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Trademark, Trade Name, Domain Name – the Differences Matter in Ohio

A recent Ohio Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals case, based on some convoluted facts and possibly misguided in its outcome, nonetheless illustrates some very important business realities on the intersection of trade names and trademarks in Ohio. Wooster Floral & Gifts, LLC v. Green Thumb Floral & Garden Ctr., Inc., 2019 Ohio 63. Kimberly Gantz […]

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Employers Be Prepared: New Rule Affecting Overtime Eligibility Has Been Proposed by U.S. Department of Labor

The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking announced by the Department of Labor on March 7 ,if implemented, will raise the threshold for overtime eligibility so that employees will have to earn at least $35,308 a year ($679 a week)  in order to be exempt from overtime pay for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek. […]

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New Attorneys Join Luper Neidenthal & Logan

Our firm is pleased to announce three new attorneys have recently joined the firm and bring a variety of experience in litigation, construction, business and transportation. Douglas J. Segerman joins the firm as a shareholder and has been a trial lawyer in Columbus since 1996. Doug focuses his practice on business and construction litigation, non-compete […]

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LNL Attorneys Named to 2019 Top 50 Super Lawyers® List and 2019 Super Lawyers® List

LNL is proud to announce that William B. Logan, Jr. has been named to 2019 Top 50 Columbus Super Lawyer and Frederick M. Luper has been included in the 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers list. Logan and Luper were named for Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law. Super Lawyers selects attorney using a patented, […]

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What should employers know about Ohio’s medical marijuana law and what should they do?

Patients with one of 21 specified medical conditions may obtain a doctor’s recommendation for marijuana use in the forms of edibles, oils, patches or vaporizers. The conditions are: AIDS, ALS, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, Crohn’s disease, epilepsy or another seizure disorder, fibromyalgia, glaucoma, hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis, pain that is […]

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Can Employers Require Employees to Get a Flu Shot?

Every year employers struggle to cover for employees who are out sick with the flu, as well as germ control when sick employees come to work and spread their germs. Although mandatory flu vaccines are lawful, employers must make sure that their policy allows for exceptions to avoid running afoul of federal or state antidiscrimination […]

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LNL Continues to Support Habitat for Humanity at its Annual Ohio Event

Luper Neidenthal & Logan enjoyed another successful year at Habitat for Humanity’s annual Ohio conference. Christian Donovan, Shareholder with LNL, has presented at Habitat’s annual conference for several years. Attorney Donovan presented on several relevant and interesting employment law issues, and provided several useful documents and resources for Habitat’s leadership to use. “I would like […]

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