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Mark T. Jensen and Jeremy T. Garner Presents Seminar Entitled "Business Bootcamp"

On October 4, 2012, several “TechBreakfasters,” who are regular attendees of the Baltimore Tech Breakfast (http://www.meetup.com/TechBreakfast), participated in a day long workshop led by Mark T. Jensen and Jeremy T. Garner of Bowie & Jensen, LLC.  The event was designed to provide entrepreneurs and start-ups with a crash course on the nuts and bolts of…

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Bowie & Jensen Successfully Defeats Class Certification in California

Press Release – Towson, Maryland – Robert R. Bowie, Jr. and Josh Glikin of Bowie & Jensen, a leading business law firm in Towson, just secured a major victory for its Maryland-based client, Nutramax Laboratories, Inc., by successfully defeating a request for class certification in California federal court related to Nutramax’s joint health supplement product,…

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Interested in Government Work? There Are Many Approaches

Federal contracts are not just for the big-company bidders. The Small Business Administration (“SBA”) offers many programs to help small business owners get a piece of that work. Through the SBA, a portion of federal contracts are set aside for small business concerns. While the total set-asides for a small business will vary, all businesses…

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Case Law Updates: Apple Wins Crushing Judgment Against Samsung in California

A recent trial verdict overwhelmingly in favor of Apple against Samsung could tip the rivalry for the worldwide cell phone market to Apple, and possibly narrow options available to consumers. In August, a jury  in the Northern District Court of California awarded Apple over $1 billion in damages after finding that Samsung infringed Apple’s utility…

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You Can Fight a Subpoena of Bank Records

In lawsuits, parties commonly subpoena bank records of other parties, sometimes casting a net far wider than necessary. Individuals and businesses can fight this approach but only with knowledge of the protections available. Individuals Have a Right to Fight Subpoena Recently, a U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York entered a ruling reminding individuals who are…

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Top Five End-of-Year Tax Planning Tips for Business Owners

As the fourth quarter begins, now is the time for businesses to ensure that they have taken advantage of the best available tax planning strategies for the year, particularly those scheduled for elimination or reduction after 2012.  Here is a list of the top five. Expense 100% of certain assets in 2012, before the allowance…

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Apple's Patent Law Judgment Against Samsung

In August, a jury  in the Northern District Court of California awarded Apple over $1 billion in damages after finding that Samsung infringed Apple’s utility and design patents with over 20 cell phone and three computer devices. The utility patents control the features that a phone or tablet can have, and design patents cover how…

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Business Law: Certifying A Successful Business and Governmental Programs to Assist Small Businesses

Owners of small businesses may qualify for specific programs through the Small Business Administration (“SBA”).  A variety of federal programs exist to provide small businesses with the maximum practicable opportunity to participate in subcontracts.  Specifically, a proportion of contracts are set aside for small business concerns.   While the total set-asides for a small business will…

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