About Charley Moore

Charley is the Publisher of Article 3, as well as Founder and Executive Chairman of Rocket Lawyer Incorporated. Prior to founding Rocket Lawyer, Charley advised early stage companies, large enterprises and their investors on strategic partnering and corporate development strategy. Charley has been at the forefront of Internet corporate development since beginning his career as an attorney at Venture Law Group in Menlo Park, California in 1996. He represented Yahoo! (IPO), WebTV Networks (acquired by Microsoft) and Cerent Corporation (acquired by Cisco Systems) at critical early stages of their success and was the founder of Onstation Corporation. Charley graduated from the United States Naval Academy (BS), San Francisco State University (MS) and the University of California at Berkeley (Juris Doctorate). He served as a U.S. Naval officer and is a Gulf War veteran.
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Will The Contraception Mandate Be Sacrificed In The Name Of Corporate Religion?

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Will The Contraception Mandate Be Sacrificed In The Name Of Corporate Religion?
On Tuesday, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Inc., and the stakes are high — whether or not you use contraceptives. At issue will be whether the ACA violates the First Amendment right to freedom of religion, by requiring corporations to comply with provisions that run counter to…
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Surviving The Startup Shark Tank

Surviving The Startup Shark Tank

After writing about the dynamic of positive and negative feedback in business presentations recently, here’s another interesting example. Entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff didn’t let his moment of rejection on ABC’s entrepreneurial reality TV show Shark Tank get in the way of the success of his home security startup, DoorBot. Instead of letting the VC sharks get…
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Best Advice: Find the Pony in the Pitch

Best Advice: Find the Pony in the Pitch

We have all been there – the meeting where someone is presenting a new idea, venture or project to a group. Every day, around the world, these moments of earnest communication provide opportunities for business people to be right, wrong, helpful, indifferent or downright obstructionist. Early in my career, as a summer associate (intern) at…
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Will Google Glass Usher in Real Life Robo Cops?

Will Google Glass Usher in Real Life Robo Cops?

The law enforcement applications for Google Glass are potentially huge, according to VentureBeat. “Google Glass could help match suspects’ names and faces to information contained in various databases that police and federal law enforcement agencies use, such as those from the National Crime Information Center. That would give investigators a handy way to see a…
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Lost In A Snap: How Should We React To Online Security Breaches?

Lost In A Snap: How Should We React To Online Security Breaches?

“All human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.“―Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez From the very moment co-founders Evan Spiegel and Robert Murphy first conceived of a self-destructing photo-sharing app for a college class project, SnapChat promised perhaps the most illusory of online benefits — privacy. Enticed by the app’s cloak of secrecy, users flocked to…
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