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[Video]Protecting IP Through Employment Law

Oftentimes, a patent case will not be decided by patent law, but by employment law. If an invention was developed by an employee or a third-party contractor without the proper agreements in place, the company may find itself without…more

Taking Control of Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide for Officers and Directors

Major cybersecurity attacks of increased sophistication — and calculated to maximize the reputational and financial damage caused to the corporate targets — are now commonplace. These attacks have catapulted cybersecurity to a top…more

Guide To Doing Business In Australia: Court & Legal System (Updated)

COURT AND LEGAL SYSTEM - The Australian legal system is modelled on the English common law system of judge-made (or case) law and written (statutory) law made by the various parliaments. The federal and state courts have…more

The Netherlands: interest in future license grows, tax related parliamentary questions have been posed

Parliamentary questions have been posed in respons to the reports regarding the abundant interest among online gambling operators in a future remote gambling license…more

HIPAA “Phase 2” Audits: Are You Ready?

The Civil Rights Office of the Department of Health and Human Services announced a “Phase 2” audit program in the Fall of 2014. That audit program was delayed due to funding issues, but appears to be back on schedule for 2015. These…more

Fortress Russia – The Russian Data Localization Law

On July 21, 2014, Russia adopted Federal Law No. 242-FZ, “On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation for Clarification of the Procedure of Personal Data Processing in Information and Telecommunication Networks”…more

Drone Law (or the Lack Thereof)

The crashing of a drone on the White House grounds among other recent incidents have shown that drones may pose direct threats to our security, but perhaps a greater long-term threat of drones is to our privacy. A collision between…more

NY Attorney General Settlement Portends a Major Shift in the Credit Reporting Industry

In March, the big three credit reporting bureaus entered into an agreement with the New York Attorney General that is a harbinger for regulation and reform outside of New York State. Because of the size of New York, many of the…more

New ACLU App Will Allow Californians to Capture and Share Video on Police Encounters

In response to the increasing tensions between law enforcement agencies and the public, the ACLU announced it is launching an app to allow people to film law enforcement officers in action and automatically download a copy of their…more

Can Employers Refuse to Cover Spouses?

The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) requires employers to cover dependents (meaning children) until they turn 26 years old, or pay a penalty. 42 U.S.C.A. § 300gg-14. However, the ACA does not require employers to cover spouses…more

Blogging: Where Do You Get Ideas?

If you are a regular reader you know I recently spoke at the ABA Forum on Construction Law Annual Meeting. My presentation was on Client Development: Old Tools, New Tools. I used one of the new presentation tools: Prezi just to…more

The Cost of Buying Silence – Non-disclosure Provisions Run Afoul of Federal Agencies

There’s an inherent tension in requiring an employee to sign an agreement restricting his or her ability to discuss activity in the workplace. On one hand, employers with confidential business practices and trade secrets need to…more

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