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Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Covers Internet, technology and online marketing legal issues. Published by Santa Clara University School of Law Professor Eric Goldman.

http://blog.ericgoldman.org/
  • Sep 25

    Court Dumps Crappy Trademark & Keyword Ad Case–ONEPul v. BagSpot

    Court Dumps Crappy Trademark & Keyword Ad Case–ONEPul v. BagSpot
    It’s a highlight of my day to read an opinion that starts out: the litigants “are competitors in the dog waste disposal industry.” Blogging can be a crappy gig, but someone’s gotta do it. The litigants have competing…
  • Sep 16

    Trademark Law Can’t Stop Competitor’s Employee Recruitment Efforts–XPO v. R+L

    Trademark Law Can’t Stop Competitor’s Employee Recruitment Efforts–XPO v. R+L
    Con-way and R+L compete in the freight business. XPO bought Con-way, and the acquisition sparked apparently non-speculative concerns that some Con-way employees would be laid off (which layoffs did indeed ensue, e.g., 1, 2). Before any…
  • Sep 15

    Ninth Circuit Sends Uber Driver Claims to Arbitration

    Ninth Circuit Sends Uber Driver Claims to Arbitration
    This is a consolidated lawsuit brought by Uber drivers asserting FCRA and employee misclassification claims. Both named drivers were terminated after negative information surfaced in their credit report. Both drivers agreed to a 2013 version…
Rank this Week: 415

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 25

    Scientists working to deliver nanoparticles directly through patients skin to treat illnesse

    Scientists working to deliver nanoparticles directly through patients skin to treat illnesse
    “Scientists are investigating a way to use temporary tattoos that deliver nanoparticles to treat autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis. “Placed just under the skin, the carbon-based particles form a dark spot that fades over…
  • Sep 22

    International Migration Outlook 2016

    International Migration Outlook 2016
    “The 2016 edition of the International Migration Outlook analyses recent developments in migration movements and policies in OECD countries and selected non-OECD countries, and looks at the evolution of the labour market outcomes of…
  • Sep 22

    NISO Releases Altmetrics Recommended Practice

    NISO Releases Altmetrics Recommended Practice
    “The National Information Standards Organization has published NISO RP-25-2016, Outputs of the NISO Alternative Assessment Project. This recommended practice on altmetrics, an expansion of the tools available for measuring the scholarly…
Rank this Week: 62

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Sep 25

    Men Are Simple Creature

    Men Are Simple Creature
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 25

    #ParrotSunday - Angry Birds Rio -Birds Gone Wild

    #ParrotSunday - Angry Birds Rio -Birds Gone Wild
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Sep 24

    How To Kill A Drone - #GolfSaturday

    How To Kill A Drone - #GolfSaturday
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 2096

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 117

Software Intellectual Property…

Software Intellectual Property Report

Covers the places where software intersects the law of intellectual property. By Charles A. Bieneman.

http://swipreport.com/
  • Sep 24

    Federal Circuit Reminder that “Comprising” is Open-Ended in Patent Claim

    Federal Circuit Reminder that “Comprising” is Open-Ended in Patent Claim
    Construing patent a patent claim whose preamble recited an “electrical power distribution plugstrip comprising in combination” a variety of elements listed in the body of the claim, the Federal Circuit overturned a finding of…
  • Sep 18

    What Is a Party’s Burden in Seeking a Determination of Patent-Ineligibility?

    What Is a Party’s Burden in Seeking a Determination of Patent-Ineligibility?
    A court denied a patent infringement defendant’s motion to dismiss under FRCP 12(b)(6); the defendant, alleging that four patents were invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101 for failing to recite patent-eligible matter, failed in its…
  • Sep 15

    Patent Claims to Cellular Network Messaging Survive Summary Judgment

    Patent Claims to Cellular Network Messaging Survive Summary Judgment
    Case:  Comcast Cable Communications, LLC et al. v. Sprint Communications Company L.P., No. 12-859 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 24, 2016). Result: Summary judgment of patent-ineligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 denied (in the course of deciding a…
Rank this Week: 107

LegalTypist

LegalTypist

Covers legal technology.

http://blog.legaltypist.com/
  • Sep 24

    Friday Five : September 23, 2016

    Friday Five : September 23, 2016
    Here’s the best/most interesting/popular tweets this week: Good article -> RT @WAStateBar: Picking Practice Management Software: A Guide for Lawyers ow.ly/NBVX304step RT @bschorr: Section Breaks in Word buff.ly/2ccRs60 < Handy…
  • Sep 16

    Friday’s Five : September 16, 2016

    Friday&rsquo;s Five : September 16, 2016
    Here’s the best/most interesting/popular tweets this week: 1.  RT @danielmills: Cyber Security for Small Firms and Solo Practices ow.ly/8e3y304eNcE 2.  RT @bobambrogi: Avvo Wins First Amendment Fight, As Judge Compares It To…
  • Sep 13

    Which Law Practice Management Tech Does LegalTypist Recommend?

    Which Law Practice Management Tech Does LegalTypist Recommend?
    I speak with a lot of attorneys.  One of the questions I am routinely asked is: “Which cloud-based law practice management technology do you recommend?” My response has remained the same for years: “I don’t…
Rank this Week: 2582

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Sep 23

    NSA’s Failure to Report Shadow Broker Vulnerabilities Underscores Need for Oversight

    NSA’s Failure to Report Shadow Broker Vulnerabilities Underscores Need for Oversight
    In August, an entity calling itself the “Shadow Brokers” took the security world by surprise by publishing what appears to be a portion of the NSA’s hacking toolset. Government investigators now believe that the Shadow…
  • Sep 22

    Copyright Loophole Could Undermine Important Consumer Protection Bill

    Copyright Loophole Could Undermine Important Consumer Protection Bill
    The Consumer Review Fairness Act Is a Noble Bill but Could Leave the Door Open for Copyright Abuse There’s a bill making its way through Congress that would protect consumers’ freedom of speech by limiting unfair form contracts.…
  • Sep 22

    A Digital Rumor Should Never Lead to a Police Raid

    A Digital Rumor Should Never Lead to a Police Raid
      Law Enforcement, Courts Need to Better Understand IP Addresses, Stop Misuse If police raided a home based only on an anonymous phone call claiming residents broke the law, it would be clearly unconstitutional. Yet EFF has found that…
Rank this Week: 2313

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Sep 23

    TWiL 361: We're Tracking Snorlax, What's Tracking You?

    TWiL 361: We're Tracking Snorlax, What's Tracking You?
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Franziska Roesner Beyonce and Scène à faire, Web tracking over the past 20 years, the new rules for self driving cars, IoT privacy etiquette and more! Download or…
  • Sep 16

    TWiL 360: Miniature UAV, You Complete Me

    TWiL 360: Miniature UAV, You Complete Me
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane, J. Michael Keyes Guest: Scot Refsland, Ph.D. Playboy and copyright over web links to its images, do longer tweets change their copyrightability?  YouTube is fixing Content ID, a girl sues parents over…
  • Sep 9

    TWiL 359: My Fridge Is Playing Tetri

    TWiL 359: My Fridge Is Playing Tetri
    Hosts: Denise Howell, Emory Roane Guest: Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ Star Trek fan films, Fr. Robert Ballecer on the new drone rules from the FAA, security and the Internet of Things, a national park is granted personhood and more! Download…
Rank this Week: 519

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

Provides eDiscovery news, analysis and educational tips. By Trial Solutions.

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Sep 23

    CloudNine Voted as a Leading eDiscovery Provider in Three Categories by New York Law Journal Reader

    CloudNine Voted as a Leading eDiscovery Provider in Three Categories by New York Law Journal Reader
    CloudNine today announced that it has been recognized as a leading eDiscovery platform in three categories according to the Seventh Annual New Your Law Journal Reader Rankings. The post CloudNine Voted as a Leading eDiscovery Provider in…
  • Sep 22

    Drinks with Me, On Me!: eDiscovery Trend

    Drinks with Me, On Me!: eDiscovery Trend
    The ARMA Live! Conference & Expo for Records Management and Information Governance professionals is coming to San Antonio this Sunday for three days and CloudNine will be there. If you plan to attend the show or are in the San Antonio…
  • Sep 21

    Hashing Out the Idea of a Standard Hash Algorithm for Vendors: eDiscovery Best Practice

    Hashing Out the Idea of a Standard Hash Algorithm for Vendors: eDiscovery Best Practice
    In a blog post earlier this month, Craig Ball discussed the question (which was posed at the recent ILTACON conference by Beth Patterson, Chief Legal & Technology Services Officer for Allens) of why eDiscovery service providers…
Rank this Week: 4609

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Sep 23

    Health Law Retreat Call for Works-in-Progre

    Health Law Retreat Call for Works-in-Progre
    Seton Hall Law School’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy is pleased to announce the inaugural Mid-Atlantic Health Law Works-in-Progress Retreat, which will be held on February 10, 2017, at Seton Hall Law School in…
  • Sep 21

    Donald Trump and the Politics of Disjunction

    Donald Trump and the Politics of Disjunction
    I posted the following discussion of Donald Trump’s candidacy on Balkanization in January.  I think it stands up pretty well while being neutral, so I thought I would reprint it here:…
  • Sep 21

    FAN 124 (First Amendment News) Ellen DeGeneres raises First Amendment defense in defamation case

    FAN 124 (First Amendment News) Ellen DeGeneres raises First Amendment defense in defamation case
    Under the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and under well-established Georgia law, courts have consistently recognized that humor, parody, name-calling and other forms of ‘rhetorical hyperbole’ are simply not…
Rank this Week: 169

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    Are You A ‘Solution Provider’? If So, There’s Now A Coalition For You

    Are You A ‘Solution Provider’? If So, There’s Now A Coalition For You
    During her 17-year tenure as editor-in-chief of Law Technology News (now rebranded as Legaltech News), there was one word Monica Bay would not tolerate in articles or press releases: “solution.” “We’re determined to…
  • Sep 23

    Why Didn’t Clio Notify Users of Data Aggregation? Turns Out It Did

    Why Didn’t Clio Notify Users of Data Aggregation? Turns Out It Did
    I wrote yesterday about the announcement by Clio at its conference earlier this week of its new Legal Trends initiative. Clio will aggregate and anonymize data moving through its system to produce an annual Legal Trends Report and to provide…
  • Sep 23

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life
    My column this week at Above the Law rounds up 10 Tiny Tools to Simplify A Lawyer’s Life. I cover: ActiveWords. Evernote Scannable. Continue reading → The post 10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life appeared first on…
Rank this Week: 2199

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

The Kennedy-Mighell Report

A Legal Technology Podcast, with an Internet Focus. From Dennis Kennedy & Tom Mighell.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/kennedy-mighell-report/
  • Sep 23

    The Future of Apps and the Evolution of the Cloud

    The Future of Apps and the Evolution of the Cloud
    It is well known that there is a tech proficiency skills gap within the legal industry and that  lawyers tend to be resistant to new technologies. However, is the solution to this problem simply encouraging attorneys to utilize current…
  • Sep 16

    Leveraging Blockchain and Legal Tech Survey

    Leveraging Blockchain and Legal Tech Survey
    As firms build and grow it can be hard to accurately gauge how your business stacks up against similarly sized competitors. Furthermore, with the rapid pace of technological advancements it can be challenging to stay on top of current…
  • Aug 26

    Our Tech Innovation Wish List

    Our Tech Innovation Wish List
    In this episode of The Kennedy-Mighell Report, hosts Dennis Kennedy and Tom Mighell discuss their dreams for future tech innovations, the ways technology is currently failing us, and the strong reactions consumers are having to the rumors…
Rank this Week: 413

Court Technology and Trial…

Court Technology and Trial Presentation Blawg

Covers court and trial technology, and trial presentation. By Ted Brooks.

http://trial-technology.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    No Bull

    No Bull
    If you happened to catch the premiere episode of "Bull” this past Tuesday night on CBS, you may have an opinion and understanding of modern jury consulting. Then again, you might have a somewhat inaccurate perception of what can…
  • Sep 15

    Trial Technology in Silicon Valley

    Trial Technology in Silicon Valley
    In preparing recently for a Silicon Valley trial, I had an opportunity to check out our courtroom. Well, I should say, I made an opportunity, as we typically want to know of any potential “surprises” before they become…
  • Aug 5

    Trial Tech Tips - Electronic Exhibit Sticker

    Trial Tech Tips - Electronic Exhibit Sticker
    Trial Tech Tips - Electronic Exhibit StickersSince most courts prefer to have parties pre-mark their trial exhibits these days, we typically create a PDF set of trial exhibits with electronic stickers on the first page. These can easily be…
Rank this Week: 151

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 23

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre
    A Clinton ad to put us in the mood for what will undoubtedly be an edifying debate on Monday night.
  • Sep 21

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)
    Commentator “How” (I still have commentators?)  may or may not be a Republican plant.  I prefer to assume he or she is not, and thus thought I would write a reply to this recent contribution “How” writes,…
  • Sep 19

    Stocks Love Democrat

    Stocks Love Democrat
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Rank this Week: 136

California Stem Cell Report

California Stem Cell Report

Covers public policy and business issues involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    A Look at Stem Cell Treatments in Mexico with Ties to California

    A Look at Stem Cell Treatments in Mexico with Ties to California
    First part of KBPS' stem cell treatment seriesA San Diego television station this week aired a solid series exploring the world of unproven stem cell treatments, including therapies in Mexico and involving a California company.The work was…
  • Sep 21

    California Stem Cell Research: $639 Million Left in the Golden State's "Big Bucket"

    California Stem Cell Research: $639 Million Left in the Golden State's &quot;Big Bucket&quot;
    Randy Mills, head of the California stem cell agency, calls the cashavailable for research awards "the big bucket." CIRM graphicCalifornia's ambitious stem cell research agency has $639 million remaining in uncommitted cash as it continues to…
  • Sep 14

    Time to Crank Up the Stem Cell Comment Machine and Weigh in on Proposed Federal Regulation

    Time to Crank Up the Stem Cell Comment Machine and Weigh in on Proposed Federal Regulation
    Folks interested in seeing more or less or different federal regulation of stem cell treatments and research have until Sept. 27 to file their arguments with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) following two days of public hearings…
Rank this Week: 1246

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

Features observations on technology, law and lawlessness. By University of Dayton Susan Brenner.

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 23

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation

    “Moose,” Defamation and the Statute of Limitation
    This post examines a recent opinion from the Superior Courtof New Jersey – Appellate Division: Roberts v. Mintz, 2016 WL 3981128 (2016) (per curiam). The court begins the opinion by explaining that[p]laintiffs Donna Roberts and Dawn…
  • Sep 21

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot

    The Cell Phone, Second-Degree Robbery and the Mugshot
    This post examines a decision from the California Court of Appeals – Second District: People v. Estrada, 2016 WL 4729515 (2016).  The court begins by explaining that Jose Raul Estradaappeals from a judgment entered after he pleaded…
  • Sep 19

    The Fourth Amendment, the Search and Seizure of Personal Electronic Devices and “Remote Deletion”

    The Fourth Amendment, the Search and Seizure of Personal Electronic Devices and “Remote Deletion”
    This post examines a case from the Court of Appeals of Oregon: State v. Friddle, 2016 WL 4784106 (2016).  The court begins the opinion by explaining that Ronald Wesley Friddle appeals an amended judgment of conviction for unlawful…
Rank this Week: 1982

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

Covers the law and business of social media. By Morrison Foerster.

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 3526

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Covers legal technology used in litigation and eDiscovery, especially on the plaintiff's side.

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Sep 23

    Improving Document Review with Binder

    Improving Document Review with Binder
    Do you remember the many binders that used to clutter conference rooms and cubicles at your office? Now that they’re digital, they also have expanded capabilities. Here’s a detailed explanation of how these improvements work.…
  • Sep 20

    How to Measure Ediscovery Progre

    How to Measure Ediscovery Progre
    Many of us are familiar with John Wanamaker’s lament, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.” Now the legal industry is asking the same question of ediscovery, as…
  • Sep 14

    Does Your Legal Software Optimize for the Short Term?

    Does Your Legal Software Optimize for the Short Term?
    Ample data shows that good design improves outcomes for both users and software providers. Because technology in legal lags behind other industries, the big push has been to pick vendors who consider not just function, but also user…
Rank this Week: 1812

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Sep 23

    Improving Document Review with Binder

    Improving Document Review with Binder
    Do you remember the many binders that used to clutter conference rooms and cubicles at your office? Now that they’re digital, they also have expanded capabilities. Here’s a detailed explanation of how these improvements work.…
  • Sep 20

    How to Measure Ediscovery Progre

    How to Measure Ediscovery Progre
    Many of us are familiar with John Wanamaker’s lament, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is, I don’t know which half.” Now the legal industry is asking the same question of ediscovery, as…
  • Sep 14

    Does Your Legal Software Optimize for the Short Term?

    Does Your Legal Software Optimize for the Short Term?
    Ample data shows that good design improves outcomes for both users and software providers. Because technology in legal lags behind other industries, the big push has been to pick vendors who consider not just function, but also user…
Rank this Week: 1404

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Sep 23

    FCC Lightens USPS Load

    FCC Lightens USPS Load
    In migration to cloud-based platform, FCC stops mailing some ULS, ASR notices. If you’re a frequent flyer in the FCC’s Universal Licensing System (ULS) or Antenna Structure Registration (ASR) system, don’t panic if you…
  • Sep 21

    ASNE “Legal Hotline” Features FHH’s Kevin Goldberg

    ASNE “Legal Hotline” Features FHH’s Kevin Goldberg
    News Editors’ website highlights post addressing permissible media use of “user-generated” photo/video content obtained from social media and other Internet sources. I’m fortunate to represent a number of…
  • Sep 19

    BMI Rate Court Rejects DOJ Consent Decree Interpretation

    BMI Rate Court Rejects DOJ Consent Decree Interpretation
    BMI strategy begins to pay dividends. You may recall our report last August that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) had closed a two-year inquiry into the ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees by determining that no changes to the Decrees were…
Rank this Week: 3147

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Sep 22

    In the new

    In the new
    Demand for Apple's newly announced products outstripped supply for many of the popular models, but Apple is beginning to catch up. In the last 48 hours, I've seen reports from many folks who were originally going to have to wait...
  • Sep 21

    Review: iClever Wireless Stereo Headset -- inexpensive, good Bluetooth headphone

    Review: iClever Wireless Stereo Headset -- inexpensive, good Bluetooth headphone
    Apple tells us that the future is wireless, and that is one reason that there is no traditional headphone port on the new iPhone 7. I say, bring it on. Wires on headphones always get in the way for me....
  • Sep 19

    Clio updates its iPhone, iPad app

    Clio updates its iPhone, iPad app
    Clio offers web-based practice management, time & billing and client collaboration services (including document management) for small and mid-sized law firms. Because Clio is web-based, you always had the ability to access Clio using…
Rank this Week: 4233

techblawg

techblawg

Focuses primarily on issues involving the intersection of law, technology and finance. By David Ma.

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Sep 22

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    austrian teen sues parents to get them to remove their childhood pix of her on facebook; claims breach of privacy. https://t.co/y4pUF5tLNh 2016-09-16 tesla sues oil co. exec for ham-fisted attempt at phishing (using elontesla@yahoo.com, no…
  • Sep 15

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    researcher found effective way to treat viral infections 15 years ago, but can't get funding. fascinating. https://t.co/eIWBol32LL 2016-09-12 a loud sound takes out a bank's data centre. https://t.co/XTf4hG0jGM 2016-09-13 why neural nets…
  • Sep 15

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    researcher found effective way to treat viral infections 15 years ago, but can't get funding. fascinating. https://t.co/eIWBol32LL 2016-09-12 a loud sound takes out a bank's data centre. https://t.co/XTf4hG0jGM 2016-09-13 why neural nets…
Rank this Week: 4578

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Sep 22

    Quick Thoughts About the Yahoo Breach

    Quick Thoughts About the Yahoo Breach
    Another day, another 500 million Yahoo accounts reached. Our friends at the FTC are right on top of this with guidance for individuals with Yahoo accounts.  First and foremost, change your Yahoo password. According to Yahoo, the…
  • Sep 21

    What to Expect from the EU’s New Network and Information Security Directive

    What to Expect from the EU’s New Network and Information Security Directive
     On July 6, 2016, the European Union adopted Directive (EU) 2016/1148, “concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union,” otherwise known as the Network and…
  • Sep 13

    Cybersecurity News and Notes – September 13, 2016

    Cybersecurity News and Notes – September 13, 2016
    In Case You Missed It:  The Federal Trade Commission has opened a public comment period to evaluate its Safeguards Rule (16. C.F.R. § 314.3).  Under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), which regulates financial institutions, the…
Rank this Week: 3498

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
  • Sep 22

    European Patent Litigation for Life Sciences Companies: a Silver Lining to the Brexit Cloud?

    European Patent Litigation for Life Sciences Companies: a Silver Lining to the Brexit Cloud?
    The introduction of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is undoubtedly the most significant change to the European patent landscape since the European Patent Convention of 1973. It will have a profound effect on how life sciences companies set…
  • Sep 22

    Off-Label Promotion And The First Amendment Update

    Off-Label Promotion And The First Amendment Update
    Although activity around the Amarin and Pacira cases has settled down, questions regarding the FDA’s position on truthful off-label promotion-and whether it comports with First Amendment free speech principles—persist. The…
  • Sep 21

    FDA Mandates Black Box Warnings For Opioids And Benzodiazepine

    FDA Mandates Black Box Warnings For Opioids And Benzodiazepine
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently decided to require so-called “black box warnings” on nearly 400 products, warning of the risks of combining certain opioid medications and central nervous system depressants called…
Rank this Week: 1214

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

Covers IT and internet legal issues. By Peter S. Vogel.

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 3686

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

Provides global privacy and information security law updates and analysis. By Hunton & Williams.

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
  • Sep 22

    Department of Transportation Issues Cyber Guidance for Autonomous Car

    Department of Transportation Issues Cyber Guidance for Autonomous Car
    On September 20, 2016, the Department of Transportation, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, released federal cyber guidance for autonomous cars entitled Federal Automated Vehicles Policy. … Continue Reading
  • Sep 21

    Belgian Privacy Commission Issues Priorities and Thematic Dossier to Prepare for GDPR

    Belgian Privacy Commission Issues Priorities and Thematic Dossier to Prepare for GDPR
    On September 16, 2016, the Belgian Data Protection Authority published a 13-step guidance document to help organizations prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation.… Continue Reading
  • Sep 20

    The Arc of a Data Breach: A 3-Part Series to Make Sure You’re Prepared

    The Arc of a Data Breach: A 3-Part Series to Make Sure You’re Prepared
    In the first segment of our 3-part series with Lawline, Lisa Sotto explains how to identify a cyber incident, mobilize your incident response team, coordinate with law enforcement and conduct an investigation. This blog post contains a link…
Rank this Week: 4134

Chronicle of Data Protection

Chronicle of Data Protection

Covers consumer privacy, data security, HIPAA, financial privacy and EU privacy. By Hogan Lovells.

http://www.hldataprotection.com
  • Sep 22

    Q&A with Hogan Lovells on Security in the EU GDPR

    Q&amp;A with Hogan Lovells on Security in the EU GDPR
    Earlier this week, Bret Cohen and Sian Rudgard from the Hogan Lovells Privacy & Cybersecurity practice were interviewed as follows by Varonis' The Inside Out Security Blog about data security requirements in the EU General Data Protection…
  • Sep 16

    New York State Proposes Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Services Institution

    New York State Proposes Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Services Institution
    On September 12, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo broke new ground in proposing a state-level regulation that would require banks, insurance companies, and other financial services entities regulated by the New York Department of Financial…
  • Sep 15

    Russian Data Localization Update: A Year In

    Russian Data Localization Update: A Year In
    It has been a year since Russia’s data localization requirement came into force in September 2015, requiring companies to store within Russia databases containing personal data they collect from Russian citizens. Exactly one year later,…
Rank this Week: 3695

Center for Democracy & Technology…

Center for Democracy & Technology Blog

Cover privacy, digital copyright, security and open government.

https://cdt.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 1593

North Carolina Journal of Law &…

North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology

Features legal scholarship in law and technology topics, including intellectual property law, cyberspace law, environmental law, criminal law, health law, and privacy law.

http://ncjolt.org/
  • Sep 22

    The Drones Are Coming! The Drones Are Coming!… Or Maybe Not

    The Drones Are Coming! The Drones Are Coming!… Or Maybe Not
    FAA’s Latest Drone Regulations Undercut Commercial Drone Delivery Viability Drones are the future of fast, efficient, and environmentally friendly delivery. Imagine a world where drones simply dropped your packages, school supplies, or…
  • Sep 21

    State-sponsored Monopoly: How North Carolina is Crushing Internet Competition and Hurting Rural

    State-sponsored Monopoly: How North Carolina is Crushing Internet Competition and Hurting Rural
    Most North Carolina residents have experienced frustration with their lack of options when it comes to Internet Service Providers (ISP’s). And although this issue is common throughout the country, it is particularly problematic in North…
  • Sep 21

    Daily Fantasy Sports: A Pulse Check

    Daily Fantasy Sports: A Pulse Check
    At the beginning of last year’s NFL season, it seemed like you couldn’t watch football for ten minutes without finding yourself bombarded with advertising for the two largest daily fantasy sports websites operating in the United…
Rank this Week: 809

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 22

    The Pennsylvania Constitution turns 240!

    The Pennsylvania Constitution turns 240!
    September 28 marks the 240th anniversary of the original Pennsylvania Constitution. According to the Pennsylvania Manual, in June of 1776, extralegal committees fed up with the Provincial Assembly that ruled Pennsylvania at that time called a…
  • Sep 15

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania
    Wrongful Use of Civil Proceedings and Related Torts in Pennsylvania  is a newly published treatise on the Dragonetti Act from Law Journal Press (LJP).  Jenkins owns a a print copy which circulates to members. This title is also…
  • Sep 13

    New to HeinOnline: University of North Carolina Press Law-Related Title

    New to HeinOnline: University of North Carolina Press Law-Related Title
    HeinOnline has partnered with University of North Carolina Press and over 100 law-related UNC Press titles are now available on HeinOnline. These books can be found in the UNC Press Law Publications collection. Titles include: If That Ever…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Smith's Law Blog

Michael Smith's Law Blog

A legal blog written by a recent graduate of UCLA School of Law. Posts cover a wide range of topics, but areas of focus include criminal law, constitutional law, law and technology, and commentary on scholarship and legal education.

http://www.smithblawg.blogspot.com
  • Sep 21

    Trump's Bold Plan for the Fourth Amendment

    Trump's Bold Plan for the Fourth Amendment
    Politico reports on an exciting development in Donald Trump's policy proposals. When asked how he would address "violence in the black community," Trump was ready with this nuanced discussion of police procedures:“I would do…
  • Aug 25

    Illinois "Pidgey's Law" an Overly Hasty, Muddled Attempt at Regulating Augmented Reality

    Illinois "Pidgey's Law" an Overly Hasty, Muddled Attempt at Regulating Augmented Reality
    Several news outlets have reports on this bill (AB 6601) recently introduced by Illinois State Representative Kelly Cassidy. Nicknamed "Pidgey's Law," the bill was introduced in response to reports that players of the augmented reality game,…
  • Aug 24

    Value Judgments in the Bluebook

    Value Judgments in the Bluebook
    In the harrowing world of the legal publication process, law review editors use the arcane and intricate rules of the Bluebook to dissect, complicate, elaborate, and brighten up citations in an incomprehensible swirl of…
Rank this Week: 1814

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Sep 21

    Are Your Social Media Fans Cybersecurity Savvy?

    Are Your Social Media Fans Cybersecurity Savvy?
    Today’s online world is all about engaging and staying connected with others via social media. For businesses, establishing a presence on various social media platforms is an enticing way to connect with current customers as well as…
  • Sep 15

    Murky Media: How Companies and Celebrities May Fall Short of the FTC’s “Clear and Conspicuous” Standard

    Murky Media: How Companies and Celebrities May Fall Short of the FTC’s “Clear and Conspicuous” Standard
    Social media has become a must-have medium for most companies and celebrities. The medium provides an easy, inexpensive and instantaneous connection to customers and fans. However, as social media marketing continues to expand and evolve, so…
  • Sep 12

    Should Social Media Have a Role in Mergers and Acquisitions?

    Should Social Media Have a Role in Mergers and Acquisitions?
    Social media is quickly becoming the way that companies present and market themselves to the world. Companies are also realizing the value social media provides in an easy conduit to communicate with customers. But the same qualities that…
Rank this Week: 2842

LegalTXTS

LegalTXTS

Covers law and technology, with an emphasis on legal issues regarding digital media, privacy and data security, and information management. By Elijah Yip.

http://www.legaltxts.com/
  • Sep 21

    Six Years Later, NLRB’s Social Media Guidelines Still Confound

    Six Years Later, NLRB’s Social Media Guidelines Still Confound
    Six years ago, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) became one of the first governmental agencies to regulate social media use in the workplace.  In 2010 and 2011, the NLRB issued a series of guidance memos and decisions sketching…
  • Jul 11

    Clicking Your Way to Enforceability – Court Enforces “Clickwrap” Non-Compete Agreement

    Clicking Your Way to Enforceability – Court Enforces “Clickwrap” Non-Compete Agreement
    You’ve heard the buzz about Pokemon GO and decide to give it a try.  After installing the game on your phone and moving past the initial splash screen, you’re presented with the game’s Terms of Service, which you may…
  • May 21

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Gives Employers New Options to Combat Trade Secrets Theft

    Defend Trade Secrets Act Gives Employers New Options to Combat Trade Secrets Theft
    Whether it’s the secret recipe for your gourmet cupcakes or a unique process for manufacturing your best-selling product, trade secrets are valuable company assets.  When an employee leaves, there’s a risk they will take your…
Rank this Week: 3155

Free as in Freedom

Free as in Freedom

Discusses legal and policy issues in the software freedom community, with occasional interviews. By Bradley M. Kuhn and Karen Sandler.

http://faif.us/
  • Sep 21

    0x5D: Conference Report, 1st Half of 2016

    0x5D: Conference Report, 1st Half of 2016
    Show Notes Segment 0 (00:38) Bradley attended and spoke at FOSDEM 2016 and LinuxConf Australia 2016 (03:10) Bradley and Karen co-coordinated the FOSDEM 2016 Legal and Policy Issues DevRoom (04:43) Tom Marble did an…
  • Sep 2

    0x5C: Basic FLOSS Concepts: Licensing 101

    0x5C: Basic FLOSS Concepts: Licensing 101
    Show Notes Segment 0 (00:35) Bradley mentioned the phrase “fixed in a tangible medium” which appears in the USA copyright law. (03:10) Bradley mentioned the Sherman Antitrust act. (04:05) Bradley mentioned the card…
  • Aug 18

    0x59: Audio Killed the Video Star

    0x59: Audio Killed the Video Star
    Show Notes Segment 0 (00:36) Bradley said in the before time — in the long long ago, which is a reference to the South Park parody of the ST:TOS episode, Miri (01:30) Bradley mentioned when Karen Sandler left the GNOME…
Rank this Week: 3496

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

Technology law blog covering software, copyright, privacy, the Internet, electronic commerce, and computers. By David Canton.

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Sep 21

    Cloud computing: It’s all Good – or Mostly Good

    Cloud computing: It’s all Good – or Mostly Good
    A ZDNet article entitled Cloud computing: Four reasons why companies are choosing public over private or hybrid clouds makes a case for the value of the public cloud. The reasons: Innovation comes as standard with the public cloud Flexibility…
  • Sep 14

    CASL still confusing

    CASL still confusing
    CASL, the Canadian anti-spam legislation, came into force on July 1, 2014. July 1, 2017 will be an important date for CASL, as a private right of action will become available. Anyone (class actions are likely) will be able to sue CASL…
  • Aug 24

    CRTC advisory on CASL consent record keeping

    CRTC advisory on CASL consent record keeping
    The CRTC recently issued a media advisory entitled Enforcement Advisory – Notice for businesses and individuals on how to keep records of consent.  It doesn’t add anything new – but reinforces what the CRTC is looking…
Rank this Week: 2208

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Sep 20

    MLB Manager-Of-The-Year Predictions #FireFarrell

    MLB Manager-Of-The-Year Predictions #FireFarrell
    MLB lacks good stats on managers.  The best we have is XWL (expected wins-loss), which compares what each team’s win-loss record should be, based on runs scored, to its actual record.  A good manager exceeds XWL, a poor…
  • Sep 17

    17 Seconds #28

    17 Seconds #28
    The upside and downside of intellectual property. Yahoo!, once a leading tech company valued at $125 billion, was acquired by Verizon for $4.8 billion. The media’s coverage of the deal was not kind: * Verizon to End Yahoo Survival Fight…
  • Sep 12

    Red Sox Fire Manager John Farrell

    Red Sox Fire Manager John Farrell
    Controversial manager leaves a mixed legacy. [This article, written 09/12/16, is a parody. But it is also a prediction. No manager lasts forever. Farrell will eventually get fired. And when he does, the Red Sox front office will release a…
Rank this Week: 2088

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

Covers data privacy, security and social media subjects. By Baker Hostetler.

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
  • Sep 20

    Tales from the Trenches: Lessons Learned from the Ashley Madison Data Breach

    Tales from the Trenches: Lessons Learned from the Ashley Madison Data Breach
    In July 2015, the online cheating website Ashley Madison was hacked and data pertaining to its 37 million users were published online. The story made headlines given the sensitive nature of the information exposed, the number of people…
  • Aug 24

    Latest Data Breach Settlement Illustrates Need for Companies to Prioritize Cybersecurity

    Latest Data Breach Settlement Illustrates Need for Companies to Prioritize Cybersecurity
    On Aug. 5, 2016, the New York attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, announced a $100,000 settlement with an e-retailer following an investigation of a data breach that resulted in the potential exposure of more than 25,000 credit card numbers…
  • Aug 22

    A Closer Look at the OCR’s Guidance on Ransomware

    A Closer Look at the OCR’s Guidance on Ransomware
    In the wake of several high-profile ransomware infections targeting hospitals and health care organizations, the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has issued guidance on the growing threat of ransomware.…
Rank this Week: 2617

Privacy and Data Security Law

Privacy and Data Security Law

Covers the creation, collection, use, destruction and security of data. By Dentons.

http://www.privacyanddatasecuritylaw.com/
  • Sep 20

    New York Proposes First-in-the-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Institution

    New York Proposes First-in-the-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Institution
    On September 13, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services introduced a new rule that would require banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions regulated by the Department to establish and maintain a cybersecurity…
  • Sep 12

    White House Issues Presidential Directive Coordinating Government Response To “Cyber Incidents”

    White House Issues Presidential Directive Coordinating Government Response To “Cyber Incidents”
    On July 26, 2016, President Obama issued a new Presidential Directive setting forth the framework for how the United States (US) federal government will respond to “cyber incidents,” whether involving government or private sector…
  • Sep 2

    CASL compliance undertakings continue to mount

    CASL compliance undertakings continue to mount
    Another company that is well-known to consumers has agreed to enter into a compliance undertaking with the CRTC for alleged CASL violations.  Kellogg Canada Inc. has paid a monetary penalty of $60,000 and undertaken to enter into a…
Rank this Week: 3393

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Sep 20

    Which voting machines can be hacked through the Internet?

    Which voting machines can be hacked through the Internet?
    Over 9000 jurisdictions (counties and states) in the U.S. run elections with a variety of voting machines: optical scanners for paper ballots, and direct-recording “touchscreen” machines.  Which ones of them can be hacked to…
  • Sep 15

    Bitcoin’s history deserves to be better preserved

    Bitcoin’s history deserves to be better preserved
    Much of Bitcoin’s development has happened in the open in a transparent manner through the mailing list and the bitcoin-dev IRC channel. The third-party website BitcoinStats maintains logs of the bitcoin-dev IRC chats. [1] This resource…
  • Sep 14

    All the News That’s Fit to Change: Insights into a corpus of 2.5 million news headline

    All the News That’s Fit to Change: Insights into a corpus of 2.5 million news headline
    [Thanks to Joel Reidenberg for encouraging this deeper dive into news headlines!] There is no guarantee that a news headline you see online today will not change tomorrow, or even in the next hour, or will even be the same headlines your…
Rank this Week: 2124

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Sep 19

    US Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Guidance

    US Department of Transportation's Automated Driving Guidance
    With today's announcement, the US Department of Transportation is enthusiastically embracing automated driving -- It's saying that self-driving vehicles are coming in some form (or many forms) and that the agency can play a role not only in…
  • Sep 9

    Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review

    Stupid Patent of the Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review
    On August 30, 2016, the Patent Office issued U.S. Patent No. 9,430,468, titled; “Online peer review and method.” The owner of this patent is none other than Elsevier, the giant academic publisher. When it first applied for the…
  • Sep 6

    Michigan's Automated Driving Bill

    Michigan's Automated Driving Bill
    Michigan's Senate will soon consider, and I'm told will likely pass, several bills related to automated driving. SB 995, 996, 997, and 998 are now out of committee, and SB 927 and 928 are not far behind. These bills seem to be a mixed bag.…
Rank this Week: 185

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1205

Privacy & Security Matters

Privacy & Security Matters

By Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.

http://www.privacyandsecuritymatters.com
Rank this Week: 3608

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 3946

Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Sep 19

    Three Kinds of UDRP Disputes and Their Outcome

    Three Kinds of UDRP Disputes and Their Outcome
    There are three kinds of udrp disputes, those that are out-and-out cybersquatting, those that are truly contested, and those that are flat-out overreaching by trademark owners. In the first group are the plain vanilla disputes; sometimes…
  • Sep 12

    Getting it Right the First Time; Second Chance With New Fact

    Getting it Right the First Time; Second Chance With New Fact
    UDRP complainants are expected to get it right the first time, and if they don’t there’s a narrow window for a second filing. Evidence previously available but overlooked will not support a new complaint, although this does not…
  • Sep 5

    Masking Identity with Proxy/Privacy Service

    Masking Identity with Proxy/Privacy Service
    No censure attaches to having domain names registered by proxy/privacy services. However, while the practice has become routine for protecting privacy and sensitive information, registering in the name of a proxy is still taken into account…
Rank this Week: 35

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Sep 18

    On My Hypocrisy and Affecting Change in Law Firm

    On My Hypocrisy and Affecting Change in Law Firm
    Hypocrisy is the tribute vice pays to virtue. As such, it is a venal sin. But I’m thin skinned and easily goaded. I couldn’t take it when my best friend called me out for being a hypocrite. And so I have found my way back to a law…
  • Sep 13

    Landslides, Bongs and Innovation

    Landslides, Bongs and Innovation
    Innovation is hard.  Despite how easily the word gets tossed around, like a "bong at a frat party" as friend likes to say, but to truly innovate, to truly change a process, a culture, a product is one of the most difficult things to…
  • Sep 11

    LATE: Thoughts on Associate Salary Increase

    LATE: Thoughts on Associate Salary Increase
    I was recently asked my opinion on associate salary increases (no, really. It's not like I have any compunction about foisting my unsolicited opinions on the world). I told the person I would get back to them. That was a couple of weeks ago.…
Rank this Week: 947