News and Articles About Legal
Kevin O'Connor, who co-founded ad tech company Doubleclick, is publicly battling a patent troll who is demanding $50,000.
Looking to move to a new country to pursue your passion? London-born entrepreneur Ed Zitron talks about how he made the transition to the U.S. and offers tips on how others can do the same.
Your idea isn't the only thing that needs protection. Your name, your logo, your images and your sounds--are the intellectual property that makes your business your own.
Choon Ng, creator of the colorful bracelet-making kit that has become a national sensation, has accused a fellow toymaker of patent infringement.
'Broker-Dealer Lite' Legal Gray Area Puts Entrepreneurs at Risk As JOBS Act Opens Internet to Pitching Accredited Investors
The legality of deals can come into question if 'finders' who connect companies with investors for a fee aren't registered as broker-dealers.
Deciding when to put an Inc. at the end of your company name can seem like a big step, but those three letters can offer some precious protections.
Getting the best counsel for your buck is a big step for every startup. Our experts suggest 5 ways to do it right.
Read the first part of a series that breaks down what you really need to know about venture capital deals.
Investing with friends and family is usually a recipe for disaster. If you're going to go for it, here are some essential legal steps to keep your finances and friendships from falling apart.
When it comes to copyright, how savvy are you? Here are the biggest misconceptions business-owners have about using copyrighted material.
Handshakes, verbal agreements and even email documentation aren't enough to ensure you aren't in legal trouble should a business relationship go sour. Here's how to protect yourself.
It's easy to hire the wrong lawyer and not realize it until you've lost lots of money. Here are four signs to watch out for.
Too many entrepreneurs risk losing their business by not taking care of these six crucial legal aspects.
In the IP wars, you have to figure out if a potential violation is worth the penalties you might pay.
Legal ins-and-outs can make a young entrepreneur's mind spin. Here are some tips to make legal issues less painful.
Keep these four concepts in mind to avoid legal issues with your mobile marketing campaign.
Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, intends to launch a comprehensive inquiry into patent-assertion entities.
When it comes to legal hurdles, an attorney can be your biggest asset or your biggest expense. Here's how to trim your legal costs.
You are ready to introduce your invention to the world, but first you should consider whether your new product requires a patent to help make it commercially viable.
Read the best tips of the week from Entrepreneur.com, from why you should build a prototype early to why you need a team of "front stabbers."
New changes to the law are scheduled to go into effect July 1st. Is your business ready?
You don't have to fork over thousands of dollars in legal fees to safeguard your business idea with a patent. Here are some affordable easy steps to help ensure you're protecting your ideas from theft.
What every online business should know about protecting customer information.
Partial ownership of your business is one way to reward employees. A new bill proposed in Senate this week encourages such employee stock ownership plans. Here are the pros and cons for your business.