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Employee Says She Was Fired for Refusing to Be Tracked 24/7
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Employee Says She Was Fired for Refusing to Be Tracked 24/7

The attorney filing the suit says she foresees a legal trend around privacy and productivity tracking.
Nina Zipkin
What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea
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What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea

Trademarks, patents and copyrights are esoteric legal matters of huge importance to entrepreneurs.
Charley Moore
This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design
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This Etsy Entrepreneur Claims Target Stole Her Trendy Tank Top Design

Stay-at-home mompreneur Melissa Lay was shocked to discover that Target is selling a T-shirt nearly identical to the one she handprints out of her Oregon garage.
Geoff Weiss
W-2 or 1099? Why It Pays to Classify Your Employees Correctly.
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W-2 or 1099? Why It Pays to Classify Your Employees Correctly.

At stake are taxes for the employer and sick days, vacation and other benefits for the employee.
Rebecca Cenni
California Man Accused of Making More Than $4 Million by Selling Fake In-N-Out Franchises
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California Man Accused of Making More Than $4 Million by Selling Fake In-N-Out Franchises

Sorry, duped investors; the burger restaurant doesn't franchise.
Kate Taylor
Is the Apple Watch Tax Deductible?
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Is the Apple Watch Tax Deductible?

Sounds like a good portion of it just may be -- as long as you steer clear of the gold $17K piece.
Mark J. Kohler
Heads Up: Amazon Wants Delivery Drones to Find You Wherever You Are
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Heads Up: Amazon Wants Delivery Drones to Find You Wherever You Are

The tech giant recently filed a patent explaining its drone delivery plans
Nina Zipkin
Do You Know Who Your Best Friends Are in Business?
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Do You Know Who Your Best Friends Are in Business?

They just might surprise you.
Stephen Key
8 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Assets
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8 Things You Must Do to Protect Your Assets

Asset protection isn't complicated. Just follow these tips.
Mark J. Kohler
FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'
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FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'

FCC's Tom Wheeler on Open Internet Rules: 'We Shouldn't Be Going Backwards'
Nina Zipkin
Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry
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Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry

The Service Employees International Union launched a franchisee-focused initiative, as the International Franchise Association reaffirms franchisees' satisfaction with the system.
Kate Taylor
Why File Design Patents? Modern Uses of a Classic Form of Intellectual Property.
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Why File Design Patents? Modern Uses of a Classic Form of Intellectual Property.

Today's smart companies -- big and small -- are using them as part of a comprehensive IP strategy.
Eric Raciti
How to Protect Your Company From Your Business Partner's Divorce
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How to Protect Your Company From Your Business Partner's Divorce

Make sure problems in one partner's personal life don't wreak professional havoc.
Steph Wagner
Bitcoin VIP: The Internet Had a Shady Start, Too
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Bitcoin VIP: The Internet Had a Shady Start, Too

Gavin Andresen of the Bitcoin Foundation says that the use of the digital currency for less-than-legal purchases laid the groundwork for its entering the mainstream.