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26
May

Learn from Apple’s Woes in China: Register Early and Often

  Guest post by Mark Nieds, Esquire Intellectual Property Attorney at Henderson Franklin in Fort Myers, Florida Last spring, I discussed Tesla’s problems securing trademark rights in its name in China. See our post here. The moral of the Tesla story was to seek trademark registration in China as early as possible. Now, Apple has […]

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24
May

You Failed to Perfect Your Construction Rights – Now What?

Guest post by J. Matthew Belcastro, Esquire, Construction Litigation Attorney at Henderson, Franklin, Starnes & Holt, P.A. Florida law provides strict requirements for perfecting and enforcing construction lien rights. Courts have repeatedly stated that anyone seeking to create a construction lien pursuant to Chapter 713, Florida Statutes, must strictly comply with the statutory provisions. Unfortunately, […]

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20
May

BREAKING NEWS: Department of Labor Overtime Regulations Out

Guest Post By:  Suzanne M. Boy, Esquire, Employment Law Attorney at Henderson Franklin Starnes & Holt The moment we have all been waiting for (dreading?) has arrived — the Department of Labor issued its “Overtime” Final Rule.  The details are available on the DOL’s website, with the “official” Final Rule to be published in the Federal Regulations. As […]

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22
Sep

Florida Law Alliance to Host Fall Employment Law Conference

Join fellow human resource professionals for a one-day conference sponsored by the Florida Law Alliance. The conference will be held on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the law offices of Hill Ward Henderson in Tampa, Florida. We are thrilled to be able to have Robert Weisberg, Regional Counsel for the EEOC be our guest speaker. […]

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27
Jul

Recent Developments In The Notice And Opportunity To Cure Provisions Of Chapter 558, Florida Statutes

By: Henderson Franklin Construction Law Attorney J. Matthew Belcastro If you are involved in Florida’s construction industry, you are probably familiar, to some degree, with Chapter 558, Florida Statutes. Chapter 558 is designed as a pre-suit dispute resolution mechanism which requires a project’s owner to give notice to the contractor of perceived construction defects prior […]

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09
Jul

Florida Drone Law – The Developing Law Governing Commercial Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS)

By Michael J. Corso, Esquire My personal interest in the growing UAS world is seated in my background in starting to fly planes at age 14, in a father who was a mechanical engineer for Boeing, in having a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Purdue University (home of many astronauts) and my time in the […]

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08
Jul

The Affordable Care Act: It’s Not Over Yet

Hill Ward Henderson Shareholder Melanie J. Hancock conducted a presentation with Larry Lawman, RHU, of Lawman Benefits Consulting Inc. at the Suncoast Human Resources “Cutting Edge Conference” for Human Resources professionals on March 11, 2015.  Their topic addressed “The Affordable Care Act: It’s Not Over Yet.”

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02
Apr

Leaves of Absence and the Family & Medical Leave Act

Attorney Matthew Hall, of the Hill Ward Henderson law firm in Tampa, recently conducted a webinar for the members of Suncoast HR, an area chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Over 200 attendees participated in the webinar on “Leaves of Absence and the Family & Medical Leave Act.” A copy of his […]

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15
Jan

Hill Ward Henderson

Bank of America Plaza 101 E. Kennedy Boulevard Tampa, FL 33602 Phone: (813) 221-3900 Fax: (813) 221-2900 Gordon Hill, Esq. gordon.hill@hwhlaw.com Hill Ward Henderson started with a vision of a unique law firm — one that would combine the expansive talent, resources, capabilities and technologies of a larger firm with the responsiveness and personal attention of […]

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22
Dec

Florida Law Alliance presents 5 Hour Law and Ethics Course

Thursday, February 26, 2015 Members of the Florida Law Alliance will present the 5.0 Law and Ethics Course, which will satisfy the new (5-620) course for Florida adjusters required by the State of Florida, Department of Financial Services. The seminar will take place on Thursday, February 26 at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs. Topics and speakers […]

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