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Are Confidential Witness Reforms Looming On The Horizon? Can The Plaintiff’s Bar Stop Them?

A decision is expected shortly in the highly publicized so-called confidential witness “scandal” involving the Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd law firm. Judge Suzanne B. Conlon of the United States District Court, Northern...more

If my picture has been attributed to someone else’s bad conduct incorrectly, do I have a defamation claim/case?

If your picture has appeared in a publication and you are concerned about the message being incorrect or defamatory; or if there is some other possible defamatory publication recently made about you, you will want to read...more

Who Owns an Employee’s LinkedIn Account?

LinkedIn is a social media site catering exclusively to professionals with 200 million registered users in 200 countries. For many businesses, marketing via social media is a critical component to success. Employees use...more

What can I do if a debt collector is reporting a debt to credit bureaus that I dispute?

Have you started getting collection calls or collection letters for a debt that you do now owe? Were you the victim of identity theft? Have you discovered items on your credit report that aren't yours? Are you having...more

California Employment Law Notes

Employee Who Provided False social Security Number and Other Information Was Barred from Suing For Disability Discrimination Employer Did Not Violate CFRA by Transferring Employee upon Her Return from 19-Week Stress Leave...more

Dismissal of CFAA Claims for Lack of Jurisdiction

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) is the omnibus federal computer crime statute outlawing theft and destruction of data, hacking, use of viruses, theft of passwords and extortionate threats to damage computers. 18...more

Piercing the Registrant’s Veil - Trademark Infringement on the Internet, Identifying and Pursuing Infringers, and the Pros and...

The pursuit of trademark infringers on the Internet, specifically the use of a party’s trademark by an unauthorized second party, poses problems that are unique in trademark infringement law. How do you uncover who is the...more

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