Hiring interns is a great way to get extra help in the office and even find future employees, but their contracts can create tricky legal issues. Learn how to hire interns the right way.Read more
UpCounsel attorney Seth Heyman says that the Defend Trade Secrets Act has big implications for employers who have trusted their workers with sensitive information.Read more
Big name companies aggressively defend their brands and can enforce their trademarks easily. UpCounsel attorney Liz Oliner provides takeaways from two trademark cases.
Millennials will soon make up 50 percent of the U.S. workforce. Employers should take note of these myth-busters about how Millennials like to work.
Experienced former GC and UpCounsel freelance attorney Alex Wall outlines the pros and cons of using a letter of intent, or term sheet.
Hillary Clinton's team uses social media to make the presidential hopeful more likable largely through self-aware humor. Here’s what businesses can take away from her strategy.
UpCounsel employment attorney Josh Garber breaks down how to handle five employment law matters that companies should sort out in the first year of operation.
UpCounsel attorney Nate Kelly walks you through the primary means of protecting your IP – from watching what you say to friends to filing with the USPTO.
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We’ve rounded up eight tips to find quality freelancers and then effectively work with them to fill gaps in skill sets and overflow work.
UpCounsel attorney Seth Heyman discusses the statutes, rules and regulations that apply to the use of geolocation tracking software.
UpCounsel attorney Liz Oliner provides legal commentary on how a trademark saved a product from collapse when another app with the same name launched.
In four years, Gen Z will constitute 40% of U.S. consumers. We've outlined what you need to know about Gen Z to stay relevant.
Tech-focused law firms often offer cash-strapped founders deferred fee billing arrangements. But, founders, beware: If this sounds too good to be true, it’s because it is.
You’ve been tasked with securing an H-1B visa for a foreign national. Now what? We've researched the H-1B visa process so you don't have to.
To help general counsel lower costs and keep pace with the best, we’ve distilled advice from the most innovative legal departments into three best practices.Read more
UpCounsel attorney Sue Dunbar discusses Jan Lewis v. YouTube and how a robust terms of service contract saved YouTube thousands of dollars.Read more
Sue Dunbar has represented clients on nearly 50 projects through the UpCounsel marketplace. Learn about Sue and why she signed up for UpCounsel.
Most employers choose to sponsor foreign nationals through an H-1B visa. Here's how to navigate challenges in the application process.
Renting commercial properties can reliably bring in higher annual returns than many other investments. We've outlined why and under what circumstances to invest.
CEO Matt Faustman says UpCounsel saved clients nearly $12 million in legal fees in 2015 and helped UpCounsel's top 10 attorneys earn more than $2 million in income.
We've outlined how to avoid noncompliance with government rules and regulations when hiring independent contractors.
Filing taxes as a small business owner can be daunting. Here's how to make sense of which forms you need to file and which taxes you need to pay.