A Month of Popular Reads on JD Supra

by JD Supra Perspectives

FTC data security guidance, telemedicine, cloud computing, LEGO, trademarks, Cybersecurity, the SEC, Ashley Madison, social media, and bitcoin, bitcoin, bicoin ... we have all that and more covered in this latest look at popular reads on JD Supra.

In case you missed them the first time around, some of the most well-read posts on JD Supra during July, 2015:

  1. ONLINE HEALTH CARE: NOT SO FAST Telemedicine Hits A Few Speed Bumps... - by Patricia Calhoun, Gavrila Brotz, and Elizabeth Bohn at Carlton Fields Jorden Burt
  2. Merchants and Processors Beware: FTC Consumer Warning About Use of Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Is a Warning to You Too - by Carol Van Cleef and Linda Goldstein at Manatt
  3. Trade Secrets, Security, and Cloud Computing: Best Practices Now - by Seth Northrop at Robins Kaplan
  4. Spotlight on Louisiana: 2015 Legislative Session Increases Tax Burdens to Balance State Budget - by Robert Wollfarth at Baker Donelson
  5. DOJ Criminal Chief Warns Financial Institutions about Bitcoin - by Claire Rauscher and Mark Schamel at Womble Carlyle
  6. New York BitLicense Rules Have Far-Reaching Effects on Virtual Currency Businesses - by Timothy R. McTaggart and Philip Hoffman at Pepper Hamilton
  7. Lines Crossed: From Enforcing to Breaking the Law - by Krupa Parikh at Goodwin Procter
  8. An Introduction to Cloud Computing: Business Advantages, Legal Risks - by Seth Northrop at Robins Kaplan
  9. Lego Mark Wars: Toy Giant Snaps Together Two Favorable 3D Trademark Rulings in Europe - by Catherine Muyl at Foley Hoag Trademark, Copyright, & Unfair Competition
  10. Copyright Protection: Differences Between U.S. and Canadian Law - by Jordan L. Walbesser at Hodgson Russ
  11. How is Big Data Impacting the Insurance Industry? - by attorneys at Michelman & Robinson
  12. The Internet of Things and the Inevitable Collision with Products Liability PART 2: One Step Closer - by Michael O'Brien at Wilson Elser
  13. How Retailers Can Navigate the New White-Collar Overtime Rules: Turning Legal Change Into Business Opportunity - by Kevin Young and Cindy Westervelt at Seyfarth Shaw
  14. The SEC’s Investment Management Division Has Some Things to Tell You about Cybersecurity - by David Smyth at Brooks Pierce
  15. FBI Warns of Continued Use of Cryptowall Ransomware Schemes - by Linn Freedman at Robinson+Cole
  16. Virtual Currencies are Getting Attention from Industry and Bank Regulators - by attorneys at Sherman & Howard
  17. House Judiciary Committee: Don’t Bank on Immigration Reform - by Douglas Hauer at Mintz Levin
  18. Top Five Social Media Tips for Employers - by Alexander Nestor at Allen Matkins
  19. Ashley Madison Reveals Even More: Hacking May Be An Inside Job - by Jason Bonk at Cozen O'Connor
  20. The “Oracle” Predicts It: Supreme Court Declines to Hear Landmark Software Copyright Case - by Jessica Mendelson at Glaser Weil
  21. FTC Releases New Data Security Guide: 50 Mistakes to Avoid in 10 Lessons - by Matthew Brown, Scott Dailard, Randy Sabett at Cooley
  22. Ostriches Beware: E-Discovery Ethics In Social Media - by Eric Mandel and Charles Ragan at Zelle Hofmann
  23. Top 10 Bad Questions to Avoid When Interviewing a Job Applicant - by David Farren at Jaburg Wilk
  24. EU Court Clarifies the Conditions Under Which Assertion of Standard-Essential Patents May Constitute Abuse of Market Dominance - by Sandra Badin, Richard Gervase Jr., Michael Renaud, and Bruce D. Sokler at Mintz Levin
  25. “Symmetrically Arranged” Buttons: A Patent Win for Nintendo - by Jessica Gutierrez Alm at Winthrop & Weinstine


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