Rahul Kapoor

Rahul Kapoor

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IP Agreements: Don’t Forget the Feedback Clause

A feedback clause generally gives the recipient of feedback ownership or license rights to ideas, know-how, improvements, or suggestions that the recipient might receive from another party. Feedback clauses are typically...more

2/28/2017 - Infringement Intellectual Property Protection Licenses Patent Royalties

Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act Introduced in US Congress

On February 15, the Geolocation Privacy and Surveillance Act (GPS Act) was introduced by a bipartisan group of US Congress members. Designed to enact comprehensive rules for both government agencies and commercial service...more

2/24/2017 - Data Collection Data Privacy Geolocation GPS Information Security Surveillance Warrantless Tracking Warrants

How to Comply with the Consumer Review Fairness Act

In January 2015, we wrote about California’s ban on nondisparagement clauses in consumer contracts under the “Yelp” Bill. A new law, the Consumer Review Fairness Act, covers nondisparagement clauses in a similar vein at the...more

2/13/2017 - Consumer Contracts Consumer Review Fairness Act FTC Internet Technology Yelp

FTC Case Will Test Its Power in IoT Space

A recent action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against an internet of things (IoT) device manufacturer in the Northern District of California is a significant development in the IoT space and data security law. The...more

2/10/2017 - Data Privacy FTC FTC Act Internet of Things Section 5 Technology Unfair or Deceptive Trade Practices

Update: Email Privacy Act Passes House, Again

By voice vote on February 6, the US House of Representatives passed the Email Privacy Act that would, among other things, require the federal government to obtain a warrant before compelling service providers to hand over...more

2/8/2017 - Cloud Storage Cybersecurity Data Privacy ECPA Email Email Privacy Act ePrivacy Directive Search Warrant Technology

Amendment Protocol to the India-Singapore Tax Treaty Inked

Capital gains on alienation of shares to be taxable by India. The India-Mauritius tax treaty was amended by way of a protocol signed by the two countries on May 10, 2016—marking a landmark shift in India’s taxation...more

1/6/2017 - Capital Gains India Singapore Tax Treaty

It’s a Wrap – The Year in India That Was

Key developments in the Indian legal landscape in 2016 - From the Startup India campaign launched in January 2016 to the coming into force of substantial provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code in December 2016,...more

1/5/2017 - Arbitration Bankruptcy Code Company Law Competition Conciliation Corporate Governance Cyprus Foreign Direct Investment Goods or Services India Insolvency Intellectual Property Protection Mauritius Merger Controls Singapore Startups Tax Treaty

California Bans Nondisparagement Clauses in Consumer Contracts

The “Yelp” Bill impacts any entity or person doing business with consumers in California. Those who are fans of writing product or service reviews for sites such as Yelp will be pleased that California law just made it much...more

1/15/2015 - Clickwrap Agreements Disparagement New Legislation Online Reviews Yelp

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