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[20 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Plugging In, Clocking In

If you pay the monthly bill for your employee’s Blackberry, are you required to pay your employee for the time spent checking work-related emails and text messages? T-Mobile retail associates recently made headlines by challenging the mobile provider’s requirement that employees review their company-issued smart devices off the clock.

Contracts, Employees, Entities, Intellectual Property, Licenses, Litigation, Vendors, Working with Lawyers »

[29 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]
Indemnifying The Taco Bell Chihuahua Dog

In 1996, a licensing manager for Taco Bell attended a trade show and came across a cartoon Chihuahua dog character called “Psycho Chihuahua.” The manager expressed an interest in using the character for its marketing campaigns, but after numerous focus groups and extensive discussions with the creators of the character, Taco Bell decided not to close a deal with the creators of the character.