KGM Law Blog

Kooperman Gillespie Mentel Welcomes Two Attorneys; Launches Litigation Practice.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kooperman Gillespie Mentel Welcomes Two Attorneys; Launches Litigation Practice.

Columbus, OH, April 7, 2015 – Kooperman Gillespie Mentel (KGM) announced today the additions of Kate Connor Ferguson as a partner in the firm’s new litigation practice and Joshua Borean as an associate in KGM’s expanding transactional, real estate, and technology practices. These new team...

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Property Tax Appeal Deadline: March 31, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 is the deadline to file a Complaint Against the Valuation of Real Property (“Tax Complaint”) with your county auditor for the 2014 tax year.  In Ohio, real estate taxes are paid in arrears.  Property owners that fail to file a Tax Complaint prior to the deadline lose the ability to challenge...
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Trade Secrets Can Be a Valuable Alternative to Patent Protection

Patents can be expensive to obtain, expensive to enforce, and the exclusive rights are limited to a relatively short time period. However, in certain situations, trade secret protection can be a valuable and, in some ways, easier alternative to obtaining patent protection. In addition, trade secrets have the added value of having no expiration...

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