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Is it legal to Buy Fake "Likes"?

Is it illegal to buy fake likes? The answer now is "yes," and Facebook is suing a company for engaging in the practice. Click for "like" legalities.

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A Reminder About Crowdfunding Fraud

What happens if you don't use crowdfunded money on the project or product you promised? You may find yourself the target of an FTC lawsuit.

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Marketing Law: Made in the USA Labeling Laws

Made in the USA: Overview of FTC Guidelines

When is it OK to use the "Made in the USA" tagline? In this blog post we tackle the marketing law issue. Also discussed: "Assembled in the USA."

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e-commerce law topic: fictitious pricing

Can You Be Sued For “Fictitious Pricing”

E-commerce Law Topic: Can you be sued for keeping an item on sale permanently. Believe it or not, you can! And it happens more than you think.

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ecommerce law: legal myths debunked

Three E-commerce Legal Myths Debunked

Our law firm works with e-commerce businesses, so we field a lot of e-commerce legal loophole questions. Here are three common ones debunked.

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E-commerce Law: Paid and Fake Reviews

The Legal Low Down on Paid Reviews

As e-commerce booms, the paid, fake review business is also booming. Jump in for a legal overview of online reviews. What is legal and what isn't?

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Startup Law: Business Formation

Chicago Startup: Choosing Best Legal Structure

You're starting up! The first thing you need to do is pick the best legal structure. Partnership? Corporation? LLC? We'll Walk you through the pros and cons.

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Tax Law: Tips for Etsy Sellers

Tax Advice For Etsy Sellers: Reposition Now!

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act helped some businesses and hurt others. Etsy entrepreneurs, for example, can no longer claim certain key deductions.

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Marketing Law: Suing social media influencers

Can I Sue An Influencer For Under Performing?

Is it possible to sue a social media influencer, whom you've hired to promote a product, for under performing or not delivering new customers?

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