Heading Back to UMD!

ES Swanson Law is pleased to announce that Erin Schulte Swanson has been invited to return to the University of Minnesota in Duluth as a guest lecturer on the topic of social media law.  Mr. John Kratz, Professor of Marketing, has invited Erin back  to speak to his students during the first week of December.  Additional details are […]

Email Regulations and CAN-SPAM: The BizzyWebinar Recap

  Not sure what “CAN-SPAM” means?  The “CAN-SPAM” Act stands for the “Controlling the Assault of Non-Solicited Pornography and Marketing” Act which is codified in 15 U.S.C.A. §§7701-7713.  Do you know whether it applies to you? Have you been told you should try email marketing for your business, but you’re not sure which rules you […]

How to Treat Your Customers’ Service Animals

  The mistreatment of service dogs and their owners has been in the news a lot lately.  Starbucks has felt the brunt of the negative publicity, after its Rochester, New York store denied entry to a woman and her service dog only a few months after a disabled veteran was denied entry to another store […]

Artwork Created by Animals Is Not Copyright Eligible

  The U.S. Copyright Office has publicly announced that it will not grant copyright protection to artwork created by animals. This issue gained attention recently, when photographer David Slater fought the Wikimedia Foundation regarding rights to photographs taken by monkeys on his camera.  In 2011, Mr. Slater traveled to Indonesia.  After coming upon some monkeys […]

Website Terms and Conditions: Today’s BizzyWebinar Recap

  Did you miss today’s live broadcast of Attorney Erin Schulte Swanson’s presentation “Website Terms and Conditions,” which was hosted by BizzyWeb as part of its weekly BizzyWebinar series?  Stream the recap below for information on: When you need to have Terms & Conditions for your company’s website; Key issues to address in the site’s […]

ES Swanson Law Featured on The Business Forum Show

  ES Swanson Law is pleased to announce Erin Schulte Swanson has been featured on The Business Forum Show!  The Business Forum Show airs Monday through Friday at 5pm.  The show highlights local business owners and also presents segments on a variety of topics, including management and leadership, target marketing, unique selling propositions, social media, […]

ES Swanson Law to Return to BizzyWeb’s Buzz Builders

ES Swanson Law is pleased to announce that Erin Schulte Swanson has been invited to return as a speaker during BizzyWeb‘s Buzz Builders webinars.  The Buzz Builders webinar series consists of weekly educational discussions hosted by BizzyWeb simultaneously online via Google Hangouts and in person at the BizzyWeb headquarters.  Additional information on the Buzz Builders series […]

January Reflections: New and Improved in 2014

  Happy New Year!         2013 brought many good things both for me personally and for ES Swanson Law.  I have continued my memberships in the Referral Partners Chapter of BNI and the Business Resource Group, and have made a number of good connections with generous, hard-working and qualified people.  I have continued […]

Legal Basics for Creative Professionals

ES Swanson Law announces it is sponsoring a FREE seminar!  You are invited to attend “Legal Basics for Creative Professionals,” which will be held on February 12, 2014. This seminar is ideal for photographers, graphic designers, copywriters, web designers, and other creative professionals.  Topics will include contracts, copyrights, social media concerns and general protection from liability.  For additional […]

Announcing Veterans Career Fair 2013

  Erin Schulte Swanson has been selected to participate as an advisor at the 2013 Veterans Career Fair sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED). The Veterans Career Fair will take place on July 16, 2013 at the Earle Brown Heritage Center. The event features a job fair, resource booths for […]