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
Why Choose the Dual Track Process?
Claim Amendments in Post-Grant Proceedings
Due Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Transactions
International Patent Laws – Interview with Julian Crump, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's London, UK Office
Court Stay Factors in Concurrent Post-Grant Proceedings
Although headlines have focused on foreign cyberattacks, plenty are U.S.-based—and can be remedied. Over the past year the national press has repeatedly reported on the vulnerability of our intellectual property to...more
In the New Year, one of the trade secret trends we’re watching is the ongoing tension between a company’s interest in preserving its proprietary information and the public’s demand to know more about the goods or services it...more
..Increase in penalties for non-compliance
-On 12 March 2014 substantial amendments to the Privacy Act come into effect. The new laws are backed by a significant increase in penalties for...more
Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Brian Von Hatten, lists some of the risks companies face when their workforce wants to bring their own devices to work....more
In This Issue:
- Who are you wearing? Protecting the power of your name
- Cosmetics – preserving their reputation: Concerns over chemical preservatives
- Australian dollar heads south: Will parallel...more
In This Issue:
- Proactive Steps to Protect Trade Secrets
- Finding a Safe Path to Following the FCC’s Newest Consumer Privacy Directives
- A Tactical Approach to Defending Virginia Non-Competes
Key Takeaway: Companies that follow these 3 steps can use the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act as a tool to combat the misuse of their computers (and information) by (1) actively monitoring for misuses, (2) taking reasonable...more
This blog has focused heavily on social media-related issues that arise in the employer/employee relationship and that have been a continual challenge for employers over the last decade. Employment-related social media issues...more
Unless companies are involved in technology or related products, most do not consider how they are going to protect their confidential information until there is a problem. Problems can arise in very common scenarios, for...more
What happens when the employee who set up the company’s LinkedIn account leaves? ...more
Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and...more
Most employers are well aware of the various implications that the social media explosion has on the workplace. The various issues created by Facebook, LinkedIn, and other similar platforms lead to constant requests for...more
Fake judgments, fashion law, lots on contracts and privilege in the BLG Monthly Update for March 2013!...more
Legal issues - Same as before but new platforms
– Entity use of social media
– Pathways to Legal Liability or Risk:
Defamation, Intellectual Property, Trade Secret, Advertising, Privacy, and...more
In This Issue:
- 3 Monitoring employees’ use of company trademarks in social media
- 5 Keys to ensuring the secrecy of trade secrets
- 6 FTC amends Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule
- Excerpt from...more
Last month the Vermont Legislature kicked off its 2013-2014 Legislative Session, and already a couple of bills have our attention here at the IP Stone....more
Originally published in SC Bar's Employment and Labor Law Newsletter: Winter 2013 on February 15, 2013
In recent months, both the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over federal cases in North and...more
In this issue of Socially Aware, our Burton Award-winning guide to the law and business of social media, we explore the challenges that arise when employers and employees battle over work-related social media accounts; we...more
Social Media Policies: You're Probably Doing It Wrong. Test these 9 steps.
Special thanks to Palm Beach Bar Bulletin for publishing in their Feb 2013 issue....more
The proper jurisdiction for suing someone for engaging in computer fraud from a foreign country, directed at a company in the United States, is the place where the wrongfully accessed computer server is located if the...more
A weekly wrap up of interesting news about virtual worlds, virtual goods and other social media.
In This Issue:
- Union Facebook Page Not Picket Line Extension: NLRB Judge
- Parody New York Times Twitter...more
You’ve read the tile of this article. There it is, up above. Let me repeat:
Preventing Unfair Competition in the Absence Of A Noncompete Agreement
What I really want you to focus on is the last part. The part that reads:...more
Do alleged violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, Stored Communications Act, and Wiretap Act committed by a company’s Regional Manager make the company liable?
No, as long as the Regional Manager was not acting on...more
In recent months, both the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over federal cases in North and South Carolina, and the South Carolina Supreme Court have addressed the issue of protecting trade secrets and...more
Not so fast. In 1999, the CEO of Sun Microsystems famously said: ”You have zero privacy anyway. Get over it.” The Supreme Court of Canada apparently disagrees.
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released their decision in...more
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