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Failed Unpaid Intern Class Action Hints at Impact of Comcast v. Behrend
Dewey's Bankruptcy Lawyer: More Large Law Firms Will Fail
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Yahoo’s New Parental Leave Policy Raises Some Interesting FMLA Questions
Ann Curry’s Departure from the Today Show Presents a Number of Lessons for Employers
Businessweek Reporter: BigLaw Is "Crash Landing"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
D.C. Court Wreaks Havoc on NLRB Pro-Worker Cases
Can You Be Fired for a Tattoo?
President Obama Appoints Three Members to NLRB, but Will They Be Confirmed?
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
Your Employer Doesn’t Own Your LinkedIn Account, and They Shouldn’t Try To
What You Need to Know About New Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
As Expected, Noel Canning v. NLRB Headed to the Supreme Court
Marijuana in the Workplace
5 Risks of Telecommuting (And How Employers Should Handle Them)
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Corporate Law Report: Global HR, Textual Harassment, Working Interviews, and Other Workplace Issues
As Supreme Court Defines “Clothes,” Biggest Impact Will Be on Judiciary’s Deference to DOL
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- General Information
- Investment Factors
- Intellectual Property
- Principal Forms of Business Entities
Top Five Traps for the Unwary in Spin-Offs -
A wave of corporate breakups has swept through the United States over the last few years as investors have taken notice of the fact that smaller companies focused on a...more
Watch our latest Corporate Law Report for a round of executive speed dating, law firm style. Included in the mix: FICA tax changes in 2013; veganism as a religion (and what that means for the workplace); overtime hours;...more
Are your trade secrets at risk?
Yes, every minute of every day.
Can you minimize the risk?
Yes, by creating a corporate culture where each employee recognizes the value of trade secrets to corporate health....more
A bill currently winding its way through the California Legislature would limit the ability of an employer to request that an employee provide access to the employee’s personal social media accounts.
AB 1844 “would...more
The travails of one Sergey Aleynikov are well-known to trade secrets and competition lawyers like myself.
This is the ex-Goldman Sachs programmer who spurred litigation from Chicago to New York, eventually resulting in a...more
Every start-up lawyer counsels his or her client to be sure that everyone working for the company signs an agreement confirming that the company owns everything that’s developed by the company. However, when it’s time to sell...more
Incorporating the use of social media and online networking sites into an association's larger communication, membership, or marketing strategies raises a number of potential legal risks and liability issues for the...more
A comprehensive independent contractor agreement to use to protect your intellectual property when you hire a contractor to produce work for your company. ...more
In This Issue:
JOBS Act: Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act; Fracking: Ohio’s New Oil and Gas Boom; 2012 Estate Planning; American Airlines: Who’s Flying the Plane? Labor Law Update; S Corporations; Blow to Method...more
Table of Contents:
- Forms of Entity.... 1
- Establishing A Business...2
- Specific Form of Doing Business In Poland-Direct Sales...4
- Dispute Resolution Mechanism... 5
- Labor Matters and...more
List of legal and practical steps most entrepreneurs face in starting a business in Kentucky...more
RESOLVE TO SAFEGUARD COMPANY INFORMATION IN 2012
For many businesses, employees are the biggest investment and the primary safeguard of their confidential, proprietary and competitive information. For some employees,...more
Overview of latest updates under Corporate Laws, Securities Laws, FEMA, Taxation Laws and other laws/regulations....more
This is Part 2 of a two-part entry setting out some of the basic considerations for startups relating to using non-competition agreements. You can find Part 1 here. This part raises some considerations for you and your lawyer...more
This entry and the next will discuss a fairly difficult question for startups. That is whether to ask co-founders, executives and employees to sign non-competition (or non-compete) agreements with your company. While the next...more
This guide is intended to provide foreign business-people with an introduction to the basic kinds of laws and regulations that affect the conduct of business in the United States, and particularly in The...more
In This Issue:
Selecting a Company Name: A Trademark Lawyer’s Perspective and
Employee Rights When Buying Parts of an Insolvent Company in Germany
Selecting a Company Name: A Trademark Lawyer’s Perspective
Doing Business in Canada is designed to give business executives, counsel and potential investors from foreign countries a concise overview of Canada’s legal and economic framework and key business legislation. For those...more
Though the business community continues to recover from the economic collapse of 2008 and the more recent international debt crisis, the M&A market has experienced steady activity and even growth in recent months. This is...more
• Legal Issues – “Similar Issues, New Platforms”
(1) Educating Your “Speakers”
(2) Entity Use of Online Social Media Platforms
- Defamation, IP, Privacy, Agency
(3) Entity Online Programs and...more
California Business and Professions Code Section 16600 provides that “every contract by which anyone is restrained from engaging in a lawful profession, trade, or business of any kind is to that extent void.” As discussed in...more
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Stanford v. Roche draws attention to the pitfalls of imprecise contract language. The Supreme Court affirmed the ruling of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which hung on the...more
Welcome to our Summer Newsletter.
In this edition, we see why a landlord had to pay £270,000 after failing to consult with tenants.
We look at the importance of credit control as businesses increasingly fear the...more
In This Issue:
- Stanford v. Roche: A Cautionary Tale for Employers with Intellectual Property
- Intellectual Property is 80% of the Value of a Business!
- Avoiding Confrontations with Licensing...more
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