Many businesses create apps as part of their operations. Once you make an app, you can determine if your app can be patented. Mobile applications (apps) are indeed patentable and can help protect against others copying a successful idea, but getting such a patent is difficult....

DC recently passed a law prohibiting employers from asking about applicant’s criminal background, let’s go over how this law will affect your business. In an effort to promote rehabilitation and opportunity for ex-offenders, Washington, DC forbids employers from asking a job applicant about any arrests, convictions,...

Hiring a lawyer can be a hard thing for small businesses. Here are a few tips on finding the right lawyer for you. First, some legal issues that small businesses regularly encounter, like picking a business name, registering for business licenses and permits, or applying...

If you own a brick and mortar business it is important to understand commercial leasing law, we want to help with the basics. District of Columbia law sets default rights and obligations for anyone leasing an apartment, commercial building, or any other rental property. However, a...