On July 25, 2017, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) issued a Request for Information (“RFI”) concerning the Obama-era overtime rule. The final overtime rule issued by the WHD during the Obama Administration (the “Final Rule”), which our Employment Practice Groupsummarized on May 20, 2016, increased the salary threshold for the white collar exemptions from overtime from $23,660 per year to $47,476 per year, but did not implement any changes to...
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Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another. Without a registered trademark, your brand protection rights are limited. An experienced trademark lawyer can guide you through the process of selecting a new company name or brand name.