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  • Are Harder Fights for Trademark Registrations Ahead?

    Posted by: Brian W. Chellgren and John W. Scruton on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 9:00:00 am

    A recent decision of the Supreme Court creates broader effect for decisions of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”), suggesting that parties may expend greater effort and expense in opposition and cancellation actions before the TTAB. The TTAB, part of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, provides an ...
     
  • What should I know about the proposed bill that imposes penalty on Kentucky construction contractors who misclassify employees?

    Posted by: Editor on Friday, March 27, 2015 at 10:00:00 am

    What should I know about the proposed bill that imposes penalty on Kentucky construction contractors who misclassify employees? In the new Louisville Business First Legal Forum Column, BGD attorney Steven A. Brehm discussed what employers should know about the proposed bill that imposes penalty on Kentucky construction contractors who misclassify employees. Read his advice below and don’t miss our monthly Legal Forum Column in Louisville ...
     
  • We Have Videotaped Proof! Can We Discharge Him Now?

    Posted by: Philip C. Eschels on Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 9:00:00 am

    We Have Videotaped Proof! Can We Discharge Him Now? How much proof is enough to avoid liability/litigation? This question haunts many employers who may be frustrated by employees skipping work or abusing leaves of absence. In a recent case, an employer had a videotape of an employee tending to his side business on a day he had reported he was taking intermittent leave for a ...
     
  • Constitutional Limitations on State and Local Taxation

    Posted by: Bailey Roese on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at 9:00:00 am

    Constitutional Limitations on State and Local Taxation Many attorneys will never come across a constitutional law issue in their entire career practicing law. Indeed, many attorneys may have actively avoided any involvement with constitutional law since studying for the bar exam. However, for those attorneys who practice state and local tax law, constitutional law is a large ...
     
  • IDEM Offers Electronic Filing Incentive

    Posted by: Andy Bowman on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 12:00:00 am

    The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) hopes to spur electronic filing by offering an attractive incentive to Indiana certified wastewater operators who are first-time users of NetDMR, a web-based system for filing Discharge Monitoring Reports (DMR), Monthly Monitoring Reports (MMR) and Monthly Reports ...
     
  • Cold Cleaner Degreaser Rule Now Applies Statewide

    Posted by: Andy Bowman on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 9:00:00 am

    Starting Jan. 1, 2015, all persons who sell or purchase solvents for use in a cold cleaner degreaser operation are required to keep the records specified in 326 IAC 8-3-8(c) including the true vapor pressure of the solvent. (The true vapor pressure is defined as “the equilibrium pressure exerted by a petroleum liquid ...
     
  • My company doesn’t have a labor union representing its employees. Do I still need to pay attention to what the National Labor Relations Board has been doing?

    Posted by: Editor on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 4:30:00 pm

    My company doesn’t have a labor union representing its employees. Do I still need to pay attention to what the National Labor Relations Board has been doing? In the new Louisville Business First Legal Forum Column, BGD attorney William J. Kishman discussed how the recent actions by the NLRB will affect non-union employers. Read his advice below and don’t miss our monthly Legal Forum Column in Louisville Business First! Topic My company doesn’t have a labor union ...
     
  • Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

    Posted by: Michael Kohlhaas on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 4:00:00 pm

    Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements A recent decision by the Indiana Court of Appeals makes postnuptial agreements a more attractive option for married couples who, while considering filing for divorce, decide instead to reconcile. Premarital agreements, entered into prior to marriage, have long been recognized in Indiana, by statute, as a means by which ...
     
  • James Reed Discusses What Happens to Your Online Presence When You Die on 'Pete The Planner' Radio Show

    Posted by: James Reed on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 9:00:00 am

    James Reed Discusses What Happens to Your Online Presence When You Die on 'Pete The Planner' Radio Show Many of my clients are surprised by just how invested they really are in the online world when we discuss estate and wealth planning. It is not just our social network that gets us online; we bank, invest, pay bills, buy and sell items, store our photos and videos, create huge libraries of music, too. Some clients also ...
     
  • New Bill Imposes Penalty on Kentucky Construction Contractors Who Misclassify Employees

    Posted by: Steven A. Brehm on Friday, February 6, 2015 at 10:00:00 am

    New Bill Imposes Penalty on Kentucky Construction Contractors Who Misclassify Employees Kentucky construction contractors who misclassify employees as independent contractors may be penalized, according to a bill recently introduced into the Kentucky House (15 RS BR 819). The first violation would result in a civil penalty of up to $1,000. A penalty of up to $5,000 per occurrence could be assessed for each ...
     
 
 
 

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