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About Yasmine

Hi there! I'm Yasmine, a Business Development & Asset Protection attorney in the great state of Texas. When I'm not blogging, I'm working closely with families, business owners, entrepreneurs, and startup founders on business development and asset protection matters. The rest of my time is spent with my sweet husband, Yousuf, my awesome family & friends, and whatever else (usually tacos) I can squeeze into my day! Head over to my bio above, under the Meet Yasmine tab, if you're curious :)

Do I Need a U.S. Trademark Registration?

4.5 minute read One question I receive frequently is whether or not a client needs a trademark registration with the USPTO (U.S. Patent & Trademark Office). To begin, what is a trademark registration, anyway? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, and/or design that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Asset Protection, Business Development, Intellectual Property|0 Comments

Surviving the Drought: How to Increase Your Referral Rate in 4 Steps

3.5 minute read Oct. 29, 2017 Referrals can be an excellent source of business for you. For smaller operations, a business can thrive on a minimal advertising budget coupled with a strong stream of incoming referrals. People I know sending business my way, sounds great, but how do I get that to happen? As some [...]

By | October 29th, 2017|Business Development|0 Comments

6 Crucial Steps to Take Once You’ve Selected Your Brand Name

4 minute read October 18, 2017 So you’ve decided on a name for your product or brand—Congratulations! That’s no easy feat. Now that that's done, you may be wondering, what now? Or perhaps you've been in business for some time, but never took any steps outside of actually using the brand name to protect it. [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Business Development, Intellectual Property|0 Comments

What’s a Trademark Clearance Search?

Trademark Clearance Search Process A clearance search is something a trademark attorney can help you with before you begin using a brand or product name in your business. After completing the Trademark Questionnaire, a form provided to clients that is used to collect information on your prospective trademark, Attorney Yasmine Salem Hamdan uses a number [...]

7 Ideas for Increasing Your Business’ Community Involvement

4 minute read   Increasing your business’ involvement in the local community can benefit you & your city in many ways. By connecting with your community, you open yourself up to get to know your neighbors and allow for them to get to know you. You’re suddenly able to help in increasing the public’s knowledge, [...]

By | September 23rd, 2017|Business Development|0 Comments

Top Dog Tuesday: Katie Stoltz with Venues & Vows

September 19, 2017 The term ‘Top Dog’ is an idiom used to describe a boss or a leader. TDT is a weekly blog that features local entrepreneurs, business owners, & startup founders from all over the country. Happy Tuesday! And welcome to this week’s edition of Top Dog Tuesday! Katie Stoltz, Founder of Venues [...]

By | September 19th, 2017|Top Dog Tuesday|0 Comments

5 Things to Consider Before Designing Your Family & Wealth Protection Plan

Life can be unpredictable, as many of us know from experience. If you have a family or are a business owner, it is important for you to take the proactive steps necessary to prepare for the unexpected. While this isn't the most pleasant topic to spend time thinking about, facing your own mortality is both [...]

By | August 26th, 2017|Asset Protection|0 Comments

Top Dog Tuesday: Messer Saleh & CJ Finley with FITT Finder

August 15, 2017 The term ‘Top Dog’ is an idiom used to describe a boss or a leader. TDT is a weekly blog that features local entrepreneurs, business owners, & startup founders from all over the country. Happy Tuesday! And welcome to this week’s edition of Top Dog Tuesday! Meet the Co-Founders of FITT Finder, [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Top Dog Tuesday|0 Comments

Top Dog Tuesday: Elroy Johnson with E. Johnson IV Photography

The term ‘Top Dog’ is an idiom used to describe a boss or leader. Top Dog Tuesday is a weekly post on the YSH Law Blog that features local entrepreneurs and startup founders from all over the country. Happy Tuesday! And welcome to this week’s edition of Top Dog Tuesday on the YSH LawBlog. [...]

By | July 11th, 2017|Top Dog Tuesday|0 Comments

Employee vs. Independent Contractor: What’s the Difference?!

The workforce and job market today are entirely different than that of the previous generation. Years ago, people would find a position with a single company that they would remain in until retirement. Today, it is increasingly easy to develop a flexible lifestyle when it comes to your work and life. More and more professionals [...]

By | July 9th, 2017|Business Development|0 Comments