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Legal Implications of Hiring Overseas Workers

November 13, 2015 04:05 pm by Paige Pembrook

When hiring workers overseas, the hiring party must be aware that their activities fall under a cross-section of United States and foreign laws related to employment and labor as well...

Is a Covenant Not to Compete Legal?

October 13, 2015 03:53 pm by Ashley Nance

Covenants not to compete are a tempting device to prevent employees from jumping ship after they’ve been trained. Though contract provisions, they are often not legally enforceable because the ability to earn a...

Baubax: Do-It-All Travel Jacket Takes Kickstarter by Storm

September 03, 2015 05:34 pm by LawInc Staff

Hiral Sanghavi just wanted to raise $20,000 to develop his travel jacket, called Baubax. He didn’t expect to raise millions. But that’s exactly what happened when he put the project on Kickstarter...

This San Francisco Startup Company Has 'Robots' Serving Quinoa

September 02, 2015 02:13 pm by Jackson McNeill

Many glossy-eyed teenagers get their first paycheck working as cashiers at local fast-food joints. Those jobs, however, may just be about to disappear. Enter Eatsa. Eatsa is a new San Francisco startup...

New Startups Want to Change the Way You Get Gas

September 01, 2015 10:07 am by Jackson McNeill

We’ve all been there: You’re already late, but your car is running out of gas.  Begrudgingly, you pull off of the freeway in the not-so-nice part of town, looking for...

The Importance of a Social Media Policy for Your Business

August 25, 2015 04:10 pm by Ashley Nance

Social media has changed the way of life for most Americans. Long lost friends are simply a click away; fashion fanatics and aspiring chefs have an outlet to display their...

This Startup Wants to Sell You Produce That's Affordable, Delicious and Ugly

August 20, 2015 01:25 pm by Jackson McNeill

There’s a lot of profit in being ugly. Well, at least if you are a fruit or vegetable. That’s what startup “Imperfect” is hoping, anyway, as it begins to sell consumers...

The ABCs of Google: How Delaware Law Created the Alphabet Merger

August 17, 2015 04:29 pm by Brent Lightfoot

The ABCs just sound better in Delaware. At least, they do to Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin. The Alphabet Merger The Google team announced at the end of the day...

Water-Saving Showerhead Startup Gets Soaked in Attention by Kickstarter & Silicon Valley Investors

August 13, 2015 02:52 pm by Jackson McNeill

When you think about the next big thing in Silicon Valley, you probably think of a hot new social media app, delivery drones, or even driverless cars. But you probably don’t...

Google Undergoes Massive Restructuring and Forms Parent Company Named “Alphabet Inc.”

August 11, 2015 03:04 pm by Jackson McNeill

Google has always been known for its innovation. Not only did the tech giant basically reinvent the way that we search for information, it’s also pursued bold ideas like driverless...

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