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2016 Changes In Employment Law Part 3: The NLRB’s Attempts to Expand the Scope of the NLRA

One last major change on the radar of employment lawyers and HR specialists involves a law that many believe may not apply to them – the NLRA. Recent history has shown that The NLRB is increasing the scope of its authority by focusing on employers with a non-unionized work force and since 2015 has been

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2016 Changes In Employment Law Part 2: Federalizing Trade Secrets Regulations

On May 11, 2016, the Defense of Trade Secrets Act (DTSA0 was signed into law amending the Economic Espionage Act of 1996. While most employers hardly took note of this, the new law may provide an essential tool to protect companies against trade secret misappropriation. While most states, including Florida, already have enacted trade secret

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2016 Changes In Employment Law: Is Your Business Ready?

The first half of 2016 brought many changes with more to come. So it’s essential that employers understand the issues with an audit of their practices guided by subject matter experts. The biggest changes come from the United States Department of Labor (DOL) including overtime laws, classifications, and an announced renewed commitment to misclassification of

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Jacksonville Law Firm Wins Domestic Violence Case – Survivor Keeps Child in U.S. Federal Judge Dismisses Hague Convention Petition

Jacksonville, FL - Attorneys, Ethan Andrew Way and April R. Geer*, of the Jacksonville law firm Gillis Way & Campbell (GW&C), secured a dismissal in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida, for a domestic violence survivor accused of abducting her child beyond international borders. Cesar Icaza, the father of the

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Protecting Your Intellectual Property from Business Goliaths

It’s a classic David and Goliath story. The locally owned Blue Caribou Café located in Beulah, Michigan had to change its name and branding materials because they could not afford to fight the Minneapolis–based, German owned, second largest coffee retail chain in the nation. The Caribou Coffee Company. No one would confuse one for the

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Choice of Business Entities

Tim Gillis, Attorney at Law firm GILLIS WAY & CAMPBELL was recently interviewed for his knowledge and experience on how to choose a business entity. Get important information and tips on business entities and their tax advantages from a legal standpoint. Business Entities Q: What advice would you give before forming a business? GILLIS: There

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Gillis Way & Campbell Major Victory in Patent Lawsuit

Jacksonville, FL – Gillis Way & Campbell (GWC) has scored an impressive victory for Jacksonville based client, Greenshades Software, Inc. In a fiercely contested patent infringement lawsuit, United States District Court Judge Harvey E. Schlesinger sitting in the Middle District of Florida issued an order invalidating two patents held by Minnesota based software company, Aatrix

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Selling A Business: What You Need to Know Part 2

Tim Gillis, Attorney at Law of Jacksonville law firm GILLIS WAY & CAMPBELL was recently interviewed for his knowledge and experience on how to sell your business in Florida. In this interview, get important information and tips on selling your business from a legal standpoint. Selling A Business Q:  What are the main steps to selling

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Private Placement of Securities- What is Involved?

Tim Gillis, Attorney at Law of Jacksonville law firm GILLIS WAY & CAMPBELL was recently interviewed for his knowledge and experience on private placement of securities.  In this interview, get important information and tips on offering private placement of securities from a legal standpoint. Private Placement of Securities Q: What does private placement of securities

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Ethan Way Secures Trial Victory – Tallahassee, Florida

Ethan Andrew Way, Senior Partner with the law firm of Gillis Way & Campbell, is extremely pleased to announce the acquittal of William J. Ray, of Carrabelle, Florida, on March 10, 2016. Mr. Ray was charged with 2 counts related to an alleged incident while he was a Correctional Sergeant at the Franklin Correctional Institution.