How do I get a trademark?
Having a strong trademark can help set your products or services apart from the market. Learn about trademarks and the different kinds available.
What tax policies and laws apply to my business?
There are many regulations to keep track of. This module describes different types of taxes to keep in mind as a business owner.
What should I know about leasing property?
In the market for commercial real estate? This module covers the basic legal considerations of leasing property for your business.
What is tech transfer, and does it apply to my IP?
This module explores intellectual property considerations, the typical technology transfer process, and the benefits for the inventor and the university.
How can I navigate my legal risks?
This resource introduces legal risks and some of the measures you can take to prevent or prepare for them.
Legally speaking — a dictionary of terms
A supplement to the rest of our “legally speaking” resources, this dictionary of terms will help you make sense of the legal jargon.
How do I legally form my business?
Explore the different types of legal business structures and the implications of each so that you can make the right choice for you and your venture.
What contracts should I have in place?
Explore different types of contracts, what information they contain and what protections they offer. Templates and examples will help you get started.
Should I copyright my work?
Explore the protections offered by a copyright, figure out if one is right for you and learn how to apply for one.
What are my business license options?
Learn about different types of business licenses — general business, regulatory, tax and more — plus tips for Arizona residents and ASU affiliates.