Josh Andrews is a lawyer on a mission to help entrepreneurs and small business owners understand the legal that impacts their business everyday. Drawing from his 13 years of working with small businesses, Josh provides legal information to help you protect your business. Discover more about the legal that impacts your business. Covering topics such as: contracts, intellectual property, trademarks, copyrights, and issues that impact online businesses.
Episode 57: The Four Elements of a Contract
If you have an agreement with anyone worth any amount of money you see as important, you better put it in a written contract. If you don t how will you ever enforce it if it goes wrong? If you don’t put it in writing, it will be difficult to get your money if your client [...]
Episode 56: The Business Values That Drive My Content
For the past several years, I have been working hard on my mission to make sure every entrepreneur and business owner has access to quality information on legal. I have focused on creating free resources, with Legal to English Academy, I am building DIY resources and options, and of course, I offer custom legal services [...]
Episode 55: Dispelling Legal Myths for the Entrepreneur
People make excuses about legal. A lot. Whether it is too expensive or doesn t matter yet or you plan to get to it later, the reasons you have for avoiding legal are just excuses. The problem is, many people believe what they are saying. What is worse – many business consultants and coaches help perpetuate [...]
Episode 54: Legal Items for a Startup
The Limited Liability Company (or LLC) is a hybrid entity. It combines the limited liability of the corporate structure with the benefits of being treated as a partnership. Because of that, the LLC has come to be the most common entity selection among startups, small or large, because of its simplicity and its flexibility. I [...]
Episode 53 – An Often Overlooked Copyright Issue for Online Business
User comments. Forum Posts. User questions. Uploaded audio files. Fan Art. Guest Posts. We all want them on our site. They are what drive the community. That type of user generated content is a huge leap in validation of your ideas or your product. The question is: who owns them? This episode is pulled from [...]
Episode 52: Creative Legal for Your Customer Agreements
If you are in a business that offers any type of service where an individual could be harmed or hurt, I am sure you are familiar with waivers. In fact, I am sure you have to deal with waivers all the time. You are always looking for a good way to handle your waivers. A [...]
Is he a lawyer?
I’m an attorney who is a business law professor. Just listened to the first 5 minutes of the Contracts podcast and it was full of inaccuracies. I wanted to see if I could use it as a resource for my students but it contradicts even basic contract legal principles. Plus, not really all that interesting how it is presented. Made me want to do my own podcast lol!