artificial intelligence intellectual property

The growth of artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized the way the world does business. This growth is expected to jump exponentially as more people utilize generative AI technology, ushering in a new era of challenges and opportunities.  AI’s impact on intellectual property law presents novel questions as writers, artists, inventors, and others begin to use the technology in their...

what is a registered agent in florida

To have a successful business in Florida means staying on top of state compliance requirements. One such obligation for companies is the appointment of a registered agent, which is required by state law. But what is a registered agent in Florida, who can be one, and what do they do?  What Is a Registered Agent? A registered agent serves...

business data breach

Data breaches and cyberattacks have emerged as a critical threat to Florida businesses in the digital age. Understanding the causes behind these breaches and their possible consequences is essential for companies in assessing and mitigating risks in cybersecurity practices. However, breaches can happen even with thorough cybersecurity policies and procedures. Under Florida law, companies must prevent or address harm...

virtual office in florida

Establishing a base for your Florida business while maintaining flexibility and cost-effectiveness is a challenge, regardless of the industry the business is in. But thanks to new technologies, the concept of a traditional office space has evolved into something more dynamic and adaptable. In Florida’s competitive business landscape, virtual offices can offer many advantages for budding business ventures. Learn...

anonymous llc in florida

Conducting business through a publicly anonymous limited liability company (LLC) can offer privacy, asset protection, and limited personal liability. It shields the owners’ identity from public records, safeguarding them from potential risks like unwanted attention, identity theft, or personal safety concerns. This can be especially valuable for confidential business dealings, securing partnerships, or maintaining discretion in sensitive industries. However,...

nonprofit to for profit business in florida

Achieving nonprofit status for your business can be an arduous process. But what do you do if you realize your business would be better served as a for-profit? Converting a for-profit to a nonprofit is a relatively direct process. However, changing from a nonprofit to for-profit business in Florida can only be achieved indirectly. Whatever your reasons for switching...

Moving a Business to Florida

Thanks to its favorable business climate, tax advantages, and high quality of life, Florida has long been an attractive destination for entrepreneurs and established companies.  Are you considering moving a business to Florida? Several options are available to business owners, including business conversion, operating as a foreign entity, forming a new company, or merging with an existing corporation. Relocating...

Closing a Sole Proprietorship in Florida.

It takes more than stopping all business operations in Florida to close a sole proprietorship. Businesses must meet state and federal requirements to close or dissolve legally. While the process can be complicated, it can be done successfully to avoid financial or legal problems. Below, the experienced business attorneys at BrewerLong explain the steps to closing a sole proprietorship....

LLC Member vs. LLC Manager

When forming a limited liability company (LLC) in Florida, one of the critical decisions you’ll need to make is whether an LLC member vs. LLC manager will manage it. Understanding the distinctions between these two management structures is crucial for business owners.  Members, managers, or a combination of both can manage an LLC. Here, we will explore the differences...

shareholder lawsuit

Opening a company up to shareholders has many benefits, including expanding your business and seeing it flourish. However, you also risk a shareholder lawsuit, allowing your shareholders to sue for harm related to improperly managing the company. At BrewerLong PLLC, our experienced corporate attorneys can help you not only respond to any brewing shareholder complaints but also take preventative...