New Patent Laws a Trap for the Unwary
On Sept. 16, 2011, President Barack Obama signed into law the America Invents Act (AIA), one of the most significant changes to patent law in more than a century. The last provisions of the AIA went into effect earlier this year. While the AIA ...March 6, 2014
Letters of Intent Critical in M&A Transactions
Negotiating a merger or acquisition can be a delicate process. Some believe that involving experts, such as attorneys, in the letters of intent (LOI) negotiation process can damage the relationship between the seller and the buyer and inhibit t...March 6, 2014
Reviewing Franchising and Business Opportunity Fundamentals
After creating a successful business model, expansion becomes the next natural step. But such growth usually requires the involvement of third parties, especially if resources are limited. There are several ways to expand your business includin...March 6, 2014
New Considerations for Choosing Your Business Entity
If you intend to start a new business this year, you should be aware of some significant changes in Utah law that may affect the type of entity you select for your business. New laws governing general partnerships, limited partnerships and limi...March 6, 2014
House Speaker Becky Lockhart (R-Provo) and Sen. Curt Bramble (R-Provo) took some time away from Utah’s Capitol Hill Tuesday morning to give members of the Utah Technology Council an update on how things are going during this year’s ...March 5, 2014
Park City — Advice Media has acquired E6 Interactive LLC. The announcement comes a few months following Advice Media’s purchase of New York-based Everyday Doctors, a division of Everyday Health.
“I have known E6 Interactiv...March 5, 2014
Salt Lake City — The Utah Division of Consumer Protection has released its annual top ten consumer complaints as part of the 16th annual National Consumer Protection Week from March 2-8. The division is also highlighting the Federal Trade...March 5, 2014
Salt Lake City — Small businesses now have access to funding intended to improve air quality and protect jobs, thanks to a new grant from the State of Utah. The UCAIR Air Assist program offers grants to small businesses to purchase equipm...March 5, 2014
West Valley City — Coldwell Banker Commercial Intermountain (CBCI) has signed new mid-box leases with Bed, Bath & Beyond and ULTA Beauty, encompassing 33,000-square-feet, at West Valley City’s Valley Fair Mall. Richard Coles and...March 4, 2014
Provo — Vivint Solar has completed three new tax equity transactions, enabling the funding of approximately $280 million worth of solar systems. The terms and financial institutions involved in these financings were not disclosed.
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Delta — Cal-Maine Foods, Inc. has closed on its acquisition of 50 percent of the membership interests of Delta Egg Farm, LLC from Sunbest Foods of Iowa, Inc., a Moark, LLC affiliate. Delta Egg Farm, LLC owns and operates a feed mill and e...March 4, 2014
Salt Lake City — American Cancer Society is set to begin the next phase in building a Hope Lodge in Utah, a free home-away-from-home for cancer patients traveling to Salt Lake City to receive care. While it will still continue fundraising...March 4, 2014
Salt Lake City — The University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business has announced an upcoming change to its executive MBA program. Beginning fall semester 2014, classes will be held every other week on Friday and Sat...March 3, 2014
Salt Lake City – TruClinic has partnered with the Zahra Charity (zahracharity.org) to enable providers in Morocco and the U.S. to collaborate in the delivery of remote neuro-rehabilitative care to patients through care teams on the ground...March 3, 2014
Layton — Wight House Reception Center has opened a new wedding venue, Florentine Gardens Reception Center.
Florentine Gardens is located at the base of Adams Canyon in Layton. The reception center was built for weddings, receptions, l...March 3, 2014