The independent strikes back

The independent strikes back
If you've never been sued it's hard to explain the feeling. As a independent business or freelancer things that threaten both your money and your attention are threats to your livelihood when they also aren't paying you money. However, there's a strong lesson to be learned about knowing your rights and being prepared that can help you keep your attention focused on what's important even when threats pass your door. In this case spending money to have a lawyer on his side on a regular basis kept this bar owner from having to shell out even more cash to find one to handle this situation with Starbucks.starbucks_check Be prepared! This bar owner receives a disturbing letter from Starbucks bucks for having used a version of a coffee name owned by coffee chain. In the letter Starbucks threatens to sue and the comedy ensues. Read the whole story here: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/12/30/258427295/the-other-f-word-brewer-responds-to-starbucks-over-beer-name

About the Author

Rai-mon Nemar is an independent lifestyle advocate and the founder of LEGENDmag. With a background in music, coupled with more then 12 years of being an entrepreneur, Rai-mon is a forward-thinking progressive who's life work is synthesizing the independent aesthetic and creating a community for "indies". Visit his blog IndieGuy and follow him on twitter.