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Free Enterprise, John Marshall

What Is ‘Free Enterprise’?

How an 1810 Supreme Court Decision Defined Free Enterprise in the USA Chief Justice John Marshall presided over the US Supreme Court from 1801 to 1835. Marshall’s opinion in Fletcher v. […]

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two people discussing how to anticipate contract disputes

How to Anticipate Contract Disputes Before You Sign (And Why You’ll Be Glad You Did)

There are many steps to take in order to assure a contract will be honored by all parties. Anticipate contract disputes by working with the right lawyer, keeping extra copies of the original and always having a backup plan.

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Trade Secrets

Trade Secret Misappropriation: Methods for Measuring Damages and Seeking Relief

Trade secret misappropriation is on the rise in the US. How does a business calculate damages in cases of trade secret theft?

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Google Supreme Court Case

The Oracle v Google Saga: Copyrightability and Fair Use in Computer Programming

In 2021, the Supreme Court permitted Google’s use of 11,500 lines of Oracle-owned code as fair use and ended a saga in copyright law.

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Personal Data Breach

When Collecting Personal Data, Restraint and Insurance are Key

Is your business collecting personal data? If you experience a data breach, you won’t just be a victim—you’ll also be a defendant.

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USCIS Site Visits

What Employers of Foreign National Workers Should Know to Prepare for a USCIS Site Visit

The US increased USCIS site visits to employers of foreign nationals to combat H1-B visa fraud. Here’s how to prepare for a site visit.

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Allen Stanford Ponzi Case

The Attorney Immunity Defense: Ongoing Allen Stanford Ponzi Case Sparks Debate

The Allen Stanford Ponzi case rages on in the Caribbean, putting the attorney immunity doctrine under fire once again.

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Terms in Business Transactions

Why You Shouldn’t Always Rely On “Market” Terms in Business Transactions

In business transactions, a deal attorney may describe certain contract terms as “market.” What does this mean, and should you agree to them?

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GDPR Data Privacy

How the GDPR Set a New Standard for Data Privacy and Protection in the EU and America

The EU takes data privacy and protection seriously, meaning GDPR compliance impacts U.S. companies with customers abroad. Are you compliant?

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Tech Industry Under Biden Administration

Top 5 Areas in Tech Impacted By the Biden Administration and What It Means for Investors

As the Biden administration decides whether to continue or repeal Trump-era policies, investors must prepare for the effects on Big Tech.

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