News and Articles About Legal Issues
Dealing with legalities like copyright and trademarks can be a confusing (and costly) matter for entrepreneurs. Our expert attorney Doug Wolf provides some insight into this gray area.
What freelancers don't know can hurt them. Our experts outline the most common tax mistakes.
It's important that you actually like your attorney, and that you understand the fee structure.
There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions.
Social media is a tool that can be easily abused. Make sure your employees don't overshare like this teen did.
Lack of a trademark your name doesn't have to stop your company's growth.
This is the month get your 1099s out to your vendors. We break down what you need to know and do.
On Monday, both the Supreme Court and New York State took a crack at trolling.
Broadcasters want the U.S. Supreme Court to shut down Aereo, but investors are placing a big bet on its future survival.
How much access is Facebook giving advertisers to your 'private' messages?
Our expert attorney Peter Buckland discusses how startups should go about divulging startup secrets to investors, business partners and others.
When launching a startup, often founders need to offer up equity to employees in lieu of big salaries. Our legal expert Peter Buckland offers up advice on how to approach equity option pools.
It can take hours, and hundreds of dollars in added fees, to try to figure out why your company has been placed in bad standing by the state. Here's how to avoid that.
The legal battle continues over the toy maker's use of 'Girls' in a video that went viral.
Negotiating a lease can be as simple as buying a toothbrush or as complicated as buying a new car. These tips can help simplify the process.
Taking some time now to get your finances and taxes in order can bring substantial savings come tax season.
A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.
Lawyer Peter Buckland wants to answer your big startup questions about allocating equity, setting up a board of directors, raising capital and intellectual property.
In a message posted to its site, the girls game-maker says 'we dont want to fight.'
The girls game-maker takes some heat after a video it produced has received more than 7 million views on YouTube.
Congress got it wrong when it harmonized U.S. patent laws with the rest of the world. Now, startups and American inventors are at a disadvantage.
For a variety of reasons, some U.S.-based startups are choosing to source their companies' products overseas. Doing so, however, comes at a price. Here's how three young founders are making it work.
The leagues said they'll take their programming elsewhere if the live TV internet streaming service is allowed to continue its operations.
A student internship program can be a great asset for your company, but if not run properly, it can jeopardize the wellbeing of your entire business.
Distinguishing between independent contractors and employees properly means covering all your bases. Here are five important steps to take.
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