Entries by Kristen Roberts

What is a DBA?

A lot of new clients frequently ask me, “What is a DBA?” which is almost always followed up with, “Do I need one?” So what is a DBA? A DBA (“Doing Business As”) is also known as a Fictitious Business Name statement, and it is a name that you select to “do business as,” that is anything other than your […]

Navigating the Trademark Process

Navigating the trademark process can be difficult and hard to understand. Whether or not filing a trademark application for federal registration is right for you and your business is an entirely different subject that I will save for an entirely different post.  If you are like me, and don’t have a lot of time to read […]

Trestle bLAWg – Welcome!

Welcome to Trestle bLAWg! Here, you will find articles, resources, and tips concerning all things legal.  Our Trestle bLAWggers will provide you with resources to keep you up to speed on what’s going on in the areas of trademark, intellectual property, business, and employment law. Contact TRESTLE LAW today, and let us help you build the bridge […]

To IC or not to IC. That is the Question.

I’ve seen a lot of articles about Kevin Ogar’s horrific injury floating around the web. For those of you that don’t know, an elite CrossFit athlete, Kevin Ogar, was competing at the OC Throwdown last week. He was attempting a heavy snatch, couldn’t complete the movement, bailed, and dropped the bar. Bailing on a lift […]

Chew on This: Coalition Pushing for Healthier, Low-Cost Food Options

I, for one, am very excited about this prospect.  SACRAMENTO — A coalition of organic farmers, nutritionists and environmental justice activists is jumping into the rough-and-tumble politics at California’s Capitol. The California Food Policy Council, a network of 19 groups around the state, wants to persuade legislators to pass laws that would support sustainable agriculture […]