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7 reasons why you should quit your job and join a startup

Many hats

Every now and then, I get asked why I made the leap from corporate gig to technology startup. I’d seen Rocket Lawyer’s products, believed in its mission and liked its […]

Mind the gender pay gap

Gender pay gap

Equal pay in Hollywood has caught a great deal of attention recently. It’s clear when you look at the numbers. In 2016, the highest earning actress, Jennifer Lawrence, earned a […]

Formalising debt: loan agreements and promissory notes

Loans and promissory notes

If you are considering loaning money to – or borrowing money from – another business or individual, it’s a good idea to set out some of the key terms in […]

Seed funding – the deal with Term sheets


“Shall I compare thee investor to a summer’s day?” “How very romanticised!” I hear you cry, but if you think about it, the relationship between a start-up and an investor […]

3 steps to comply with new company law: PSC


If you are a company owner, or setting up a new company, you may be subject to new company law legislation that requires companies to have a Register of People […]

International trade marks and the REAL Madrid

International trademarks

What do Cristiano Ronaldo and international trade mark registration have in common? The real Madrid For brand owners looking to register their trade mark rights in multiple jurisdictions, the Madrid […]

What are trade mark classes and why are they so important?

Trade mark classes

Every entrepreneur needs to think about trade marks when looking to invest in their branding, in particular, the ‘class(es)’ within which to register their trade mark. This is an area where people […]

Protect your brand – How to register your trade mark today!

Protect your brand

If you’re a start-up business, having a strong brand is vital. Now, we at Rocket Lawyer appreciate that with so many things to juggle (such as fine-tuning your product and […]

4 tools your business isn’t using (but definitely should be)

4 tools your business isn't using

I’ve put together this list of four tools I think are essential for anyone running their own business. I’m fairly certain you won’t have come across of most of them […]

New rules for compliance with Companies House

Companies House Compliance

From 6 April 2016, companies, Societates Europaeae and Limited Liability Partnerships must keep a register of individuals or legal entities that have control over them. These people are known as […]

Trade marks and trade mark trolls

Trade mark trolls

All entrepreneurs should be aware of their rights regarding intellectual property (IP) and how to protect these (potentially very valuable) assets. Words, logos, sounds, symbols and slogans can all be […]

Keeping your trade secrets – secret!

Keep your trade secrets secret

Some of the most important assets of many startups or small businesses consist of their intellectual property and/or trade secrets such as market strategies and client lists. However, in order to […]