CMCP - California Minority Counsel Program

DISHing it out with the Fox: How the Second Screen Has Survived Fox’s Copyright Attacks

January’s Central District of California ruling on Fox Broadcasting’s claims against the DISH Network clarifies some of the ambiguity surrounding second screen cross-device programming distribution and copyright infringement…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Baby Steps after Conception: The development on federal and California law on the availability of class wide arbitration

Four years ago, the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion altered the landscape of class action litigation. Putative class plaintiffs Vincent and Liza Concepcion filed a suit against their…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law

California’s Anti-Bullying Statute – What is the Effect of Non-Compliance?

By now, California employers should be aware of the “antibullying” law, which became effective on the first of this year. The statute is a compromise between employee rights groups seeking expansion of existing “harassment” laws…more
| Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

25 Years of Creating Opportunities for Minorities and Women

CMCP’s marquee event, the annual Business Conference, was held in San Francisco from October 20th to the 21st and included two full days of panel discussions, speeches and awards ceremonies. This year’s event was particularly…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Law Firm Marketing

California Data Breaches Require Identity Protection Services

California has long set the standard for protection of its residents’ personal information. California’s constitution explicitly recognizes a right to individual privacy and California’s legislature has been on the forefront of…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

SCOTUS Tightens Patent Standards for Computer-Implemented Inventions

At a time when patent application filings and litigation proceedings for computer-implemented inventions have reached all-time highs, this summer the U.S. Supreme Court issued a highly anticipated opinion addressing the…more
| Civil Procedure, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

CA Supreme Court: New Duties for Businesses Regarding Having Defibrillators on-site; and Whether Anti-Discrimination Statutes Also Apply to Business Websites

California Rule of Court 8.548 permits the Ninth Circuit to certify questions of California state law to the California Supreme Court. On average, this happens a handful of times per year. Over the past five years, the…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Personal Injury

Termination and Reversion of Copyright Grants and the Termination Gap Dilemma

The 1976 Copyright Act (the “Act”) has been in effect since January 1, 1978. Since that time, the Act has provided authors (and some heirs, beneficiaries, and representatives) with the right to terminate prior grants of their…more
| Finance & Banking, Intellectual Property

Lanham Act Claims Are Not Precluded by Compliance with the FDCA

In POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co., decided last month, the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that companies can bring unfair competition actions under the Lanham Act even when their competitors have complied with the Federal…more
| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law, Conflict of Laws, Consumer Protection, Products Liability

Are Unpaid Interns Really Employees?

The Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc., decision continues to add fuel to the fire as the trend of class-action lawsuits by unpaid interns against their employers grows. In Glatt, the interns performed administrative…more
| Labor & Employment Law

Practical Suggestions For Law Firm Compliance With HIPAA

Under the Health Insurance Privacy and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”), health plans, health care clearinghouses, and most health care providers (collectively, “Covered Entities”) must protect the privacy and security of…more
| Commercial Law & Contracts, Privacy, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Finally, For The First Time In Over A Decade, The National Relations Labor Board Has Five Senate-Confirmed Board Members

Those active in labor law are familiar with the political chaos that has surrounded the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) since this past January. In six months, the NLRB went from being the subject of a Circuit Court…more
| Constitutional Law, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Counseling The Modern Music Artist

INDUSTRY IN UPHEAVAL - The average entertainment attorney sits on his or her hands, waiting for the wealthy client to come to the office with a lucrative contract to negotiate. In reality, the attorney must create…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual Property, Science, Computers, & Technology

Trade Secret Litigation Over Social Media: Is It Worth The Cost?

With the continually increasing popularity of social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, where members can be connected to friends, family members, co-workers, clients, and potential clients all by logging in to…more
| Communications & Media Law, Labor & Employment Law, Business Torts, Intellectual Property

Discrimination In California Business Establishments: The Unruh Act

While you’d be hard pressed to find a California lawyer who doesn’t know that discrimination against business patron is unlawful, many are not familiar with the California law barring such discrimination – the Unruh Act…more
| Civil Procedure, Civil Remedies, Civil Rights, Commercial Law & Contracts, Nonprofit Law
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