DISCLAIMER: The following content isn't created by, but is being shared by the Chamber Collaborative on behalf of a member. By Paul J. Durham, Esq. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, lawmakers have provided significant economic assistance to support struggling businesses. Unfortunately, businesses started during the crisis itself have been ineligible for most of that aid. For example, businesses started after February 15, 2020 remain ineligible for the Paycheck Protection Program, and New
DISCLAIMER: The following content wasn't created by, but is being shared by, the Chamber Collaborative on behalf of a member. PORTSMOUTH—Sheehan Phinney, a business law firm serving regional, national and international clients, is pleased to announce the opening of its Portsmouth office. Located at 75 Portsmouth Boulevard, the new office is easily accessible from I-95 and downtown Portsmouth. Firm president and managing director, David W. McGrath, stated “The Seacoast area is vital to the growth of New
Disclaimer: The following content wasn't created by, but is being shared by the Chamber Collaborative. A basic understanding of intellectual property (“IP”) law issues is not just important for inventors and technology company executives. Understanding the types of common IP concerns that can arise in connection with your business will help you to protect your own IP rights and to avoid infringing the rights of others. Although even a short summary of IP law would be well beyond the scope of this brief
DISCLAIMER: This material was not created by, but is being shared by, the Chamber Collaborative on behalf of a member. By Paul J. Durham, Esq. It’s January, which means New Year’s resolutions are plentiful. For many of us, those resolutions may focus on personal health and wellness. If you are the owner or operator of a business, now is also a good time to recommit to your corporate wellness. This can be as simple as developing new corporate recordkeeping habits or sticking to the old (but good)
NOTE: This was authored by Paul J. Durham, Esq. of Sheehan Phinney not the Chamber Collaborative Many New Hampshire businesses benefited from a variety of federal and state aid programs in 2020, utilizing loan proceeds and grants to weather the economic storm brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Programs such as New Hampshire’s Main Street Relief Fund (“MSRF”) and Self Employed Livelihood Fund (“SELF”) provided grants to small businesses without stipulations as to how those funds were to be spent.