seek grants following storm

One of the fundamental decisions that business start-ups need to make is how to raise capital. Start-up companies have many options available to them as they grow. Some of these business formation options include taking on investors, but others allow business owners to retain full ownership over their businesses. Carefully considering how a small New Jersey business will be funded from the beginning of the process ensures that when problems arise, the business will not need to scramble for funds.

Suit brought in New Jersey to stop counterfeit dress businesses

In a recent blog post, we discussed how the federal government was taking steps to protect New Jersey businesses from others stealing their intellectual property rights. In that case, the government shut down several websites that had been selling counterfeit goods. Now, a business association facing a similar situation has begun protecting its intellectual property rights on its own -- through business litigation.

Contract dispute leads to strike at nation's largest port

For most businesses, employees are extremely important. Without employees doing their jobs, nothing can get done. To protect themselves from some uncertainty, some businesses choose to have contracts with their employees. These business contracts help to make sure employees will stay with a company for a specific amount of time and define the employees' responsibilities. Many New Jersey employers operate without these employee contracts, but for the ones that have contracts, a contract dispute can bring business to a halt.

New Jersey company seeks acquisition after losses

When a company is struggling it must change and adapt or face bankruptcy. In this difficult economy, many businesses -- large and small -- are in this predicament. They may be unable to turn enough profit to stay afloat. For companies in this situation, an acquisition can successfully resolve their financial issues. Through an acquisition, another company can take over the struggling business. It can bring an influx of new capital, new customers and help to save jobs.

Feds crack down on online stolen intellectual property

In this busy holiday season, many retail shops in New Jersey are looking to boost their sales and turn a profit. Many businesses do this by turning to the Internet. Using the Web, businesses can open their merchandise up to a wide variety of customers from around the world -- far beyond what a traditional store can reach. However, with the Internet comes the possibility that other people and businesses will steal a company's intellectual property.

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