Month: July 2011

I Have a Great Idea, I Want a Patent!

I love working with individual inventors. They are consistently enthusiastic about their inventions and believe they have invented the next best thing. That is why I often feel like the Grinch when I counsel them to invest in a patent…

You Have the Product, Create the Brand

You are good at what you do, maybe even great! That is the first ingredient required to make a successful brand, but there is more. To grow your business you need customers. These customers must remember your greatness, they must…

How do Lawyers Bill for Their Time?

I recently bought an older home and completed a major renovation on it. Well, I did not do the renovation, I paid a contractor to do the renovation for me. The contractor said they would bill me bi-weekly, but I…