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Scott Edward Lawson

Scott Lawson’s Legal Guides

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  • Trademark License Agreements; Some Basic Considerations for Licensing Companies

    As your company grows and garners a reputation for quality products and/or outstanding service, its trademarks (or service marks) become more valuable.Most successful businesses recognize the need, first-and-foremost, to protect these valuable assets by registering them with the...

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  • More on Preparing for an Employee Termination

    Terminating an employee is perhaps the most unpleasant, yet necessary, task that an employer must carry out. Emotions run high during the process and, depending upon the situation, it may be necessary to repair damage caused by the employee to relationships, productivity and mora...

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  • Ohio Supreme Court Case Could Expand Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Lawsuits

    A case currently pending before the Ohio Supreme Court could expand the rights of employees to sue their employers for workers compensation retaliation. Currently under Ohio law[1], an employer may not discharge, demote, reassign or punish an employee because the employee filed ...

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  • Employer Pays $3.2 Million in Employee Disability Termination Suit

    According to a recent press release from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a group of supermarkets operating in the Chicago area recently paid $3.2 million to the EEOC to resolve a disability termination lawsuit. The supermarket group, known as Jewel-Osco, ...

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  • Businesses Should Use Caution before Using Unpaid Interns

    Depending upon your type of business, student interns can be a big benefit. They can often provide needed help with research or with developing and implementing new programs, products or services. Beyond whatever assistance an intern may be able to provide, an internship can also...

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  • Preparing for an Employee Termination

    Terminating an employee is perhaps the most unpleasant, yet necessary, task that an employer must carry out. Emotions run high during the process and, depending upon the situation, it may be necessary to repair damage caused by the employee to relationships, productivity and mora...

    Read more