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- Selling or Licensing a Recipe
When attempting to build a company or business through intellectual property, it is important to know if the invention or process should be initiated by the individual, sold or traded for possible better benefits in the future. It is also important to have a lawyer versed in these matters available to ensure the rights of the owner are protected throughout the procedure.
- 3D Printing Technology: Impact on Intellectual Property Protection
As each decade passes, new technologies are brought to the marketplace and change our way of life. Over the past decade or so, we have seen the widespread adoption of the iPhone® and other smartphones, social networking via Facebook® and Twitter®, and the iPad® and other tablets. New legal issues regarding ownership of consumer content and privacy of consumers are being tackled every day.
- OSHA Rolls Back Safety Rule Relating to Beryllium
The safety rollback will create more exposure to beryllium to industrial workers and may lead to more beryllium lawsuits.
- False or Deceptive Competitor Advertising Hurting Your Bottom Line?
There are resources and options available for business owners when competitors undercut pricing by selling inferior goods or services.
- Manufacturers of Self-Driving May Be Protected from Lawsuits
Self-driving cars will undoubtedly become a widely-acceptable new technology in the near future. But, as with any new technology, mistakes can happen. In this case, dangerous car accidents that could ruin lives are a possibility, even though computerized cars are meant to make driving safer. And the manufacturers of these autonomous cars are pushing for protection from lawsuit through federal preemption. Here's why this could be a serious problem for drivers of autonomous cars.
- Drafting Fashion Industry Agreements
Contracts are integral to the success and smooth functioning of every industry, and fashion is certainly no exception.
- Storage, Bailment, Warehouse Lien Foreclosure and Logistics Issues Under the UCC
The heart of the bailment relationship which results when a logistics customer transfers property to a warehouse for storage is the warehouse receipt. It is much more than a receipt. It is a document of title and provides essential terms. An attorney retained to provide advice relating to damages or foreclosure of a warehouse lien needs to be experienced with the UCC and also with third party logistics contracts which are often incorporated into the warehouse receipt.
- What Attorneys Need to Know To Draft Third Party Logistics (TPL) Contracts
Third party logistics (TPL and 3PL) contracts are some of the most complicated agreements an attorney can draft. For the manufacturer entering into an agreement with a third party logistics provider, or a new entity providing logistics services, well-drafted and negotiated third party logistics contracts are essential to protect profits and exclude liability for damages or unforeseen additional costs.
- An Inside Look At What Biotechnology Can Do For Mankind
This article examines what biotechnology is and how it relates to the medical field, agriculture, bio processes, industry and the aquatic field. The author notes that as the planet becomes more polluted and more in need of clean water and food, the field of biotechnology will become even more important.