News and Articles About Legal Issues
Before starting up, it's important to set up protections for your personal assets, including your home. Here, attorney Mark Kohler explains.
Store owners can choose from a greater variety of tools to try to prevent theft by both shoplifters and employees.
Choosing a legal entity can be complicated, but it can help protect your business's assets. Attorney Mark Kohler explains.
As movie studios go after those who've illegally uploaded their content to the Internet, business owners should determine their recourse should an employee cross the line on your dime.
If you think a competitor copied your patented products or services, here are some ways to stand in the way of their efforts.
New York court ruling muddies the waters surrounding what employers can and cannot demand of their employees' social media activities.
Young entrepreneurs often share common stumbles. Here are three tips to avoid making the same startup mistakes.
Tech entrepreneurs have lambasted a new bill that they say could stifle startups and innovation. Here's what you need to know about the PROTECT IP Act.
If you're in the business of selling information -- from books and podcasts to seminars and consulting -- protect your information and your business with these legal steps.
Created as a pressure release for patent office overload, the controversial America Invents Act may give big business the edge in securing patents. Here's a guide to protecting your intellectual property rights in the post-act age.
The U.S. Supreme Court prevented a class action discrimination lawsuit against Wal-Mart from going forward. But that decision could also embolden small businesses.
How to set up an LLC without creating taxable income for your sweat-equity partner
Why your business structure could be eating away at your company's bottom line
The Law & Your Business
Who's liable for injuries to a company athletic team?
Do you know your legal service billing alternatives?
Not if you give employees too much to drink at the company holiday party. Consider these sobering facts.
Know how your lawyer tallies up your legal tab.
Before you let your people work at home, find out what you're liable for--and cover your bases.
When you're trying to help get a candidate elected, noncompliance with campaign rules can cost your business a lot more than just a fat donation check.
If you need to find a good attorney, forget the Yellow Pages and hop online.
Does your product need a warning label? Don't get burned--consider all the potential dangers.
Answers to some common questions that may arise when dealing with a lawyer