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What is Intellectual Property and Why You Need to Know About It?

In Intellectual Property by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

If you’re in the process of hiring a lawyer, chances are you’ve heard of intellectual property. But what exactly is it and why does it matter? In this blog post, we will discuss the basics of intellectual property and how it can help protect your business from potential litigation. What is Intellectual Property? Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of …

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The Benefits of Having a Good Contract

In Business Tips, Contracts by Larry DonahueLeave a Comment

Contracts are an essential part of any business. They provide clarity, security, and peace of mind for both parties in a transaction. A good contract can help protect you from liability and financial risk, while also helping you to realize potential opportunities. Here’s why having a good contract is so important to your business. Protecting Your Business With Legal Clarity …

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What a Litigation Attorney Can Do For You

In Litigation & Lawsuits by Larry Donahue1 Comment

When it comes to legal matters, hiring the right lawyer is essential. If you’re in need of a lawyer, you may have heard of litigation attorneys and wondered what they are and what they can do for you. In this blog post, we’ll give you a brief overview of litigation attorneys and why they may be the right fit for …

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What Business Owners Need to Know About Creditor’s Rights

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As a business owner, it is important to understand creditor’s rights. This includes the rights of creditors when it comes to collecting debt from borrowers, and how this affects the obligations that borrowers have for paying back loans. Let’s dive into what you need to know about creditor’s rights. What Are Creditor’s Rights? Creditor’s rights are laws that govern how …

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IS YOUR PRACTICE IN COMPLIANCE
WITH RULE 16-119?

In Business Tips, Business Transactions, Lawyer Succession, Rule 16-119 by Kristy Donahue4 Comments

If you’re a practicing attorney in the State of New Mexico, you must have a NM Lawyer Succession Plan. The compliance deadline is October 1st, 2022. WHAT DOES THE RULE SAY? The New Mexico Supreme Court has mandated that all attorneys practicing law in the State of New Mexico have a written succession plan, either alone or as part of a …

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Business Law Southwest Named One Of New Mexico’s Fastest Growing Companies

In Albuquerque Business First by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

BLSW and L4SB’s Parent Company, Slingshot to be honored at an upcoming event. Accounting firm REDW audited the revenue of companies that were nominated by readers of the Albuquerque Business First to come up with this year’s rankings. Companies nominated for the award needed to demonstrate growth over a three year period to be named a “Fastest Growing Company”. Companies …

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BLSW Tops Expertise.com’s List of Litigators

In Break-ups & Partnership Disputes, Business Transactions, Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, Estate & Probate, Expungement of a Criminal Record, Intellectual Property, Litigation & Lawsuits, Partnerships by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

A Ranking in Professionalism, A+ Ranking in Reputation Once again, Business Law Southwest has been recognized by Expertise.com for their outstanding New Mexico Litigation Team ! Expertise’s Selection Criteria: Availability-Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored. Qualifications-Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards. Reputation-A history of delighted customers and outstanding service. Experience-Masters of their craft, based on …

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Super Lawyers 2022 Announced

In Rising Stars, Super Lawyers by Kristy DonahueLeave a Comment

Once Again, Business Law Southwest Lawyers Are Honored. Business Law Southwest is excited to announce that 100% of the Partners and half of our Associate Attorneys have been named to the 2022 Super Lawyers List. Super Lawyers: Don Kochersberger and Larry Donahue Rising Stars: Alicia McConnell, Ian Alden and Kameron Kramer “Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers …

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Can I Trademark the Zia?

In Intellectual Property, Trademarks by Kameron KramerLeave a Comment

Us New Mexicans are well aware of the ZIA. It appears on our State flag, in the design of the State capital building in Santa Fe, and is used in numerous other places, by both the government and private entities.  But most importantly, the Zia symbol belongs to the Zia Pueblo, and is a sacred religious symbol, having been used …