Corporate Counsel

When you work on legal issues for a company, either in-house or as outside counsel, you quickly learn that there’s a lot of ground to cover. From employment, operations, bylaws, litigation, to substantive issues, corporate counsel must be prepared for it all. FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center is here to help, with legal articles and news on topics that will help you support your business: Intellectual Property, Human Resources, Business Operations, Finance, Corporate Governance, and Litigation & Disputes. Our Law Library provides a collection of articles written by legal professionals for businesses about many different areas of substantive law. We also provide free access to a large archive of sample contracts from public companies spanning a wide variety of practice areas.

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  • M&A Mania: Boom or Bust? Part I

    I am by training a mergers and acquisition (M & A) lawyer. I love what I do. I enjoy the clients I work with and the challenge of the deals. That is my bias up front. Hopefully, it is also a valid basis for my perspective from the inside, so to ...

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  • Self-Representation: The Perils of Pro Se

    Are you thinking of representing yourself or your business in litigation without an attorney? Or, have you been involved in a lawsuit in which the other side was self-represented? These are both examples of pro se representation.

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  • Is Franchising For Me?

    INTRODUCTION IS FRANCHISING FOR ME? WORKBOOK Training Module - 1 Workshop Objectives By the end of this workshop, you should be able to: * Define franchising. * Determine whether franchising is the best business option for you - evaluate your skills ...

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  • Choosing the Correct Form for Your Professional Business

    The first step in setting up a successful business is choosing the proper legal form that your new business will take. For business composed of licensed professionals — doctors, lawyers, accountants, engineers — the choice of business form can be ...

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  • Monsanto Win and Implications for the Patent Exhaustion Doctrine

    On May 13, 2013, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of Monsanto, finding that a farmer's unauthorized copying of Monsanto's genetically modified soybean seed infringed Monsanto's patent. Writing for a unanimous court, Justice Kagan ...

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