You’ve given your brand a unique moniker, only to receive an official legal letter from a big business that’s taken offence. It’s a nightmare entrepreneurs dread, but company name disputes are seemingly inevitable.
If you ask any entrepreneur, they will tell you that starting a business from the ground up is one of the most fulfilling and rewarding experiences anyone can have; the joy of creating something and seeing it flourish is truly special. However, getting to that point isn't the easiest thing to do.
3nder – the app for people looking for threesomes – has come under legal fire from Tinder, which claims the names of the services will confuse consumers, but the former’s founder has hit back and refuses to be dominated by the online dating giant.
A recent ruling surrounding a spat between a Christian and a Muslim in their workplace should serve as a warning to employers, especially as religious discrimination cases are set to become more complex.
Originating from America, mediations are a relatively new concept in England and have only been in practice since the 1990s, but they can have a positive outcome and prevent angry legal battles.
Certain professions, which we won't name, are often dubbed criminals and crooks. But what about those who find themselves on the wrong side of the law then into a profession? We've highlighted six recognisable individuals who have turned around their situations for the better to dominate the business world.
Many Simpsons fans are lamenting the potential departure of Harry Shearer, which took the media by full force. This news comes hand-in-hand with litigation figures, suggesting that contract disputes are on the rise.
In January 2015, Sarvint Technology filed complaints against nine major apparel companies for patent infringement of its smart shirt technology. However, four companies have highlighted what it really means to go on a mass suing spree.
In March this year, the world's jaws dropped as a 59-year-old woman sued her company's landlord when she was attacked by a seagull.
Lawsuits often stem from copyright infringement, plagiarism, or inaccurate details surrounding true events. In some cases, a lawsuit is wrapped up quickly, but here are six copyright infringements that led to legal action.