Read Communications & Media Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
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 presentation:
- Overview of Association Market Research Programs
- Antitrust Laws Applied to Information Exchanges and Benchmarking
- Best Practices and Practical...more
The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM) – the Dutch competition agency – has indicated that public statements about future market behavior could infringe competition law. This is the first time an EU...more
Taiwan has approximately 369 multi-level marketing (MLM) companies and a total of 3.09 million MLM participants, as of December 31, 2012. Adjusting for people who participate in more than one MLM company, almost 12% of...more
It took over 10 years to Comisión Federal de Electricidad (CFE), Government company of power distribution, to deploy 15,000 miles of optic fibre inside its infrastructure. On 2010, CFE granted under lease a minor portion of...more
In this issue:
- (i) USA
- (ii) EU
- (iii) China
- (iv) Australia
- (v) Japan.
- Featured Articles:
- (i) Caffeinated Energy Drinks - a Global Perspective
Overview of the top gambling regulatory developments in September.
Following Bulgaria’s publication of a blacklist of operators illegally targeting the jurisdiction in June 2013, the country issued...more
- Jury Finds That Motorola Breached FRAND Obligations By Offering Microsoft A License At An Unreasonable Royalty Rate – On September 4, 2013, a Jury in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington...more
Last Tuesday, Mexican Senate confirmed appointment of the 7 commissioners for IFETEL, the new telecom authority in Mexico replacing the COFETEL. Now that the IFETEL has been officially integrated as an autonomous regulator,...more
It’s easy to wag a finger at companies incurring costly violations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), to date this year.
They stand accused of bribing, defrauding, and other actions you don’t like to see...more
The website emporioarmaniwatchesuk.uk.com selling counterfeit Armani products has been ordered to suspend any activity directed to Italian consumers by the Italian competition authority as its practice has been deemed to be...more
This memorandum is directed to the current state of the case law in the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC or “Commission”), the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. District Courts for parties seeking to...more
In this issue:
- Register Now for ERA D2C Convention
- NAD Turns up the Heat on "Up To" Claims
- The 411 on Calling Cell Phones? It's About to Change
- FDA Targets Safety of Imported Food
This is part 1 of 3-part post on the recently published Mexican Telecom Reform. Follow me to explore the great opportunities to come.
What ever happened to the Telecom Market.
Mexican Telecom Reform is now on...more
The U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") issued an exclusion order on June 4, 2013 banning importation of Apple Inc.'s older products, including iPhone 3 and 4 and iPad 2 products. ...more
BT has made a complaint to Ofcom alleging that the terms on which BSkyB offers its Sky Sports channels to the YouView platform constitute abuse of a dominant position, contrary to Article 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning...more
The Reform started effects on June 12, 2013. As from this moment, several deadlines were triggered that will define the new telecom and antitrust landscapes:
- Since June 12, 2013, foreign companies and individuals can...more
The Internet has given rise to information-based businesses that create value by accumulating pools of data captured from many sources. Indeed, the collection and analysis of vast amounts of consumer data has become the...more
Counterfeiting is a critical problem for trademark and copyright owners (‘IP owners’) affecting all industries, from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to electrical and auto products, toys and fashion items. To effectively...more
On March 7, 2013, a federal court in Manhattan ruled, in Federal Trade Commission v. PCCare247 Inc., that service via Facebook is an acceptable alternative means of serving court documents on foreign defendants. Although this...more
In March, Judge Paul Engelmayer of the Southern District of New York ordered service of process on several international defendants through novel means—Facebook.
In this issue:
- The Time Is Here: Protecting Your Brands Against New Top-Level Domain Names
- Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Supreme Court Holds that the First Sale Doctrine Applies Regardless of Where a...more
The excessive concentration and lack of economic competition in many sectors of the Mexican economy, especially in the realms of telecommunications and broadcasting, are well known. For decades politicians have been talking...more
Fur was a number one pick this winter season, as seen in magazine editorials, designer ads and fashion shows, showcasing its popularity in collections around the world. Whether jacket, purse, parka or boots, the Federal Trade...more
This edition of our Franchising Update includes the following articles:
- The recently announced review of the Franchising Code.
- The Pie Face dispute – misleading information or inadequate due...more
In this issue:
- FTC Amends Appliance Labeling Rule
- What Does “As Seen On TV” Mean, Anyway?
- Color or Colour? Color Trademarks Treated Differently in US and EU
- FTC COPPA Rule Updates Take...more