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Complying with Notice Provisions of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

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Complying with Notice Provisions of the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016

The Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”) federalizes trade secret protection, as well as preserves state law trade secret protections. The Act provides a uniform definition of trade secrets, a uniform standard for misappropriation, extends federal civil protection to trade secrets and allows companies and individuals to file private lawsuits to remedy a wrongful […]

2017 Architects & Engineers Newsletter

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2017 Architects & Engineers Newsletter

In this issue of Weston Hurd’s 2017 – Architects and Engineers Newsletter: Design and Accessibility Requirements Under the Fair Housing Act; Design Build – Beware of “Flow Down” Obligations; and Design Build – License to Use IOS After Termination   Contact Information: David T. Patterson Editor-in-Chief 614.280.1120 dpatterson@westonhurd.com Frederick T. Bills Assistant Editor 614.280.1142 fbills@westonhurd.com

You Auto Know! Relocation Protest Scenario

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You Auto Know! Relocation Protest Scenario

A manufacturer provides you with a conditional relocation approval letter to relocate your dealership.  The move does not fall within any of the exceptions under Ohio law and you must clear the market.  Your same line competitor receives the mandatory correspondence from the manufacturer regarding the relocation approval and files a protest pursuant to Ohio […]

Big Changes to Ohio’s DUI /OVI Law Effective April 6, 2017

Big Changes to  Ohio’s DUI /OVI Law  Effective April 6, 2017

Ohio House Bills 388 and 436, more commonly referred to as “Annie’s Law,” became effective on April 6, 2017.  These bills bring significant changes to Ohio’s drunk driving laws.  Every motorist should be aware of these changes, as well as employers who have employees that drive company vehicles or drive as part of their job […]

Carlin Comments

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Carlin Comments

In a series of three two-part articles, Weston Hurd partner Angela Carlin comments on recent probate and appellate court decisions involving: clear and convincing evidence of a decedent’s intentions in “The Love-Letter Will;” the inheritance rights of a decedent’s illegitimate child in “Another Disappointed Illegitimate Heir;” and fiduciary responsibilities in “Inexperience Does Not Excuse Late Filing of […]

Estate Planner – March April 2017

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Estate Planner – March April 2017

Here’s a brief glance at what you’ll find in the 2017 – Estate Planner – March April issue… Carlin Comments – The Love-Letter Will (Part 2) In the Estate of Eric Anthony Hand, an appellate court upheld the decision of the probate court denying the application of his widow and appellant therein, Natalie Hand, to admit […]