Posts tagged “TechLaw”
Tech powerhouses such as Google, Apple and IBM expressed their opposition to North Carolina's HB2 quickly and forcefully, but as a Triangle entrepreneur put it, "discrimination like this hurts businesses of all sizes."
Fitbit, the wearables company, has filed a counterclaim to the lawsuit Raleigh sensor technology developer Valencll filed in January. The Valenscell suit alleged that fitbit infringed on four of its patents.
While the government may have the right to compel Apple to help the FBI obtain data from a terrorist's iPhone, Campbell University law professor Kevin Lee calls the case "chilling" and fraught with implications.
Medfusion says it has settled its multi-million lawsuit with Allscripts in a legal fight around whether Allscripts paid all the money due the Cary firm under a services contract. But which company prevailed? A top Triangle tech attorney offers his insight - and some lessons.
TechLaw: Are you planning to give a drone as a Christmas or holiday gift? If so, you may want to include a note with the gift informing the recipient of the need to register with the federal government before the first flight.
The sticks and stones of Internet libel: What legal recourse do you have if an anonymous Internet poster defames your business?
TechLaw: Negative and untrue comments about your business may be posted on the Internet without attribution. Here's what you need to know if you are considering legal action against the anonymous Internet posters.
TechLaw: A company may be the owner of an employee's residence, vehicle, cellular phone, and it may also pay other personal expenses so that the employee has a minimum level of income for income tax purposes. But these payments may still be considered income to that employee when the court calculates the employee's child support obligations.
TechLaw: Are you looking for an investment that produces reasonable cash flows with relatively little active involvement? For many investors, the advantages of investing in real estate associated with a "Triple Net Lease" or "NNN lease" are appealing.
The new North Carolina Data Centers Act, signed into law Wednesday morning extends the tax benefits available to single owners such as Google, Apple or Amazon to multi-tenant facilities where combined investment reaches $75 million.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline has formally applied to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permission to build a 564-mile interstate natural gas transmission pipeline. Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas are among the four companies that will build and own the pipeline research says would save energy costs and create jobs.
North Carolina in the top ten among states viewed as having a favorable litigation environment, coming in at number 7, according to a survey by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform. The state's ranking is up from number 13 previously.,
If you don't have formal risk management processes in place, you're putting your business in danger, according to new CGMA report, "Global State of Enterprise Risk Oversight,'" conducted by the Enterprise Risk Management Iniiative at NC State University. It suggests steps to take.
TechLaw: Success in court can often lead to the entry of a monetary judgment in your favor. But the judgment itself is only a piece of paper establishing your right to payment. So, how do you collect?
Retention elections: General Assembly creates a new way for voters to elect incumbent justices of NC Supreme Court
In June, Governor Pat McCrory signed into law new legislation entitled "An Act Allowing Voters to Elect, and Then Retain, Justices of the North Carolina Supreme Court for Election"("Act"). The Act heralds a new day in the election of North Carolina Supreme Court Justices.
Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials.
TechLaw: Do you have students and recent graduates eager to learn about your company and industry just to get a leg up for future employment prospects? Did you know that unless you are careful, you may have to pay them even if they are willing to work for free?