Game of -- Pawns?
- posted: Jun. 06, 2014
- Articles,  Business Counseling,  High Technology Law,  Business,  Political,  Business Law,  Trade Secrets
The FBI has asked us all to be on the lookout for foreign intelligence agents -- in the form of American students who interned overseas. [caption id="attachment_1612" align="alignright" width="202"] Easily sacrificed?[/caption] The Read More
Scam Alert -- Court "Notice of Appearance"
- posted: Mar. 28, 2014
- Articles,  Business Counseling,  High Technology Law,  Business,  Political,  Business Law
by Andrew Jacobson If you receive a "court notice" via email, don't open it -- it is a scam designed to add to your computer malware designed to get you to Read More
Sins of Wages
- posted: Jan. 08, 2013
- Articles,  Business Counseling,  Employment,  High Technology Law,  Business
Both employers and employees need to review their wage statements for the new year, because California has amended Labor Code 226 to identify nine types of information that has to be Read More
Don’t Let Your Company Be a Software Theft Ring
Would you encourage your employees take a five-fingered discount from the office supply store? Probably not. Would you cheat a hard-working employee by not paying her? Of course not. However, Read More
Privacy? You Don't Got No Stinkin' Privacy!
When someone subpoenas subscriber information from an internet service provider, does the subscriber have an expectation of privacy? In California, at least, the answer seems to be: No. In People v. Read More
What It Means to Be Your Consigliere
Contrary to popular perception, “consiglieres” date from times long before the 20th century. The term derives from the Latin “consiliarius” – a counselor. Every leader needs an advisor skilled in Read More
When Employees Must Leave
By: Andrew K. Jacobson © 2004, Bay Oak Law A worker leaving involuntarily is often a heart-wrenching experience for both employer and worker. While anyone who has ever been employed Read More