Commentary

Comparing courtroom drama to the process of wooing investors, attorney and columnist Sverre Roang says early-stage companies have their own discovery process to engage. In this WTN guest column, Roang notes that investors will conduct their own discovery, also known as due diligence, so entrepreneurs...

Many wonder how many more financial dominos would fall if the U.S. government takes no action to address Wall Street's financial crisis, but what about other sectors? Yer Biotech Blues columnist Michael Rosen wonders aloud whether a similar meltdown could be in the offing for...

Following the recent appeal of the Patent and Trademark Office's ruling on stem cell patents held by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Wisconsin attorney Grady Frenchick is predicting that WARF will prevail. On the eve of the World Stem Cell Summit in Madison, Frenchick also...

November 1, 2008 is the deadline for compliance with the federal Red Flag anti-identity theft regulations, warns attorney and columnist Mark Foley. In this edition of Digital Lex, Foley notes that even if these regulations do not specifically apply to your company, they establish a...

If you don't understand that information technology has become inextricably linked to the core business of most industries, then you don't understand IT, observes columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he critiques the IT-belittling premise of Switch, Nicholas Carr's latest book....

The Kikkoman Corp.'s relationship with Wisconsin is unique and longstanding, but the company's decision to strengthen ties with a lab at University Research Park underscores Wisconsin's potential for international economic relationships, according to columnist Tom Still. In this edition of Inside Wisconsin, Still said Wisconsin's...

A group of recent Wisconsin college graduates, armed with nothing but tech savvy and big dreams, hope to build the next mega dot.com business, according to WTN columnist Steven S. Clark. Hardin Design & Development may have started in the basement of a home, but...

Silicon Valley and Northeastern Wisconsin are a half a country apart, but when it comes to their respective risk tolerance, they might as well be on different planets, according to WTN guest columnist Paul A. Jones. In this look at differences in the culture of...