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?
Fortres Grand Corp. v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. -
USCA, Seventh Circuit, August 14, 2014 -
Seventh Circuit affirms district court’s dismissal of software company’s reverse-confusion trademark suit, where...more
The cancellation of a U.S. trademark registration on any grounds, including disparagement, does not always mean the end of enforceable rights in the mark. However, cancellation may create both legal and financial...more
In This Issue:
- Data for the Taking: Using the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to Combat Web Scraping
- Google Glass Into Europe: A Small Step or a Giant Leap?
- Drugs and the Internet: FDA Distributes New...more
In This Article:
- Federal Government
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Northwest Territories
- Nova Scotia
US: Following loss before the Supreme Court, Aereo “astonishes” broadcasters with new legal strategy - New York-based Aereo asserts in federal district court that it is entitled to a compulsory license...more
On June 26, 2014 the Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) issued an interesting decision pursuant to the Online Copyright Protection Regulations.
This decision is one of the firsts facing the issue of copyrighted...more
Summer 2014. The living is easy; the Copyright Board is certifying tariffs at a furious pace.
As we noted back in May 2014 (Towards Certainty on Webcasting – Re:Sound Tariff 8 Certified), the Board certified Re:Sound...more
The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued its decision in Karen Millen Fashions Ltd v Dunnes Stores (C-345/13) on June 19, 2014, providing guidance on litigating unregistered Community designs and...more
In Trout Point Lodge, Ltd. v. Handshoe, 729 F.3d 481 (5th Cir. 2013), the Fifth Circuit became the first appellate court in the country to interpret the Securing the Protection of Our Enduring and Established Constitutional...more
The 2014 FIFA World Cup has been a ratings success for SBS, which has an exclusive Media Rights Licence to broadcast the World Cup across television, radio and the internet in Australia. However, with the tournament now...more
BETTING AND GAMING -
Belgium: Gaming Commission pleads for a further restriction and rationalization of the gaming industry - The Belgian Gaming Commission has sent an open letter to the next government in which it...more
On 19 June 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) delivered a judgment in the ongoing seven-year legal battle between Karen Millen Fashions and Dunnes Stores in Ireland.
This is a very recent decision of the CJEU in the Karen Millen case, which provides important guidance to fashion designers and retailers who rely on unregistered design rights in their designs according to the Council...more
The World Cup is in full bloom and like anything that involves lots of money and national pride, it’s going to generate its share of lawsuits (or threatened lawsuits). My favorite so far finds the Archdiocese of Rio de...more
CONSUMER AND DATA PROTECTION -
Italy: New rules on cookies and Internet profiling! - The Italian Data Protection Authority has issued its decision on the “simplified information notice and cookie consent”"....more
UK: London's IP anti-crime unit shuts down leading sports file sharing site -
The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit has successfully shut down the Sports Torrent Network, a leading sports...more
In This Issue:
- LANDLORDS AND LICENSED PREMISES
- THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE LATE NIGHT LEVY
- THE NEW FOOD INFORMATION REGULATIONS
- “PARNUTS” – NEW RULES FOR FOOD FOR PARTICULAR NUTRITIONAL USES
- THE WORLD CUP...more
Spanish Supreme Court orders Le Monde to pay damages to Real Madrid and FC Barcelona -
The Spanish Supreme Court has ordered French daily newspaper Le Monde to pay damages of €300,000 to Real Madrid and €15,000 to FC...more
The Gambling (Licencing and Advertising) Bill (“Bill“) receives its Third Reading in the House of Lords, the upper chamber of the British Parliament today. It has always been envisaged that following the Third Reading, the...more
Performing rights organizations (PROs) are entities that issue licenses to, and collect royalties from, television stations and other parties who wish to perform or dylanbroadcast copyrighted musical compositions. There are...more
In this issue:
- FTC Settlement Highlights Lead Generation "Warning Signs"
- FTC (Finally) Sounds the Alarm on Endorsements
- FTC Set to Review TSR…Again
- What International Companies Must Know...more
In This Publication:
- I. Introduction
- II. Rights Implicated By Transmission And Use Of Works On The Internet
- III. Application Of Copyright Rights To Specific Acts On The Internet
A late amendment has been introduced to the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Bill in an attempt to extend the territorial reach of British legislation to require overseas operators to pay the horseracing levy....more
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
Italy: Opportunities for DTT frequencies in the Italian market - The Italian Ministry for Economic Development has started a competitive bid for three national DTT frequencies.
Australia: Senate scrutinises state of...more
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