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Burford Perry LLP represents owners and companies in all types of small business litigation. Many times, the problems we deal with in litigation could have been avoided by making better, informed decisions when the business was in the startup stage. …


Trade secrets are a form of intellectual property (IP) that are typically owned by the companies in which they are created. The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016  elevated trade secrets to make them a form of federally-protected IP just …


Officers and directors of a corporation are the company’s management tier. Directors take part in managing high-level business matters whereas officers oversee the day-to-day operation of the business. They may be shareholders, employees of the company, appointed individuals being paid …


Texas has emphasized the importance of the mineral rights of a property since the State’s founding and first constitution. Between this early emphasis and the prevalence of oil and gas production within the State (oil and gas is produced in …


President Biden signed a series of executive orders designed to “increase competition in the American economy” earlier this month. The Biden Administration addresses the use of noncompete agreements, arguing that such agreements “serve to keep wages down and disempower employees …


Being a small business owner is stressful enough without having to worry about being taken advantage of through fraud. Some fraud schemes and scam attempts are as old as time and have become common concerns for all business owners. But, …


According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the term “securities fraud” covers a broad spectrum of activities characterized by the misrepresentation or omission of material information to investors in during the purchase or sale of securities. It can also extend …


While “divorce” typically makes people think of separations stemming from marital conflict, the concept of a “business divorce” is appearing more frequently in legal circles. A business divorce is the legal separation—whether negotiated or litigated—of the owners of a privately …


While all property investors want smooth real estate purchasing experiences, that is not always the case. When legal disputes arise in either commercial or residential property transactions, having an experienced real estate attorney on your side will help protect your …