Polsinelli Podcasts - Be Careful What you Put in Writing - What Companies Need to Know About Document Retention
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 3-Interview with Marie Patterson, Vice President of Marketing for Hiperos
What you need to know about Canada's new Anti-Spam Law (CASL)
Why Ending FCC Blackout Rules May Be Broadcast TV's Demise
FCC Proposes New Rules On Local Wireless Siting
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
What to expect from FCC Post-Governement Shutdown
Employer Social Media Policies – Interview with Mitch Danzig, Member, Member, Mintz Levin
Jason Maloni on Data Security
JOBS Act Implementation Regulations
Ernest DelBuono on Aviation
Jack Deschauer on Government Investigations
Polsinelli Podcast - Public Policy Issues in 2013
Condo Adviser: Condominium Rules and Enforcement
Condo Adviser: What is 'FHA approved,' exactly?
Condo Owners and Dealing with Uncooperative Management Companies
Reserve Funds: Purposes and Common Mistakes
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Polsinelli Podcast - Social Media at Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't?
1. Class Action Lawsuits Have Been Filed Against Retailers That Operate Outlet Stores Based on Their Alleged Pricing Claims -
Plaintiffs’ class attorneys have a new target in sight and it is outlet shopping. In the...more
If you had not noticed, the fall election campaign season is in full swing. The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau certainly has noticed, and reacted by releasing an unusual “Enforcement Advisory” this week, reminding campaigns and...more
..Clearing the air. Aereo, the startup broadcasting service that lost big in the U.S. Supreme Court last June, just lost another, and possibly its last, court battle. A U.S. district judge in the Southern District of New...more
The advent of social media has brought about many changes in the world of litigation, not the least of which is the availability of information that previously would have been impossible to discover. It is hardly an...more
A federal district court in California held in Cellular Accessories For Less, Inc. v. Trinitas LLC that whether LinkedIn contact information can be an employer's trade secret is a factual dispute that must be decided by a...more
The electronic communications provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) came into force on July 1, 2014. CASL is generally known for its sweeping regulation of “commercial electronic messaging.” However, in addition to the...more
Colleges serve an important role in American society, providing education, experience and leadership to each new generation. Also, sports. And did I mention SPORTS? Regardless of the reason (cable?), college sports have...more
Internet of Things technologies are already all around us and with a market that is expected to reach a value of more than $ 14.4 trillion over the next decade with 50 billion connected devices by 2020, the question is...more
Increasingly interconnected global businesses need to focus on how export controls and trade sanctions can affect their cross-border activities in unexpected ways.
For decades, the US Government has used trade...more
Last May, we highlighted a pending National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) case where the Board requested comments on whether it should reconsider its view that employees do not have a statutory right to use employer-owned...more
Late last year we reported that Case New Holland, Inc. (CNH) had sued the EEOC after learning that the agency, in the course of investigating a claim of age discrimination, had sent a blast email. This email was linked to a...more
States, issuers and investors find different crowdfunding methods for raising capital while waiting for the SEC -
On October 23, 2013, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission staff proposed a 500+ page set of rules...more
As you probably read, the Texas Securities Board approved intrastate crowdfunding yesterday without limiting it to accredited investors.
For those wanting to issue equity through intrastate crowdfunding:
Q: I am in charge of risk management for a global organisation and have been asked to investigate product risk. What suggestions can you offer on managing global supply and distribution?
A: in the past decade or so,...more
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL), considered the most restrictive in the world, became effective on July 1, 2014. The law, which applies to American businesses, requires businesses to obtain consent before sending...more
9th Circuit Affirms Vicarious Liability–for Anybody–Under TCPA -
In a blow to Telephone Consumer Protection Act defendants, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that a defendant may be liable for...more
In a TCPA action involving allegedly unsolicited fax advertisements, the Northern District of Illinois applied the plausibility standard articulated in Bell Atl. Corp. v. Twombly, 550 U.S. 544 (2007) and Ashcroft v. Iqbal,...more
We try to avoid puns in this blog but sometimes, well, we just can’t help it.
The makers of “Rockhard Weekend,” a male sex enhancement pill, have successfully sidestepped a claim that they violated federal drug...more
..Time change. Until now, Twitter has made a clear distinction between people you follow and people you don’t follow: You only saw tweets from those whom you followed. Now, the service, in what it calls a “timeline...more
On September 29, 2014, California Governor Jerry Brown, signed a bill into law that mandates the protection of the personal data of school children that use online educational programs. The Student Online Personal Information...more
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently brought its first enforcement action under the Restore Online Shoppers’ Confidence Act (ROSCA) against multiple defendants that the FTC alleges engaged in a common enterprise to...more
The communications provisions of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) came into force on July 1, 2014. Generally speaking, CASL prohibits a person from sending a “commercial electronic message” without the consent of the...more
The National Labor Relations Board recently took the opportunity, in a case dating back to 2011, to update and modernize some of the standard language contained in the remedial notice that the Board requires to be posted as a...more
We have a mini-FMLA crisis on our hands this week, and the courts are to blame. This issue involves the FMLA notices that employers send to employees, but more importantly, the delivery route in which they send them....more
The AIA introduced many changes to US patent law, including an amendment to 35 USC 287, which is frequently referred to as the “marking” statute. Marking a patented article provides constructive notice to the public of the...more
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