Did AT&T Deliver on its Promise of Unlimited Data?

Posted On October 30, 2014 by Deanya Cocanougher

If a cellular service provider promises unlimited data, is it on the hook to deliver on that promise? …

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Registering Your Trademark Offers Protection and Peace of Mind

Posted On September 26, 2014 by Lee Kirner

Lately we have had a number of clients approach wondering whether they should file for federal or state…

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Designing A Credit Application That Works For Your Business (And Not Your Customer)

Posted On September 19, 2014 by Bruce Akerly

Few customers offer to pay in cash.  Most want some form of credit.  What credit you extend results…

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The Death of Minority Shareholder Oppression Claims in Texas?

Posted On August 15, 2014 by Doug Clayton

Bad news for minority shareholders in Texas.  On June 20, 2014, the Texas Supreme Court delivered the opinion in…

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Texas Supreme Court Issues New “Spoliation” Rules with Implications for Company Document-Retention Policies

Posted On July 15, 2014 by Derek Carson

Earlier this month, the Texas Supreme Court issued a key decision on a subject every business owner and…

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Fifth Circuit Clarifies the “Active Participation” Exception to the Internal Revenue Code’s Farming-Syndicate Rules

Posted On July 8, 2014 by Derek Carson

Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit handed down some good news for individual…

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Selection of Counsel Disputes Between Insureds and Insurance Company

Posted On May 21, 2014 by John Polzer

Most businesses know that one of the first things it should do when it is sued, is to…

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Bankruptcy Court’s Equitable Powers Not Unlimited

Posted On May 11, 2014 by Bruce Akerly

Lest we forget, the U.S. Supreme Court recently reminds us that Bankruptcy Courts, unlike other federal courts, are…

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Responding to Preference Demand Letters- a Primer

Posted On May 5, 2014 by Bruce Akerly

A debtor’s bankruptcy is never a good thing (usually it means little or no payments on the debt…

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Owning the Fruit of our Labors

Posted On April 16, 2014 by Scott Fredricks

Increasingly, companies are requiring their employees to assign to their employers any inventions or ideas they may come…

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Eyes in the Sky – What drones are allowed to see in Texas

Posted On March 28, 2014 by Scott Fredricks

While Amazon may simply want to deliver packages to your home using drones, a vast field of public…

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Risks of Electronic Contracting

Posted On March 17, 2014 by Doug Clayton

How easy is it to enter into a multi-million dollar (or more) contract via e-mail?  As easy as…

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Getting “Hometowned”: U.S. Supreme Court Enforces Forum Selection Change

Posted On February 18, 2014 by John Polzer

Forum selection clauses in contracts are important terms which govern where a certain dispute will be litigated.  For…

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The Texas Supreme Court Narrowed the Scope of the Contractual Liability Exclusion

Posted On January 22, 2014 by Stephanie Harrison

In a unanimous decision, the Texas Supreme Court recently sided with the contractor in an insurance coverage dispute…

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Amending and Restating a Texas Certificate of Formation Just Got Easier

Posted On October 3, 2013 by Doug Clayton

Great news for corporate law practitioners in Texas. One of my pet peeves with regard to filings with…

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