Since its founding in 2009, Uber has gained both praise and notoriety for shaking up the taxi industry by allowing individuals who meet minimum requirements to provide an on-demand car service via the Uber mobile app.
Having covered how crucial staff is to the practice of law numerous times several times over the last 10+ years on this blog, a refresher on some issues may be in order.
Continuing the trend of expanding Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime rules outside the traditional realm of hourly manufacturing or retail workers, two recent events show that employers should be aware that exemption and independent contractor issues are on the forefront of labor scrutiny.
The Internet has replaced many things in people’s lives. But is your favorite comedy routine one of them?
We are well out of the .com bubble, but tech companies still form and fail.
One of the most fruitful avenues of investigation is to look at material that nobody ever thought would harm them. That’s the kind of material people do not take great pains to hide.
I have blogged about this matter several times, all the while applauding the lower court decision and employer’s legal position in the case, as I believed what these temporary lawyers were doing did constitute the practice of law.
Although I have never been on the cutting edge of technology, I have come to realize the importance of technology when trying cases.
Netflix sued Rovi (formerly Macrovision) in federal court in California seeking a declaratory judgement of non-infringement and invalidity of five Rovi patents. Rovi recently lost and the patents were invalidated.
This is the third in a series of blogs examining the rapid development of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its consequential impact on product liability risk.