If you're discussing a deal in an electronic message simple statements, while harmless in intent, could cause serious problems.Read more
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.Read more
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Ultimately, the success of your unlimited vacation policy depends on your corporate culture and the level of trust between employees and upper management.
Inefficiencies created by inept contract management can slow down the sales cycle and easily lead to the loss of a big sales deal.
Secondary counsel can be an invaluable resource for businesses hoping to get their legal questions answered efficiently and without large bills.
Did you know that small and medium-sized businesses make up the majority of U.S. exporters? Find out how to take advantage of international markets.Read more
"When I talk about reforming our visa programs, I'm not just talking about lifting caps on the number of visas issued; it goes beyond that." Hear from UpCounsel CEO Matt Faustman.Read more
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...
UpCounsel attorney Seth Heyman says that the Defend Trade Secrets Act has big implications for employers who have trusted their workers with sensitive information.
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.