Legal Issues The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Legal Issues en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT In Business, the Cameras Are Always Rolling Leaders need to take a stand for whatÂ’s right when bad behavior occurs. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:00:00 GMT Brian Fielkow Patent Reform and the Future of Innovation Many assert that patent trolls are costing the U.S. economy billions of dollars, inhibiting innovation. The solution, however, is not so clear. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Louis Foreman 5 Keys in Negotiating an Office Lease It's a tricky business to find the right commercial space and set up optimal terms of agreement. Here's how to skillfully navigate. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:15:00 GMT Susie Algard America Is Still the Land of Opportunity for British Tech Stars The British consul general details how transplants from across the pond eye the States for entrepreneurial endeavors and outlines a few obstacles to their success. Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:15:00 GMT Danny Lopez Federal Court Shuts Down Aereo's Final Argument to Save Itself The live TV-streaming service will have to continue its fight at the district level. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:05:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin A Rant, and Some Suggestions What to Do, About Patent Trolls An entrepreneur devoted to innovation and protection of intellectual property lets loose about patent trolls and the patent system that enables them. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:30:00 GMT Christopher Seiwald These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT Adam Callinan A Quick Guide to Free Legal Services for Patenting Your Invention The cost of a patent attorney is daunting for independent inventors but a government program makes it affordable, if you qualify. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT Kedma Ough The 3 Essential Things Needed in a Founders' Agreement While your relationship with your co-founder may be peachy right now, there is a possibility it could turn sour down the road. To protect yourself (and the company), make sure these three areas are covered in your founders' agreement. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT Bo Yaghmaie What Obama's Order Banning Gay Discrimination Means for Businesses Many entrepreneurs may be surprised to learn that federal laws have not addressed sexual-orientation or gender-identity bias inside private companies. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT Jonathan Segal The 5 Biggest Misconceptions About Incorporating Never fall into the trap of believing this is easy way to avoid paying taxes or taking personal responsibility for your actions. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Nellie Akalp U.S. Says Fourth Amendment Does Not Protect Digitally-Stored Data A drug trafficking case in which the government is demanding Microsoft hand over emails stored in a Dublin datacenter has called into question Fourth Amendment rights in a digital era. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:57:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson The King of Pop's digitized performance at the Billboard Music Awards gave the world a glimpse into a captivating technology that faces serious hurdles, inside and out. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:23:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 3 Legal Precautions in Hiring Freelancers While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT Jaia Thomas Your Business' Legal Game Plan for the Summer Slowdown While your company's pace is at a manageable hum, check for overlooked permitting issues and that all operations comply with regulations. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT Nellie Akalp Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue. Perhaps the most undesirable customer is the one who avoids your invoices, emails and calls. If so, small claims court may be your best bet. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 11:30:00 GMT Jaia Thomas The New Legal Economy and What It Means for Small Companies So far, most of the Internet resources for hiring lawyers have targeted price not quality. But now innovative options are emerging that might shake up the marketplace. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT Basha Rubin 3 Pitfalls to Avoid in Licensing Agreements Of course your lawyer has to review your licensing contract but make certain you know what the lawyer may not. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT Pete Canalichio Online Bargain Hunters: Are You Buying Stolen Goods? How to spot potential theft when shopping online. Mon, 26 May 2014 15:15:00 GMT Kelli B. Grant How to Triage Your Intellectual Property Needs While this protection can rack up a bill, businesses will gain certain competitive advantages in the process. Thu, 15 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT Darin Klemchuk