Category Archives: Lawsuits

Copyright Lawsuit IP Litigation Attorney in Seattle

Increase in Lawsuits for IP Litigation Attorneys in Seattle

According to the Puget Sound Business Journal, there has been a noticeable increase recently in lawsuits for IP litigation attorneys in Seattle, and some experts in both business and law groups are trying to figure out exactly why. IP lawsuits are focused around cases … Continue Reading ››
Minimum Wage and Hour Defense Federal Lawsuit

Federal Lawsuit Filed over Seattle’s New Not-So-Minimum Wage

A new federal lawsuit has been filed against Seattle for its controversial new $15 per hour minimum wage, which would apply to companies with over 500 employees by 2017. This includes those companies who franchise, including most fast food restaurants. Businesses with fewer than … Continue Reading ››
Seattle Business Attorney for Disclosure Violation Case

Airline Disclosure Violations Issued by DOT

The Department of Transportation has fined three major airlines for disclosure violations, and this accusation is an important one. The penalties placed on these three companies are severe and correspond to the crime they have committed. The three carriers being charged by the Department of … 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 ››
Meet with a reputable commercial property lawyer

The Importance of Language in Your Commercial Lease

If you ever experienced a commercial lease agreement, then you know how complex it is and how important it is to nail down every detail. Otherwise, the acquisition of the new business might not go through. The most important aspect of the deal is the contract itself, and the language used in it must be … Continue Reading ››
Get an experienced Seattle lawyer

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 ››
A lawyer can cover Seattle employment laws with you.

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 ››
SeaTac New Pay Ordinance causes lawsuit.

SeaTac’s New Pay Ordinance Tested in Business Lawsuit

On January 1st , 2014, SeaTac in Washington State passed a new pay ordinance raising the minimum wage to $15. This hasn’t been a problem for businesses in the area so far, until this past March. Airport parking company, Extra Car, failed to raise their employee’s wages to the new $15 minimum, which caused employee … Continue Reading ››

Business Lawsuit: Uber Sued by Washington Taxi Cab Operations Association

The Western Washington Taxi Cab Operators Association is under attack from Uber, a rideshare and unlicensed taxicab service runing in Seattle as well as 44 other cities in North America and 30 countries worldwide. Recently, the Operators Association filed a business lawsuit against the app-based transportation company in the Seattle and King County area … Continue Reading ››