Are websites legally responsible for content posted by their users?
Do I need permission to use images from Google on my website?
Patent Infringement Defense Leveraging Contested Proceedings
Implementing a Counterfeit Enforcement Program
Design Patents: New Implications from the Hague Agreement
Patent Litigation and the Proposed Innovation Act of 2013
Developing a Business Strategy that Deters Counterfeiters
Protecting Trade Secrets When Employees Depart
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
Are there going to be new generic top level domains available in the future?
Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
Polsinelli Podcast - Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights
Starting a new business? Intellectual Property 101 Presented by Prof. Islam & PA Thomas Lewry
Warranty vs. Indemnity
What should my company be aware of when launching a new website?
Demonstratives in Post-Grant Proceedings
Video: Claim Contruction in Post-Grant Proceedings
“Oh, he wants to do a selfie,” President Barack Obama observed with amusement before gamely posing with Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz. Ortiz snapped the shot using his Samsung smartphone during a visit to the...more
Mark Zuckerberg famously stated that the purpose of Facebook is “to make the world more open and connected,” and indeed Facebook, other social media outlets and the Internet in general have brought worldwide openness and...more
With the new year underway, we take a look back at some of the intellectual property-related highlights of 2013. Not only did the federal copyright and trademark agencies face a full-blown government shutdown this past year,...more
In a win for privacy rights and a setback for Google, the Ninth Circuit agreed that unencrypted Wi-Fi is protected from outside snooping under the federal Wiretap Act.
When Google sent vehicles out to take pictures for its...more
Last week, the US Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Myriad Genetics, which sent shockwaves through the very foundation of the biotech industry. The decision invalidated one of Myriad’s patents on mutated...more
On February 20, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in McBurney v. Young, No. 12-17, a case with potentially major implications for businesses that use state freedom of information acts (FOIAs) to obtain...more
The law of geolocational privacy continued to evolve in 2012 even though the Supreme Court sidestepped the issue in a potential landmark case.
Despite the lack of clarity from the Supreme Court, there will be more...more
Are you proud to have lots of Facebook "friends?" Well, any one of them can give strangers, including the U.S. Government, access to your account. Your privacy settings won't completely bar access by strangers. In an August...more
Malcolm Harris was one of 700 people arrested during a peaceful protest march in support of the Occupy Wall Street Movement. He was charged with one count of disorderly conduct for having blocked traffic. Allegedly in...more
D.C. magistrate holds in copyright file-sharing case that IP address owners may no longer anonymously file motions to quash disclosure subpoenas. By filing motions on the public docket, the defendants' subscriber information...more
From the Arab Spring to the Occupy Wall Street movement, 2011 was a year of protests. It was capped off with a little-covered (by traditional media) but important protest that will carry on into 2012. We’ll call it the...more
In This Publication:
*Potential Legal Exposure Due to Employee Use of Social Media
..How To Minimize Risk To Your Company
*Can An Employer Monitor Social Media Content of Its Employees
*Potential Liability for...more
The goal of this paper is to (i) discuss the tensions between the right to publicity, Intellectual Property law and the First Amendment, while also providing a brief background on the development and evolution of the right to...more
In This Issue:
*Tobacco Firms Sue To Block Marketing Limits
*Weight Watchers Sues Nestle Over Use of Trademark
*Gift Card Suit Against McDonald’s Moves Forward
*Complaints Against Video Ad Nets Rise
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Manatt and BNA Launch Audioconference Series on Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act - Part of BNA’s "Legal and Business EDge" Coverage of Current Topics
*Supreme Court Brings End to COPA...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Reminder – We’ll See You in Chicago on November 20 at the 30th Annual PMA Law Conference
*Google Settles Book Search Copyright Dispute
*White House Seeks to Finalize Online Betting Ban
On June 20, 2006, EFF filed an amicus brief arguing that a battle between Internet real estate services over copyrighted images should not threaten the rights of users to surf webpages and send emails anonymously.
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