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The FTC filed a complaint alleging that the carrier had placed charges for unauthorized services -- such as flirting tips, horoscope information and celebrity gossip on its customers' bills, taking a substantial cut and making hundreds of millions of dollars as a result.
If youre going into business with a friend, make sure youre prepared.
As Washington continues to mull new patent legislation, here's a snapshot of the U.S. patent landscape.
Our expert speaks to the nuances of trademark law.
Google is on the receiving end of a class-action lawsuit brought by parents whose kids unknowingly paid a substantial amount of money for in-app purchases.
Your name is your brand, so it's important to protect it. Oh, and it's the law.
Following a failed appeal, Google was ordered by French courts post a notice on its Google.fr homepage informing users that it would be paying a 150,000-euro fine over privacy violations.
The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Innovation Act today, but stakeholders fear that the increased paperwork required by the bill would be counterproductive.
If you're looking to run a franchise, you need to do everything in your power to protect yourself legally. Here's some advice.
Innovators drawn to the U.S. for education and research don't have time to wait for legislative action that would help them stay.
Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, intends to launch a comprehensive inquiry into patent-assertion entities.
Several lawmakers took action and proposed anti-trolling bills in the months leading up to Tuesday's White House crackdown.
The White House announces executive actions and legislative recommendations Tuesday that aim to protect innovators from frivolous lawsuits.
This election season, your employees may quarrel over candidates. Labor attorney Robin E. Shea offers tips, plus a free example of a harassment policy.
A proposed measure intended to encourage more high-tech startups is misguided, our columnist argues. Increasing academic research funding is the better route for fostering innovation.
Happy hour pricing is now legal in Kansas thanks to a new state law. It's just one of many now taking effect with an impact on small businesses. We offer this sampling.