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Business Disputes: Reporting A Business Partner To Law Enforcement
If you are considering reporting a business partner to law enforcement, think twice.
United States
25 Sep 2019
Georgia Court Allows Trade Secrets Act Claim Against State Agency
In the case of Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia v. One Sixty Over Ninety, LLC, 2019 WL 2635620 (June 27, 2019), in a case of first impression,
United States
8 Aug 2019
"Mailbox Rule" Deleted For Electronic Service In Federal Courts (Video)
When calculating deadlines in federal court, most attorneys are familiar with the "mailbox rule."
United States
25 Jul 2019
Think Twice Before Calling The Police On Your Business Partner
In today's video, I will introduce you to Jack, Janet and Chrissy.
United States
22 Jul 2019
Sharing Trade Secrets with the Federal Government? Supreme Court Issues Ruling
In the case of Food Marketing Institute v. Argus Leader Media, the Supreme Court provides insight into sharing trade secrets with the federal government.
United States
15 Jul 2019
How To Avoid Deadlock In A 50/50 Partnership
Despite attorneys crying ‘beware of the 50/50 partnership,' business owners often find themselves, and insist, on that exact relationship. ‘Fifty-fifty seems right,' they say.
United States
21 Jun 2019
Court-Appointed Receiver Brings Adult Supervision To Business Disputes
When disputes arise between the co-owners of a business, the majority partner often uses her controlling interest in the company to freeze out the minority partner...
United States
29 May 2019
Federal Government Mulls Over Use Of Non-Competes
The last few months have seen a flurry of attention on the use of non-competes and whether they should be regulated in some fashion by the federal government.
United States
9 Apr 2019
Another Call For Non-Compete Reform
In yet another call for non-compete reform, a group of unions, nonprofits and professors have asked the Federal Trade Commission to put an end to non-compete agreements across the United States.
United States
9 Apr 2019
Another Decision From The Court Appeals Regarding Non-Competes In GA
The Georgia Court of Appeals is on a roll with respect to the Restrictive Covenants Act.
United States
14 Mar 2019
Supreme Court To Decide Meaning Of Trade Secrets?
It is a rare occasion when the United States Supreme Court addresses issues relevant to this blog. However, on January 11, 2019, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in the case of Food Marketing
United States
1 Feb 2019
Can The Annotated Georgia Code Be Copyrighted?
The Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit recently determined that the Official Code of Georgia Annotated cannot be copyrighted.
United States
21 Jan 2019
"Hair" It Is – Another Non-Compete Decision From The Court Of Appeals
This blog has closely watched case decisions related to Georgia's Restrictive Covenant Act (RCA), which was enacted in 2011 and substantially changed Georgia's non-compete law.
United States
8 Jan 2019
Is Harvard's Admissions Process A Trade Secret?
Harvard University's admissions practices are on trial in federal court in Boston. The
United States
21 Nov 2018
Offers Of Settlement – Subjective Objectivity
In 2005, the Georgia Legislature adopted comprehensive tort reform legislation.
United States
19 Nov 2018
EEOC Mediation For Employers
When an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charge of discrimination is filed by an employee
United States
1 Nov 2018
Evidence Preservation: Urban Meyer's Missing Texts Offer Lessons
As expected, the University's decision resulted a media firestorm, with pundits voicing differing opinions about the decision.
United States
31 Oct 2018
Don't Spit Into The Wind, Or Go To Court Without A Lawyer
When it comes to fighting it out in court, Abraham Lincoln observed that "he who represents himself has a fool for a client." This maxim is especially true for companies in Georgia.
United States
30 Oct 2018
Finally! GA Court Issues Guidance On "New" Non-Compete Statute
This blog carefully tracks developments related to Georgia's Restrictive Covenant Act (RCA), which passed in 2011 and substantially revised Georgia's non-compete law.
United States
30 Oct 2018
The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Alternative Dispute Resolution Clauses
Although no one plans on a dispute with a business partner, those who plan for that possibility at the inception of a relationship can benefit greatly.
United States
4 Jun 2018
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