What can I do if someone posts mean things about me online?
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 184-Marc Bohn on the Mead Johnson FCPA Enforcement Action
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 182-Kate Atkinson on the Miller Chevalier Summer 2015 FCPA Report
Polsinelli Podcast - Federal Circuit Delays Sandoz Biosimilar Launch
Talking PTAB with Bob Steinberg
Indefiniteness Before the PTAB
Compiling Successful IP Solutions for Software Developers
Protecting IP Through Employment Law
Collaborating Before The PTAB
Is Biotech Patentable Subject Matter?
The U.S. Trademark Use Requirement and Associated Risks and Strategies for Chinese Applicants
Wearables and the Future of Intellectual Property Law
BakerHostetler Partner Paul Karlsgodt Discusses Privacy Class Actions
Polsinelli Podcasts: Cloud Computing, From Cybersecurity to Confidentiality Issues
BakerHostetler Partner Alan Friel Talks Big Data and Data Collection
Is The Deck Stacked Against Patent Owners In The PTAB?
BakerHostetler's Tanya Forsheit Discusses Cloud Computing
Drafting Software Patents In A Post-Alice World
Enforcement Challenges For Biotech Patents
PATIENT PRIVACY IN AN ERA OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Most innovative start-up companies appreciate that a sound patent strategy is critical to success in the marketplace, and in making the company attractive to investors and future acquirers. But they overlook the importance of...more
When I attended the ABA Legal Tech Show in Chicago a few months ago in the hopes of learning more about legal technology, I was taken aback at just how easy and inexpensive it is for employers to protect trade secrets on...more
Among all of the other areas of your business that you need to keep in order, don’t forget your website. Your website is the company’s digital store front to all of your customers and the public. Protecting it is paramount to...more
On 6 May the European Commission released the EU’s Digital Single Market strategy (the ‘DSM Strategy’), with the declared objective to tear down the obstacles to doing business online. The DSM Strategy has been released...more
There are so many legal issues in Episode 15 that it’s hard to know where to begin, so I’m going to start at the end: porn. Pied Piper is competing against nemesis Endframe for a $15 million contract from the online porn...more
As the INTA Annual Meeting winds down, one memory for me that certainly stuck out was an on-site ad campaign revolving around the new “.sucks” top-level domain (“TLD”). Depending on whom you ask, it’s either ingenious or...more
Human error was the number one cause of data security incidents according to a new report released today by the Privacy and Data Protection Team at BakerHostetler. In the incidents that the firm worked on last year, employee...more
In recent years, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the non-profit entity responsible for maintaining the Domain Name System of the Internet, has begun to introduce hundreds of new top-level...more
The registration policies and pricing for .sucks domain names paint trademark owners into a corner. This alert explains the defensive registration options for mark owners, although there are no “good” options. The new gTLD...more
Before your finely-crafted product can ever be someone’s quiet reward after a long day or before your craft brew can ever take home a Great American Beer Festival® gold medal, you must take certain steps to ensure your...more
In Southern California Darts Association v. Zaffina, the Ninth Circuit held that a corporation, whose charter had been suspended by the state of California in 1977, had standing in 2012 to sue and to own trademarks as an...more
Can an unincorporated association own a trade mark and enforce trademark rights under the Lanham Act? The Ninth Circuit says that it can. (Southern California Darts Association v. Zaffina, No. 13-55780, 2014 U.S. App. Lexis...more
How do you prove someone is breaking the law, if the technology they are using to do so didn’t even exist when the law was written?...more
If you think your company may have had a data breach, you need to see this video!...more
Besides the unique taste of your beer, what more than anything else helps your consumers remember the source of that fantastic beer? Obviously, your company name and probably also the name of your beer. With hundreds of...more
With the ever changing advent of Internet law, it is very crucial to ensure the legal compliance of a website and get it audited from an internet lawyer. Various components of a website, including, Terms and...more
If you work with startups as I do, one of the first issues is choosing the company or product name.
I have worked with countless marketing companies that advised their clients to “be descriptive” when selecting the...more
Watch our latest Corporate Law Report for a round of executive speed dating, law firm style. Included in the mix: FICA tax changes in 2013; veganism as a religion (and what that means for the workplace); overtime hours;...more
Cyber-attacks against U.S. companies have been skyrocketing in recent years, with 2011 seeing an increase of nearly 44 percent according to the National Security Agency. While many businesses have implemented and continue to...more
Many businesses fail to recognize that their original website content is valuable intellectual property and fail to take steps to adequately protect that content from being stolen or misused by a competitor. With little cost...more
application. The case highlights the evolution of publicity rights in the face of social media.
Publicity rights have been protected since the advent of the Hollywood celebrity in the second half of the 20th century. In...more
The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced the release of revised “Green Guides” on October 1, 2012. The Green Guides are intended to help marketers avoid making misleading environmental claims.
The Green Guides are...more
One of the first things an attorney does when representing a client in a particular matter is interview witnesses to learn the facts of the case, or have an investigator do such on their behalf. The attorney will almost...more
Building strong relationships between your company’s in-house corporate counsel and outside counsel is crucial to developing trust, effective representation, and retention to meet your corporate needs.
The keys to doing so...more
Software and technology licensing fees are often tied to the number of users or devices that access an application or database. More users, or more devices, will often mean higher licensing fees.
The terms and conditions...more
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