CAN-SPAM and Canned Spam

Tasty Spam Versus Scary SPAM Recently I was watching a rerun of Bizarre Foods: Washington, D.C. with my family. On the show, host Andrew Zimmern, eats strange and wonderful foods from all over the world. In this particular episode, he stopped off at various food...

The Blame the Bean Defense Doesn’t Work

A seed is a seed is a seed. . .unless the seed has a lawyer After having indulged in all the heavy BBQ from spring cookouts and thinking of the looming hot weather approaching, I’m craving something light – a little sushi with edamame. If you’re not familiar...

What Patents Have to Do with Chocolate Chips

In Honor of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day. . . In the 1930s, Ruth Graves Wakefield was in her Toll House Inn in Whitman, Massachusetts when she made culinary history. One story goes that Ruth ran out of baker’s chocolate when she was making her chocolate cookies....

Why Starting an LLC is Like Throwing a BBQ

A Rose Is a Rose By Any Other Name. That’s Not The Case With BBQ and LLCs You know it’s truly spring (despite the past few intermittent bursts of winter) when you step outside and get that mouthwatering aroma of grills and smokers getting back to work doing what...

Creating Legal Partnerships

What Does a Wreath of Flowers Have to do with Your Business? The first of May is May Day, which is Lei Day in Hawai’i. While it’s never been made an official state holiday, Lei Day has been commemorated in Hawai’i every May 1st since 1928. It...

Exploring The Forgotten Zones

Snowy white frost is all over my freezer, making my frozen foods an icy mystery. I sigh as I dig out my directions on how to speed clean your freezer in 20 minutes (yes, it can be done) and get to work and ask myself how I could let it go for so long. I’m always...

Why Easter Eggs Are Like The Series LLC

A Series LLC Keeps Your Eggs From Getting Scrambled When You Keep Them All in One Basket We’ve just finished Easter with its time-honored tradition of the Easter Egg Hunt; creatively decorating our eggs with a variety of dyes, decals, embellishments, and crayons; then...