Legal Issues

5 Employment Law Tips for Startups
Take It From The Pros

5 Employment Law Tips for Startups

Stay on top of employee-related legal issues as a new employer.
Sofia Aguilar
Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement
Legal

Apple Is Refusing to Unlock an iPhone 5S for U.S. Law Enforcement

The company says that complying with the request will 'threaten the trust between Apple and its customers and substantially tarnish the brand.'
Amazon Sues More Than 1,000 People Over Fake Reviews
Amazon

Amazon Sues More Than 1,000 People Over Fake Reviews

Some Fiverr users were allegedly paid to publish Amazon reviews.
Apple Ordered to Pay $234 Million to University for Patent Infringement
Legal

Apple Ordered to Pay $234 Million to University for Patent Infringement

The processors in Apple's iPhone 5S, 6 and 6 Plus -- along with some editions of the iPad -- violated the patent.
Don't Bet on It: DraftKings, FanDuel Ordered to Shut Down in Nevada
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Don't Bet on It: DraftKings, FanDuel Ordered to Shut Down in Nevada

The state says the fantasy sports leagues can't do business there without obtaining gambling licenses.
Daniel Roberts
Uber Wins a Major Lawsuit in the U.K.'s High Court
Uber

Uber Wins a Major Lawsuit in the U.K.'s High Court

The court ruling allows Uber drivers to work in London.
Geoffrey Smith
Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice
Yoga

Court Puts the Bikram Hot-Yoga Empire On Ice

A federal appeals court ruled that yoga postures cannot be copyrighted.
Catherine Clifford
3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About
Legal

3 Key Legal Issues Online Marketers Need to Know About

There are several key legal issues you need to be aware of before you start contacting customers or potential customers
Will Decriminalization of Sex Work Become the Next Anti-Regulation Battle?
Regulations

Will Decriminalization of Sex Work Become the Next Anti-Regulation Battle?

As the case for legalizing marijuana gains steam across the U.S., sex workers and activists are following suit, arguing that criminalizing their work does more harm than good.
Kate Taylor
HP Faces Counter Suit From Autonomy's Mike Lynch Over $11 Billion Deal
Legal Issues

HP Faces Counter Suit From Autonomy's Mike Lynch Over $11 Billion Deal

The CEO is suing HP for $150 million in damages accusing the company of making false and negligent statement about him.
Microsoft and Google Make Peace in Patent Battles
Legal Issues

Microsoft and Google Make Peace in Patent Battles

The companies are settling 18 cases in the U.S. and Germany.
Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week
Uber

Uber Is Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Here's a breakdown of the issues the company is dealing with in Amsterdam, Paris and London.
Arjun Kharpal
JustFab: Silicon Valley Sees a Unicorn, Customers See a Trojan Horse
Legal Issues

JustFab: Silicon Valley Sees a Unicorn, Customers See a Trojan Horse

The company's founders have a history of being associated with dubious practices.
Carly Okyle
Copyright on 'Happy Birthday' Song Ruled Invalid
Copyrights

Copyright on 'Happy Birthday' Song Ruled Invalid

If the ruling stands, 'Happy Birthday' will enter the public domain.
Laura Entis
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