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A McDonald's employee in Pittsburgh was arrested for selling heroin to customers at the drive-thru.
Instead of targeting file sharing sites, Prince is now suing 22 website owners and Facebook users for copyright violation -- many of whom are likely his biggest fans.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved a trademark claim filed by the social game company, King. Now, Apple is notifying app developers in breach of the ruling.
Leading video game manufactures are cautiously optimistic on China's easing of a ban on gaming consoles such as PlayStation, Xbox and Wii.
New companies are making it easier, and cheaper, to connect with legal representatives.
Pot will be sold, legally, for recreational use. This isn't a joke.
Our expert attorney Peter Buckland discusses how startups should go about divulging startup secrets to investors, business partners and others.
When launching a startup, often founders need to offer up equity to employees in lieu of big salaries. Our legal expert Peter Buckland offers up advice on how to approach equity option pools.
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.
If you fail to implement a formal agreement, there can be costly consequences in the end. Be sure to put it in writing and save the hassle down the road.
Lawyer Peter Buckland wants to answer your big startup questions about allocating equity, setting up a board of directors, raising capital and intellectual property.
The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.
Regulators never had any data to suggest that cell phone use in flight was in any way a danger to passengers.
With Starbucks losing its fight against 'Charbucks' coffee, here's a look at seven more legal battles over copycat names.
An arbitrator said Starbucks owes Kraft $2.8 billion for breaking a packaged coffee contract, forcing the coffee giant to revise its latest earnings.
Distinguishing between independent contractors and employees properly means covering all your bases. Here are five important steps to take.
As the fast-growing photo sharing app gains momentum, a self-proclaimed third founder argues he rightfully owns one-third of the company.
Digging into the nuances of verbal agreements, the scary side of ghosting and working for the competition.
The White House is bringing in some big guns in the world of health-care tech to help fix the broken federal insurance exchange.
Billionaire cleared on insider trading charges brought against him by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
It's easy to run up the bills when hiring a patent attorney. Here are some steps to keep you from blowing your whole budget.
When Pennsylvania State University's employees refused to fill out a wellness questionnaire and penalties set in, the uproar got national attention. Here's how to avoid a similar revolt among your staff.
If you plan on running a contest, make sure your promotion is DMCA-compliant first.
While non-disclosure agreements can help protect you, be careful about how you use them.
Businesses spend a lot of time and money fretting over patent issues, but perhaps the concept of intellectual property as a whole needs to be re-examined.