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Trade Secrets: Your Undisclosed Intellectual Property

Apr 12 2014

by:  Kathleen Kuznicki, Esq. Proprietary information such as customer lists and recipes are intellectual property.  However they are not formally protected in the same way as are trademarks, copyrights or patents.  These and other types of confidential information can only …

Posted in Intellectual Property, Legal Watch

Licensing Agreements

Apr 10 2014

by:  Kathleen Kuznicki, Esq. Persons or businesses that own intellectual property have certain rights in that property.  Intellectual property includes copyrights, trademarks, patents and trade secrets.  Owners of these properties are free to give as little or as many of …

Posted in Intellectual Property, Legal Watch

Getting a Patent: Outline of a Patent Application

Apr 08 2014

by:  Kathleen Kuznicki, Esq. If you are considering getting a patent, you should be familiar with the items that must be included in a patent application. Below is a detailed outline of the material you will need to prepare to patent …

Posted in Intellectual Property, Legal Watch

OSHA’S Multiemployer Citation Policy

Mar 04 2014

How the Issuance of an OSHA Citation Can Affect Your Liability Position in a Third Party  Personal Injury Suit  Many of our clients are required to perform their business operations in accordance with the Occupational Safety & Health Act (“OSHA”) and the …

Posted in Labor and Employment, Legal Watch

Is a Captive Insurance Company Right for Your Business?

Feb 13 2014

Have you ever written a check for an insurance premium and wondered, “Isn’t there a better — or at least less expensive — way to insure against risk?” For some manufacturers, that “better way” could involve forming a captive insurance …

Posted in Corporate, Insurance, Legal Watch