Chapter 9

Business Law

Table of Contents

“A judge is a law student who marks his own examination papers.”

H. L. Mencken

“In law, nothing is certain but the expense.”

Samuel Butler

Introduction

Business law encompasses the components of the legal system required or impacting the operations of the business. For the technical executive, many facets of the legal system are familiar, since they influence the day-to-day activities of the company; intellectual property and contracts are clearly some examples with which most executives have had some sort of experience. While ...

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