Pay Day USA: Are You Unintentionally Violating FLSA?

By Gregory W. McIntosh | In today’s fast-driven world where work time and personal time often blur into one, companies face a wealth of employment law […]

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Take the Money and Run: Business Plan is Blueprint for Success

By Tyler T. Ray | As I was driving to Bryant University last month to judge six finalists in Bryant’s New Venture Competition, Steve Miller came […]

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The Perils of Disruptive Technology: Clash of Courts, Consumers and Content

TV and Internet remain fascinating business sectors. Mostly because the legal fights tend to center on content-providers refusing to give consumers precisely what they want. Take […]

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You Can’t Copyright That: Pharaoh Did It First

By Megan St. Ledger | Copyright law protects “original works of authorship,” including pictorial, graphic, and sculptural works” which include two- and three-dimensional works of fine, graphic, and applied art.

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From Sporting Events to Snuggies: The Importance of Updating Your Trademarks

By Megan St. Ledger | Successful branding strategies rely on trademarks to protect a company’s product names and logos. But as a company expands its product lines, additional registrations may be needed to secure the full protection afforded by trademark laws.

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Court Confirms RI Employers Must Pay Time-And-A-Half

By Roger Hood | In November 2013, the Rhode Island Superior Court confirmed in its “Park Row” decision that, other than by specific exemption, RI employers must pay their employees time-and-a-half for hours worked on Sunday and holidays.

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