Flying under the radar, a recent decision out of the 11th Circuit has profound implications. Code Revision Commissioner v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc., No. 17-11589 (11th Cir. 2018) was decided back in October, but it hasn’t received a significant amount of attention.Read More
Some of these activities are more common than others. Law firms will use them (sometimes intentionally, and sometimes not) to pad their bills that ultimately cost you at the end of the day. What’s most disappointing is that none of these practices are even against a lawyer’s code of ethics, so many will do them and face no repercussions.
When hiring or working with an attorney, these are issues you should be on the lookout for:Read More
Closing a major customer can be one of the best feelings for entrepreneurs. Getting a major contract or order can completely change the trajectory of a business by providing much-needed cash flow and validating months or years of work.
However, closing a big sale like this can be a double-edged sword.Read More
Frank came into the office one morning, much like any other morning. Frank, along with his business partner Tom, had started their own business about a year ago, and the company was just starting to turn the corner towards profitability.Read More
Selecting the proper business entity is rarely as simple as it might first appear. It requires consideration of a number of factors and not just potential tax liability. After all, few people care that they saved a few bucks on their tax return if their partner steals all the company's money.Read More
The United States Supreme Court delivered a decimating blow to Apple by reversing its $399 million damage award against Samsung for patent infringement. The ruling could may hurt inventors whose ideas get incorporated into other companies' products.Read More
Super Lawyers selected Tripp Watson today as a "Rising Star" in the Mid-South. The recognition is only awarded to up to 2.5% of the attorneys in the region covering Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi.Read More
Does your company rely on secret information that would be valuable in the hands of another? Then you might be interested in the Defend Trade Secrets Act, which was just passed a few months ago.Read More
Selecting a business partner might be the single most important decision you make when trying to start a business. It may even be more important than even selecting what your business will do.Read More