The Future? Artificially Intelligent Lawyers

Linkilaw Business News

The world’s first artificially intelligent lawyer called ROSS was unveiled this year and hired by a law firm called Baker & Hostetler. ROSS was developed by IBM using a technology that involves natural language processing and cognitive computing technology to give lawyers evidence-based answers to their questions.   Lawyers can ask the software program questions and it will search through …

Intellectual Property Without A Patent

Linkilaw Intellectual Property, Legal Advice

The ideas business is a lot different than it was 25 years ago, changed irrevocably by the creation of the Internet and digital technology. In years past, if you were going to create something, it was nearly always a physical object that would require schematics and a prototype before you even thought about selling it.   Inventions still come in …

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What Are Contracts And Why You Need Them?

Linkilaw Legal Documents

Contracts usually do not enjoy the most appealing of reputations. Many people regard contracts and legalese in general as boring, complex and vapid, yet a necessary hassle one has to go through in today’s spick-and-span society plastered with procedures and rules. In today’s blog post, we’ll put into the spotlight the main reasons why contracts are actually a very good …

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Why You Need Terms And Conditions For Your Website

Linkilaw Legal Documents, Startup Advice & Tips

If you’re like many business owners, you probably think you can just publish a website, some content and think everything will be okay but you actually need terms and conditions for your website.   Think again. [tweet_dis_img][/tweet_dis_img] Too many business owners are running their online businesses naively, that is, by not protecting themselves legally online.   You need to protect …

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How Media Law Can Help Your Media & Entertainment Business

Linkilaw Business Structures

If you’re in the media & entertainment business, you are well aware that – contrary to the common misconception – it’s not all fun and games. The end product you serve to your audience may be fun, creative, and innovative, but you know that behind it lie mounds of tough grind. Even (or better yet – especially) the most offbeat, …

5 Reasons For Having Your NDA Checked By A Lawyer

Linkilaw Business Structures, Employee Regulations

An NDA is one of the most important legal documents for any business. They’re just as important as employee contracts, intellectual property documents, and many other types of documents. However, many business owners aren’t using them or they simply download a ready to use template from one of the many legal websites that now offer this service. Unfortunately, it’s not …

10 Legal Tips for Starting Your Startup

Linkilaw Startup Advice & Tips

Starting your own startup can be a daunting affair. There are many things you need to organise before you get started making the whole process seem incredibly overwhelming. You’ve got funding issues, finding and hiring staff, finding office space, and many other issues that arise. “The foundation of every new thing, be it a business or any other thing, determines …

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Is Your Intellectual Property Legally Protected?

Linkilaw Company Law, Intellectual Property, Internet Security

Intellectual property is often the core of a business. In fact, it’s often more than just property or some meaningless thing. It’s often an idea that’s crucial to the business’ success. If it becomes hijacked, then it drastically affects the profits and in worst cases, survival of that business. In today’s digital age more and more people have access to …

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Protect Your Company’s Knowledge Advantage

Linkilaw Company Law, Employee Regulations, Internet Security, Motivation & Success, Startup Advice & Tips

Intellectual property has become quite the ‘catch phrase’ for perceived ownership of what a company conceives, creates or produces. In fact it’s only a part of the whole picture – the legal part, to be exact. While licencing and trademarking your brand and the items you sell is critical, it’s only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to …