Legal Issues The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Legal Issues en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:30:00 GMT What to Do If an Employee Quits in an Epic Fashion Should a worker unexpectedly leave the company with a dramatic and outrageous stunt, take these five steps. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 16:30:00 GMT Heather R. Huhman This App Wants to Help Get Rid of Your Parking Tickets Got a parking ticket? This new app disputes your tickets so you don’t have to. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:37:44 GMT Emily Price What to Do If Someone Uses Your Trademark The saying, 'Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery' just doesn't fly when dealing with trademarks. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 21:00:00 GMT Nellie Akalp 3 Reasons to Not Form a Company in California Although many flock to the Golden State, some may be unaware of these restrictions on how businesses can operate. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:30:00 GMT Jaia Thomas A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships Here are some common terms and features that you might see in your next business agreement. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMT Carol Roth 4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in The Business Plan Two young women recount the lessons they learned from starting their social media-marketing agency. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:45:00 GMT Courtney Spritzer and Stephanie Abrams An Entrepreneur's Guide to Getting Sued and Fighting Back When a court case threatens your business, consider taking the following steps. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMT Ben Berkowitz In Business, the Cameras Are Always Rolling Leaders need to take a stand for what’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 A 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 Gone in a Flash: Twitpic to Shut Down Following Dispute With Twitter The image sharing site is closing down after Twitter requested it drop its trademark application. Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:26:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 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, MBA 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