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Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'
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Sriracha Factory Given 90-Day Ultimatum as Spicy Fumes Declared a 'Public Nuisance'

With residents of Irwindale, Calif., complaining of a burning sensation in their eyes and throats, a Sriracha factory must clean up shop.
Geoff Weiss
Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.
Productivity

Does a 6-Hour Workday Lead to Better Productivity? Sweden's About to Find Out.

An economic experiment set to be held in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg, will see the hours of an average workday slashed in hopes of enhancing productivity.
Geoff Weiss
Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO
Pizza

Franchisees Sue Papa Murphy's as Pizza Chain Prepares for IPO

More than 20 franchisees have accused Papa Murphy's of failing to release necessary information in franchise disclosure documents.
Kate Taylor
3 Practical Ways to Save on Attorney Fees
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3 Practical Ways to Save on Attorney Fees

Your attorney's billable hours can stack up fast, so here are some tips that can lower your bill.
Adam Callinan
Bankrupt Quiznos Settles With Franchisees in Cost Dispute
Quiznos

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

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.
Michael Moroney
Does Your Business Put You at Risk of Lawsuits?
Legal

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
Legal

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
Technology

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
Lawyer

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.
Legal

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.
Twitter

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
Copyrights

Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online

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

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