What Businesses Can Learn From the Apple and Qualcomm Partnership Disputes

Partnership Disputes

​​Apple and its chip-making partner, Qualcomm, have been locked in a bitter legal battle for over two years with millions of dollars at stake between the two companies. Though the partnership provided a major source of revenue for Qualcomm, with the entity earning money for each iPhone sold, its relationship with Apple has gone south following several lawsuits between the two.

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Super Bowl Commercial Leads To Beer Brawl

advertising lawsuit

​​The New England Patriots may have won the 2019 Super Bowl, but there’s one Super Bowl fight that’s just started brewing. MillerCoors has filed a lawsuit against Anheuser-Busch (the maker of Bud Light) over a commercial that first appeared during the Super Bowl. Because neither one of these beer giants has yet to back down, it’s likely the lawsuit will end up being a hard fought and expensive battle.

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SCOTUS Decision Could Lead To More Age Discrimination Lawsuits

Age Discrimination Lawsuits

​​Two tiny words are going to have a huge impact on small public-sector employment litigation and perhaps private sector employers across the country. The Supreme Court of The United States (SCOTUS) recently decided the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) applies much more broadly than previously applied based on the words “also means.” The court’s ruling will likely lead to an increase in age discrimination lawsuits.

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NHL Goes To Bat Over Intellectual Property Dispute

Intellectual Property Dispute

​​Whether you are a fan of professional hockey or not, you’ve likely heard of or watched the Stanley Cup. As one of the most iconic trophies handed out, the National Hockey League (NHL) fiercely protects the Stanley Cup from manufacturers seeking to benefit off of its image. This includes the recent filing of a lawsuit against a company selling a “Stanley Stein 25 oz. Hockey Beer Cup Mug.”

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Detroit Woman Seeks To Hold Third-Party Contractors Liable in Lyft and Uber Lawsuit

Third-Party Contractors Liable

​​Ridesharing companies like Lyft and Uber have become prolific around the world for providing low cost, accessible transportation. As helpful as these services are to customers, they are also causing a rise in legal disputes, many of which are not as easy to solve as they appear. One common legal question continues to arise in rideshare litigation, however, and that is when the companies can be held responsible for the actions of their drivers.

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