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Iowa's Massive Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts Mexico to Ban Imported Poultry, Eggs
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Iowa's Massive Bird Flu Outbreak Prompts Mexico to Ban Imported Poultry, Eggs

Mexico is the largest buyer of U.S. chicken and one of several countries who have enacted restrictions over the last month.
What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability
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What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability

The independent status of those behind the wheel raises a sticky issue.
Nellie Akalp
Uber to Stop Using Unlicensed Cab Drivers in Germany Per Court Ruling
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Uber to Stop Using Unlicensed Cab Drivers in Germany Per Court Ruling

The ride sharing service will also be lowering its fees.
In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees
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In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees

As the joint employer battles causes waves throughout the franchise industry, a new Tennessee law affirms franchisor and franchisee employees as separate entities.
Kate Taylor
The Legal Advice Mark Cuban Didn't Take
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The Legal Advice Mark Cuban Didn't Take

But that doesn't mean you -- and your business -- should follow suit.
Steve Cook
Protect Your Brand, Oprah Style: 5 Legal Strategies She Uses (And You Should, Too)
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Protect Your Brand, Oprah Style: 5 Legal Strategies She Uses (And You Should, Too)

Besides investing in trademarking strategies, a chief component and underlying thread to Oprah's mega-success is keeping her brand strong by preventing dilution.
Jo-Ná A. Williams
Amazon Sues Alleged Sellers of Bogus 5-Star Product Reviews
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Amazon Sues Alleged Sellers of Bogus 5-Star Product Reviews

Beware peddlers of lies. The ecommerce goliath is dropping the legal hammer on four sites it claims hawk fake positive product reviews.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment
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5 Ways to Manage 'Mad Men'-Era Sexual Harassment

Spoiler alert! Every entrepreneur should follow these 5 "R"s in training their managers on sexual and other forms of unlawful harassment.
Jonathan Segal
What the Craft Beer Industry Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Trademarks
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What the Craft Beer Industry Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Trademarks

The amazing growth in the number of brew companies has created many branding and trademark conflicts. How they are resolved is a great lesson.
Peter Gasca
Cuba Says U.S. Companies Won't Get Preferential Treatment
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Cuba Says U.S. Companies Won't Get Preferential Treatment

There won't be any special relationships once diplomatic relations are restored between the two countries.
Avoid These 8 Toxic Trademark Mistakes
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Avoid These 8 Toxic Trademark Mistakes

With a little creatiivity and attention to detail you can protect your own trademarks but the key is to be thorough.
John Rampton
How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)
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How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)

A step-by-step guide on how to find out if your invention has already been patented. We're crossing our fingers it hasn't.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Facebook Faces Off With Belgian Privacy Commission Over Privacy Accusations
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Facebook Faces Off With Belgian Privacy Commission Over Privacy Accusations

A new study calls Facebook's privacy and data collection policies into legal question but the social giant says the authors of the research never reached out to them.
Nina Zipkin
Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination
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Indiana Gov. Promises to Adjust Religious Freedom Law to Clearly Ban Discrimination

After extensive criticism, Gov. Mike Pence says he now wants to pass legislation clarifying that a recent law does not permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Kate Taylor