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Attorney Paloma A. Kennedy Joined Neider & Boucher

Neider & Boucher is pleased to announce that Attorney Paloma A. Kennedy joined the firm on April 4, 2018. Paloma assists clients with matters related to business law, international transactions, intellectual property, and employment law. Her intellectual property practice includes acquiring and protecting copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. She has significant experience working with entrepreneurs […]

Benefit Corporations Make Their Way to Wisconsin

By:  Joseph W. Boucher and Danielle M. Johnson Neider & Boucher, S.C.   On February 26, 2018, Wisconsin Statutes Chapter 204 became effective allowing benefit corporations in Wisconsin. A benefit corporation is a for-profit corporation (not a limited liability company, partnership, or cooperative) that relieves the directors and officers of the corporation from the obligation […]

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It’s Time to Re-evaluate Your Noncompete Agreements

By Jennifer Knudson On January 19, 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided Manitowoc Company, Inc. v. John M. Lanning stating that a non-solicitation of employee provision is a restrictive covenant that is subject to the stringent rules under Wis. Stats. § 103.465 regarding noncompete agreements.  Specifically, the Court found multiple reasons that the non-solicitation provision […]