You may have heard that it's possible to create a legally binding contract without actually writing anything down. Is that true?
Sometimes, a person or company you have a contract with might cancel the agreement early for reasons that aren't your fault.
If you're an employer who fails to pay "interns" who are actually employees, you can be liable for unpaid wages, taxes, interest, and penalties.
Everyone knows about "BigLaw" -- billion dollar deals, massive Fortune 500 lawsuits, armies of partners, associates, and paralegals, fancy offices with immaculate board rooms, etc.
There's no question that trademarks are a part of everyday life. But what is a trademark, really?
As a general rule, you can't publish an image you don't own without the permission of the owner.
While dealing with contracts may not be the most fun aspect of being a freelancer, the pain is nothing compared to what can go wrong without one.
What exactly does fair use entail? Can you use an image you found online if it would go great with promotional materials or a project you're working on?
You may have noticed that sometimes contracts contain sections written in ALL CAPS. Why?
When negotiating an agreement, people sometimes make commitments outside of that agreement – in person, over the phone, by email – that aren't captured in the written contract.