News and Articles About Legal Issues
An entrepreneur devoted to innovation and protection of intellectual property lets loose about patent trolls and the patent system that enables them.
When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks.
The cost of a patent attorney is daunting for independent inventors but a government program makes it affordable, if you qualify.
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.
Many entrepreneurs may be surprised to learn that federal laws have not addressed sexual-orientation or gender-identity bias inside private companies.
Never fall into the trap of believing this is easy way to avoid paying taxes or taking personal responsibility for your actions.
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.
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.
While those who work project by project are integral part of the U.S. workforce, a startup needs to take measures of protection.
While your company's pace is at a manageable hum, check for overlooked permitting issues and that all operations comply with regulations.
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.
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.
Of course your lawyer has to review your licensing contract but make certain you know what the lawyer may not.
How to spot potential theft when shopping online.
While this protection can rack up a bill, businesses will gain certain competitive advantages in the process.
A New York State Supreme Court judge threw out the subpoena requesting Airbnb user records.
Our expert suggests getting a formal operating agreement hammered out before investing time or money in the venture.
Bowing to customer outrage, the food giant has done an about-face on its terms of service.
The American food manufacturer has made an unprecedented sneaky, (anti)social media move to keep itself out of court.
A recent court ruling finds companies aren't protected from suits by public figures if corporate ads feature them without prior consent.
The former Food Network star shuttered Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House, which she co-owned with her brother for over 10 years.
Things don't always go as planned. The more you know ahead of time, the better you can prepare in order to minimize your risk.
Business owners should take a cue from 'bracketologists' and embrace unconventional wisdom when it comes to filing an extension this season.
Excessive lawyering is the clients natural enemy. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make sure you are on the same page as your lawyer and your expectations are met.
Take protective measures and find out how enforcement actions can provide your businesss relief.