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The U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers awarded Bowie & Jensen LLC the prestigious national second tier ranking for Technology Law. Regionally, the firm was awarded the metropolitan first tier (Baltimore) for Business Organizations (including LLCs and Partnerships), Construction Law, Copyright Law, Litigation – Construction, and Technology Law. The firm was recognized in…

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In light of our proximity to so many defense contractors and the federal government, we thought it would be helpful to review some guidelines for exportation of defense-related and hi-tech goods.  An export is an item sent from the United States to a foreign destination. Most exports from the U.S. do not require any special…

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Bowie & Jensen partner, William McComas will be speaking at National Business Institute seminar in June.  Helping Your Client Buy or Sell a Small-to-Medium Sized Business This upcoming seminar will focus on how to effectively negotiate and structure buy-sell agreements. It will provide detailed instructions on transactional procedures from start to finish in mergers and acquisitions. The…

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Many misconceptions exist about the efficacy and need for non-disclosure, non-competition, and non-solicitation agreements, so it is important to keep a few simple facts in mind. A. The Law Prohibits Disclosing Confidential Information Many employers believe they must require employees to sign contracts prohibiting the disclosure or use of the employers’ confidential information and trade…

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While a 2010 Maryland case raised questions as to the extent of protections for LLC members, a more recent 2013 case provides some measure of reassurance that Maryland remains averse to holding members liable in the absence of fraud. Maryland statutory law states, “no [LLC] member shall be personally liable for the obligations of the…

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