Naperville Contract Attorney Discusses Lawsuit Over Concert Tickets, Start Time

When you buy a ticket to a concert, show, or sporting event, you begin making plans to attend. Your ticket gives you certain considerations—such as a guaranteed seat—and you give the ticket agent your money. In many ways, an event ticket is essentially a type of contract. In my practice as a business law and […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Lawsuit Over Taco Bell Ad Disclaimer

As a business owner and a business law attorney, I understand how important it is to be honest and straightforward with my clients. Doing so should be a high priority for any business owner. When you own a franchise, however, things are often a little more complicated. Take, for example, the disclaimer that is read […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Talks About Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Netflix

Depending upon the industry in which your company operates, you might need to be very careful to avoid violating existing trademarks and copyright protections. If you own a printing or publishing business, for example, you cannot sell or distribute any works without having the proper licensing rights in advance. In my practice as a business […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Sidecar’s Lawsuit Against Uber

It is common for people to associate certain brand names with the services they offer—to the point where the brand name essentially becomes a generic term. For example, when you want to search the internet to learn about a particular person or idea, you will probably “Google” the person or idea, even if your default […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Common Types of Business Lawsuits

When you own and operate a small business, it can be the realization of a lifelong dream. Many business owners are drawn to the freedom and financial opportunities offered by owning and running a successful company. As a business law attorney and a small business owner, I also realize the risks that come with business […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Brewing Beer Battle

It is a simple but sad reality of the business world: some brands stand the test of time while others go extinct and fade into the past. For every Coca-Cola, there is a Blockbuster Video, and for every Apple, there is a Compaq. Even brands with storied histories like Woolworth and Oldsmobile have eventually fallen […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses the SEC Lawsuit Against Tesla and Elon Musk

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is a government agency that is tasked with protecting investors, maintaining “fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitating the formation of capital. According the SEC itself, it “strivers to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public’s trust.” As a business law attorney, I make […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses Oregon Lawsuit Over Mandatory Bible Study

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitutions promises that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” This sentence is the foundation of the freedom of religion that so many of our ancestors sought when they first came to America. While the First Amendment applies to Congress […]

Naperville Business Lawyer Discusses McDonald’s Being Sued Over Unwanted Cheese

Business owners have to be ready for anything. Sometimes, lawsuits spring up for the most unexpected reason. For example, McDonald’s was probably not expecting to need to defend itself against allegations of “unwanted and undelivered cheese,” but that is the current situation. In this somewhat bizarre lawsuit, McDonald’s customers have accused the restaurant of overcharging […]

Naperville Business Law Attorney Discusses Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Against Mexican Food Chain

When you own a business that employs a staff, it is extremely important to make all personnel-related decisions carefully. Hiring and maintaining the right people are essential to the success of your company, but terminating those who are not pulling their weight is equally critical. As a business law attorney, I recognize that virtually all […]