Newsletter Article Highlights: A Beginner’s Guide to Trademarks: Part One—Trademark Basics Wisconsin Expands Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit FTC Bans Employee Non-Competes, but Legal Challenges Expected Firm News: Attorney Emily Behn Has Joined O’Neil Cannon O’Neil Cannon Serves as Legal Advisor to Engendren Corporation in its Sale to Cummins Inc. O’Neil Cannon Ranked in […]

The administrative agencies are having a busy week! In addition to the DOL issuing an updated rule on the salary basis to be overtime exempt, on Tuesday, April 23, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission voted 3-2 on its long-awaited non-compete ban, which was initially issued as a proposed rule in January 2023. The FTC estimates […]

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, non-exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay at 1.5 times their regular rate for all hours worked in a workweek in excess of 40. In order to be considered exempt, an employee must be paid a salary in excess of a certain amount and must perform certain job duties, […]

What is a Trademark? A trademark can be any mark representing words, phrases, symbols, designs, or a combination of these that identifies your goods or services. In practice, the most common trademarks are business names and logos. Trademarks accomplish several objectives. They (1) identify the source of your goods or services; (2) provide additional legal […]

On March 11, 2024, President Biden released the Budget of the U.S. Government for Fiscal Year 2025. Although this proposed budget is only a proposal and unlikely to pass either the House or the Senate as currently drafted, it does provide insight into the Biden Administration’s priorities and contains a number of important labor and […]

O’Neil Cannon advised Engendren Corporation in its recent sale to Cummins Inc., a global powertrain manufacturer. Over the past couple of years, Engendren has experienced tremendous growth, and it looks forward to continued advancement and expansion as Cummins invests in improving Engendren’s capabilities. This support will further enable Engendren to provide world class cooling solutions […]

Wisconsin families received a significant boost with the recent signing of Assembly Bill 1023. The bill was signed into law by Governor Tony Evers on Monday, March 4, 2024. This groundbreaking legislation, effective immediately for the 2024 tax year, expands the state’s child and dependent care tax credit from 50% to 100% of the federal […]

Attorney Emily Behn, a cum laude graduate of the University of Wisconsin Law School, has joined O’Neil Cannon. Emily is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where she assists clients in a wide variety of both personal and commercial litigation matters ranging from inheritance and contract disputes to business shareholder disputes, property disputes, […]

In the summer of 1982, when Glenn “Doc” Rivers was a student-athlete at Marquette University, he was a messenger at our firm, running errands and playing on the firm’s softball team (he pretty much covered the entire outfield). Likely due to the tremendous training and experience he received from our firm, Doc has had great […]

Newsletter Article Highlights: Navigating the Corporate Transparency Act: A Must-Read for Every Business Owner IRS Announces Changes to Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions for 2024 Important Update for PayPal and Venmo Users: IRS Postpones 1099-K Reporting Requirement! Firm News: Super Lawyers Recognizes 28 O’Neil Cannon Attorneys Firm Prevails in Three Cases in the Wisconsin Court […]