In This Issue of Indiana Lawyer

DEC. 16-29, 2015

Complex legal efforts along with Indiana and Kentucky’s cooperation laid the groundwork for the two new bridges spanning the Ohio River. A lawyer's former office manager said he paid a personal and professional price for reporting his ex-boss's egregiously unethical behavior to the Disciplinary Commission. Micki Wilson, the executive director of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, is reducing her role with the group after 37 years.

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Law office whistleblower key in disbarment

The former office manager who blew the whistle on an Indianapolis lawyer disbarred recently by the Indiana Supreme Court said he paid a personal and professional price and endured threats from his ex-boss after reporting his egregiously unethical conduct.

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Patent reform law withstanding challenges

A battle between two tech companies put a key provision of the recent patent reform law on the firing line. But intellectual property attorneys were not surprised the patent holder attempted to knock out the administrative review process or that the attempt failed.

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2 recent cases in federal court showcase trademark treachery

A steel giant’s trade name was used to misrepresent business deals with the intent to procure millions of dollars worth of machinery and financing, and an Amish-country spice maker alleges a local rival is ripping off its registered trademark. These two recent cases in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana illustrate the difficulties in policing registered marks on intellectual property, but the cases also show the means of recovery at rights holders’ disposal when their IP marks are violated.

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Nguyen: Banking on intellecutal property

What do startups and high-growth companies have in common? Intellectual property is their most valuable asset, separating one company from the others in a fiercely competitive tech environment.

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