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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
PODCAST - Inside Law - 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"
Social Media At Work - What's Allowed and What Isn't? PODCAST - Inside Law
Release of new book on the 'Best Practices Under the FCPA and Bribery Act"
[Legal Perspective] When Is It NOT Okay to Delete Your Social Media Account?
Tips for Mobile App Privacy Compliance
Serving Legal Documents Through Social Media
Social Media Law Report - Who Owns Your LinkedIn Account, FTC Guidance on Social Ads, More...
In This Issue:
- The Food Safety Modernization Act
- The LIBOR Scandal - Prosecutors Have a New Plan
- Food Safety Compliance - A Hogan Lovells Roundtable
- Lessons from the Oldest CEO Succession Plan on...more
For the second year in a row, Proskauer has conducted a global survey, “Social Media in the Workplace Around the World 2.0”, which addresses the use of social media in the work place....more
The interchange fee and the potential of mobile payments were the dominant payment system issues in 2012. From a landmark antitrust settlement to seemingly daily announcements of a new prepaid or mobile payment product, there...more
On October 8, 2012, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (“the Committee”) published a report declaring two Chinese telecommunication equipment manufacturers, Huawei Technologies Company and ZTE, to be threats...more
In This Issue:
- The Skinny: What's New?
- So Who Now Has the Strictest Standards in the Land (World)?
- Where the US Guide is Less Extensive
- US Coming on Board with Other Guidelines
- Green Advertising...more
In This Issue:
- 1 Common sense trade secret protection
- 4 Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation to impact electronic marketing and communications
- 5 Concerns over copyright infringement drive Google to change...more
Taking the proactive step to register trademarks, whenever possible, is vital in today's online world.
Given the proposed release of countless new generic top level domains by ICANN (the governing...more
Following up on our post from July 2012, the government implemented on November 7, 2012 regulations to the Copyright Act (Canada) which exempt certain types of memory cards from the sceop of the "private copying levy", as...more
Each October, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a United Nations agency, hosts at its Geneva, Switzerland, headquarters about 50 participants from around the world for a two-day conclave to discuss recent...more
Few dispute that the law should protect the privacy of children. In a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, the court held that the “[r]ecognition of the inherent vulnerability of children has consistent and deep...more
On October 8, 2012, the House Intelligence Committee issued a damning bi-partisan report on what it perceived to be national security risks posed by two Chinese telecommunications companies: Huawei and ZTE. The committee...more
On September 1, 2012, advocacy groups filed suit in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado challenging the recent WTO ruling against U.S. statutory provisions and regulations establishing mandatory...more
In This Issue:
..EU to extend exemption for lead in cars
..New REACH restrictions on cadmium and lead published
..Prohibition on mercury in measuring devices extended
In an interesting recent opinion, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rebuffed the Libyan Government’s bid to obtain a transfer to it of the domain name registration for libyanembassy.com from a “legalization...more
The French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) has recently issued its activity report for 2011. It provides us with some interesting data and allows us to reflect on the ever-growing importance of privacy and data protection...more
In this issue:
> High Court Rules on Tobacco Plain Packaging Laws
- Trade Marks
> Parallel importers beware
> Successful opposition based on "use would be contrary to law"
In its first judgment on Regulation 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods, the Court of Justice of the EU adopted a broad interpretation of the definition of “health claim” by ruling that claims for merely...more
On August 22, 2012, the SEC adopted disclosure rules required by Sections 1502 and 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act related to conflict minerals and payments by issuers engaged in resource...more
In this issue:
- New Additions
- IP Legal News And Updates
- Announcements And Reminders
An excerpt from News and Updates section "Sole Ownership of a Color? Louboutin Loses Appeal in French Court in...more
Proper usage is essential to protecting and maintaining valuable rights in trade-marks. The general rule is ‘use it or lose it’: unless a trade-mark is actually used continuously in connection with products or services,...more
North American marketers take note: Canada is set to finalize one of the toughest anti-spam laws in the world. Canada had fallen behind when it came to introducing anti-spam legislation, but it is now making up for lost...more
Changes in the epidemiological profile in Western countries during the last three decades have shown an increasing trend in the development of non-transmissible chronic diseases in the adult population. Nutrition-related...more
On November 27, 2009, the Italian Government notified a draft regulation on the use of substances other than vitamins and minerals in food supplements before the European Commission, pursuant to the procedure laid down in...more
On June 7, 2012, the Article 29 Working Party, an independent advisory body composed of representatives from the national data protection authorities of the EU Member States, the European Data Protection Supervisor and the...more
On May 28th, the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (“CNIL”), the French authority responsible for data privacy, published guidance on breach notification law affecting electronic communications service...more