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Proposed Federal Trade Commission Non-Compete Ban

Our firm frequently receives requests from individuals in varied fields to review non-compete agreements their employers have presented them.  We have previous blog posts about the enforceability of general non-compete agreements and the specific requirements for physician non-compete agreements. Soon, however, non-competes may become a thing of the past. On January 5 of this year, …

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Texas “Head Shop” Laws Since Recent Hemp Legislation

Whether intentionally or not, the Texas legislature instituted momentous changes to the legal status of CBD and hemp-based products with the passing of House Bill 1325 in 2019. Since the passing of that bill, a considerable number of businesses selling newly legal CBD, hemp, Delta-8, and associated products have entered the market, and Texas regulatory …

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Written Notice Requirements for Termination Under a Texas Contract

A well-drafted contract includes language to provide for the consequences of almost any possibility. One of the many things such a contract provides for is the possibility of termination before all the obligations under the contract are met. Should one of the parties wish to terminate a contract early or officially notify another party of …

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Trademark and Service Mark Registration in Texas

A successful business often creates unique graphics, slogans, and logos to promote customer recognition of its products and/or services. The power of such branding is its ability to help customers link specific goods or services to a particular business. Therefore, protecting that exclusive image is of paramount importance to a business. Fortunately, Texas law details …

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Strategic Partnerships in Texas

Business owners who want to grow their business have many options available to them. Creating strong relationships with employees and customers is important, but another way to gain greater success is to partner with other companies, something called a strategic partnership. Complementary Offerings Businesses may form strategic partnerships to share resources, such as information, services, …

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