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Press Releases

Jessie A. Smith Joins Stites & Harbison’s Lexington Office

Stites & Harbison, PLLC welcomes attorney Jessie A. Smith to the firm based in the Lexington, Ky., office. He joins the Construction Service Group.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC May 14, 2024
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Stites & Harbison Earns 2024 Top 10 Listing in Patent Lawyer Magazine

The Patent Lawyer Magazine has named Stites & Harbison, PLLC to the 2024 Top 10 Patent Firms and IP Practices in North America – South list. This is the firm’s third year being honored.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC May 10, 2024
Client Alerts

Who Owns TRAVIS KELCE?: An Example of the Legal Issues that Arise When Related Entities Apply for Similar Trademarks

The Lanham Act bars the registration of similar trademarks (or “marks”) that are likely to cause confusion with existing marks registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). This concept of “likelihood of confusion” is a foundational principal of trademark law and one of the most beneficial aspects of acquiring a federal registration. IP attorney Donovan Gibbs takes a look at those benefits in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Donovan D. Gibbs II May 08, 2024
Client Alerts

Department of Labor and the Fair Labor Standards Act Exempt Salary Threshold Increase

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued its final rule raising the exempt classification minimum salary threshold. The change is effective beginning July 1, 2024. In addition, the salary threshold for highly compensated employees will raise as well. Finally, the rule also sets automatic increases every three years starting in January 2027. The final rule raises the minimum salary threshold to $844 per week, up from $684 per week. The next increase to $1,128 per week would be on January 1, 2025. For highly compensated employees the minimum threshold increases to $132,964 on July 1, 2024, with the next salary increase to $151,164 becoming effective January 1, 2025. Employment attorney Shannon Hamilton takes a look at the rule in this Stites & Harbison Client Alert.

by Shannon Antle Hamilton May 01, 2024

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AEGON USA Investment Management, Inc.
AFL Telecommunications
Air Products and Chemicals (A/P)
Akebono Corporation
Ameris Bank
Appriss, Inc.
Ashland Inc.
Bluegrass Conservancy
Boston Scientific Corporation
Brasfield & Gorrie, L.L.C.
Brown-Forman Corporation
Caldwell Tanks, Inc.
Carnett
Churchill Downs
Commonwealth Bank & Trust Company
Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Co.
Delta Dental of Kentucky, Inc.
Emerson Electric Co.
Fifth Third Bank
Genscape, Inc.
Gray Construction
Great Dane Trailers
Greater Louisville Medical Society
Grindmaster-Cecilware Corporation
Hoover Precision Products
J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
KFC Corporation
Leatt Corporation
Lexington-Fayette Urban County Airport Board
Louisville Affordable Housing Trust Fund, Inc.
Louisville Ladder, Inc.
Louisville Metro Housing Authority
Louisville Regional Airport Authority
Mississippi State University
NASA
Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, Inc.
Pizza Hut
PNC Bank, N.A.
Purdue Pharma, L.P.
Regenersis
Republic Bank & Trust Company
River Fields, Inc.
Robert Bosch Corporation
Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company
Stonestreet Stables, LLC
The Alliance of Community Hospices & Palliative Care Services, Inc.
The Cordish Company
The Sherwin-Williams Company
The University of Mississippi
The University of Mississippi Medical Center
U-Haul International
United Community Bank
University of Tennessee Research Foundation
Vanderbilt Minerals, LLC
Vanderbilt University, Center for Technology Transfer and Commercialization
Vogt Power International
W.W. Grainger, Inc.
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