Although the Labor Department says it followed the comprehensive administrative rulemaking process required by law when implementing President Obama's executive order, a federal judge has ruled that the administration's overtime policy for salaried workers unlawful.
When you grab some quick cash from an ATM, you expect to pay a fee. The size of that fee depends on whether the ATM is operated by your banking network or by a competitor. When you use a competing network, both that network and your own bank can charge you a fee. Of course, you might not have to pay any fee for money withdrawn from their own bank's ATMs. Are those rules clear enough?
There may be few things more frustrating for a business than discovering that someone else is using your patented invention for his or her own financial gain. Another company may be selling a product or offering a service that uses a device your company designed and manufactured. It may not be identical, but if the similarities are striking enough, you may have cause to claim patent infringement. Patent infringement is a federal crime, and it can damage your business.
Theranos was once considered a superstar startup in Silicon Valley, attracting a number of hotshot venture capitalists to its board. Founded in 2003 by Elizabeth Holmes, the company's mission was to develop a solution for quick blood testing that required only a drop or two of blood. The idea was great, and that, along with all the attention and board expertise, got the company a valuation of around $9 billion.