How Ethical Behaviors Can "All Go So Wrong."
Front Line Interview Episode 1. Alison Taylor: Organizations, Compliance & Corruption
An FCPA Journey to the Darkside & Steps to Protect Your Organization
From Behind the Bribe: The Sharp End of Compliance
Legal Minute - SEC Enforcement Actions: Federal Court vs. In-House Proceedings
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 176-Tim Treanor on the PetroTiger Declination
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 168-Dan Cogdell on criminal procedure issues in defending an individual prosecuted criminally under the FCPA
Bribery & Corruption in the Military. A Front-Line View (Part II)
BakerHostetler Attorneys James Mastracchio and Jay Nanavati Discuss Global Tax Enforcement
Bribery & Corruption in the Military. A Front-Line View (Part I)
Richard Bistrong Weighs in on the FIFA Scandal and Takedowns
What if I am pulled over and suspected of driving under the influence?
Front-Line Video: An Interview with Jane Ellis, Anti-Bribery and Compliance Expert
A Moment of Simple Justice - Felony Everything
Understanding the Different Mandates Between Legal and Compliance February 3 2015
Investment Management Update - January 2015
Government's Health Care Fraud "Cash Cow" Keeps Mooing
Cullen & Dykman Sees Colleges Calling for Title IX Help v
What is a PBT? Do I have to cooperate?
BigLaw Recruiter: We Didn't Kill Dewey & LeBoeuf
Generally when one refers to “competitors” in the context of protecting trade secrets, it is in regard to business competitors, not competing sports teams. And usually when the talking heads on sports radio and television...more
The recent hacking attack against the Houston Astros is a wake-up call for all employers: no organization is safe from its adversaries’ attempts to steal proprietary information to gain a leg up in the competition. The...more
"Wild Thing" Forced to Tap Out in Battle against ESPN - Last month, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals forced former professional wrestler Steve "Wild Thing" Ray to tap out in his battle against ESPN by dismissing the...more
A 22-year-old Canadian hacker has been sentenced to federal prison by a Delaware court for engaging in a conspiracy to break into the computer networks of several large gaming companies, to steal trade secret and other...more
In the Northern Hemisphere’s autumn of 2014, IP law hit the UK headlines, in light of the most significant series of reforms in years....more
Thomas Pink Ltd v Victoria’s Secret UK Ltd  EWHC 2631 (Ch)
Two particular points for brand owners to take away from the decision:
1. If faced with an invalidity challenge on the grounds of s3(1)(b) or (c)...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
The City of London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has successfully shut down the ‘Sports Torrent Network’, a leading sports file-sharing site offering its members links to sports events online. ...more
According to a report by the Financial Times, British internet service providers (ISPs) have rejected an attempt by the Gambling Commission to post warning pages on unlicensed gambling websites, alerting the user that the...more
United States v. Liu, USCA, Ninth Circuit, October 1, 2013 -
Ninth Circuit panel vacates defendant’s convictions for criminal copyright infringement and trafficking in counterfeit labels, holding that district court...more
In This Issue:
- Steve Fogle's Feature:
Out of the Blue - A recent unexpected court order restricting the media from reporting on certain details of a high-profile criminal case serves as a reminder that the...more
In This Issue:
- Japanese Court’s Ruling Limits Scope of Contributory Infringement in Pharmaceutical Patents
- Criminalization of Illegal Music and Video Downloads....more
Megaupload Ltd. is alleged to have disseminated copyright protected movies and music and US prosecutors now have the task of gaining access to the company’s servers in a bid to prove their case....more
Reid-Kyl Draft iPoker and iGaming Prohibition Bill Leaked -- "Internet Gambling Prohibition, Poker Consumer Protection, and Strengthening UIGEA Act of 2012"
A copy of the Kyl-Reid draft bill on Internet poker enabling...more
In last week’s Megaupload indictment, the U.S. government has raised the debate over copyright infringement on the Web to a whole new level – treating the operators of one of the most popular sites on the Internet as if they...more
On 4 October 2011 the Court of Justice (the "CoJ") handed down its much awaited judgment on questions referred to it from the English High Court. The questions related to two joined cases, including Ms. Murphy's well...more
If anyone needed evidence that federal and local prosecutors are taking cybercrime seriously and in some cases pushing for tougher enforcement, just look at a domain name seizure announced recently in New York City.
The image of 36 women wearing skimpy orange dresses at a World Cup soccer match last June raised the ire of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (“FIFA”), which had two of the women arrested for organizing the...more
Last month, Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont introduced U.S. Senate Bill S. 3804, also known as the “Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act.” While the bill has a bipartisan roster of co-sponsors and is...more
Peer to peer iPoker as conducted on the worldwide internet has received much attention given the ever-increasing popularity of the game across the globe.
Questions over the legality of such virtual online poker cardrooms...more
The Legality of peer to peer virtual online poker card rooms under US federal law.
Wire Act (1084); IGBA (1955); Travel Act; UIGEA.
Business of Betting and Wagering. Skill games and gaming.
Recognizing that the increase in willful violations of U.S. counterfeiting laws pose a serious threat to the economy, both chambers of Congress finally passed the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual...more
A post from my LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® blog in which I take issue with the view of at least one major light in the copyright world about whether it is ever appropriate to utilize the criminal law to enforce copyright....more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Pending New York Right of Publicity Bill To Provide Protection for Deceased Celebrities
*French Court Fines eBay Over Fakes
*ISPs Will Block Child Pornography Sites
*FTC To Focus on Green Building and...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Not Easy Being Green
*TorrentSpy Must Pay Studios $111 Million for Piracy
*Uma Thurman Sues Lancome for Using Her Face in Ads
*FTC Approves New CAN-SPAM Provisions
*Dr. Bronner?s Sues Competitors Over...more
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