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How to Protect Your Company From Hackers
Marijuana in the Workplace
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Bill on Bankruptcy: Secret Madoff Agreement May Harm Victims
Stealth Lawyer: Dawn Porter, Filmmaker, 'Gideon's Army'
N.Y. Anti-Terror Law Diminishes Pursuit of Terrorism: Lawyer
Weekly Brief: New DOJ Tact Pushes Bank Subsidiaries To Admit Guilt
What Not To Do If You Are Involved in a Federal Criminal Investigation
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On May 21, 2012, the Senate Armed Services Committee issued a report of its inquiry into counterfeit parts in the Department of Defense Supply Chain. The Committee’s report stated that the problem of counterfeit electronic...more
“Distribution in China – Legal Issues” is a four-part series. Part I discussed the business models and legal structures most commonly used for distribution in China. Part II looked at important issues to consider in the...more
Every day the headlines report another Fortune 500 company suffering a hacking incident. For companies, the hack itself creates substantial risks of economic devastation caused by the theft of valuable trade secrets. Add to...more
One of the drawbacks of a global economy is the rise in trade secret theft. In the absence of a seamless global enforcement infrastructure foreign actors have had little fear of being caught and suffering any consequences. ...more
The old adage that crime does not pay rings particularly true in the aftermath of two pieces of recent legislation aimed at raising the penalties for trade secret theft: the Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act and the...more
On December 28, 2012, the President signed the Theft of Trade Secrets Clarification Act of 2012, which significantly expands trade secret protection by extending criminal penalties to the theft of a wider class of trade...more
Protecting and enforcing trade secrets in the United States has historically been challenging. Recent amendments to the Economic Espionage Act of 1996 (the "EEA"), which criminalizes theft of trade secrets, broaden the scope...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
I have had more than one corporate general counsel tell me that anti-corruption compliance is not very effective in protecting against foreign bribery. Their argument is that a company’s compliance program boils down to the...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
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) today gave its judgment in cases brought by the FA Premier League (FAPL) and its licensing partners against the sellers and users of satellite TV decoder cards shipped from Greece to the UK...more
In an article in the July/August edition of the ACC Docket entitled “Rethinking the Annual Compliance and Ethics Flea Dip”, author James Nortz discusses the annual compliance and ethics training program that most...more
This is the February 2011 installment of Sutherland's “Shooting, Hunting, and Outdoor Industries IP Update.” These updates are intended to inform our readers about intellectual property (IP) developments in the shooting,...more
As reported in today’s FCPA Blog, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating “whether bank and private equity firms violated the [FCPA] in their...more
Court in ticket resale case says ‘yes,’ if it results in unauthorized access, an essential element of the crime.
The U.S. Department of Justice has brought a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) prosecution in New...more
The United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) recently announced that it is requesting public comments for its annual “Notorious Markets” list. This annual index identifies specific markets “where counterfeit or pirated...more
This article talks about Software Piracy related laws in India apart from copyright protection act this article also talks about provisions of Information Technology (amendment) Act,2008-ITA 2008, the cyber law of India...more
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