Metropreneurial Legal Insights

Metropreneurial Legal Insights

At this time of year, businesses often revise their employment policies to be consistent with new laws that frequently go into effect at the beginning of a new year. While Ohio does not have any significant new employment laws...
The current presidential race has made one thing clear: both major party candidates want to champion stemming the tide of manufacturing jobs leaving the U.S. for other countries. The candidates have gone so far as to attempt to publicly shame...
If a monkey sitting at a typewriter hammers out a top-selling spy novel, who owns the copyright? The monkey? The owner of the typewriter? Or no one? While a similar question in a recent case has the intellectual property...
During my career as an intellectual property attorney, I have had countless new client meetings begin with, “I have this idea...” Every entrepreneur’s first concern is to protect their ideas from others taking them and enjoying the fruits of...
Small businesses are presented with contracts on a regular basis. Even if a document does not say "contract" or "agreement" across the top, if it is an agreement for an exchange of value, then for all practical purposes it...
Most businesses don’t think they will face litigation. Hard work, compliance with the law and good business relationships can guard against disputes becoming a lawsuit. However, even despite best efforts or intentions, the truth is that litigation is a...
No legal topic is more top of mind than sexual harassment, as reports and accusations of high profile harassers (and worse) come out virtually every day. Heck, few legal topics have ever been as top of mind as harassment...
I talk to a lot of employers. Not only clients, but I also present to groups of them, sit in roundtables with them, and attend the same events they do. They can be a pessimistic group when it comes...

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