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The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery
Starting a Business

The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery

Find out what legal hoops you'll need to jump through in your state before starting a craft alcoholic beverage business.
Obama Wants to Make More Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay
Legal

Obama Wants to Make More Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay

President Obama's plan would touch nearly every sector of the economy and could face legal challenges.
Two Uber Execs Reportedly Arrested in Paris
Uber

Two Uber Execs Reportedly Arrested in Paris

The arrests come just days after heated protests by taxi drivers in the French capital.
California Man Must Pay for Gunning Down His Neighbor's Drone
Business Accelerated

California Man Must Pay for Gunning Down His Neighbor's Drone

What protections do drone-weary citizens have as the gadgets increasingly fill our friendly skies?
Geoff Weiss
Trademarks: The First Line of Defense Protecting Your Brand (Infographic)
Data-Driven Marketing

Trademarks: The First Line of Defense Protecting Your Brand (Infographic)

From Apple to Coca-Cola to Yves Saint Laurent, a look at the big business behind those little images, symbols and words that make up a company's brand.
Catherine Clifford
4 Entrepreneurs Trying to Bring Cloud Computing to Tech-Leery Law Firms
Business Accelerated

4 Entrepreneurs Trying to Bring Cloud Computing to Tech-Leery Law Firms

Lawyers have been the most reluctant of professions to embrace the cloud but these innovators are changing minds.
Peter Daisyme
A Business Name vs. a Trademark: Do You Know the Difference?
Ready To Launch

A Business Name vs. a Trademark: Do You Know the Difference?

One gives you protection in your state only; the other gives protection in all 50.
Nellie Akalp
Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO
Finance

Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO

A recently approved provision of the JOBS Act allows business to meet and share information with potential investors.
Kendall Almerico
New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers
Employees

New Bill Seeks to Ban Noncompete Clauses for Low-Wage Workers

The bill aims to stop companies like Jimmy John's from forcing workers making under $15 per hour to sign contracts with non-competition clauses.
Kate Taylor
The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck
Startup Kit

The Legal Side of Owning a Food Truck

Here are the licenses and permits you'll need to get in order to stay on the right side of the law with your mobile food business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Jawbone Accuses Fitbit of Stealing Confidential Company Information Via Poached Employees
Legal

Jawbone Accuses Fitbit of Stealing Confidential Company Information Via Poached Employees

Earlier this year, according to the suit, Fitbit contacted one-third of Jawbone's workforce -- several of whom downloaded sensitive documents before being hired away.
Geoff Weiss
Chef Sentenced to Three Years in Jail for Spitting in Customer's Food
Restaurants

Chef Sentenced to Three Years in Jail for Spitting in Customer's Food

The New Jersey cook spat on an overly demanding customer's roll.
Kate Taylor
6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit
Tax Center

6 Ways to Protect Your Home in a Business Lawsuit

Don't let the memories and money you've invested in your home get taken away. Find out how to protect your home from business creditors.
Mark J. Kohler
Raising Millions With Equity Crowdfunding Will Cost You, But How Much?
Small Business - Big Impact

Raising Millions With Equity Crowdfunding Will Cost You, But How Much?

Regulation A+ promises to be a game changer for how emerging companies are funded, but mind those attorney and accountant fees.
Kendall Almerico