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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
Corporate Law Report: Managing Cyber Risks, BYOD, Obama's NLRB Crisis, Iran Sanctions, and More
Corporate Law Report: U.S. Manufacturing, Social Media, Online Endorsements, Hart Scott Rodino, More
Former Congressman Steve Bartlett Joins the LEVICK Team
Corporate Law Report: Economic Espionage Act, Top FCPA Enforcement Actions, Trademark Audits, and More
Blogging for Lawyers
Corporate Law Report: Cybersecurity, CEO Social Media, New Workplace Laws, Healthcare Reform in 2013
For those recovery and subrogation professionals facing the challenge of serving foreign defendants with legal papers for actions filed in the U.S. courts, the process “serving” those foreign defendants can be a long and...more
Google has revised its AdWords trade mark policy which is currently in place in Australia, Hong Kong, China, Macau, Taiwan, New Zealand, South Korea and Brazil and these changes will come into effect on 23 April 2013. From...more
Are social media companies based in the United States subject to European data privacy laws? Two recent judicial decisions – one in France and the other in Germany – arrived at different answers. The Civil Court of Paris held...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 InterDigital Communications, LLC v. ITC, No. 10-1093 (Fed. Cir. August 1, 2012, the Federal Circuit vacated an International Trade Commission (ITC) order for non infringement of the asserted claims of two U.S. Patents...more
Last May, high-end French footwear designer Christian Louboutin suffered yet another loss in its ongoing legal battle over its iconic red-soled shoes. On May 30, 2012, the Cour de Cassation—the highest French court of...more
French footwear designer Louboutin was recently dealt a blow by a French court. Louboutin sued Spanish clothing manufacturer and retailer Zara in 2008 because Zara sold a red-soled shoe. Although the lower court sided with...more
In this issue:
- CBP Adds a New Tool to its Anti-Counterfeit Arsenal: New Rule Brings IP Rights Holders into Preseizure Investigative Process
- The Trend In Top Brands — Use More Inventive Naming
Gucci America, Inc. v. Guess?, Inc., 09 Civ. 4373 (S.D.N.Y. 2011)(SAS)(JLC), discusses the growing issue in international litigation of the “extraterritorial” application of federal laws, in this case the Lanham Act’s...more
I am going to Paris in a couple of weeks, so the recent $100 million judgment in favor of the Paris based Hermès International SCA (“Hermès”) piqued my interest. Unlike my prior post Stealing Trademarks Can Land You in Jail,...more
In This Issue:
Patent Claims Must Recite “Significantly More” than a Law of Nature; Intervening Rights Limited to Text-Based Amendments; Broad Range Anticipates Narrow Range that Lacks Criticality;...more
In re Dr. Jurgen Toft, Case No. 11-1049 (ALG) (S.D.N.Y. Bank. Ct. 2011), a typically sound and erudite decision by the Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, is something of a close-to-must read for the...more
Two of my favourite topics: intellectual property and Lego. The Danish toy-maker has been trying to protect its iconic toy bricks since they were developed in the 1930s and ’40s. Trade-mark law protects the brand (LEGO), and...more
Suzlon Energy Ltd. demanded Microsoft to produce emails from the Hotmail email account of Rajagopalan Sridhar, an Indian citizen imprisoned abroad. The district court held that the Electronic Communications Privacy Act...more
In This Issue:
Media and Technology Lawyer Carey Ramos Joins the Firm
Quinn Emanuel Conducts Mock Trial Program in Beijing
Quinn Emanuel Partner Brian Cannon Recognized as Top Biotech...more
In This Issue:
Brits Ban Makeup Ads with Digital Technology; Groupon Faces Scrutiny Over Privacy, Gift Certificates; Court: No Private Class Actions Under TCPA; CARU Recommends That Web Site Better Protect Children’s...more
In this article, Michael Axe takes a look at a number of recent court decisions in the field of international and internet-based libel.
England's defamation laws are considered by many to be amongst the most "claimant...more
On January 27, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case Kwikset v. Benson. The question answered by the Court here was facially narrow: whether an individual possessed standing to sue a company under a...more
Amid the turmoil brought by rapid changes in the book industry, American authors and publishers have a little good news.
They have recently been granted some protection from at least one threat, "libel tourism." Libel...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
- Reading, Writing, and Export Control: Lessons Learned from Professor Roth — Page 2
- Conducting Discovery in the United States for Cases Pending Abroad — Page 4
- The Evolution of the FCPA’s ‘Knowledge’...more
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