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Do You Have a Coronavirus Safety Checklist?

Legal expert offers 4 important tips for creating a coronavirus safety checklist to use before dispatching technicians to projects.

Jason Knott · March 26, 2020

Legislation Restricts Data Sharing by Smart Home Devices

Pennsylvania legislation would require smart home device manufacturers to get opt-in permission from consumers to share their data.

Jason Knott · February 26, 2020

Does Your Contract Protect You from ‘Gross Negligence’?

Even with an ironclad contract, integrators can be sued for “gross negligence” on a project. So should you even include that term in your contract?

Jason Knott · January 27, 2020

9 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Business

Checking on insurance and licensing, as well as reviewing your suppliers is good advice for 2020. Also, adding services around DIY solutions.

Jason Knott · January 02, 2020

Nortek Prevails in Chamberlain Patent Lawsuit Over Access Control Barriers

Nortek Security & Control has not been found to be in violation of Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930.

Jason Knott · December 05, 2019

Sonos Didn’t Invent Wireless Audio or Product Family Pics: Lenbrook Answers Lawsuit

Lenbrook responds to ‘puzzling’ lawsuit over Bluesound multiroom audio system: Sonos ignores contributions of Barix, Netstreams, Yamaha, Roku, Cobranet; didn’t invent ‘family photos’ for product lines either.

Julie Jacobson · October 18, 2019

Lutron Sues Savant Over Alleged Patent Infringement on 4-Button Keypad

Savant’s Ascend keypad allegedly infringes on Lutron’s “award-winning, clean and sleek Palladiom® keypads.”

CE Pro Editors · August 27, 2019

Lenbrook to ‘Defend Vigorously’ Against Sonos Patent Lawsuit

Lenbrook says its Bluesound wireless high-resolution audio ecosystem is ‘substantively’ different from Sonos system.

Jason Knott · June 27, 2019

Sonos Sues Lenbrook for Bluesound and BluOS, Alleging Patent Infringement

After the D&M Denon HEOS patent-infringement lawsuits, Sonos files suit against Lenbrook and its Bluesound and BluOS wireless multiroom audio products and platform.

Julie Jacobson · June 21, 2019

Do You Have a Lunch-Break Policy for Technicians?

Integrators cannot force employees to work through lunch, nor can employees opt to waive their lunch break.

Jason Knott · December 26, 2018