Should you sign a contract that includes binding arbitration? After a brief discussion of whether there will be indictments on Wall Street as a result of the financial crisis, Matthew Cartwright talks with Jim about whether a dispute with a large company you do business with is best handled by a jury trial or by arbitration.
How could mediation be better conflict resolution than a lawsuit? Judge Huss talks with Jim Blasingame about the different types of alternative conflict resolutions, including how they can be a better alternative, plus examples of some of the recent cases he has mediated. Judge Huss also talks about how to get the mediation process started.
What are some of the myths about patents and other intellectual property? David Dawsey talks with Jim Blasingame about dispelling eight of the most common misconceptions and myths about patents and copyright.
Andrew Sherman talks with Jim Blasingame about some of the factors that are creating a challenging economy, including the facts that are in evidence and the myths and misinformation that are perpetuated by the media.
How much does the world have something to fear from China ripping off our intellectual property with counterfeit products? Kenneth Krosin talks with Jim Blasingame about this as he reports on his recent trip to China with a delegation to discuss international intellectual property standards and behavior.
How can mediation benefit small business owners? Judge William Huss talks with Jim Blasingame about how mediation works at many different levels, how to use it to solve business conflicts, and how to incorporate it into contracts before there is a conflict.
Have you created a business process that you want to protect? Henry Heines talks with Jim Blasingame about what a business process is, and how to decide when you should take it from a trade secret to getting it patented.
Caroline Joiner talks with Jim Blasingame about protecting intellectual property, including on a global basis.
Do you have an intellectual property system in place? David Dawsey joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to identify, value and protect your intellectual property with the same effectiveness as you do your physical assets.
How is your research coming on doing business globally? Tom Travis talks with Jim Blasingame about some of the trade agreements that are currently being debated, the value of trade between countries, and the ethical issues that are evident when different cultures do business.
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