The More You AGO
The More You AGO
Ohio Attorney General
The More You AGO takes you inside the office of Ohio’s chief law officer, Attorney General Mike DeWine. Each episode features stories about how the staff of the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) work hard every day to serve day to serve Ohioans.
Episode 5: CyberOhio
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, we’re bringing you an interview with Greg Taposci, Senior Assistant Attorney General and Director of the Office’s CyberOhio Initiative. Greg will share tips and tricks for how Ohioans can protect themselves from common cybersecurity threats. In addition, Kim Murnieks, the Office’s Chief Operating Officer will discuss how the AGO is working to get young women engaged in the fields of IT and Cyber Security.
Oct 15, 2018
Episode 4: Charitable Law
This month we’re bringing you a conversation between Beth Short and Abby Jacobs from the Charitable Law Section of the Ohio Attorney General’s Office.  They will discuss a recent multistate enforcement action against a fraudulent veterans charity, as well as tips for being a wise donor.  This episode is a must-listen for anyone who wants to ensure they are supporting worthy causes and learn how to avoid falling victim to a charity scam.
Sep 10, 2018
Episode 3: Intellectual Property
This month we’re bringing you an interview with Isaac Molnar, Intellectual Property Counsel for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. Isaac will discuss the basics of intellectual property law and resources the State of Ohio offers to help you grow your business. Whether you’re a startup or an established business, this is one you don’t want to miss.
Jul 16, 2018
Episode 2: Dangerous Wild Animals
This episode features an interview with James Patterson, Principal Assistant Attorney General in the Ohio Attorney General’s Executive Agencies Section.  Jim discusses the unbelievable series of events that led to the creation of Ohio’s dangerous wild animals law and the court battles it has faced since then.
May 31, 2018
Episode 1: Antitrust Law Explained
This episode features an interview with Jeni Pratt, Chief of the Ohio Attorney General’s Antitrust Section. Jeni answers questions on antitrust law including: What is antitrust law, and how does it protect Ohio taxpayers?   UPDATE: On June 25, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Ohio v. American Express Co.  The Court ruled 5-4 that provisions in American Express’ contracts with retailers—which prevented businesses from steering customers to use other credit cards that charged lower fees—did not violate federal antitrust law.
May 31, 2018