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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/
  • Jul 7

    Sounds Like a Great Party

    Sounds Like a Great Party
    Electronic Frontier Foundation’s 25th Anniversary Party. Wish I could go, but SF is a long way away from Miami.
  • Jul 3

    What to Read While Being Surveilled

    What to Read While Being Surveilled
    The Intercept’s Summer Reading List is full of stuff to stoke your justified paranoia, plus great quirky reads. Upgrade your beach. Among the recommendations are Wild Seed by Octavia Butler, The Political Brain: The Role of Emotion in…
  • Jul 2

    The Future of Phones Says “Fi”

    The Future of Phones Says “Fi”
    Errata Security discusses Google’s Project Fi. An “MVNO” is a virtual mobile phone company — they don’t have any of their own network backbone or cell towers, but just rent them from the real mobile phone…
Rank this Week: 23

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
Rank this Week: 1667

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
  • Jul 7

    IC-DISC Structure Provides Permanent Tax Deferral for Exporter

    IC-DISC Structure Provides Permanent Tax Deferral for Exporter
    Exporters, are you taking full advantage of an important U.S. export incentive to achieve Federal income tax savings, known as the Interest Charge Domestic International Sale Corporation or “IC-DISC”? If not, this short but…
  • Jul 6

    Summer Angel / Entrepreneur Panel – Registration Open!

    Summer Angel / Entrepreneur Panel – Registration Open!
    Pitfalls, Perspectives and Possibilities of Angel Investments – Register Today! With the proliferation of angel groups in the Boston area over the past several years, it has become increasingly challenging for entrepreneurs to navigate…
  • Jul 6

    Recent Amendment to Delaware General Corporation Law

    Recent Amendment to Delaware General Corporation Law
    By Joe Marrow As expected, on June 24, 2015, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed into law legislation amending the Delaware General Corporation Law (DGCL) that will (1) prohibit “fee shifting” provisions in corporate…
Rank this Week: 4031

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Jul 7

    Justin Reich on The Web We Want & The Ed We Want [AUDIO]

    Justin Reich on The Web We Want & The Ed We Want [AUDIO]
    The past decade has seen a dramatic decline in user agency all across the Web, but especially in education. The Aughts saw the budding of a golden age of user-produced media on the Web. But these buds never fully flowered, over-shadowed by…
  • Jul 7

    Justin Reich on The Web We Want & The Ed We Want

    Justin Reich on The Web We Want & The Ed We Want
    The past decade has seen a dramatic decline in user agency all across the Web, but especially in education. The Aughts saw the budding of a golden age of user-produced media on the Web. But these buds never fully flowered, over-shadowed by…
  • Jul 1

    Radio Berkman 221: How to Stop Traffic

    Radio Berkman 221: How to Stop Traffic
    Listen:or download | …also in Ogg The International Labour Organization estimates that between forced labor and the commercial sex trade, more than 20 million men, women, and children are being trafficked internationally. The web plays…
Rank this Week: 2245

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

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

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Status Updates: Artist sues Pinterest; texting for teens without data plans; quit smoking with social media

    Status Updates: Artist sues Pinterest; texting for teens without data plans; quit smoking with social media
    Pin pain. As a primarily visual social media platform whose self-described purpose is to help users bookmark and save “good stuff you find anywhere around the web,” Pinterest has raised copyright infringement questions since it…
  • Jul 7

    Toward a Grand Unifying Theory of Today’s Tech Trend

    Toward a Grand Unifying Theory of Today’s Tech Trend
    As a technology law blogger and co-editor of Socially Aware, I monitor emerging developments in information technology. What’s hot in IT today? Any shortlist would have to include social media, mobile, wearable technology, the Internet…
  • Jun 30

    Five Social Media Law Issues To Discuss With Your Client

    Five Social Media Law Issues To Discuss With Your Client
    The explosive growth of social media has clients facing legal questions that didn’t even exist a few short years ago. Helping your clients navigate this muddled legal landscape will have them clicking “like” in no time.…
Rank this Week: 2861

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Jul 7

    U.S. Patent No. 6,251,010: Game Machine Apparatus and Method with Enhanced Time-Related Display of Pokemon-Type Character

    U.S. Patent No. 6,251,010: Game Machine Apparatus and Method with Enhanced Time-Related Display of Pokemon-Type Character
    U.S. Patent No. 6,251,010: game machine apparatus and method with enhanced time-related display of pokemon-type charactersIssued June 26, 2001, to Nintendo Co. Ltd.Summary:For those of you Pokemon fans who followed the instruction…
  • Jul 1

    UPDATED: T5 Labs, LLC v. Gaikai, Inc.

    UPDATED: T5 Labs, LLC v. Gaikai, Inc.
    T5 Labs, LLC v. Gaikai, Inc.United States District Court, District of DelawareCase No. 1:12-cv-01281, Filed October 5, 2012This case was terminated on April 11, 2014. The parties settled the suit in a confidential settlement agreement dated…
  • Jul 1

    Motiva LLC v. Nintendo Co. Ltd. Case Dismissed

    Motiva LLC v. Nintendo Co. Ltd. Case Dismissed
    Motiva LLC v. Nintendo Co. Ltd.United States District Court for the Western District of WashingtonCase No. 10-cv-349, Filed March 2, 2010This case was terminated on June 19, 2014.  The parties settled their claims in an out of court…
Rank this Week: 2124

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 5038

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

A blog about e-discovery, technology and other related matters of interest.

https://percipient.co/blog
  • Jul 7

    The Brady Rule, Electronic Discovery and ESI

    The Brady Rule, Electronic Discovery and ESI
    Discovery in criminal cases is subject to the “Brady Rule,” arising from Brady v. Maryland, 373 U.S. 83 (1963), which prohibits prosecutors from withholding evidence that is favorable to criminal defendants. In an…
  • Jun 30

    E-Discovery Software Buyers Guide

    E-Discovery Software Buyers Guide
    Unless you are a legal tech nerd, really enjoy perusing e-discovery blogs, or it is your job to keep up with legal industry software, selecting the right e-discovery software for your law firm, legal matter or document review project may…
  • Jun 23

    Ninth Circuit: GPS Data From Google Earth Image Not Hearsay

    Ninth Circuit: GPS Data From Google Earth Image Not Hearsay
    The Ninth Circuit recently concluded that a satellite image created from Google Earth and a marker on the image pinpointing specific GPS coordinates were not hearsay. This case is of potential interest to e-discovery practitioners because…
Rank this Week: 1817

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/
  • Jul 7

    Local Court Rules - Local Experience

    Local Court Rules - Local Experience
    Who’s in your hot-seat?When is the last time you were in trial? Was that in the Federal Court, Superior Court, or an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) provider, such as JAMS or AAA? If you are preparing for trial now, do you have…
  • Jun 29

    Connected With Court

    Connected With Court
    In this era of fewer trials, if you still find yourself in front of a jury now and then, you may have noticed a few upgrades to some of our courtrooms. You’ll find equipment installed and available in many Federal courtrooms, and some…
  • Jun 24

    Trial Technology and Litigation Support Podcast

    Trial Technology and Litigation Support Podcast
    “You’re tuned in to the Trial Technology and Litigation Support Podcast. Sit back and enjoy interviews with industry leaders as we discuss everything from new trends to old war stories.”That’s the intro for the new…
Rank this Week: 461

Legal Bytes

Legal Bytes

Covers digital advertising, new media, e-commerce and the law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.legalbytes.com
  • Jul 7

    Beyond Legal: Social Media Promotion

    Beyond Legal: Social Media Promotion
    Yesterday (July 6, 2015), the Social Media Law & Policy Report™ published by Bloomberg BNA posted my article entitled: “Beyond Legal: What You Should Know About Social Media Promotions.” The article highlights some of…
  • Jun 5

    FTC Updates Its FAQs for Endorsement Guide

    FTC Updates Its FAQs for Endorsement Guide
    The Federal Trade Commission has just updated its version of Frequently Asked Questions, or FAQs, that relate to the “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising” that went into effect December 1,…
  • May 6

    An AHAA Moment! The Voice of Hispanic Marketing

    An AHAA Moment! The Voice of Hispanic Marketing
    On April 27, I had the distinct privilege of presenting a session devoted to the legal implications of social media and mobile technology to the leadership of AHAA, The Voice of Hispanic Marketing at their 2015 Annual Conference. You can read…
Rank this Week: 3631

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

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

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
Rank this Week: 2757

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jul 7

    The Bluebook 20th Edition Available Now!

    The Bluebook 20th Edition Available Now!
    The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation, one of the most well-known legal citation stylebooks, has published its 20th edition. Jenkins has four copies of this newest edition. One copy is located in the General Collection and is available…
  • Jun 25

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator

    Jenkins’ Research Tip: Finding Bios of Pennsylvania Legislator
    There are several ways to find official biographical information about members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  Below are different sources that contain biographical information.  These sources include photos, when available,…
  • Jun 23

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!

    Bye Bye Westlaw Classic!
    On August 31st, Westlaw Classic will be permanently retired in favor of the new(ish), updated and streamlined interface of WestlawNext. Thomson Reuters made it official last September, but the retirement of Westlaw Classic had long been…
Rank this Week: 449

The IP Stone

The IP Stone

Discusses patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, computer/Internet/cyber law. By Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC.

http://theipstone.com/
  • Jul 7

    Update-Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Oracle v. Google Appeal

    Update-Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Oracle v. Google Appeal
    On June 29, 2015 the US Supreme Court decided to turn down Google’s request to hear its appeal of the Federal Circuit’s ruling from a year ago, that Oracle’s declaring code for pre-programmed Java routines is eligible for…
  • May 28

    News Flash – Oracle v. Google Copyright Case

    News Flash – Oracle v. Google Copyright Case
    In its brief filed on May 26, 2015, the US Solicitor General (SG) advised the US Supreme Court to not hear Google’s appeal of a decision, from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, holding that copyright protection extends to…
  • Apr 23

    DMCA Advice from the Department of Commerce

    DMCA Advice from the Department of Commerce
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 was created to protect copyright owners from infringement of their works (such as photos, documents, music files, and videos) over the Internet.  Amongst other things, the DMCA created an…
Rank this Week: 3768

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
  • Jul 7

    Why the New Canadian Telecom Transparency Rules Fall Short

    Why the New Canadian Telecom Transparency Rules Fall Short
    Canadians have become increasingly troubled by reports revealing that telecom and Internet companies receive millions of requests for subscriber data from a wide range of government departments. In light of public concern, some Internet and…
  • Jul 7

    Telecom Transparency Reporting Fails to Satisfy

    Telecom Transparency Reporting Fails to Satisfy
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on July 4, 2015 as Telecom Transparency Reporting Fails to Satisfy Canadians have become increasingly troubled by reports revealing that telecom and Internet companies receive millions of requests for subscriber…
  • Jun 30

    Quebec Gambles with the Open Internet

    Quebec Gambles with the Open Internet
    Appeared in the Toronto Star on June 27, 2015 as Quebec Gambles With the Open Internet For governments accustomed to wielding their power to regulate local activity, the Internet has long been a source of frustration. From music sites to Uber…
Rank this Week: 134

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
  • Jul 7

    Baude on the Constitutionality of the Death Penalty

    Baude on the Constitutionality of the Death Penalty
    William Baude has this editorial in today's New York Times examining the Supreme Court's recent opinion in Glossip v. Gross. In Glossip, the Court evaluated whether Oklahoma's lethal injection protocol was constitutional and ultimately…
  • Jun 29

    Texas Man Wins Claim Against Neighbor Who Shot Down Drone

    Texas Man Wins Claim Against Neighbor Who Shot Down Drone
    Ars Technica has this story detailing the saga of a Texas man whose drone was shot down by his neighbor. Eric Joe, the owner of a hexacopter drone was flying his drone over his parents' property when a neighbor, Brett McBay shot Joe's drone…
  • Jun 27

    Bail Decisions Based on Algorithm

    Bail Decisions Based on Algorithm
    The New York Times has this interesting report on using algorithms to make bail determinations. From the article:Setting bail is a difficult task for judges. They must try to foretell whether the defendant is likely to commit another crime,…
Rank this Week: 1972

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

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

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
  • Jul 7

    Is the Internet “not a necessity or human right”?

    Is the Internet “not a necessity or human right”?
    Commissioner Michael O’Rielly (Federal Communication Commission – FCC) has been criticized for “commingling of the words “necessity” and “basic human right.””  Infoworld’s recent…
  • Jul 3

    7 Reasons for You to Worry About eMail eDiscovery

    7 Reasons for You to Worry About eMail eDiscovery
    eDiscovery is the monster that ate Cleveland and email is the most significant volume of ESI in eDiscovery, and IDC “estimates that as much as 60% of this business-critical information is stored in email and other electronic messaging…
  • Jun 30

    You Can’t Trust Crowdfunding Promises After Confession to the FTC

    You Can’t Trust Crowdfunding Promises After Confession to the FTC
    Immediately after filing a lawsuit  the defendant confessed that he spent monies on personal expenses even though he “raised more than $122,000 from 1,246 backers, most of whom pledged $75 or more in the hopes of getting the highly…
Rank this Week: 3823

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jul 7

    Driverless Electric Taxis Are The Future - Not Uber

    Driverless Electric Taxis Are The Future - Not Uber
    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.
  • Jul 7

    Sony VAIO 11.6" Tap 11 PC For $299

    Sony VAIO 11.6" Tap 11 PC For $299
    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.
  • Jul 6

    Some Lawyers Really Know How To Parteeeee

    Some Lawyers Really Know How To Parteeeee
    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: 566

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jul 7

    Priori Legal Aims To Be A Different Kind of Lawyer-Client Matching Site

    Priori Legal Aims To Be A Different Kind of Lawyer-Client Matching Site
    Sometimes, algorithms work better when they’re combined with a human touch. That is the idea behind Priori Legal, a “curated marketplace” that strives to connect business owners with vetted lawyers at transparent prices.…
  • Jun 25

    Intake123 Makes It Easy to Create and Manage Client-Intake Form

    Intake123 Makes It Easy to Create and Manage Client-Intake Form
    Sometimes in legal technology, when it rains, it pours. In April, I wrote here about Rocket Matter Intake, the new service from Rocket Matter that allows law firms to post client-intake forms on their websites that integrate directly with its…
  • Jun 23

    The Supreme Court Database Behind Today’s New York Times Analysi

    The Supreme Court Database Behind Today’s New York Times Analysi
    The New York Times today has a fascinating article documenting The Roberts Court’s Surprising Move Leftward. Reporters Alicia Parlapiano, Adam Liptak and Jeremy Bowers analyze the court’s decisions from 1946 to the present to…
Rank this Week: 2101

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
  • Jul 7

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-07-06

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-07-06
    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-07-05 http://t.co/2s7TUnpSKQ -> Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-07-05: Why East Texas is ground zero for settling patent cases http… http://t.co/y5m0Lb9wMy -> Top five…
  • Jul 6

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-07-05

    Computer and Internet Law Updates for 2015-07-05
    Why East Texas is ground zero for settling patent cases http://t.co/ewmIJ6U7fP -> Did you RT a © today? Photographer Sues Infringers and Retweeters http://t.co/0XSOZtyjHa -> Understanding the Murky State of the Performance Right in…
  • Jul 5

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2015-07-04

    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2015-07-04
    Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2015-06-27: http://t.co/GGSl3s8Dlr -> Computer and Internet Law W… http://t.co/dhJNmlY1iI -> Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2015-06-27 http://t.co/XEKswmxAzH -> Snoops…
Rank this Week: 2635

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/
Rank this Week: 3286

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
  • Jul 6

    Plaintiff Ordered to Re-Produce Files in Native Format Because it Failed to Meet and Confer with Defendant: eDiscovery Case Law

    Plaintiff Ordered to Re-Produce Files in Native Format Because it Failed to Meet and Confer with Defendant: eDiscovery Case Law
    In Themis Bar Review, LLC v. Kaplan, Inc., California Magistrate Judge Barbara L. Major ordered the plaintiff pay for the cost to produce files in native format after the plaintiff originally produced unsearchable PDF images without metadata…
  • Jul 5

    Rest in Peace, Jack Halprin

    Rest in Peace, Jack Halprin
    I was prepared to report some happy news today, as Chris LaCour joined EDRM last week as Director of Business Development. Unfortunately, with this happy news, I also learned of sad news earlier today. Jack Halprin, head of eDiscovery at…
  • Jul 1

    Independence Day is Saturday! Declare Your eDiscovery Independence!: eDiscovery Best Practice

    Independence Day is Saturday! Declare Your eDiscovery Independence!: eDiscovery Best Practice
    As we approach our country’s independence day on Saturday, we thought we would take a look at how that relates to electronic discovery and ask this question: Do you feel like you’re frequently dependent on others to accomplish the…
Rank this Week: 485

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jul 6

    Review: DocReviewPad -- review and annotate documents on the iPad

    Review: DocReviewPad -- review and annotate documents on the iPad
    LIT SOFTWARE is one of the best publishers of iPad apps designed for lawyers. The TrialPad app lets you present evidence at trial. The TranscriptPad app lets you review and annotate deposition transcripts (and is one of the most useful...
  • Jul 1

    In the new

    In the new
    If your office is closed tomorrow (like mine is) then I hope you enjoy the long Fourth of July weekend. If you are looking for something to keep your weekend entertaining, I strongly recommend that you update your iPhone to...
  • Jun 30

    [Sponsor] Bushel -- manage the iPhones and iPads in your organization

    [Sponsor] Bushel -- manage the iPhones and iPads in your organization
    A big thank you to Bushel for becoming a new sponsor of iPhone J.D. this month. Bushel provides you with a way to manage all of the Apple devices in your organization — iPhones, iPads, and even Macs — through...
Rank this Week: 4392

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • Jul 6

    Day 36/90 – Sitting Second Chair

    Day 36/90 – Sitting Second Chair
    One thing I’ve learned this year since joining a firm that does litigation is that the law provides a framework to achieve resolutions to problems; however, it takes a certain level of creativity and finesse to practice law…
  • Jul 5

    Day 35/90 – Bodyscaping Photography

    Day 35/90 – Bodyscaping Photography
    One of the types of photo work Ben does is called bodyscaping. It’s a type of photography that is usually in black and white that focuses on shapes made with lighting and the curves of the body. . . . When done well, the resulting…
  • Jul 5

    Josh Duggar Facing Lawsuit for Molestation – My Thought

    Josh Duggar Facing Lawsuit for Molestation – My Thought
    One of the things that is annoying about being a sexual assault survivor and an advocate for victim’s rights, is the fact that there are statutes of limitations in many states that forbid victims from filing criminal charges or civil…
Rank this Week: 3644

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/
  • Jul 6

    Federal Circuit Affirms Patent-ineligibility of Online Retailing Pricing Claim

    Federal Circuit Affirms Patent-ineligibility of Online Retailing Pricing Claim
    In OIP Techs., Inc. v. Amazon.com, No. 12-CV-1233 (Fed. Cir. June 11, 2015), the Federal Circuit agreed with a lower court that U.S. Patent No. 7,970,713 failed to claim patentable subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101, but rather…
  • Jul 6

    Ultramercial Cert. Petition Denied

    Ultramercial Cert. Petition Denied
    The Supreme Court has denied the latest petition for certorari in Ultramercial, LLC, et al. v. WildTangent, Inc., thus ending a case that had already taken two trips to the SCOTUS. Last December, the Federal Circuit finally took a hint and…
  • Jul 4

    Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC, and Lessons for Patent Drafting

    Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC, and Lessons for Patent Drafting
    Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC, No. 11-CV-2409 (Fed. Cir. June 16, 2015), raises the specter that software patent claims, already oft-challenged in the wake of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank, could face the additional challenge of being…
Rank this Week: 3595

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 3554

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jul 6

    Commentary – Why Protecting Data Privacy Matters, and When

    Commentary – Why Protecting Data Privacy Matters, and When
    Data Science Central – (A Wake-Up Call to Data Geeks Who Doubt) by Anne Russell “It’s official. Public concerns over the privacy of data used in digital approaches have reached an apex. Worried about the safety of digital…
  • Jul 6

    Site tracks and maps data breaches around the globe

    Site tracks and maps data breaches around the globe
    “ThreatWatch is a snapshot of the data breaches hitting organizations and individuals, globally, on a daily basis. It is not an authoritative list, since many compromises are never reported or even discovered. The information is based…
  • Jul 6

    McKinsey – How companies can adapt to climate change

    McKinsey – How companies can adapt to climate change
    Hauke Engel, Per-Anders Enkvist, and Kimberly Henderson – “From the early days of seafaring trade, dealing with the weather has been an integral part of doing business. Today, however, concerns over climate change are taking this…
Rank this Week: 20

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
  • Jul 6

    Will Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion Foster Innovation?

    Will Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion Foster Innovation?
     By Cheryl Lee Some believe the US patent system is being used to curb innovation, handicap inventors and drain corporate resources in lengthy litigation that cripples competition rather than being used to drive innovation. Many US…
  • Jun 26

    Go Fund Yourself: The SEC finalizes Regulation A+

    Go Fund Yourself: The SEC finalizes Regulation A+
     By Christian Kaiser In March, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved final rules of Title IV of the JOBS Act, changing Regulation A into “Regulation A+.” Entrepreneurs selling securities to private investors…
  • Jun 19

    Just Add Sugar: Home Brewing Morphine Using New Proce

    Just Add Sugar: Home Brewing Morphine Using New Proce
    By Sam Hampton On May 18, a group of researchers published an article describing a method for the conversion of simple sugar to opioids including morphine. Proponents believe this could change the way many useful drugs are manufactured, while…
Rank this Week: 3112

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

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

http://blog.everlaw.com
  • Jul 6

    Have You Met Alex?

    Have You Met Alex?
    Hello! My name is Alex, and I recently joined Everlaw as a marketing coordinator. I’m thrilled to be part of a very exciting time for Everlaw, in light of our rapid growth (four new members in two weeks!), our recognition by Gartner,…
  • Jun 27

    Even Better Document Search and Review

    Even Better Document Search and Review
    Another month, another update that makes Everlaw even easier to use. In this release, we’ve improved deduplication, redaction, and image interactivity—along with our usual speed and stability improvements. Here are the…
  • Jun 23

    Building Leadership Skill

    Building Leadership Skill
    The skills needed to excel in a discipline are not the same as those necessary to lead a group of people. However, excellent litigators or engineers or innovators sometimes find their expertise rewarded with a role at the helm of a…
Rank this Week: 2024

The Everlaw Blog

The Everlaw Blog

Comments on law, technology, and eDiscovery.

http://blog.everlaw.com/
  • Jul 6

    Have You Met Alex?

    Have You Met Alex?
    Hello! My name is Alex, and I recently joined Everlaw as a marketing coordinator. I’m thrilled to be part of a very exciting time for Everlaw, in light of our rapid growth (four new members in two weeks!), our recognition by Gartner,…
  • Jun 27

    Even Better Document Search and Review

    Even Better Document Search and Review
    Another month, another update that makes Everlaw even easier to use. In this release, we’ve improved deduplication, redaction, and image interactivity—along with our usual speed and stability improvements. Here are the…
  • Jun 23

    Building Leadership Skill

    Building Leadership Skill
    The skills needed to excel in a discipline are not the same as those necessary to lead a group of people. However, excellent litigators or engineers or innovators sometimes find their expertise rewarded with a role at the helm of a…
Rank this Week: 1919

TMT Law Watch

TMT Law Watch

Features business, legal and policy developments affecting the telecom, media and technology sector. By K&L Gates.

http://www.tmtlawwatch.com
  • Jul 6

    Connecticut Mandates Identity Theft Services for SSN Data Breache

    Connecticut Mandates Identity Theft Services for SSN Data Breache
    By: Holly K. Towle On June 30, 2015, Connecticut’s governor signed into law an amendment to the state’s data-security-breach-notice statute to mandate “appropriate” identity theft prevention services for breaches…
  • Jul 6

    FCC Invites Open Internet Advisory Request

    FCC Invites Open Internet Advisory Request
    By: Sam Castic, Marty Stern The FCC’s Enforcement Bureau has released a Public Notice outlining the process for companies to seek an Open Internet Advisory Opinion from the Enforcement Bureau on how the Bureau would view…
  • Jun 24

    Sixth Circuit Limits Scope of “Unsolicited Advertisement” under the TCPA

    Sixth Circuit Limits Scope of “Unsolicited Advertisement” under the TCPA
    By Joseph C. Wylie II, Molly K. McGinley, and Nicole C. Mueller The Sixth Circuit recently held that a facsimile which lacks commercial components on its face does not constitute an advertisement under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act…
Rank this Week: 3814

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
Rank this Week: 316

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
  • Jul 6

    Hunting for “Three Coequal Branches”

    Hunting for “Three Coequal Branches”
    This is a longer-than-average post about why we think that the Constitution establishes three equal branches.  As I’ve explained in some earlier posts, the text does not support that proposition, and at the Founding it’s hard…
  • Jul 2

    The Guarantee Clause

    The Guarantee Clause
    Some attention is being given (or should be) to Footnote 3 of the Court’s opinion in the Arizona redistricting case, which states: The people’s sovereign right to incorporate themselves into a State’s lawmaking apparatus, by…
  • Jul 2

    My Green Bag Article

    My Green Bag Article
    Is now available here.
Rank this Week: 408

TeleFrieden

TeleFrieden

Covers legal, regulatory, marketplace and cultural issues affecting the information, communications and entertainment industries. By Rob Frieden.

http://telefrieden.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    AT&T-DirecTV and the Benefit of Multiple Request

    AT&T-DirecTV and the Benefit of Multiple Request
                AT&T appears likely to secure all required governmental approvals of its $48.5 billion acquisition of DirecTV.  AT&T has made multiple requests for acquisition…
  • Jun 18

    AT&T Wireless Risks Having to Pay $100 Million in Tuition on Contract Law

    AT&T Wireless Risks Having to Pay $100 Million in Tuition on Contract Law
              The FCC has issued a Notice of Apparent Liability to AT&T Wireless with a $100 million “forfeiture” for throttling service to subscribers still having…
  • Jun 4

    TMobile-Dish--Not So Strange Bedfellow

    TMobile-Dish--Not So Strange Bedfellow
              Another day another 64 billion dollar market consolidation.  Well at least this one has some entertainment value and I don’t refer to the video content on Dish. …
Rank this Week: 1280

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 556

Technology & Marketing Law…

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/
  • Jul 6

    Lawyer Loses License Due To Overzealous Social Media Activism For Client–In re McCool

    Lawyer Loses License Due To Overzealous Social Media Activism For Client–In re McCool
    Raven Skye Boyd Maurer and attorney Joyce Nanine McCool were friends. Raven had a bitter custody dispute with her ex-husband. Among other points of contention, Raven accused her ex-husband of sexually abusing the kids. Raven sought to…
  • Jul 2

    DMCA 512(c) Formalities Strike Again–BWP v. Hollywood Fan Site

    DMCA 512(c) Formalities Strike Again–BWP v. Hollywood Fan Site
    I previously blogged this case, so see my earlier post for background. This week’s ruling focuses purely on the 512(c) safe harbor’s requirement that online services designate an agent for service of notice with the Copyright…
  • Jun 30

    Q2 2015 Quick Links, Part 2 (Censorship and More)

    Q2 2015 Quick Links, Part 2 (Censorship and More)
    Content Regulation * Oxera: The economic impact of safe harbours on Internet intermediary start-ups * South Korea is mandating that all cellphones sold to minors have an app called “Smart Sheriff” that censors their online…
Rank this Week: 2242

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
  • Jul 6

    NIST Releases Draft Privacy Risk Management Framework

    NIST Releases Draft Privacy Risk Management Framework
    Emerging technologies, such as cloud computing and the “smart city,” have the potential to greatly advance our quality of life. The use, retention, and storage of data that go along with them, however, have raised citizen concerns…
  • Jul 2

    French CNIL Enforces Cookie Consent

    French CNIL Enforces Cookie Consent
    On June 30, 2015, the French data protection authority, the CNIL, announced that it gave notice to 20 websites to comply with the consent requirements applicable to cookies. After patiently waiting for almost a year to give websites the…
  • Jul 1

    Hogan Lovells’ IAPP Tracker Post Explores USA FREEDOM Act: A Step Toward Restoring Trust?

    Hogan Lovells’ IAPP Tracker Post Explores USA FREEDOM Act: A Step Toward Restoring Trust?
    The enactment of the USA FREEDOM Act was news unto itself. However, the impact that the surveillance reform legislation may have on cross-border data transfers could turn out to be newsworthy as well. In this post, we summarize some important…
Rank this Week: 3832

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/
  • Jul 6

    Apple’s New Security Features in iOS 9 Certain to Cause Problems for Law Enforcement

    Apple’s New Security Features in iOS 9 Certain to Cause Problems for Law Enforcement
    At Apple’s annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) last month, the company announced their latest mobile operating system for phones and tablets, iOS 9. As is typical with Apple, this event included much fanfare and hyperbole. In…
  • Jun 29

    Plaintiffs Win Big in the “Case of the Devious Defecator”

    Plaintiffs Win Big in the “Case of the Devious Defecator”
    On June 22, Jurors awarded $2.25 million in damages for plaintiffs Jack Lowe and Dennis Reynolds, whose DNA was unlawfully obtained by their employer, Defendant Atlas Logistics Retail Services (Atlanta), LLC. An Atlanta Judge had already…
  • Jun 22

    DNA Testing Catches Rogue Chili’s Employee Who Spit in Customer’s Beverage

    DNA Testing Catches Rogue Chili’s Employee Who Spit in Customer’s Beverage
    Tech law is not always about macro-level global headlines like drones, autonomous vehicles, or Edward Snowden. No, sometimes it’s just about a guy trying to enjoy dinner at Chili’s. Those who work in the food industry have been…
Rank this Week: 850

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
  • Jul 6

    Celebrating 305 Years of Statutory Copyright Law

    Celebrating 305 Years of Statutory Copyright Law
    Gerald M. Levine, Co-author Rights in Literary Property The United States Copyright Office and many people on social media, particularly on Twitter, have been celebrating the enactment of the first national copyright act in this country that…
  • Jul 4

    Terminating or Suspending a UDRP Proceeding

    Terminating or Suspending a UDRP Proceeding
    The UDRP as a nonexclusive forum for resolving disputes over domain name registrations allows respondents to remove complainant’s claim to a court of competent jurisdiction, Rule 4(k), which in the U.S. is a district court in one of the…
  • Jun 7

    Noteworthy UDRP Decisions April, May & June 2015

    Noteworthy UDRP Decisions April, May & June 2015
    X-SCREAM VIDEO PRODUCTIONS INC. v. IT Manager, FA1505001619522 (Forum June 25, 2015) The decision to terminate, suspend, or proceed to an award is discretionary with the Panel (Rule 18) regardless whether there is an already pending action or…
Rank this Week: 152

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/
  • Jul 6

    New 'Railroad' Coming to the $3 Billion California Stem Cell Agency; Basic Research Financing to Get New Ticket

    New 'Railroad' Coming to the $3 Billion California Stem Cell Agency; Basic Research Financing to Get New Ticket
    "If you want a bike, don't ask for a toy"Scientists welcome to commentDirectors of the $3 billion California stem cell agency this month will take a crack at building a new, basic research “railroad” with the hope of creating a…
  • Jul 2

    Stem Cell Stocks to Grant Writing: One Researcher's Perspective

    Stem Cell Stocks to Grant Writing: One Researcher's Perspective
    The president of the United States has his “state-of-the-nation” perspective but one California researcher has a somewhat more modest view of a smaller world. Paul Knoepfler of UC Davis gave something of a…
  • Jul 1

    Correction

    Correction
    A June 30 item involving the Alpha clinic program incorrectly stated that the program involved $34 million. The correct figure is $24 million.
Rank this Week: 1414

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Jul 6

    Hacking Team Breach Shows A Global Spying Firm Run Amok

    Hacking Team Breach Shows A Global Spying Firm Run Amok
    The epic hack of a global, private spying company comes just as the US government considers new regulations to control the export of digital intrusion tools. The post Hacking Team Breach Shows A Global Spying Firm Run Amok appeared first on…
  • Jul 1

    UK Gets Ironic by Spying on Amnesty International

    UK Gets Ironic by Spying on Amnesty International
    Pot, meet kettle. As Britain joins other Wassenaar nations in calling to prevent spying against human rights workers, it turns out it has been spying on Amnesty International. The post UK Gets Ironic by Spying on Amnesty International…
  • Jul 1

    This Online Anonymity Box Puts You a Mile Away From Your IP Addre

    This Online Anonymity Box Puts You a Mile Away From Your IP Addre
    It's designed to use a radio connection to add a physical layer of obfuscation to an internet user’s location. The post This Online Anonymity Box Puts You a Mile Away From Your IP Address appeared first on WIRED.
Rank this Week: 11

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 6

    Wiretapping, the iPad and "Devices"

    Wiretapping, the iPad and "Devices"
    This post examines an opinion the Superior Court of Pennsylvania recently issued in a criminal case:  Commonwealth v. Diego, 2015 WL 3868639 (2015).  The court begins its opinion by explaining that the Commonwealth appeals from the…
  • Jul 5

    Update on a June 10 blog post -- defendant offered a deal, went to trial and was acquitted

    Update on a June 10 blog post -- defendant offered a deal, went to trial and was acquitted
    You can find the updated post here. It includes a link to a relatively detailed news story about the trial and the acquittal.  The defendant was offered a very good plea deal, but turned it down, went to trial and won. It's a good…
  • Jul 3

    The Marine, the Child Pornography and the Unallocated Space

    The Marine, the Child Pornography and the Unallocated Space
    This post examines an opinion recently issued by the U.S.Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals:  U.S. v. Kamara, 2015 WL 2438269 (2015) (per curiam). The opinion begins by explaining that apanel comprised of both officer and…
Rank this Week: 257

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/
  • Jul 6

    New Jersey’s DTC Advertising Exception to the Learned Intermediary Doctrine

    New Jersey’s DTC Advertising Exception to the Learned Intermediary Doctrine
    This post was written by Andrew Stillufsen and Tsedey Bogale. When the New Jersey Supreme Court ruled in Perez v. Wyeth Lab, Inc. that if pharmaceutical manufacturer directly markets to consumers, the learned intermediary doctrine does not…
  • Jul 2

    Amarin Pharma v. FDA – More Briefs Filed Regarding Off-Label Promotion And The First Amendment

    Amarin Pharma v. FDA – More Briefs Filed Regarding Off-Label Promotion And The First Amendment
    Our prior  posts  looked at the Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. United States Food and Drug Administration lawsuit, which raises issues regarding the First Amendment and how it applies to speech by drug and device manufacturers regarding…
  • Jun 26

    FDA Files Brief Regarding Off-Label Promotion In Amarin Pharma Lawsuit

    FDA Files Brief Regarding Off-Label Promotion In Amarin Pharma Lawsuit
    As we mentioned in our prior post, the Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. United States Food and Drug Administration lawsuit pending in the Southern District of New York raises interesting issues regarding the First Amendment and how it applies to speech…
Rank this Week: 562

CompuSavvy's Word & WordPerfect…

CompuSavvy's Word & WordPerfect Tips

Tips about MS Word and WordPerfect with some advice targeted to legal professionals.

http://compusavvy.wordpress.com
  • Jul 4

    Tiplet: Set Outlook to open the *next* message after deletion

    Tiplet: Set Outlook to open the *next* message after deletion
    People frequently ask how to change the default setting in Outlook so that the program moves to (highlights or opens) the next message, rather than the previous one, when they delete a message from their Inbox. The solution is easy but a…
  • Jun 10

    Minimizing / maximizing the Ribbon in Word 2010 and Word 2013

    Minimizing / maximizing the Ribbon in Word 2010 and Word 2013
    From time to time while on floor support, I get help requests from people who can’t figure out why Word’s Ribbon suddenly disappeared.  Usually it’s because they accidentally minimized (collapsed) the Ribbon.…
  • May 21

    Bypassing “Backstage” when opening and saving docs in Word 2013

    Bypassing “Backstage” when opening and saving docs in Word 2013
    One of the most striking differences between Word 2013 and Word 2010 has to do with basic file-management tasks, including opening and saving documents.  Those tasks were simple and straightforward, and worked more or less the same way,…
Rank this Week: 5010

The Many Faces of Mike McBride

The Many Faces of Mike McBride

Covers software, hardware and electronic evidence for litigation support professionals.

http://mikemcbrideonline.com/category/litigationsupport/
  • Jul 4

    Reading – 7 Reasons for You to Worry About eMail eDiscovery

    Reading – 7 Reasons for You to Worry About eMail eDiscovery
    How about just one, there’s too much of it laying around everywhere and you have no idea how to find anything because of that? 😉 Seriously, go check out the post and the report linked therein. Good information to get your head…
  • Jul 1

    Nuix Certification

    Nuix Certification
     Pardon me while I talk shop for a few minutes, OK? 😉 I must say that one of the nice things about my new gig is being able to roll out a new legal technology certification. I’ve really enjoyed being able to spend time…
  • Jun 18

    Reading – Five ways to avoid getting sued for discovery malpractice

    Reading – Five ways to avoid getting sued for discovery malpractice
    My favorite one – “Trigger #3: Counsel is out of its league and won’t admit it Solution: Turn to an expert, or decline the representation” As much as this article is full of what should be obvious advice, things like…
Rank this Week: 1338

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jul 3

    The big bad wolf to the . . . rescue?

    The big bad wolf to the . . . rescue?
    If you work in technology, the big bad wolf can be your best friend. Read below to find out why. A few days ago, the U.S. Supreme court denied Google's appeal from a decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit which…
  • Jul 2

    Senator Grassley Letter Asks Tough Questions on Law Enforcement Use of Spyware

    Senator Grassley Letter Asks Tough Questions on Law Enforcement Use of Spyware
      This letter is pretty remarkable.  It is already beginning to attract some attention. It is interesting from the perspective of both the general subject matter...   "I am writing in regard to the Federal Bureau of…
  • Jul 2

    June 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project

    June 2015 in Retrospect: Intermediary Liability News and More from the Internet and Jurisdiction Project
    June 2015 in Retrospect is available here: http://www.internetjurisdiction.net/observatory/retrospect/2015-june/ Retrospect is the monthly newsletter of the Internet & Jurisdiction Project - a global multi-stakeholder dialogue…
Rank this Week: 213