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Adam Young worked for an architecture firm, Nortex Foundation Designs Inc. in Fort Worth Texas as a drafter. He was hired in 2001 and designed foundation plans based on copyrighted architectural designs that Nortex provided...more
After last year's important Ninth Circuit decision from U.S. v. Nosal, I discussed my take on the ongoing debate within our federal courts over how to interpret the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act - and in particular, whether...more
On March 12, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California issued a ruling clarifying the reach of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) when employees access computer systems. The decision...more
Table of Contents:
*I. U.S. Supreme Court
- A. Trademarks
*II. U.S. Courts of Appeal
- A. Patents
- B. Copyrights
- C. Copyrights/Criminal
- D. Trademarks
- E. Trademarks/Unfair...more
Congress recently took new steps to protect trade secrets, which are generally defined as all forms or types of financial, business, scientific, technical, economic, or engineering information that the owner has taken...more
Sometimes we can learn valuable employment law lessons from even the non-employment law court decisions.
What happens if the boardroom meeting to discuss your company’s trade secrets ends up as pillow talk between an...more
The solicitation of employees by competitors is a frequent problem for companies in Germany. Many companies actively pursue a so-called “war for talents” and sometimes unlawful means are used for the purpose of soliciting...more
Legal News: Eye on China Quarterly Newsletter offers companies helpful insight as they successfully navigate China’s complex and ever-changing legal and regulatory environment. In this issue, we focus on the following...more
In This Issue:
- Editor’s Letter
- Please Tell Me How This Ends: Determining a Client’s Status in a Grand Jury Investigation
- ITC Section 337 Practice: Beyond Patent Infringement
- Conference Highlights —...more
In This Issue:
Trial Update; Internet Litigation Update; Russia Litigation Update; Analysis: The Federal Circuit’s Transocean Decision on Offer-To-Sell Infringement; Securities Litigation Update; Victory in Criminal...more
A current anti-piracy case demonstrates the U.S. government’s intent to enforce its copyright laws not just beyond national borders, but beyond the extent of logic. The U.S. Department of Justice has issued an arrest warrant...more
This appeal concerns the question of whether it is proper for a court to enter,
as a sanction for litigation non-compliance, a default judgment and a seven-figure
statutory damages award against a penurious individual who...more
In This Bulletin:
- Supreme Court Allows Generic Manufacturers to Challenge Overbroad Use Codes.…1
- Patent Reform: The Public Speaks …. 3
- Quick Updates ….5
- Criminal Liability for Cloud Storage Service...more
Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit seemingly stripped federal prosecutors of the use of two statutes used to combat the theft of intellectual property, critical technologies and other...more
In a 9-2 reversal of an earlier appellate decision by a 3-judge panel, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit issued an en banc ruling in U.S. v. Nosal, holding that the prohibition in the federal Computer Fraud and...more
When the Economic Espionage Act (“EEA”) was passed in 1996, it was hailed as a much-needed remedy to combat the growing threat to the United States’ national and economic security posed by efforts, largely foreign, to steal...more
In This Issue:
Legal Business Names Quinn Emanuel "US Law Firm of the Year"
QE's Appellate and Antitrust Practices Ranked Top in the Nation
Star Trial Lawyer William Burck...more
A Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court in Maryland imposed heavy sanctions on a litigant last week after finding he had intentionally destroyed electronic evidence in defiance of repeated orders not to do so. In an...more
On April 20, 2010, China’s Supreme People’s Court published its first Intellectual Property Protection by Chinese Courts in 2009 White Paper (“White Paper”). The White Paper provides a review of Intellectual Property Rights...more
On October 5, 2009, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturned Pennsylvania's trademark counterfeiting law.
In a 4–3 decision, the majority on the court concluded the law was unconstitutionally broad and that it violated...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
Bidding for a Copyright Injunction After eBay, pg. 2
New Law Expected to Add Teeth to Current Counterfeiting Laws, pg. 3
In December of 2007, radio talk show host Michael Savage filed suit in federal district court against the Council on American-Islamic Relations, alleging copyright infringement and a violation of federal racketeering laws for...more
The New Jersey Supreme Court's decision on the source-code issue relative to the Draeger breath test maching used throughout the state of New Jersey and the United States to test breath for alcohol content in drunk driving...more
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