McAlpine PLLC Alonzo Alston
McAlpine PLLC

5509 Santeelah Court
Charlotte, North Carolina 28217, United States
Phone: 704.287.6160
Fax: 562.753.8942
Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Intellectual Property
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning

To Sign Myself or Not To Sign Myself

Short musing on question posed by a band to a lawyer and some of the information the lawyer thought was helpful. By McAlpinePLLC -|704.287.6160…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Business Organizations

Trademarks in Football and Fashion: House of Leger to Who Dat (R)

Recent trademark disputes in the news, and a broad overview of trademark law. This article discusses the NFL's cease and desist letters sent to New Orleans entrepreneurs prohibiting use of "who dat" on merchandise, and covers…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Intellectual Property, Law Firm Marketing

Advantages of Having An Attorney: Why Entrepreneurs & Nonprofiteers Need Good Lawyers

This article is a promotion of the legal profession generally, and client-oriented and client-focused legal practice in particular. It also serves as an outline of the value clients receive from attorneys. This article is…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services

Business Law & Intellectual Property Review - Doing Business As (d/b/a) vs. .Inc: What artists, producers, and soon to be famous people need to know

This article is an overview of the differences between a sole proprietorship and other incorporated business forms, addresses how to organize a business under a "Doing Business As" ("d/b/a"), and use that business entity to…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Business Organizations, Intellectual Property

DBA vs. Inc: What artists, producers, and soon to be famous people need to know

This is a brief overview of how fictious names, "d/b/a"s, or assumed names work, what they can do for the holder of a d/b/a, and how they differ from incorporated or limited liability business entities. This article also serves…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Business Organizations
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