In 2013, Pennsylvania State Representative Peter J. Daley proposed House Bill 1620, also known as the Responsible Franchise Practices Bill, which would be the first Pennsylvania franchise law.
The Responsible Franchise Practices Bill would provide the framework for fair, equitable and responsible franchise practices in Pennsylvania.
Starting a business from the ground up can be very intimidating. A great deal of time, effort, paperwork and capital will be needed. Another option for people who want to be their own boss but don’t want to assume all the risks of starting a
No one ever expects that they will be a witness to acts of fraud, especially illegal activity committed by an employer. Nevertheless, some may assert that an employee who discovers illegal activity in the workplace and fails to report such actions is just as culpable
According to a recent LA Times Blog article, the Obama Administration faces at least three major battles regarding how intellectual property laws in the United States are being enforced. The pressure to heighten laws against piracy and initiate other means of intellectual property enforcement comes
The Washington Post recently reported that the U.S. District Court has again delayed a ruling on the case over Google’s move to digitize millions of out-of-copy books. Google, whose name has become synonymous with internet search functionality, sought to create a massive online database that
Operators of the new social networking site, Google Buzz, are being accused of violating privacy rights. Buzz has been the talk of the tech world recently, but a class-action lawsuit raises questions about Google’s use of personal information. The lawsuit, filed in San Jose, CA