Royalties

The Reality of Royalties

An expert explains why investors ask for them and what that means for you and your company.

Joe Worth

Great-Grandchildren of 'Aunt Jemima' File $2 Billion Suit Against Quaker Oats

The heirs of Anna Short Harrington -- the second-ever woman to serve as the face of the Aunt Jemima breakfast brand -- are alleging 60 years of unpaid royalties in a brand new lawsuit.

Geoff Weiss

Your One-Stop Guide to Royalty Rates (Infographic)

There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out.

Nina Zipkin

3 Pitfalls to Avoid in Licensing Agreements

Of course your lawyer has to review your licensing contract but make certain you know what the lawyer may not.

How to Avoid Copyright Trouble When Using Online Images (Infographic)

This infographic explains how to stay on the right side of the law, as well as tips for creating original images.

Spotify Musicians Can Now Sell Merchandise on Their Artist Pages

Hoping to improve its artist relations, Spotify is letting musicians sell merchandise through their profile pages without taking a commission.

Nina Zipkin

Paying for Tech Help With Future Royalties

An entrepreneur sees the funding light when she agrees to pay her engineer in royalties based on future sales.

Finding Your Perfect Franchise

Ten sure-fire strategies for tracking down the right one -- and five things to avoid.

Gwen Moran