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Bankrupt Quiznos Settles With Franchisees in Cost Dispute

Bankrupt Quiznos Settles With Franchisees in Cost Dispute

The bankrupt sandwich chain has reached a settlement with 12 defunct franchisees who were suing the company for about $40 million.
By Cutting Out Content Providers, Is Aereo Gaming the System?

By Cutting Out Content Providers, Is Aereo Gaming the System?

Startup's streaming of live TV content on the internet will be at the center of a Supreme Court case soon.
Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?

Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?

Things don't always go as planned. The more you know ahead of time, the better you can prepare in order to minimize your risk.
Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months

Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months

Eataly violated a code that prohibits businesses from concurrently operating a wine store while importing or manufacturing one's own wines.
Apple Engineer Provides Rare Glimpse Into iPhone Invention Secrets

Apple Engineer Provides Rare Glimpse Into iPhone Invention Secrets

As Apple prepares to wage yet another patent suit against Samsung, a key engineer is sharing insight into the enigmatic company's creative processes.
Thank You Very Much, Now Stop: Putting an End to Excessive Lawyering

Thank You Very Much, Now Stop: Putting an End to Excessive Lawyering

Excessive lawyering is the clientÂ’s natural enemy. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make sure you are on the same page as your lawyer and your expectations are met.
Writing Social Media Guidelines for Your Company? Tread Carefully.

Writing Social Media Guidelines for Your Company? Tread Carefully.

Be aware of rules that protect employees' freedom of speech as well as the firm's ability to safeguard trade secrets and confidential business information.
Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.

Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.

Before you shell out cash for a new e-spokesperson, make sure you're in the clear so no issues pop up later.
Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online

Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online

Take protective measures and find out how enforcement actions can provide your businesss relief.
Sticky Fingers: Man Claims IHOP Stole His 'Pancake Pile' App

Sticky Fingers: Man Claims IHOP Stole His 'Pancake Pile' App

An app creator is reportedly suing IHOP's parent company for copying his 'Pancake Pile' app.
Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?

Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?

A new law awaiting action in Michigan aims to realize the far-off dream of free college education, though there's a catch.
When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking

When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking

Dealing with legalities like copyright and trademarks can be a confusing (and costly) matter for entrepreneurs. Our expert attorney Doug Wolf provides some insight into this gray area.
GoldieBlox and Beastie Boys Settle Legal Dispute

GoldieBlox and Beastie Boys Settle Legal Dispute

The startup toymaker has reached a settlement with the band, which includes a public apology and donation to charity on the part of GoldieBlox.
Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

Ridesharing startups Uber and Lyft are working to bridge the 'insurance gap' with updated protection policies for their drivers.
EU Wants U.S. to Stop Using European Cheese Names

EU Wants U.S. to Stop Using European Cheese Names

A not-so-'grate' proposal from the European Union to ban U.S. cheese makers from using names like Parmesan and Feta is stinking up trade negotiations.
After Assault Footage Goes Viral, Perpetrator Sues Google for $200 Million

After Assault Footage Goes Viral, Perpetrator Sues Google for $200 Million

Twenty-four-year-old Antonio Ynoa is suing Google, YouTube and Dailymotion over video footage that captured him drunkenly attacking a JetBlue airline attendant in 2011.
How to Find the Right Lawyer for You

How to Find the Right Lawyer for You

It's important that you actually like your attorney, and that you understand the fee structure.
3 Routes to Register Your Business Name

3 Routes to Register Your Business Name

Your name is your brand, so it's important to protect it. Oh, and it's the law.
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf.

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Doug Wolf.

Attorney Doug Wolf wants to answer your big startup questions about trademarks, copyright, due diligence and working with venture groups.
How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

From filmmaking to sales, unmanned aerial vehicles are transforming how businesses operate and grow.
If You Run a Company Together, What Happens When You Divorce?

If You Run a Company Together, What Happens When You Divorce?

Wevorce cofounder Michelle Crosby shares tips on doing the unthinkable: divorcing your business partner.
Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

Oklahoma Makes Personal Finance Mandatory for High School Students

A law passed in 2007 and beginning in May will require teachers to certify students' working knowledge of banking, taxes, investing, loans and more.
Health Department Isn't Laughing at Dumb Starbucks' Parody Coffee

Health Department Isn't Laughing at Dumb Starbucks' Parody Coffee

While Comedy Central was revealed to be behind Dumb Starbucks, it was the lack of proper permits that doomed the shop.
Will 'Dumb Starbucks' Be Smart Enough to Get Away With Selling Parody Coffee?

Will 'Dumb Starbucks' Be Smart Enough to Get Away With Selling Parody Coffee?

A coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks opened this weekend in Los Angeles. The only difference from the original? The word 'dumb' in front of its name.
Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

Government Shuts Down Small Brewery's Beer Drones

The FAA's shutdown of Lakemaid beer delivery drones drew criticism for hurting small businesses.

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