Legal / Licensing

Below are some web sites that will be helpful to any entrepreneur considering starting a business in New York State.

NYS Department of State www.dos.state.ny.us
NYS Taxation and Finance www.tax.state.ny.us
NYS Government Office of Regulatory Reform www.gorr.state.ny.us
NY Empire State Development - State Economic Development www.empire.state.ny.us
NYS Office for Technology www.oft.state.ny.us
NYSTAR - New York Science & Technology Law Center http://nys-stlc.syr.edu
U.S. Small Business Administration www.sba.gov
US Patent & Trademark Office www.uspto.gov
US Copyright Office www.loc.gov/copyright

General sites providing legal assistance to start-up companies:

NOLO (legal tips, guidelines and book resources) www.nolo.com
Hieros Gamos (The Comprehensive Law and Government Portal) www.hg.org
THOMAS legislative information thomas.loc.gov
CCH Business Owners Toolkit (total know-how for small businesses) csi.toolkit.cch.com
AllLaw.com (extensive legal topics) www.alllaw.com
SmartPros www.smartpros.com
FindLaw (extensive legal information addressing many topics) www.findlaw.com
KuesterLaw (The Technology Law Resource) www.kuesterlaw.com
Cornell Law School www.lawschool.cornell.edu
Chamber Business Directory Legal Services

 



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