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Learn How to Protect Your Business While Collaborating

Small business owners and entrepreneurs often wear multiple hats during the business organization formation stage. Sometimes, collaborating with another brand, individual, or other entity can help share some of the burdens of start-up tasks and provide the support necessary to get a new brand off the ground. But it’s important to proceed with caution when […]

What Are Five Benefits of a Federal Trademark Registration?

Federal trademark registration affords legal protections to businesses or creators for any of their identifying marks and other branding endeavors. Trademarks can be unique logos, business names, slogans or commercial jingles, and similar brand-identifying creations that make it easy for a consumer to distinguish a brand. Trademarks are integral to branding. They help create a […]

Trademarks and Intellectual Property Considerations for New Businesses

Trademark law (TM) may be the last thing on your mind as you go through the stages of business formation and setup. However, considering its potential impact on your company could benefit you immensely down the line. For instance, it’s much easier to establish protections before any real work on the business begins. Having these […]

Trademark Law and Employment Agreements

Trademark Law and Employment Agreements Protecting your company’s intellectual property is critical to preserving its uniqueness and helping business owners stand apart from competitors. But should an employee decide to leave, how do you keep them from telling a competitor what they learned while on your payroll? Employment agreements and Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) may offer […]

How Can A Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyer Help My Business?

The end results of mergers and acquisitions are similar. Where once there were two companies, now there is one. Because of this, there is often a pairing of, or confusion related to the two terms. The distinction between the two is important but subtle and easy to misunderstand. Acquisitions An acquisition occurs when a much […]

Colleen Migl Awarded Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars 2023

QMC is proud to announce Colleen Migl has been recognized on the 2023 Texas Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Texas Super Lawyers, a division of Thompson Reuters, conducts extensive independent research and pairs it with peer nominations and evaluations to compose the annual “Rising Stars” list. This distinguished list honors only the top 2.5% of […]

Are there Different Types of Business Mergers?

When it comes to the success of your business, two is sometimes better than one. That is the principle behind business mergers, which can offer numerous benefits to enterprises large and small. While you most often hear about corporate mergers in the news, businesses of all sizes can make use of this process. There are […]

Three Factors To Consider Before Signing a Commercial Lease?

The commercial space a business exists in can make or break the company. Texas entrepreneurs must know the elements of a fair commercial lease agreement before signing on the dotted line. There are three primary elements of a commercial lease you should consider before signing an agreement. A bit of due diligence could protect a […]

What are the Pros and Cons of Incorporating a Business?

When starting a business, you will have many business structures to choose from. Incorporation is one possible option that provides many benefits, depending on your commercial enterprise and its needs. However, incorporating a business can also have some drawbacks, and you should understand these potential issues before you select this business structure. Here are a few key […]

Which Franchise is Right for You?

Exploring the franchising side of business ownership in Texas can bring exciting opportunities. However, you want to make sure you select an option that will provide optimal benefit for your financial and lifestyle goals. Careful comparison of your options can help you narrow things down until you identify the best fit. Long-term interests You may […]