Author: WTN News

As a means of executive comp, the stock option - particularly the back-dated variety - has landed tech executives and companies in plenty of legal hot water. But in this Guest Column for WTN, attorney Sverre Roang offers some guidance to tech organizations that still...

Cambridge Major Laboratories continues on its expansion track with the acquisition of ChemShop B.V. of Weert Netherlands. The newly combined organization becomes one of the largest global suppliers of active pharmaceutical ingredient services. ...

Bank Technology News has given Fiserv CEO Jeff Yabuki one of its most prestigious honors, the Innovator Award of 2007. The publication recognizes the banking and financial services industry's 25 most innovative people, companies, and technologies. ...

The judging was tough and honest, and the lessons were many as companies seeking capital made their elevator pitches to investors during the annual Wisconsin Early-Stage Symposium. The Elevator Pitch Olympics were an opportunity for start-up companies to hone their presentations and learn from investors,...

The consolidation of the Milwaukee healthcare industry continues as Medical Associates and ProHealth Care will join forces in a merger of two Wisconsin health systems. The merger follows Aurora Health Care's acquisition of Advantage Healthcare. ...

Wisconsin's entrepreneurial and investment climate was the focus of the 2007 Early-Stage Symposium in Madison, but amid the investment pitches and the talk of what Wisconsin is doing right, there are some real concerns about how Wisconsin stacks up against other states. In particular, entrepreneurs...

The need for data center space is becoming more acute in the Midwest, and a Wisconsin company is trying to meet that need with a new data center in Eau Claire. Wisconsin Independent Network, part of the Communications Management Group, has opened a 4,200-square-foot data...

Two Wisconsin organizations, University of Wisconsin-Parkside and the Center for Advanced Technology and Innovation, have been honored for inovaDRIVE, a technology-based economic development program that helps entrepreneurs compete in the global marketpalce. The organizations were recognized by the International Economic Development Council....

In the recent Seagate Technology case, the Federal Circuit established some new rules for willful patent infringement, enhanced damages, and waiver of attorney-client privilege, according to Foley & Lardner attorneys George Best and Jeffrey Simmons. For parties still engaged in patent disputes, however, the court...

When it comes to reducing oil and gas consumption, much of the focus is on options like hybrid cars and alternative fuels, and rightfully so. But according to Paul Rozek of the Milwaukee-based professional services firm Jefferson Wells, there is a computer technology option to...