Category Archives: Business Law

Seattle attorney to draft partnership agreement

Why You Need a Partnership Agreement

Here’s a question most business owners and entrepreneurs wouldn’t know the answer to: which contract is the single most crucial contract for a business? You can even pick from a list of common contracts:
  • Non-compete agreement
  • Employment agreement
  • License agreement
  • Website Terms and Conditions
  • Partnership agreement
  • Sales contract
This is far from an exhaustive list, but it shows just how many contracts … Continue Reading ››
Protect your games and apps from copyright infringement

Defending Tech Copyright Infringement Claims for Games and Apps

If you are a game or app developer - whether amateur or professional, young or old, new or experienced in the industry - a copyright infringement claim against you can be devastating. A claim that you stole someone else’s work is bad for your business relations and reputation as a developer, as well as your … Continue Reading ››
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Economy Forces Employers to Defend Wave of Discrimination Lawsuits

Who knew that when the economy hit the skids, employers should have started setting aside funds for discrimination defense? In 2008 and again in 2010 and 2011, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission reported record-setting numbers of claims being filed. While the total number of charges decreased slightly in … Continue Reading ››
Airport workers wait to see if Seattle employment law increases their wages.

Employment Law Problems at SeaTac

Problems at airports have become so common that it’s almost a cliché, but employment law issues there are somewhat unexpected. Unfortunately, in the wake of new city law that increased the minimum wage to $15 per hour, employees and employers at SeaTac International Airport are facing upheaval and uncertainty over whether the wage increase applies … Continue Reading ››
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Three Important Washington Business Laws

Recent articles in the Washington Post and the Seattle Times have drawn attention to two groups of employees caught up in SeaTac’s new minimum wage law. The first group, airport contract workers, may not be subject to the … Continue Reading ››
Defend a breach of contract claim in seattle

Ways to Defend a Breach of Contract Claim

Being on the receiving end of a breach of contract claim is a serious matter that requires a solid defense. A breach of contract is defined by the legal dictionary as “failing to perform any term of a contract, written or oral, without a legitimate excuse.” That … Continue Reading ››
Guns in the Workplace Seattle Business Law

Are Your Employees Packing Heat? The Law on Guns in the Workplace

For you, it might be anything from irritating to downright scary to think that your employees could be carrying guns at work. It’s not paranoia on your part to be nervous about it, considering recent tragedies involving firearms in other states. At the same time, you should understand to what extent firearm regulations and laws … Continue Reading ››