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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
AP Scandal Demonstrates Need for Federal Shield Law to Protect Reporters
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...
How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Two Key Elements Every Social Media Policy Should Include
Free Nationwide WiFi: Myths & Facts
Attorney Michelle Cohen: Increased Federal Enforcement of Mobile Commerce in 2013
Jeff Ifrah on the Historic Legalization of Online Gaming in New Jersey
Can Virginia Block Non-Residents from FOIA Requests? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments
FCC to Create Free National Super WiFi Network? Not Anytime Soon—Dana Frix
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
- FCC to Seek Comment on Three NPRMs at September 28th Meeting
The FCC plans to issue the following Notices of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) at its Friday, September 28th meeting:
- Voluntary Incentive Auctions. An...more
In this issue:
- European Data Protection Law: New European Cloud Computing Guidelines
- Court Rejects Privacy Claims Arising from LinkedIn’s Alleged Sharing of Unique Identifiers and Browsing History with...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"
Last month the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued guidance regarding the marketing of mobile Apps....more
For many avid sports gamers, December 13, 2004 is a day that will live in infamy. On that date, EA Sports, makers of the longstanding Madden franchise, inked a deal with the NFL that would allow EA, and only EA, to produce...more
Last month’s U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s U.S.$800,000 settlement with Spokeo, Inc. concerns an issue that I have posted about before: When is a data broker a consumer or credit reporting agency? As discussed below, the...more
In this Issue:
- Industry Developments
- DAA Raises Concern About Default ‘Do Not Track’ Browser Setting
- Heard on the Hill
- Congressional Committees Hold Hearings on White House and FTC
As part of its latest study on the effectiveness of industry self-regulation in preventing advertising and marketing of alcoholic beverages to underage audiences, on April 12, the Federal Trade Commission issued orders to...more
Are you one of those who have been monitoring the progress of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)?
If so, you may also have given some thought to the difference between the existing U.S. rules under the CAN-SPAM Act, and the...more
The Department of Justice is proud of its record on FCPA enforcement. They take credit whenever and wherever they can. They trumpet every settlement. They proudly proclaim that over half of last year’s criminal...more
The enforcement of sanctions against antitrust cartels remained at the forefront of both Canada’s Competition Bureau and global antitrust regulators in 2011. While there continue to be only a small number of multinational...more
Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more
On November 29, 2011, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced a proposed order against Facebook that builds upon the recommendations it made in the draft privacy report it released a year ago, as well as on precedents...more
Compiled by Orange Legal Technologies (http://www.orangelt.com) from online public domain resources, “Unfiltered Orange – The eDiscovery Month in Review” is a monthly compilation of eDiscovery-specific news designed to inform...more
In This Issue:
State AGs Urge FTC to Craft Tougher Four Loko Requirements
On Wednesday, the attorneys general of 36 U.S. states and territories sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission urging it to strengthen...more
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