Stefan Hankin on Online Harassment
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A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
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Why Law Firms Are Starting to Think Like Media Companies
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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
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Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
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- Iran Sanctions Deal Does...more
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IN THIS ISSUE:
- A new wave of regulatory enforcement actions in China – Are we witnessing a prolonged enforcement cycle?
- Update on recent decisions
- Australia’s innovation patent – The...more
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Federal Government Regulations:
Canada Gazette, Part II, March 27, 2013:
Contraventions Act -
SOR/2013-41 Regulations Amending the Application of Provincial Laws Regulations.
New case from the second circuit in NY -
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