Spidey sense needed on long-term patent licensing deals in light of the recent Supreme Court decision in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment.
The Oct. 9 ruling raises real questions about whether the rule will ultimately survive the court’s scrutiny.
Employers and human resource professionals should tread cautiously when it comes to racial discrimination claims in the workplace – regardless of an employee’s appearance or claims of ethnicity.
In this age of cyberattacks and data breaches, it’s not enough to protect access to sensitive company information. The smart, proactive move for any savvy owner or executive is to protect where his or her business lives online: a company’s domain name.
Rather than wait for an unannounced visit by the Department of Labor, employers can conduct their own internal audits as part of a larger discussion they should have about wage and hour compliance.
Information is the lifeblood of a company’s board of directors; how it flows between the board and management is critical to the proper functioning of both.
Have you ever questioned whether something you were told or overheard about a business partner, employee, or competitor was actually true? Has someone ever made false statements of fact regarding you or your business?
Do you own or have an interest in a family business? A comprehensive business succession plan should document, among other things, the terms of future business ownership, management roles, investment strategies, and exit plans for heirs unwilling or unable to continue the business.
Patents and trademarks are just not enough to protect a company’s intellectual property. Gunster attorney David Bates identifies how implementing particular procedures can help entrepreneurs protect their company’s confidential information.
The government’s decision to attack a relatively standard agreement could have far-reaching effects on employer confidentiality provisions.