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Appeals court rules in favor of Michaels Stores against copyrights, trade dress rights infringement claims

August 12, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit on Tuesday dismissed an appeal against Michaels Stores Inc. and Craft Smith that alleged the companies infringed on a designer’s copyrights and trade dress rights with a “knockoff” version of a […]


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California sues Trump over omitting undocumented immigrants from census apportionment count

July 31, 2020

Via: Jurist

California has sued US President Donald Trump over his order prohibiting undocumented immigrants from being included in Census apportionment counts. The complaint, filed Tuesday, argues that Trump’s order disturbs and undermines the historical precedent of the US counting “all of […]


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40 Resources for Black-owned Businesses: Training, Marketing & More

July 27, 2020

Via: Fit Small Business

Black business owners looking for training and certifications, access to funding, and assistance with key business operations like HR and sales can unlock access to programs and opportunities geared to help them succeed. Fit Small Business has created a list […]


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US Commerce Department blacklists 11 Chinese companies

July 22, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Department of Commerce economically blacklisted 11 more Chinese companies on Monday due to involvement in human rights abuses perpetrated against Uighur Muslims. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross cited China’s “campaign of repression, mass arbitrary detention, forced labor, involuntary […]


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US Office of Special Counsel: federal employees may express support for BLM under Hatch Act

July 17, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal investigative agency, has said that federal employees may express support for Black Lives Matter (BLM) in the workplace without violating the Hatch Act. The agency said that this does not violate […]


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Does My Company Own My Intellectual Property?

July 9, 2020

Via: Business News Daily

Intellectual property rights are designed to protect various types of creative expression, but what happens when that creative expression occurs on company time or within the confines of an employment relationship? Do you own the ideas you come up with […]


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Supreme Court rules states can restrict electoral college voters

July 7, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court unanimously upheld states’ “faithless elector” laws on Monday, which either penalize or remove presidential electors who do not vote for the candidate they pledged to support. The court decided both challenges to “faithless elector” laws on […]


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How to Deal With Racism in the Workplace

June 25, 2020

Via: Fit Small Business

As society attempts to grapple with George Floyd’s death, racism in the workplace continues to be an issue companies work to eradicate. What we know to a certainty is that racism in our workplaces will not go away “on its […]


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Best International Payroll Services 2020

June 22, 2020

Via: Fit Small Business

Keeping up with payroll laws in multiple countries can get complex. International payroll services have in-country experts and software to ensure compliance, so you can run your payroll confidently, assure your people get paid, and your business stays on the […]


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What Are Your Legal Rights in a Foreclosure?

June 15, 2020

Via: Investopedia

If you can’t keep up with your mortgage payments, the prospect of foreclosure—and losing your home—can be daunting. Still, foreclosure is a legal process, and you have rights based on state law and the mortgage documents you signed. Knowing your […]