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BLG Monthly Update for May 2013

Privacy, data breaches, texting, a bit of golf law and more in the BLG Monthly Update for May 2013...more

McAfee & Taft tIPsheet - March 2013: Is your trade secret safe with me? Trade secrets and the federal Freedom of Information Act

Most states have adopted some version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, which is designed to prevent the disclosure of trade secrets. FOIA, or the Freedom of Information Act, allows individuals to access records collected by...more

New Jersey Legislature Amends Stored Value Card Abandonment Law

On June 29, 2012, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law legislation amending New Jersey’s unclaimed property law relating to the escheat of abandoned stored value cards (SVCs) to the state. Under the...more

Scandalous trademarks, same-sex divorces, contracts and more!

A summary of recent developments in the law you may find interesting or relevant -- or both....more

Part 1 – DO I NEED A WISP AND WHAT IS A WISP? Deadline Approaching for yours

A WISP is a Written Information Security Plan. The State of Massachusetts is requiring every business that owns or licenses the Personal Information (more on the definitions below)of Massachusetts residents to have such a...more

BLG Monthly Update for February 2012

Flying body parts, kitty litter and some neat contracts cases: all this and more in the BLG Monthly Update for February 2012...more

A flurry of federal data security and data breach notification bills introduced into Congress

Recent high profile data breaches and increased attention to the protection of consumers’ personal information has intensified the momentum towards enactment of a federal data security and data breach notification law....more

Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder And New Commercial Privacy Legislation Is Before The U.S. Senate

On April 12, 2011, United States Senators John Kerry and John McCain formally proposed the Kerry-McCain Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2011 ("CPBRA"). This proposed legislation would apply to all retailers,...more

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