1. Choosing a Name for your Corporation

    The first step in preparing to set up a corporation is choosing a name for your company It is important that the name is not the same or deceptively similar to another already existing company’s name. The California Secretary of State (SOS) will not grant a name reservation if your company name is not distinguishable from an already existing company. Names that may mislead the public – for exa…Read More

  2. Small Business Growing Pains

    Businesses never grow in a vacuum. Anytime a business increases its market share, another business inevitably had to give up that slice of the pie. They say that to make an omelette you have to break a few eggs, and growing your business works much the same way; like it or not, as your business grows you will collide more and more with the interests of your competitors. Disputes between businesses…Read More

  3. Starting Your Startup

    Every successful business begins the same way: with paperwork. Yes, even in the San Francisco area, the new home to hyper-successful startups and arrays of small businesses that are influencing business models on a global scale. Every business begins in the same simple, mundane way; from the business that barely makes it off the ground to the next billion dollar idea, it all really starts with the…Read More

  4. About Our San Francisco Small Business Lawyers

    At Coepio Legal, we pride ourselves on our expert representation for all small business legal needs. The San Francisco area is experiencing an unprecedented amount of growth in small businesses and startup companies, and these businesses need a special touch when it comes to legal advice. We are proud to specialize in helping local businesses with legal navigation. We offer a wide suite of à la c…Read More

  5. Welcome to the Coepio Legal Small Business Attorney Blog

    Hello and welcome to the brand new Coepio Legal small business attorney blog. In the coming months, we will be using this space to discuss a number of topics surrounding starting a small business as well as the myriad ways we may be able to provide legal assistance as your small business attorney. At Coepio Legal, our San Francisco firm is both experienced in entrepreneurship as well as extensivel…Read More