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Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?
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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.
Nellie Akalp
Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months
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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.
Geoff Weiss
Apple Engineer Provides Rare Glimpse Into iPhone Invention Secrets
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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.
Geoff Weiss
Thank You Very Much, Now Stop: Putting an End to Excessive Lawyering
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Thank You Very Much, Now Stop: Putting an End to Excessive Lawyering

Excessive lawyering is the client'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.
David G. Ebert and Warren E. Friss
Writing Social Media Guidelines for Your Company? Tread Carefully.
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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.
Arkady Bukh
Want a Celebrity Endorsement on Twitter? 3 Legal Precautions to Know.
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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.
Jaia Thomas
Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online
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Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online

Take protective measures and find out how enforcement actions can provide your businesss relief.
Darin Klemchuk
Sticky Fingers: Man Claims IHOP Stole His 'Pancake Pile' App
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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.
Kate Taylor
Tell Us: Is Michigan's 'Free College Tuition' Proposal a Good One?
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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.
Geoff Weiss
When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking
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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.
Doug Wolf
GoldieBlox and Beastie Boys Settle Legal Dispute
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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.
Heesun Wee
Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides
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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.
Nina Zipkin
EU Wants U.S. to Stop Using European Cheese Names
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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.
Nina Zipkin
After Assault Footage Goes Viral, Perpetrator Sues Google for $200 Million
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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.
Geoff Weiss