When designing your company's equity arrangement, a blank canvas is at your fingertips, and what you put on paper represents your idea of what’s best for the company and the employees.Read more
UpCounsel Attorney Seth Wiener says that the verdict, which bankrupted Gawker, was "shockingly high and beyond the bounds of rationality."Read more
Eligibility for worker's comp depends largely upon when and where the injury occurred, and the circumstances of the accident.
Negotiations shouldn’t be a contest of will, and they shouldn't irreparably damage relationships. Luckily, there is a better way.
There’s no special incantation, voodoo or magic required to successfully pitch to the press. All you need is patience, persistence, and a little common sense.
When structuring legal operations, midsize companies need to conserve both the management team’s time and the business’s money. They have to balance efficacy against budget...
Outsourcing contract management can save you money and time and even ward off costly litigation down the road.
While there’s no such thing as an international patent application per se, the closest thing is a Patent Cooperation Treaty application, which applies in 150 countries.
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The founder of The Brave Millennial talks about what it means to be a millennial woman in today's workforce and how they and their managers can use storytelling to help them...
Given the potential risks to personal data, our inner adult might say, “Put the phone down and just take a walk."
The show "Suits" walks the line between the realistic and fantastic in portraying life in BigLaw.
If you're discussing a deal in an electronic message simple statements, while harmless in intent, could cause serious problems.
Homicide is the fourth-leading cause of fatal occupational injuries. Here are three suggestions to help keep your workplace safe while complying with federal employment laws.
Patent trolls hold patents but don’t use them to produce or create anything. Instead, they accrue patents for the sole purpose of threatening litigation against other companies.
There are two ways to tell if your company is truly ready to hire in-house counsel, and following these guidelines could save your business a lot money down the road.Read more
Patents can be absolutely critical to your business, so it’s important to understand how patent attorneys and patent agents are alike and how they’re not.Read more
With the birth of his first child imminent, UpCounsel CEO Matt Faustman discusses the future of parental leave in America.
The new law will make it difficult for foreign NGOs the Chinese government deems subversive to continue operating in the country.
What separates top workplaces from the rest is their ability to imbue employees with the belief that there’s real meaning behind the work that they do on a daily basis.
Taking the time to understand how these statutes and rules might affect your business will help prevent costly mistakes.
Sales contracts have to compete for a law firm’s attention with a multitude of other priorities and responsibilities and that can lead to costly delays in the sales cycle.
Ian tells us what it’s like to be among the first millennials running an in-house department and how the legal industry is evolving.