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Ohio statutory amendments impacting joint employment claims against franchisors will go into effect on March 20, 2019
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2019

Nationwide, many states are amending their employment laws to address the uncertainty of the joint employment doctrine under federal law, as


IRS publishes transition relief regarding part-time employees and 403(b) plans
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2019

The IRS recently issued Notice 2018-95 (the Notice), which clarifies the circumstances under which part-time employees must be given the opportunity


Reference to oil & gas royalty interest deemed sufficient under the Marketable Title Act
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2019

The Ohio Supreme Court recently settled an open question under Ohio’s Marketable Title Act (MTA), determining that a reference to the type of


State Legislature exempts oil and gas landmen from real estate license requirements
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2018

On Dec.19, 2018, Gov. John Kasich signed SB 263 into law, which amends ORC 4735 to exempt oil and gas land professionals (landmen) from the licensure


The United States Patent and Trademark Office’s intellectual property attaché program offers valuable resources to guide U.S. businesses in navigating IP systems abroad
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA, China, Global
  • November 28 2018

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) offers valuable IP-related business resources through an Intellectual Property (IP) attaché


Ohio Legislature reaffirms approval of electronic transacting, but lenders beware of e-note enforceability
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 16 2018

Earlier this month, SB 220, the Ohio law that amended Ohio’s version of the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act (UETA) became effective. The amendment


Regulation of cryptocurrency
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • November 6 2018

In this episode, Jay and Porter Wright attorney Brett Thornton dive into e-currency, with a focus on cryptocurrency. They start by covering the


Does your workplace foster a culture of safety? New OSHA memo relaxes rule on drug testing policies and incentive programs
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • October 19 2018

In 2016 we reported on OSHA’s anti-retaliation rule related to the reporting of Illnesses and injuries. The rule prohibited employer retaliation


Pilot program for PCT applications streamlines examination and search procedures
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA, Global
  • October 11 2018

On July 1, 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) began a 3-year pilot program known as The PCT Collaborative Search and


New tax credit rewards companies that offer paid FMLA leave in 2018 and 2019
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2018

The federal Tax Cuts and JOBS Act of 2017 contains an often-overlooked tax credit for employers that provide qualifying types of paid leave to their