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From Emblems to Empires: Franchising Through Trademarks [Blog Talk Radio Episode]

  Click here to listen to this episode Blog Talk Radio’s “Business Talk” show co-host, Jo-Anne Yau, presented, “From Emblems to Empires:  How Trademarks Become Franchises.”  Ms. Yau discussed how a protected brand can evolve into a franchise chain.  Her guest was Franchise Law professor and former CEO of the Arthur Treacher’s Fish & Chips franchise, Jim Cataland.  Hetook listeners through […]

Integrating Sports into a Successful Business Plan [Blog Talk Radio Episode]

  Blog Talk Radio’s “Business Talk” show co-host, Jo-Anne Yau, presented, “Using Sports as a Business Development Tool.”  Ms. Yau discussed how sports can be integrated into business plans, and addressed the legal consideratations of those business transactions. The featured guest was Dave McDaid, founder of local outdoor apparel and equipment company, IRISHWATERDOGS.  The show’s focus centered around what Ms. […]

Sports Agents and Sports Law Attorneys: What’s the Difference?

  “SHOW ME THE MONEY!”  Who was the sports agent made famous by Tom Cruise or Jay Mohr in the movie, Jerry Maguire?  And does that movie accurately portray what a real sports agent does on the day-to-day? Sports agents like Drew Rosenhaus, pictured above when he was featured on 60 Minutes,  may represent almost 150 clients, […]

Trademark Business Basics [Blog Talk Radio Episode]

   Blog Talk Radio’s “Business Talk” show co-host, Ms. Yau, presented, “Trademark Business Basics.”  Ms. Yau discussed the basics of business: from getting your trademark registered to franchising your company.  She discussed the types of businesses that will most benefit from trademarks and the process involved in registering and protecting that brand. The guest on this episode […]