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Advertising News & Analysis - March 27, 2014

In this issue: - FTC Seeks Comment on Fair Packaging and Labeling Act Rules - Ink Still Drying on Supreme Court's Lexmark Decision - FTC says Weak Disclosures? Special Effects, Too? Nissan's on the Dark...more

Namecoin cryptocurrency: Moveover Bitcoin!

Namecoin is a crypto-currency built on the same code as Bitcoin but with a different genesis block. Like Bitcoin, Namecoin can be used as a currency, althought it is mainly intended to be used as a decentralized domain name...more

Advertising News & Analysis - January 9, 2014

In this issue: - Will Consumers, or Plaintiffs, Cheer GMO-Free Cheerios? - "Patent Troll" Reform Bills Moving through Congress - Holiday Discounts: When Pricing Laws Attack - CFPB Examines...more

Social Media & Games: 2013 Year in Review

2013 was an incredibly active year for social media legal issues. Below are selected highlights on some of the more interesting legal issues that impacted social media, along with links to reference material relating to the...more

Business News Digest – November 2013

In this issue: - Banking Committee Focuses on Private-Label Mortgage-Backed Securities Market - SEC Requests Public Comment on OFR Study of Risks in the Asset Management Industry - Broken Windows and...more

Legislative Update Report No. 2013-19 -- Oct 11, 2013

In This Article: Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and...more

Russian Legislation Update - July 29 through September 1 2013

In This Issue: - Securities - Banking - Currency Control - Intellectual Property - Concessions - State Secrets - Privatization - Advertising - Court Practice: Company’s address of...more

Court Dismisses Foreign Banks from U.S. Lawsuit Alleging Complicity in Counterfeit and Illegal Online Drug Sales

The fight against sophisticated online schemes to sell counterfeit or otherwise illegal goods is being waged by increasingly focused efforts to identify responsible parties that may be sued in U.S. courts, and whose assets...more

What Merchants Need to Know About the Mobile Payments Services Ecosystem: Patent Infringement Disputes

At LSI’s Merchant Strategies for Mobile Payments Conference in Seattle on May 14, DWT’s Erica Wilson presented on the topic of “What Merchants Need to Know About How the Key Players in the Mobile Payments Services Ecosystem...more

Levick Weekly - March 29, 2013: 6 Ways To Survive The U.S. Congress

In This Issue: - Financial Regulators Compete; JPMorgan Loses - Six Ways to Survive the U.S. Congress - How to Protect Your Brand from a Twitter Hacking - Blogs Worth Following - LEVICK In the News -...more

Raising Funds for Nonprofits: Key Legal Issues, Common Pitfalls & New Intellectual Property Concerns

In this presentation: *Charitable Solicitation: - Charitable Solicitation Regulatory Overview - Legal Considerations for the Charity’s Own Fundraising - Working with Professional...more

Advertising News & Analysis - February 21, 2013

In this issue: - Cordray Outlines CFPB’s 2013 Agenda - "It's My Trademark" No Defense in NAD False Advertising Challenge - This Just In: FTC Has Big Plans for 2013 - Upcoming Events An excerpt from...more

Mobile banking and the Federal Circuit's "divided infringement" decisions

The rapid growth of the mobile banking industry, the raft of litigation that has followed such growth, and why the Federal Circuit's much-anticipated "divided infringement" decisions in Akamai v. Limelight and McKesson v....more

Levick Weekly - February 15, 2013: S&P’S Ordeal IS There Life After Eric Holder?

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 - Excerpt...more

Around the Virtual World - January 21, 2013

A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media. In This Issue: - USPTO Dives Into Software Patent Debate With New Group - The Hidden Risks Behind Facebook's...more

Los Angeles A Hotbed For Venture Capital

Watch out Silicon Valley. Startups in Los Angeles County generated impressive growth in venture capital deals during the third quarter of 2012. According to an article in the October 22, 2012 edition of the Los Angeles...more

Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter #21 - October 2012

We are pleased to present the 21st edition of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter. This month, we recap news about intellectual property rights, the sale of branded products and a U.S. lawsuit...more

Advertising News & Analysis - October 4, 2012

In this issue: - FTC’s Green Guides: What You Need to Know - Marketing to Teens and Tweens Is Anything but Child’s Play - FTC’s Green Guides: “Qualify Those Stinkin’ Badges” - CFPB’s Start-up Style Is No...more

Business News Digest - May 2012

In this issue: - Legal Issues and the State-Based Exchange – Enhancing Your State's Readiness - Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act - Act Now: Clock Starts to Request Duty Reduction or Suspensions -...more

Advertising News & Analysis - May 24, 2012

In this issue: - Vote Now - CFPB Solicits Public Comment on Pre-paid Cards - FTC Judge Rules on Forbidden Claims for the Forbidden Fruit - New Insurance Helps Small Companies Defend IP - Appellate...more

TheFlyonTheWall: A Judicial Paradox? By Robert P. LoBue

Lawyers crave structure. Give them a cause of action that has several well defined elements and you can keep them occupied for days on end, arguing about each prong. If you number the elements so they can converse in code, so...more

Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance - Market Update January 2012

We examine in this update the current market situation of M&A and acquisition finance in Finland; talk about some ways to overcome the difficulties for getting the deal done; and give our views how the restructuring scenarios...more

Business News Digest- July 2011

IN THIS ISSUE: Breaking News: Historic Change to Domain Name System — What You Should Know CFPB Targets Debt Relief Services Market for Supervision Chambers, Legal 500 Name Venable Top Advertising Law...more

Newsletter of the Advertising, Marketing & Media Practice Group of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

IN THIS ISSUE: *Manatt Attorneys Take Center Stage at Leading Industry Events *Actors Unions OK Ads Contract *Google Faces Class Action Over Trademarked Keyword Search Ads *FTC Sues to Stop Warranty “Extension”...more

Lang Michener InBrief Winter 2008/2009

Lang Michener lawyers are committed to keeping our clients informed on the latest legal news and strategies that affect their businesses. We regularly write articles and briefs on key topics with a direct impact on business...more

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