Metropreneurial Legal Insights

Metropreneurial Legal Insights

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...
These days, you no longer need to put pen to paper to sign a contract. Both federal and Ohio law allow many types of agreements to be electronically signed on a computer or smart phone screen by either typing...
While #MeToo has certainly (and appropriately) heightened our awareness of workplace issues, the most debated question in harassment training has long been: “Is it OK to hug my coworker?” The debate never gets easier, in part...
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...

Your brand embodies the entire goodwill of your business. Put out a quality product or service in connection with using your trademark and you will develop a loyal customer following. For example, consumers familiar with Apple’s past products will...
When you drop that photo you found on the internet into your next PowerPoint presentation, have you made fair use? Or are you an infringer? Certainly reasonable minds can agree on what is fair? When it comes to fair...
A data management program – identifying what documents your business keeps, where they are kept, who has access to them, and when to destroy them – is key to keeping a “clean house” and a healthy business. The task...
We live in a digital age, and companies and employees increasingly communicate with each other −and with the world− through Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and countless other social media outlets available to them. A recent study shows that nearly 70 percent of...

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