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Building Business Potential

legal services for startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses

Building Business Potential

Building Business Potential

legal services for startups, entrepreneurs, and small businesses

A Small Firm for Small Businesses

As a small firm, PLF understands the unique challenges that small business owners face. As a result, PLF's legal services are specifically tailored toward startups and other small businesses in order to provide the solutions that they need.

Assisting New and Established Small Businesses

Whether you are a new or established small business, PLF is here to help you realize your business goals - from formation and drafting or revising ownership agreements, to protecting intellectual property or implementing data security and privacy policies.

Let PLF help you Reach your Full Potential.

Providing legal advice and counsel for modern entrepreneurs and small business owners in Denver and throughout Colorado, PLF is a part of the Modern Law Practice Initiative, accepting alternative fee arrangements and working with clients to provide solutions that stay within their budgets.

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Aug. 3, 2019

Public Benefit LLCs in Colorado: Is a Purpose-Driven Business Right for You?

 Purpose-driven enterprises and public benefit corporations (PBCs) have emerged in the last decade as part of a growing alternative to business as usual. With new options, savvy entrepreneurs are now forming and operating successful businesses as a force for good. Social entrepreneurship, environmental sustainability and stakeholder (or conscious) capitalism are paving a way forward, not just in the short term but for the long term. Although the first PBC law was not passed until 2010, corporations historically were formed for a specific purpose…

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July 1, 2019

Registering Immoral or Scandalous Trademarks after the FUCT Decision:

 Last Monday, in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in Iancu v. Brunetti, holding that "the Lanham Act's prohibition on registration of 'immoral or scandalous' trademarks violates the First Amendment." As a result, there is no longer a bar on registering marks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") that consist of or comprise offensive, obscene, profane, vulgar, or otherwise scandalous words or images. In making this determination, the Court reexamined the logic of…

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June 7, 2019

Independent Contractor Agreements: When Actions Speak Louder than Words

 Startups and small businesses are often cautious of taking on additional employees. This may leave potential employers wondering whether they can simply reach an agreement with individual workers who will be classified as independent contractors instead of employees. However, in Colorado as elsewhere, things aren’t quite so simple. In Colorado, there is a presumption that workers are employees…

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