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Redskins trademark case highlights value of linguistic analysis

The Washington Redskins trademark case, with its conclusion that REDSKINS trademark registrations should be cancelled, has sparked heated discussion among football fans, advocates of Native American interests, and foes of...more

Prize Promotions Across the World (Global)

Prize promotions are an effective and increasingly popular marketing tool used globally for attracting customers. The internet and various social media platforms make this an attractive, cost efficient means of reaching a...more

CBb 6 juni 2012, Mediaforum 2012/11-12, Nr. 28 (Minister van EL&I en NDC/RATO c.s.) m.nt. H.P. Wiersema en J.J.R. Lautenbach

Deze uitspraak gaat over de verdeling van vergunningen voor het gebruik van frequentieruimte voor niet-landelijke commerciële radio-omroepen en de middengolf. Op 3 maart 2008 heeft de Minister van EL&I twaalf FM-frequenties...more

IP Update, Vol. 15, No. 11, November 2012

IN THIS ISSUE: Patents - ..Is It Time to Take a New Look at Appellate Review of PTO Claim Construction? ..Limits on the Use of the Disclosure-Dedication Rule Under Doctrine of Equivalents ..Causal...more

Can you Really Get a Social Game Patent in Less Than a Year?

YES! One of the often cited reasons for not pursuing patents is that they take too long to obtain. In response to this concern, the US Patent office has implemented a procedure that enables applicants to make a request, when...more

Copyright Protection for Clothing Designs Unlikely to Pass in 2013

As the year draws to an end and newly elected members of Congress celebrate over mimosas this morning, I thought we’d check back in on our old friend, the Innovative Design Protection and Piracy Prevention Act (“IDPPPA”) to...more

CA Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Notifies Mobile App Developers of Non-Compliance with California Privacy Law

[10/30/2012 Press-Release] California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Notifies Mobile App Developers of Non-Compliance with California Privacy Law: San Francisco -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week began...more

CASL Enforcement Bulletins Released by CRTC: Increased Compliance Burden on Business

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) dashed hopes that it will be sensitive to the needs of businesses when enforcing Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL). On October 10, 2012 it published...more

Jackson Walker VIA Media Postcard - September 2012

In This Issue: - Chip Babcock Communique: The government should think twice before suing Matt Bissonnette for his eyewitness account of the Osama Bin Laden raid in No Easy Day. - In Memoriam: When Ann...more

Georgia Governor Signs Sweepstakes Bill, Myspace Settles Privacy Charges with FTC

Georgia's governor signed Senate Bill 431, a bill intended to regulate Internet cafes by prohibiting "any promotion involving an element of chance which involves the playing of a game on a computer, mechanical device, or...more

Don’t Bet on Online Gambling; But Online Trivia for Prizes?

The Texas Attorney General issued an opinion yesterday concluding the mere payment of an entry fee to participate in a contest that tests skill or speed, and that does not involve an element of chance, could be found not to...more

Rb. 's-Hertogenbosch 26 januari 2012, Mediaforum 2012/5, Nr. 15 m.nt. H.P. Wiersema en J.J.R. Lautenbach

In 2011 laaiden discussies op over de subsidiëring (lees: bekostiging) van de regionale omroepen door de provincies. Provincies zoeken naar manieren om te bezuinigen en bij die zoektocht wordt ook de cultuursector onder de...more

Advertising Law -- March 8, 2012

In This Issue: *Jordan's Suit Not a Slam Dunk *Mobile App Makers Reach Agreement with California AG *"Free" Offers Result in $359 Million FTC Settlement *White House Issues "Bill of Rights" for Consumer...more

Sports Law Update -- March 2012

In This Issue: Several pro teams are eyeing possible stadium replacements or renovations this year, including the St. Louis Rams and the Minnesota Vikings. What are some of the major stadium negotiation issues,...more

2011 Media Year in Review

2012 is here, and in our first issue in the New Year, the Media Law Bulletin is taking a look back at some interesting legal developments of 2011: the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on the Digital Millennium...more

De lokale zorgplicht voor publieke media, Mediaforum 2012/2

Gemeentebesturen hebben sinds 1 januari 2010 een wettelijke zorgplicht voor de bekostiging van de lokaal aangewezen publieke media-instelling. Over de invulling van deze zorgplicht en de grenzen aan de uitvoering bestaat...more

Legal Issues Associated with Mobile Marketing to Sports Fans

More and more sports teams and advertisers are reaching sports fans through their mobile devices. Mobile devices are typically used by only one person and are accessible anywhere, anytime, making it a very effective method...more

Advertising Law - October 6, 2011

In This Issue: New Guidelines for Social Networking, Digital Marketing of Alcohol; CARU Refers Three Movies for Ads Targeted to Those Under 13; NAD Weighs In On Toothbrush Whitening Claims; Michaels Settles for $1.8M...more

Must-carry or Retransmission Consent? Television Stations Must Notify Cable and Satellite Operators by October 1st

Just a reminder that by October 1, Television stations must once again make their triennial carriage elections. By that date, TV stations must notify the local cable systems and satellite carriers in their market in writing...more

FCC Releases Proposed Internet Closed Captioning Rules

In a very late release today, the FCC has issued for comment its proposed rules for closed captioning of IP-delivered videos (NPRM available here). Pursuant to the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act...more

FCC Once Again Declines to Intervene In Format Dispute - US Broadcasters Have it Easy Compared to Much of the World

US broadcasters often complain about FCC regulations on programming, but they don't realize how easy they have it compared to much of the rest of the world. I recently spent several days in one of the former Soviet Republics...more

Advanced Copyright Issues on the Internet - March 2011

During recent years, the Internet has become the basic foundational infrastructure for the global movement of data of all kinds. With continued growth at a phenomenal rate, the Internet has moved from a quiet means of...more

Comments on Revised Video Description Rules for Television Programming due to FCC by April 18

The FCC's recent item proposing the adoption of video description rules was published in the Federal Register today setting the deadline for Comments in the proceeding as April 18th, with Reply Comments due by May 17th. As we...more

Gazing Into the Crystal Ball - What Washington Has In Store For Broadcasters in 2011

Every year, about this time, I dust off the crystal ball to offer a look at the year ahead to see what Washington has in store for broadcasters. This year, like many in the recent past, Washington will consider issues that...more

Cyber-censorship dalam Hukum Nasional dan Internasional (Skripsi)

This is my thesis, unfortunately it's in Bahasa Indonesia. It's a legal research comparing several countries' legislations and acts upon the cyber-censorship issue....more

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