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 NYC It Pays To Be Sick -
Beginning next year, employees in New York City will be entitled to paid sick leave pursuant to a new, somewhat complex statutory scheme. ...more
On June 27, the FTC announced that a mortgage broker will pay a $7.5 million civil penalty to resolve alleged violations of the agency’s Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR) and Mortgage Acts and Practices – Advertising Rule (MAP...more
In This Issue:
- S&P’S Ordeal Is There Life After Eric Holder?
- The PR problem the Pentagon & VA Share
- Change.Org A powerful adversary for brands
- Blogs worth following
- Levick in the news
In this issue:
- It’s Easier Being Green
- Off-Label Marketing Protected by First Amendment
- Understanding New Restrictions on Advertising GI Bill Benefits
- FTC Looks at "The Big Picture"
Lately it seems like every aspect of advertising and marketing targeting the military is ripe for generating positive public relations in the name of consumer protection. In a new and aggressive move, in December, the...more
The U.S. Navy seems to have cleared all necessary hurdles to register the camouflage pattern to the right as a trademark for use in connection with uniforms and fabrics. Among the many hurdles that the Navy cleared, one is a...more
A recent TTAB case addresses the issue of functionality and protection of design. In the case In re Navy Exchange Service Command, (“NEXCOM”), the TTAB issued a non-precedential decision on September 29, 2012 in which it...more
The investigation that led to the settlement announced last week among 20 State Attorneys General and QuinStreet, Inc., the owner of a website that markets educational institutions to military servicemembers and their...more
“Loose tweets sink fleets” is a new twist on a familiar saying. It is also borrowed from the Navy Command Social Media Handbook issued October 15, 2010. The Navy appreciates that social media is widely used, and that a ban on...more
This case is brought by the Center for Constitutional Rights on behalf of lawyers and others working with the Guantanamo Bay prisoners. It is based on the chilling effect on their ability to defend their clients due to the...more
This case alleges targeting of the leaders of an Islamic charity and their lawyers by the admitted, targeted warrantless wiretapping by the NSA. It is based on a document that was accidentally disclosed to the plaintiffs by...more
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the National...more
Background: The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed a class-action lawsuit against AT&T on January 31, 2006, accusing the telecom giant of violating the law and the privacy of its customers by collaborating with the...more