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Decoding the Technicalities of the CAN-SPAM Act, 2003

Article by  Kshitij Kumar . Check out his LinkedIn to learn more about him. Editor’s Note: So your startup is on its way to create the next path breaking innovation . And, you need to tell everyone about it. So, what’s better than buying emails, right!?   I was working with a startup in the US who just had this bright idea! Although saner minds prevailed, that got me the thinking – most marketers may not know of the regulations governing marketing, in the US.   And, that’s nothing to be surprised about. While states are free to enact their own laws, the digital sphere has no boundaries – and that might affect well-meaning marketers from their digital marketing efforts.   And, that’s why – if you need to know the most important piece of legislation governing digital marketing , it is this.   And, in this article, Kshitij will decode all there is to know about the CAN-SPAM Act, 2003.

How to Write a Patent Specification (in India): All You Need to Know

If you want to get a patent in India, the specification of the patent is arguably one of the most important things you need to keep in mind, other than the claims. Getting a patent application done right, involves ensuring that the claim that you put forward in your application is well-supported by the patent specification. Patent specification is just a section of the patent application, among other sections, such as- The Title, The Abstract, The Claims, etc. While these areas are legally different from that of the patent specification, we shall be slightly touching up on them too so as to provide you with a clearer understanding of how you can draft your patent specification in the best method possible. As always, if you are stuck and need a free consultation, shoot us an email or let us draft your patent specification for you !

Legalities that New York Real Estate Developers Must Know Of

For being a real estate developer in the state of New York, there are certain generalised licenses and permits required. Further, there are certain special permits and licenses as well, required in certain cities or regions of the state. The purpose of this article is to lay down an exhaustive guide for real estate developers in the state of New York. Contractor’s License As was described in a nother article on real estate laws in the state of California , there is a requirement of a contractor’s license in the state of New York as well, for becoming a real estate developer.   Contractor’s license is essential in many states of the United States if someone wants to engage themselves with a business concerning with improving properties. Such a job would include those of construction, plumbing, carpentry, etc. This is why general contractors are also known as home improvement contractors. The license is provided by the Department of Labour, New York.   In the state of New Yor

Legalities that California Real Estate Developers Must Know Of

If you want to be a real estate developer in the State of California, there are certain legal obligations you must fulfil, not following which would lead in penalty. These legal obligations are related to licenses, permissions, workmen compensation, etc. and form the main topic of this Article.   In this article, I will be discussing in detail, the laws which a real estate developer in California must be aware of so, if you are an existing or prospective real estate developer then go through the whole article. License for being a real estate developer California, just like various other states in the United States, has licensing requirements for individuals who want to earn a living in the real estate development business. To be a real estate developer, you must get a contractor license for the trade. The procedural requirements, legalities and allied information in relation to the license has been discussed below – What is Contractor’s license? A contractor’s license is a licens

Marketing Regulations that Marketers Must Know (in the US)

Marketing is already an intensive job. With the ROI of any marketing campaign taking considerable time to show, a marketer has his plates full quite often than not. What makes it even more complicated is the growing scrutiny over data, which albeit a much needed trend, puts marketers even more in a worry. For example, the GDPR regulations affect marketers worldwide , with the only qualification being collection of data from EU residents. It seems that marketers in this day and age, has to be aware of both the revolving tech world and the legal world around them - which is why, I asked legal experts in the US - what are the legalities that marketers need to be aware of? And, I got some really interesting responses. Let's begin-

15 Contract Drafting Essentials for Non-Lawyers: Recommended by Experts

If you have a startup, drafting contracts is supposed to be an everyday affair - whether it is a partnership contract with a co-founder, a supplier contract for goods or a terms of service contract with a customer. There are tons of different types of contracts that you may need to make on an everyday affair and for most, you might now get the help of a lawyer - unless, you are willing to shell out a lot of money. Therefore, we asked the experts - what are the essentials that a small business has to know when it's drafting a contract without the help of  a lawyer? Now, before we begin, a word of warning - drafting a contract is pretty difficult and your business will usually run based on the contract for a couple of years. As such, we do provide contract drafting services . But, if you need a free consultation to make your decision, do shoot us an email . #1. Develop a Framework for the Contract According to M. Salman Ravala, Esq , a contracts and business disputes lawyer in New