Stefan Hankin on Online Harassment
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A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
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Two Tips for Inventors Filing Patent Applications
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Why Law Firms Are Starting to Think Like Media Companies
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
Protecting and Enforcing Your High Technology Intellectual Property - Webinar Replay
Did the IRS Just Help or Hurt the Bitcoin Economy?
Legal Tech Startups: Separating Hype from Opportunity
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
Rolling Out LPM Software at Akin Gump
Polsinelli Podcast - Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
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In This Issue:
- COVER STORY: Davis: Jeb Bush a Formidable Candidate
- CRISIS: The Real Cancer that Caused the VA Scandal
- DIGITAL ENGAGEMENT: Aereo and Meltwater: The Ghost of Napsters Past
- FINANCIAL: Dov...more
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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION -
Effectively protecting a business’s intellectual property rights has become an increasingly important element of safeguarding the success of many businesses nowadays. The following is...more
Personal information now includes online account information, health insurance policy numbers, and medical information -
Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law the Florida
Information Protection Act of 2014...more
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FEDERAL LAWS -
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