News and Articles About Legal Issues

Are You Putting Your Company's Good Standing At Risk?
Growth Strategies

Are You Putting Your Company's Good Standing At Risk?

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.
Nellie Akalp
In New Lawsuit, Beastie Boys Say GoldieBlox Acted 'Despicably With Oppression, Fraud and Malice'
Growth Strategies

In New Lawsuit, Beastie Boys Say GoldieBlox Acted 'Despicably With Oppression, Fraud and Malice'

The legal battle continues over the toy maker's use of 'Girls' in a video that went viral.
Benjamin Kabin
How to Negotiate a Lease -- A Beginner's Guide for Retailers
Legal Center

How to Negotiate a Lease -- A Beginner's Guide for Retailers

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.
Ronald L. Bond
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5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014
Finance

5 Year-End Tax Tips to Get You Ready for 2014

Taking some time now to get your finances and taxes in order can bring substantial savings come tax season.
Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer
Starting a Business

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

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.
Lyneka Little
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Peter Buckland
Legal Center

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Peter Buckland

Lawyer Peter Buckland wants to answer your big startup questions about allocating equity, setting up a board of directors, raising capital and intellectual property.
Andrea Huspeni
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GoldieBlox Removes Popular Video After Legal Fight With the Beastie Boys
Legal Center

GoldieBlox Removes Popular Video After Legal Fight With the Beastie Boys

In a message posted to its site, the girls game-maker says 'we don't want to fight.'
Jason Fell
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Growth Strategies

GoldieBlox and Beastie Boys In Copyright Infringement Fight Over Viral Video

The girls game-maker takes some heat after a video it produced has received more than 7 million views on YouTube.
Jason Fell
Will the New Patent Law Kill the Garage Inventor and Startup?
Starting a Business

Will the New Patent Law Kill the Garage Inventor and Startup?

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.
Bernard Klosowski
Startups Eschew the Made in America Label
Growth Strategies

Startups Eschew the Made in America Label

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.
Cindy Augustine
NFL, MLB to Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins You'll Have to Watch Sports on Cable
Technology

NFL, MLB to Supreme Court: If Aereo Wins You'll Have to Watch Sports on Cable

The leagues said they'll take their programming elsewhere if the live TV internet streaming service is allowed to continue its operations.
Benjamin Kabin
How to Run a Productive Internship Program and Stay Out of Legal Trouble
Growth Strategies

How to Run a Productive Internship Program and Stay Out of Legal Trouble

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.
Ashley Lee
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5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS
Finance

5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS

Distinguishing between independent contractors and employees properly means covering all your bases. Here are five important steps to take.
Barbara Weltman
5 Tips for Businesses Navigating Obamacare
Growth Strategies

5 Tips for Businesses Navigating Obamacare

Keep these factors in mind while weighing your healthcare options.
Bernard DiFiore