Home foreclosures are common in tough economic times, especially in states like California where real estate prices have plummeted from all-time highs. But home owners aren’t the only ones who face problems. Those who rent…more
The Protect IP Act is set for a cloture vote in the Senate on January 24, 2012, which will attempt to end an announced filibuster.
Eastman Kodak Company has been experiencing problems for years as its legacy film and camera business has been battered by the advent of digital technology and digital alternatives to traditional analog photography.
As previously reported, Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility was motivated in part by its desire to acquire wireless patents to protect its own efforts in the smartphone business. It was also seen as a defensive move, since…more
The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) is a Federal law intended to insure that consumers are provided with helpful information about the cost of mortgage settlement and protected from unnecessarily high settlement…more
As a copyright holder you should enforce your rights under the DMCA and make sure that you do not forget to include DMCA claims in any cease and desist letter or lawsuit filed to enforce your rights with respect to copyright…more
Chapter 7 bankruptcy is often the best alternative for debtors who qualify because it allows them to discharge non-exempt debts. This means the debtor is released from personal liability for discharged debts and creditors who…more
How much creativity is required for a work to be entitled to copyright protection?
That was the key question is Syrus v. Bennett, a case decided by the US Court Of Appeals for the 10th Circuit involving the NBA’s Oklahoma…more
The US Trustee Program (“USTP”) is responsible for overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private trustees under US Bankruptcy Law. The specific responsibilities of the USTP as set forth on the USTP’s website,…more
Kris Humphries, the NBA player who recently married Kim Kardashian, has more trouble to deal with than a quickly failed marriage. According to a recent report, Humphries invested several hundred thousand dollars with a man that…more
We highlight two events this week in our continuing coverage of high tech meetings and conferences in the Silicon Valley and San Francisco areas.
Governor Brown recently signed AB 361 which authorizes the creation of a new form of corporate entity in California known as a benefit corporation. Previously general corporations and non-profit companies represented the two…more
Muhammad Ali and his wife Yolanda are suing the couple that sold them a Louisville mansion in 2006 real estate deal for a reported $1.87 million. As many know, the former boxing champ and living legend used to float like a…more
Oracle has agreed to pay Uncle Sam almost $200 million in a settlement related to the prices it charged the Federal Government for its products. The dispute came to light after a former employee of Oracle filed suit against the…more
The Global Mobile Internet Conference Roadshow: Meet with Tech Leaders From China takes place November 8, 2011 from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Stanford University in Palo Alto.
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