Jaburg Wilk

News/Publications

  • Congress Hands Trademark Owners New Tools to Fight Infringers and Challenge Fraudulent Registrations: The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020

    The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (the “TMA”) was buried in the enormous COVID relief and stimulus bill (i.e., the Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2021), signed into law on December 27, 2020. The TMA amends federal trademark law in several significant ways of which trademark owners should take note.

    Rebuttable Presumption of Irreparable Harm.

    One of the most important types of … Read More

    Categories: Intellectual Property, Article

  • ADA Disability In The Age Of COVID-19

    An employee refuses to come in to work or calls in sick or doesn’t show up or call in at all because of the COVID-19 pandemic. There are plenty of excuses to do that, some real and some not so real. Many employees have been working from home these days, and they like it. Some may want to keep it that way by convincing the employer to embrace the economic virtues of a virtual workplace. Others may really be … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Riding in the Bus or Driving the Bus?

    As 2020 closed, most people said “good riddance.” It was a year that few of us want to repeat. We had less control over many aspects of our lives, most of us faced paradigm shifts in how we worked, there were massive losses, and our social interactions were altered dramatically. It felt like we were riding in a bus without much control of where we were going and when we would arrive at our - or any - … Read More

    Categories: Culture, Blog

  • Unity in Diversity

    Unity in diversity is an old saying, which is true in many contexts. In the workplace, diversity makes for a better and stronger workforce. It means more than tolerance of differences. It is the recognition and understanding that differences provide ideas, create connections, and enrich the human connection.

    Diversity is broad and includes more differences than most people think of. Of course, it includes … Read More

    Categories: Blog

  • Tipping Points – DOL Issues New Opinions About Paying Tipped Employees

    Days before the January 20, 2021, presidential inauguration, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), under the outgoing administration, issued a flurry of new regulations, rules and opinion letters that could significantly impact the employment law landscape in the coming months or years. A gust of that wind stirs up new tipped employee regulations, set to take effect on March 1, 2021. The new regulations clarify, … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Arizona Judicial Foreclosure Timeline Chart

    About the Authors: Lawrence E. Wilk For more than three decades, Lawrence E. Wilk has represented creditors, trustees, receivers, and debtors in significant bankruptcy cases in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts. His clients include banks, insurance companies, leasing companies, and private parties with investments secured by real property, commercial equipment, accounts receivable, and intangible … Read More

    Categories: Foreclosure, Real Estate, Article

  • Arizona Commercial and Residential Foreclosure

    About the Authors: Lawrence E. Wilk For more than three decades, Lawrence E. Wilk has represented creditors, trustees, receivers, and debtors in significant bankruptcy cases in federal, state, and bankruptcy courts. His clients include banks, insurance companies, leasing companies, and private parties with investments secured by real property, commercial equipment, accounts receivable, and intangible … Read More

    Categories: Foreclosure, Real Estate, Article

  • Things Are Changing and Quickly!

    To say President Biden had a busy first day in office is an understatement. After being sworn in, President Biden wasted no time in issuing a flurry of executive orders. Many of these orders significantly impact employers and employees. Let’s go over some you need to know about now.

    Expanded Protections on the Basis of Gender Identity or Sexual Orientation

    Last year, the Supreme Court’s decision in … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Article

  • Employers Allowed to Voluntarily Provide Leave Under the FFCRA

    As we should now be aware, the FFCRA ended on December 31, 2020. To date, there have not been any laws passed to replace its provisions despite a continued spike in pandemic numbers. While it’s likely a matter of time until we see something new, the Department of Labor recently made a clarification as to FFCRA leave pay in the 2021.

    As part of its ongoing Q&A guidance (see question 104), the DOL points … Read More

    Categories: Employment, Blog

  • Jaburg Wilk Shareholder Presented at Strafford Publications National Webinar

    Beth S. Cohn was a featured speaker at Strafford Publications national webinar – Family Limited Partnerships in Estate Planning

    What: This webinar offered estate planners a practical guide to utilizing family limited partnerships under current tax law. The panelists discussed income tax and asset protections.

    Where: Live virtual event or available on-demand

    When: January 19th, 2021 … Read More

    Categories: Estate Planning, Seminars