Posts Tagged: small business


Making Small Business Look Bigger

There are many ways to enhance your small business, making it look bigger, at relatively inexpensive costs. Everyone has to start somewhere, but think about things from …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 13

Economic Signs Paint Bleak Picture for the Future

Small businesses are the backbone of the nation's economy and those that are most likely to engage in job creation. Unfortunately, the small businesses surveyed tell a …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 7

American Davids of Innovation, Start Your Engines: Strategies for Coping with First to File Under the America Invents Act

Under the “first to file” AIA regime, the effective prior art date is what prior art exists before the U.S. patent filing date. In other words, …
By Eric Guttag
9 years ago 22

Bayh-Dole Compliance Obligations Meet America Invents Act

In going from the current “first to invent” to the new “first to file” regime mandated by the America Invents Act (AIA), much attention has been focused …
By Eric Guttag
9 years ago 11

USPTO Hosts Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium

On Friday March 11, 2011, I attended the Women’s Entrepreneurship Symposium in honor of Women’s History Month at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The program …
By Renee C. Quinn
9 years ago 0

Not Extending Bush Tax Cuts Will Affect All Small Businesses

Upon the expiration of the Bush tax cuts, among increases in the tax rate for all tax brackets, the dividends tax rate will increase. So even if …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 19

Small Business Resources Through SCORE, an SBA Agency

Currently there are 364 chapters of SCORE operating in over 800 locations across the United States as well as in US Territories. The organization, which is headquartered in Herndon, …
By Renee C. Quinn
10 years ago 7

A Method to Spur the Economy Comprising Cutting Taxes: Obviously Non-obvious and Patentable Inventions Part II

Picking up on this theme and focusing on things that at first glance seem incredibly obvious but must not be at all obvious given that those who …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 23

Small Business Administration Helps Entrepreneurs Succeed

The federal government knows that small businesses are critical to the economic strength and recovery of our country, especially as the economy stands today. For this very …
By Renee C. Quinn
10 years ago 8

Choosing The Right Corporate Structure For Your Business

In recent years the Limited Liability Company, which is typically referred to simply as an LLC, has become the darling of entrepreneurs and small businesses around the …
By Kenneth Sprang
11 years ago 4