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What to Do If an Employee Quits in an Epic Fashion
Human Resources

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.
Heather R. Huhman
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This App Wants to Help Get Rid of Your Parking Tickets
Legal Tools

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.
Emily Price
What to Do If Someone Uses Your Trademark
Trademarks

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.
Nellie Akalp
3 Reasons to Not Form a Company in California
Legal Issues

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.
Jaia Thomas
A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships
Legal Issues

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.
Carol Roth
4 Things Entrepreneurs Should Think About That May Not Be in the Business Plan
Leadership

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.
Courtney Spritzer and Stephanie Abrams
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An Entrepreneur's Guide to Getting Sued and Fighting Back
Legal Issues

An Entrepreneur's Guide to Getting Sued and Fighting Back

When a court case threatens your business, consider taking the following steps.
Ben Berkowitz
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In Business, the Cameras Are Always Rolling
Leadership

In Business, the Cameras Are Always Rolling

Leaders need to take a stand for what's right when bad behavior occurs.
Brian Fielkow
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Patent Reform and the Future of Innovation
Innovation

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.
Louis Foreman
5 Keys in Negotiating an Office Lease
Real estate

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.
Susie Algard
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America Is Still the Land of Opportunity for British Tech Stars
Global Business

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.
Danny Lopez
Gone in a Flash: Twitpic to Shut Down Following Dispute With Twitter
Trademarks

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.
Nina Zipkin
Federal Court Shuts Down Aereo's Final Argument to Save Itself
Legal Issues

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.
Benjamin Kabin
A Rant, and Some Suggestions What to Do, About Patent Trolls
Patent trolls

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.
Christopher Seiwald