Archive for the ‘Legal News’ Category
If you spend much time on the Internet, you know that it’s virtually impossible to avoid pictures or videos of cute animals. They’re everywhere! Some people may even prefer animals to other humans. Whether Leon Sheppard Sr. of Memphis, Tennessee preferred his cats to his family is up for debate. But according to a Yahoo […]
We are thrilled to be included in Fast Company‘s list of the World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies. It’s pretty flattering to be listed among big names like Apple, Facebook, Google, and LinkedIn.
Mess with a bike gang, and land yourself a legal battle. It’s as if the notorious Hells Angels have traded in their leather jackets for blazers and ties after racking up over a dozen cases in federal court to protect their brand. The more popular they became since the group’s inception 65 years ago, the […]
Those living in the Boston area of Massachusetts may soon reap the benefits of an increase in locally grown food thanks to Article 89, a new zoning measure. Back in January 2012, the seeds were planted to make it easier for those interested in urban agriculture. Farmers, farming advocates, food industry experts and Boston neighborhood […]
In an unprecedented step, Los Angeles became the first city to outlaw the use of bullhooks by elephant trainers in traveling circuses, according to the Los Angeles Times. The City Council voted to give circuses three years to change their practices or remove elephants from their shows altogether. Bullhooks are sharp-tipped tools that critics say […]
‘Tis the season for ordering gifts. Hopefully none of your purchases will leave you in a situation like that of Salt Lake City, Utah couple Jen and John Palmer. As reported by ABC News, John ordered a desk ornament as a Christmas gift for his wife from KlearGear.com five years ago. Because of a problem […]
Robin Thicke has sold six million copies of his song, “Blurred Lines.” This past summer, the hit topped the Billboard charts for an unprecedented 16 weeks. It’s clearly been a great year for the R&B artist and his co-writers Pharrell Williams and “T.I.” Clifford Harris Jr. There’s only one problem: the song is a blatant […]
Small businesses are susceptible to scams because scammers assume that owners don’t know any better. Entrepreneurs just starting out may, in fact, not be aware of the scams that are frequently targeted at small businesses. To protect yourself and your business, here are some of the top scams that you should look out for […]
Last month, at 71 years of age, Lou Reed died from complications of liver disease. But that was not the end nor how his fans will remember him. A few weeks later in Lincoln Center, several hundred fans gathered together to celebrate his life and music. The New Yorker article said that Reed’s widow, Laurie […]
Hear a panel of experts discuss the various ways small businesses can get their legal house in order as the year comes to a close.