Many entrepreneurs have good ideas they wish to bring to the marketplace and many are driven by the dream of starting a business. It is important to keep in mind that while business development or starting your own business is oftentimes at least somewhat creative endeavor, there are many important considerations, decisions and steps that can be followed to help achieve success for a start-up.
Successfully securing a patent can be important to your business or simply to your idea. In general, a patent is when the government grants a property right, which prevents others from selling, using or making a particular invention for a certain period of time. Patents protect certain types of intellectual property. Part of the patent process includes a public disclosure of the invention being patented.
For many entrepreneurs, forming a business may be the fulfillment of a life-long dream. It is important to keep in mind that selecting the best business structure for your company may help further the success of that dream. There are a variety of business forms to choose from and selecting the best one depends on the needs and goals of the entrepreneur and the business.
Two New York accounting practices recently merged in the New Year. The new combined firm will continue under of the name of one of two merging firms and will continue to operate in its three current locations (which are existing locations for the two firms). One of the firms has five partners and fourteen staff members, while the other combining firm has two partners and four staff members. The merger was scheduled to conclude with the New Year.