In this issue:

- What You Need to Know About the Proposed Maryland Investment Tax Credit for Cybersecurity

- Trade Secret Legislation May Increase Infringement Claims and Lead to a Private Right of Action

- Faulkner v. ADT and the Landscape for CIPA Class Actions

- FDA Shifts Focus to Prevention with Publication of Proposed Food Safety Rules

- Federal Transportation Agencies Issue Interim NEPA Guidance

- IRS Releases Updated Retirement Plan Correction Procedures

- Lesson from Smith: Withdrawal from a Criminal Antitrust Conspiracy Must Be Affirmative

- Limited Relief for Employers under Health Care Reform's "Play-or-Pay" Rules

- Ten Practical Counseling Tips for Joint Purchasing Without Violating the Antitrust Laws

- The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012

- The Embarq Decision

- White v. Hollister Co. Illustrates Importance of Individual Questions in Class Certification

- Advertising News & Analysis

January 3, 2013 Edition

January 10, 2013 Edition

January 17, 2013 Edition

January 24, 2013 Edition

January 31, 2013 Edition

- IP Buzz - January 2013

- Upcoming Events

An excerpt from "The Embarq Decision"

A federal appellate court in Denver recently upheld summary judgment for an Internet service provider defending class action allegations that it violated the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 by acquiring information about subscriber websurfing activities as part of a program to tailor online advertisements for its subscribers.

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Topics:  Antitrust Conspiracies, CIPA, Class Action, Class Certification, Cybersecurity, Department of Transportation, ECPA, FDA, Food Safety, Infringement, Investment Tax Credits, IRS, NEPA, Pay or Play, Trade Secrets, Voluntary Correction Program

Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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