The entrepreneurial spirit of our clients is inspiring, and I am looking forward to attending Techpoint's 2010 Innovation Summit that will be held in downtown Indianapolis today.
An annual event that Alerding Castor Hewitt is proud to sponsor, it will feature keynote speaker Nicholas Carr who is a...Read More »
As a law firm that utilizes blogging to reach our current and potential clients, the Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP website was featured as an example within these pages....Read More »
Established in order to give such businesses an equal opportunity to participate in the state purchasing process, the criteria considered for such certification include that the minority/woman member possess:
- ownership of the business (at least...
Speaking today were Daniel DeHayes, a Professor Emeritus of Business Administration with the Indiana University Kelley School of Business and Delphia Croft, the Managing Principal of...Read More »
Working with the business owners through Indiana entrepreneurial law, I checked in to see what the place had to offer this afternoon. I couldn't be more excited about the fresh flavors and the funky atmosphere. With original artwork and high ceilings, it has a Chicago vibe with a menu focused on fresh honest food. Perfect.
Today I chose... Read More »
However, a software service level agreement can be somewhat tough to negotiate because...Read More »
With those business plans are financial projections that are based on newly formed companies with limited operating histories, unproven track records, and often times plans for entry into a mature and highly competitive marketplace.
Needless to say, it can be daunting as an entrepreneur to come up with a compelling reason why investors... Read More »
Brian concentrates his practice on estate, trust, and guardianship planning, administration, and litigation; and mediation and business law.
He is a Certified Estate Planning and Administration Specialist, a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, and a member of the Probate Litigation Committee of the... Read More »
The software as a service industry evolves quickly, time-lines are condensed, and the playing field yesterday can look decidedly different than it looks today. The name of the game for a SaaS company is to stay ahead of the pack and become known as THE leader in its industry.
I recently read an article in Entrepreneur magazine about Search Engine Optimization titled What You Don't Know About SEO.
What I DO know... Read More »
Admit it. We all do it.
But, just as a warning to be careful the next time you're purchasing that new mp3, or more importantly signing your company up for something on-line... those shrink-wrap and click-wrap agreements have been held by the courts to be binding.
Contracting in...Read More »
The former General Counsel for ExactTarget, Bill has tremendous experience as technology counsel for one of the most successful technology start ups based right here in the heart of Indianapolis. A company that had just over a dozen employees when he joined, Bill has substantial experience in licensing agreement negotiations, ASP Law and Cloud Computing Law serving in that role...Read More »
Let's face it, it can take years to get a company up and running effectively, and certain key individuals play a huge role in making that happen.
You don't want to lose them.
While I firmly believe that everyone is replaceable, some employees are just harder to replace than others because they add so...Read More »
Maybe you never even thought to ask the question, but at the end of the day who actually owns "your" website? You or the web designer?
Indiana software litigation in a ruling by the Supreme Court of Indiana, Conwell v. Gray Loon Outdoor Marketing Group, points to the fact that hiring a contractor for the...Read More »
a great article awhile back in Entrepreneur and thought
I should post the article for those in the formation stages of
their next business venture.
I can't stress enough how much time and energy it takes to launch a start-up, and just how much the success or failure of a budding new company rests on the people involved. I see it everyday as an Indiana technology lawyer involved in Indiana entrepreneurial law.
You can count on spending hours upon hours of the day with your business...
Not just brick and mortor storefronts, many of our clients have customers nationwide and around the world.
Such is the realm of cloud computing law, and it's up to us as technology legal counsel to answer the inescapable question of what state, federal, or even country's law applies should a lawsuit arise.
Well, if you haven't contracted for this simple...Read More »
For instance, for business owners who are retailers, wholesalers, or merchants who otherwise sell "property" (essentially, products that you can pick up and move), they...Read More »
exciting to be apart of the city of Indianapolis, and even more so
when you get to be involved with those who are shaping
the future of Indiana technology.
Business law firms are a great place to practice as a technology attorney. I am fortunate to live in a world where software start-ups and fresh business ideas (that often times are solving tomorrow's problems) crop up everyday and are a way of life. You would be amazed at some of the exciting new software developments that are underway...
A private placement offering is differentiated from a public sale of securities that must be registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission, namely because of...Read More »
One of the business law firms located in downtown Indianapolis, Alerding Castor, LLP began in April of 2007 and has now recently added Brian Hewitt as partner. Under the new name, Alerding Castor Hewitt, LLP, I couldn’t be more enthusiastic to be a part of this legal team. What I find exceptional about this firm is that we work as a team in order to provide our clients with outstanding legal counsel.
While I practice mainly on the transactional side of the law, working with clients on such...Read More »