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Welcome to Bea & VandenBerk
We seek to provide a broad range of legal services to tax-exempt organizations, small businesses, and individuals. It is our objective to provide high-quality legal services with a personal approach that is responsive to client needs. Please review our services and contact us if we can be of assistance.
Our Practice Areas
- Nonprofit Corporate Law
- Tax Compliance and Advising
- Intellectual Property, Copyright & Trademark
- Employment Law
- Real Estate
- Contracts & Commercial Transactions
- Charitable Solicitation
- 501(c)(3) and other Nonprofits
- Social Enterprises
- Churches & Religious Organizations
- Artists, Authors, and Filmmakers
- Publishing & Entertainment
- Small Businesses
Our not-for-profit has used the services of Bea & VandenBerk for many years. Their team is responsive to our needs, helps us with direction in our projects, and is committed to our mission. I highly recommend the firm.
International Nonprofit Paralegal
As the director of a small music nonprofit, I was faced with a legal problem that carried big risks. Attorney David Bea consulted with me as if I was a Fortune 500 company! At least that’s how it felt. His knowledge, experience, and confidence in the matters at hand were impressive, and we came to very good conclusions very quickly, and the case was closed and put behind us. I am infinitely grateful to David Bea for his willingness and understanding of our need for help. This kind of situation can easily bring down a small nonprofit.
Special Copyright Provisions for Certain Nonprofits
As discussed in our prior article, use of a copyrighted work by a nonprofit organization will not usually qualify as a fair use. However, several statutory provisions of the Copyright Act (17 U.S.C. § 101 et seq.) allow certain nonprofit organizations to use copyrighted works without obtaining the copyright owner’s permission. Most of those provisions
Trademark Modernization Act Provides New Tools to Cancel or Stop Trademark Registrations
The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (the Act), signed into law on December 27, 2020, will give trademark owners powerful new tools to cancel improperly granted trademark registrations and to stop pending registrations from being granted. By no later than December 27, 2021, the Act requires the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to implement
COVID-19: Family and Medical Leave Legislation
On Wednesday, March 18th, the President signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCR). The FFCR applies to all employers with 500 or fewer employees and contains three primary sections related to employers: Emergency Family and Medical Leave Act Expansion; Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act; and Tax Credits for Paid Sick and Paid