Will You Be Sued Over Your Ad Copy Usage?

Will You Be Sued Over Your Ad Copy Usage? Avatar Posted by JohnH under Legal
From http://searchengineland.com 3611 days ago
Made Hot by: on April 2, 2008 10:32 pm
From article: Storus Corp just successfully sued another advertiser for use of a trademarked term in the ad copy. This is the first time that I have seen a company sue another advertiser directly without relying on Google as the intermediary for filing trademark exceptions. As PPC advertisers, this affects us dramatically. There are ads run Read More
From the Page: "So what do you do if someone else is profiting from your own content and you're not getting adequate credit or compensation?

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Turning Your Small Business Into a Corporation

Turning Your Small Business Into a Corporation Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Legal
From http://www.usnews.com 3628 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 18, 2008 1:43 am
The most recent data show that only about half of self-employed people in the U.S. workforce run incorporated businesses. Entrepreneurs who fail to incorporate are making a huge mistake. Corporations have a much higher rate of success than sole proprietorships, even when it comes to small businesses. Incorporated small businesses outperform uninco Read More

10 key insights on how trust issues affect your professional success

10 key insights on how trust issues affect your professional success Avatar Posted by d2kd3k under Legal
From http://duncanbucknell.com 3640 days ago
Made Hot by: on March 5, 2008 2:31 am
A selection of the top 10 articles on critical trust issues as chosen by one of the world's foremost global IP strategists. Read More

States trying to claim unclaimed Gift-Card Cash

States trying to claim unclaimed Gift-Card Cash Avatar Posted by LeeAdams under Legal
From http://www.businessweek.com 3672 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 8:22 pm
TowerGroup estimates that of the $97 billion worth of plastic gift cards purchased in 2007, nearly $8 billion has gone unused. Just what happens to that pile of cash has become a matter of some controversy. A lot of states—roughly half—claim that at least part of the unspent balances should go to them under their unclaimed-property laws. Other sta Read More

Should Congress Shut Down eBay?

Should Congress Shut Down eBay? Avatar Posted by suzyQ under Legal
From http://www.targetmarketingmag.com 3665 days ago
Made Hot by: on February 8, 2008 1:04 am
Last week I read the story of how the state of Pennsylvania wants to shut down the thriving eBay auction business of single mom Mary Jo Pletz, which enables her to stay home with her 6-month-old daughter Julia, who has a brain tumor. The Pennsylvania Secretary of State's reason: Mary Jo does not have an auctioneer's license. Having sold 10,000 ite Read More

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal

Small businesses will pay more under new Americans with Disabilities Act proposal Avatar Posted by ksmith under Legal
From http://www.sacbee.com 3689 days ago
Made Hot by: on January 21, 2008 1:31 am
The Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy has reported small businesses will pay more per square foot and per employee than larger businesses to alter facilities to meet changes proposed for the Americans with Disabilities Act. The office studied costs associated with removing physical barriers to the handicapped, including changes i Read More

Software License Fines Fall Hardest on the Smallest

Software License Fines Fall Hardest on the Smallest Avatar Posted by ArmadaIG under Legal
From http://www.midmarket.eweek.com 3724 days ago
Made Hot by: on December 24, 2007 5:24 am
Most small and midsize businesses aren't even aware when they violate a software license, according to software industry sources, but that doesn't stop the fines from piling up. Nearly 90 percent of the fines collected annually by the Business Software Alliance for software license violations falls on small and midsize businesses, many of whom h Read More

FTC rings up fines for 'Do Not Call' violations

FTC rings up fines for 'Do Not Call' violations Avatar Posted by ureach under Legal
From http://redtape.msnbc.com 3757 days ago
Made Hot by: on November 13, 2007 12:34 am
With 150 million phone numbers now registered on the Federal Trade Commission's Do Not Call list, it seems clear most consumers don't want to receive unsolicited marketing phone calls. But apparently, it's not clear to everyone. The FTC on Wednesday announced multimillion-dollar penalties against three companies -- lender Ameriquest Mortgage Co., Read More

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