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By Alexandra MacKay
We are two weeks into 2018. Have you kept your new year's resolutions so far? If you are like me, you have good intentions, but that may be all you have.
By Shannon Antle Hamilton, Robin McGuffin
With severe winter weather pummeling much of the country, employers may be forced to delay opening their doors, close their doors early, or even close for days at a time.
By John Scruton
But maybe trademarks that disparage people aren't your thing.
By Richard Vance, Mina N Khalil
When it comes to the electronic recording and notarization of documents, Kentucky has historically been on the outside looking in, while neighboring states have embraced the efficiency and cost-saving benefits of eRecording.
By Joel Beres, Mari-Elise Paul
If your business relies on the DMCA for protection from copyright claims, you have until December 31, 2017 to complete the electronic registration of your DMCA agent with the Copyright Office.
By Michael Goode, Herbert B. Wolf, Jr., Andrew Jacobs
Much attention has been paid to the doubling of the standard deduction as well as the lowering of the corporate tax rates contained in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (the "Act").
By Michael Goode
Partnership audits might sound like a rather boring topic, but new rules now in effect make auditing partnerships much easier for the IRS and as such should be an area of concern for businesses.
By Joel Beres
On December 15, 2017, in In re Brunetti, Case No. 2015-1109 (Fed. Cir. Dec. 15, 2017), the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that the federal trademark statute's (the "Lanham Act's") bar on registration of immoral or scandalous marks is an unconstitutional restriction of free speech.
By David Ratterman, Joseph L. Hardesty, Angela M. Richie
On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the Supreme Court of Kentucky reversed an intermediate appellate court decision and reinstated a jury verdict of slightly more than $600,000 awarded to a structural steel fabricator and erector.
By Alexandra MacKay
Therefore, it gave preclusive effect to the TTAB decision and dismissed Encore's counterclaim for declaratory judgment of non-infringement.
By Eric J. Breithaupt
What is a Court to do when an attorney knowingly violates the automatic stay in bankruptcy, and after being sanctioned for that transgression, challenges an award of attorney's fees at every possible opportunity?
By John S. Wathen
On April 27, 2017, the Supreme Court adopted and submitted to Congress various amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure.
By Alexandra MacKay
Some types of applications have a more difficult time than others proceeding to registration before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (the "PTO").
By Sarah Spurlock, Bethany Breetz
Do Kentucky patients have a cause of action against a hospital for the negligent credentialing of a non-employee physician who is given staff privileges by the hospital? In March of 2016, the Court of Appeals answered that question in the affirmative, recognizing a new, stand-alone tort and avenue for recovery against Kentucky hospitals.
By John Bartlett
Among the many vexing problems with taxpayers' planning is: What changes will be made in the rules for the tax-favored retirement savings?
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