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Google Search Results Are Free Speech in the U.S.

While a San Francisco ruling protects Google search results under the U.S. Constitution, European regulators aren't quite so hands off.

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Using Social Media with Employees

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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.

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Waco's Twin Peaks Loses Franchise Rights After Biker Gang Gun Battle

The breastaurant chain says that the franchisee failed to take action following warnings from police and corporate headquarters.

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The SEIU Petitions the FTC to Investigate the 'Abusive and Predatory' Franchise Industry

The partnership between the union and franchisees is far from over.

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Service Workers Union Allies With Franchisees, Drawing Ire of Franchise Industry

The Service Employees International Union launched a franchisee-focused initiative, as the International Franchise Association reaffirms franchisees'...

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California Man Accused of Making More Than $4 Million by Selling Fake In-N-Out Franchises

Sorry, duped investors; the burger restaurant doesn't franchise.

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Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is

The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.

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In Tennessee, Only Franchisees Can Be Held Accountable for Employees

As the joint employer battles causes waves throughout the franchise industry, a new Tennessee law affirms franchisor and franchisee employees as...

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Your Business' Legal Game Plan for the Summer Slowdown

While your company's pace is at a manageable hum, check for overlooked permitting issues and that all operations comply with regulations.

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Tesla Motors Patents Now Available To Anyone

Elon Musk said the company is opening up its patents to competitors in 'the spirit of the open source movement.'

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Politically Charged Boycotts Explained, From Uber to Under Armour

It seems that few are immune to from the goings on in the White House.

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The Weirdest Things People Agree to in Terms of Service

How much do you actually read before you click 'I agree'?

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A Simple 6-Step Process to Starting a Small Business

It can be easier than you think if you break it down in small steps.

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Covering All the Bases: How to Set the Legal Framework for Your New Business

It's what ensures that your service or product is protected, that you're not operating illegally, and that you don't lose out if things change among...

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Free On-Demand Webinar: How to Set the Legal Framework for Your Startup

Join Jim Gatto, partner at Sheppard Mullin, as he discusses trademarking products, protecting intellectual property and more.

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Why Business Lawyers Are a Necessary Expense

Business attorneys may be expensive, but a good one is worth every dollar paid.

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The Pandora Papers Reveals Where the Richest People in the World Are Hiding Their Money

A brief overview of the global investigation that revealed offshore dealings among the world's elite.

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How to Draft an Effective Founders' Agreement

A comprehensive founders' agreement will help all parties stay aligned, fulfill responsibilities and avoid disputes.

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Non-Wealthy IRA Savers Who Invested IRAs Into Small Business, Startups and Real Estate LLCs Targeted in 'Build Back Better' Plan

The $3.5 trillion reconciliation package pending in Congress contains two sections that will affect anyone already invested in these assets.

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Cesiones de patentes en acuerdos laborales: un componente que a veces se pasa por alto, pero siempre es importante

La propiedad intelectual es a menudo el activo más valioso que puede poseer una empresa.

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Patent Assignments in Employment Agreements – A Sometimes Overlooked, but Always Important, Component

Intellectual property is often the most valuable asset a business can own.

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Ahorradores de IRA no ricos que invirtieron IRA en pequeñas empresas, nuevas empresas y LLC de bienes raíces en el plan 'Reconstruir mejor'

El paquete de reconciliación de $ 3.5 billones pendiente en el Congreso contiene dos secciones que afectarán a cualquiera que ya haya invertido en...

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Cómo redactar un acuerdo de fundadores eficaz

Un acuerdo integral de fundadores ayudará a todas las partes a mantenerse alineadas, cumplir con sus responsabilidades y evitar disputas.

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Por qué los abogados comerciales son un gasto necesario

Los abogados comerciales pueden ser costosos, pero uno bueno vale cada dólar que se paga.

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Escuche a Kendrick Lamar: por eso vale la pena retribuir

"Siéntate ... sé humilde". Incluso los líderes empresariales más exitosos necesitaban ayuda en el camino.

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¿Cómo pueden las personas adineradas no pagar su 'parte justa' de impuestos?

Utilizan una táctica perfectamente legal. Y uno que también pueda usar.

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¿Qué es una curatela y por qué la necesitamos?

A medida que el movimiento #FreeBritney continúa ganando impulso, le damos la bienvenida a Conservatorship 101: qué es, si tiene valor y cómo la...

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