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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
  • Mar 4

    Insights on Corporate Venture Capital

    Insights on Corporate Venture Capital
    Last week, MBBP’s Scott Bleier attended a panel discussion hosted by the Johnson & Johnson Boston Innovation Center, which featured three corporate venture capitalists from Sanofi-Genzyme Bioventures, Boehringer Ingelheim Venture…
  • Feb 27

    Giant Otter Receives SBIR Phase II Grant

    Giant Otter Receives SBIR Phase II Grant
    MBBP Client Giant Otter Technologies announced on February 26, 2015 that it has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II grant.  This highly selective two –year grant from the National Science Foundation in…
  • Feb 27

    Exciting Development Regarding H-4 EAD

    Exciting Development Regarding H-4 EAD
    In light of the latest development from the Department of Homeland Security allowing H-4 spouses of certain H-1B workers to apply for employment authorizations,  we have compiled a list of important FAQs to help employers,…
Rank this Week: 997

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 62

Technology Liberation Front

Technology Liberation Front

Focused on keeping politician's hands off the 'net and everything else related to technology.

http://techliberation.com
  • Mar 4

    Bipartisan Internet of Things Resolution Introduced in Senate

    Bipartisan Internet of Things Resolution Introduced in Senate
    A new bipartisan “sense of the Senate” resolution was introduced today calling for “a national strategy for the Internet of Things to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment.” [PDF is here.] The…
  • Feb 27

    Initial Thoughts on Obama Administration’s “Privacy Bill of Rights” Proposal

    Initial Thoughts on Obama Administration’s “Privacy Bill of Rights” Proposal
    The Obama Administration has just released a draft “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015.” Generally speaking, the bill aims to translate fair information practice principles (FIPPs) — which have traditionally been…
  • Feb 23

    Mercatus Center Scholars Contributions to Cybersecurity Research

    Mercatus Center Scholars Contributions to Cybersecurity Research
    by Adam Thierer & Andrea Castillo Cybersecurity policy is a big issue this year, so we thought it be worth reminding folks of some contributions to the literature made by Mercatus Center-affiliated scholars in recent years. Our research,…
Rank this Week: 816

LegalTypist

LegalTypist

Covers legal technology.

http://blog.legaltypist.com/
  • Mar 4

    The Rural Lawyer – A Techie Valentine To Me

    The Rural Lawyer – A Techie Valentine To Me
    February has announced itself with cold winds, wet snow and an absolute disregard to January’s rather mild precedent. Which hurries my steps along when I venture out of the little law office on the prairie and away from my Keurig…
  • Mar 3

    Love and Website Security – WordFence and RSJoomla!

    Love and Website Security – WordFence and RSJoomla!
    It’s February, love is in the air, and I’m a sucker for …. website security. We all know that we need to use secure passwords for website administration login. Additionally, minimizing plugins (for WordPress) and extensions…
  • Mar 2

    Taking Back Control Over Your Day: 7 Steps to Laser-like Focu

    Taking Back Control Over Your Day: 7 Steps to Laser-like Focu
    Where are we going wrong? At the end of day do you sometimes realize it’s 5 o’clock (or 6 or 7?) and you ask yourself, “What happened”? You’ve been busy all day long doing exactly what needed to be…
Rank this Week: 4416

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
Rank this Week: 51

PIT IP Tech Blog

PIT IP Tech Blog

Covers intellectual property and technology law. By Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.

http://pitiptechblog.com/
  • Mar 4

    “Use in Commerce” Requires Actual, Not Intended, Use

    “Use in Commerce” Requires Actual, Not Intended, Use
    by: Robert Wagner, intellectual property attorney at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (Robert Wagner on G+) When applying to register a trademark or service mark, one of the key requirements…
  • Mar 3

    The Western District of Pennsylvania Weighs in on the Admissibility of Facebook Post

    The Western District of Pennsylvania Weighs in on the Admissibility of Facebook Post
    by: Kelly A. Williams, a shareholder at Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. In Newill v. Campbell Transp. Co., plaintiff sought to preclude defendant from introducing several of his Facebook posts into evidence on the bases…
  • Jan 22

    SCOTUS Decides That the Issue of Trademark “Tacking” Is One for a Jury

    SCOTUS Decides That the Issue of Trademark “Tacking” Is One for a Jury
    by: Kelly A. Williams, a shareholder at Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. This week the United States Supreme Court determined that a jury should decide the issue of whether “tacking” can be used by a trademark…
Rank this Week: 3526

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Mar 4

    CS-SIS survey

    CS-SIS survey
    The Communications Committee is looking for feedback from the membership.  Please let us know how you'd like us to stay in touch and let you know what's happening by taking this short 9 question survey:…
  • Jan 29

    Smartwatches in the library?

    Smartwatches in the library?
    Smart watches have been touted as the next must-have gadget. With several models available and Apple jumping into the fray this spring, what are they and what can they do?Besides serving as straightforward, traditional watches most of the…
  • Nov 26

    Skills Refresh

    Skills Refresh
    This is the time of year to be thankful that we have the opportunity (or perhaps just inclination) to work with a variety of technologies in law libraries. It can also be a good time to take stock of your current skill development and…
Rank this Week: 1452

CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

Provides breaking news and analysis of communications law and business. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • Mar 4

    An Epitaph for Aereo

    An Epitaph for Aereo
    By Scott R. Flick For a company that could always punch well above its weight in drawing press coverage, Aereo's sale of its assets in bankruptcy last week drew surprisingly little coverage. Less than a month before last year's Supreme…
  • Feb 27

    FCC Preempts State Laws Restricting Municipal Broadband Deployment

    FCC Preempts State Laws Restricting Municipal Broadband Deployment
    By David Burns While the FCC's net neutrality order got most of the attention yesterday, the FCC took another major broadband-related action at its February 26 meeting. Over the strenuous objections of incumbent internet service providers…
  • Feb 26

    The Net Neutrality Drama Plays On

    The Net Neutrality Drama Plays On
    By Scott R. Flick and Paul A. Cicelski The FCC voted on net neutrality rules in an open meeting today (that was delayed an hour due to yet more snow in DC), and the highly anticipated vote ran into a few last minute snags. First,…
Rank this Week: 983

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Mar 4

    Does E-commerce Personalization Make All Consumers Vulnerable Consumers?

    Does E-commerce Personalization Make All Consumers Vulnerable Consumers?
    It is the first week of March, which in the U.S. means it is also National Consumer Protection Week. This coordinated annual effort encourages people to assert their rights in the marketplace and make better informed consumer decisions. While…
  • Mar 4

    Spain: The Right to Be Forgotten Does Not Apply to Blogger

    Spain: The Right to Be Forgotten Does Not Apply to Blogger
    In a recently reported ruling, the Spanish National High Court held that Google is not responsible for the processing of personal data on blog hosted on Google’s owned Blogger, and therefore, that the so called “right to be…
  • Mar 2

    Whatsapp at Risk of Suspension of Services in Brazil

    Whatsapp at Risk of Suspension of Services in Brazil
    A few weeks ago, a judge of the state of Piauí, in Brazil, ordered Whatsapp to suspend its activities in the country. The judge has also issued orders for the suspension of the service to all telecommunication service providers,…
Rank this Week: 222

TechnoLawyer Blog

TechnoLawyer Blog

Covers legal technology and practice management news.

http://blog.technolawyer.com/
  • Mar 4

    Five Checklists Every Law Firm Should Use Plus 47 More Must-Read

    Five Checklists Every Law Firm Should Use Plus 47 More Must-Read
    Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 48 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the...
  • Mar 2

    Is This the Perfect Laptop for Lawyers? Plus 57 More Must-Read

    Is This the Perfect Laptop for Lawyers? Plus 57 More Must-Read
    Coming today to BlawgWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 58 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our BlawgWorld Pick of the...
  • Mar 2

    Preliminary Deposition Questions Plus 48 More Must-Read

    Preliminary Deposition Questions Plus 48 More Must-Read
    Coming today to LitigationWorld: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 49 articles from the past two weeks worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our LitigationWorld…
Rank this Week: 235

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
  • Mar 4

    The Law of Securing Consumer Data on Networked Computer

    The Law of Securing Consumer Data on Networked Computer
    The status of consumer data security law in the United States is at a crossroads. Last week, the White House released a discussion draft of its Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015, which would require businesses collecting personal…
  • Mar 3

    Insights on the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015

    Insights on the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015
    On Friday, February 27, the White House released its promised draft privacy and data security legislation. The proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015 contains few, if any, surprises and would codify the framework that the White…
  • Mar 3

    Hogan Lovells at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2015!

    Hogan Lovells at IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2015!
    Hogan Lovells’ leading Privacy and Information ‎Management practice will actively participate at this week's IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2015. Enclosed is a listing of events in which our lawyers will be featured.
Rank this Week: 2100

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/
  • Mar 4

    Adware Advertiser Sidesteps Liability

    Adware Advertiser Sidesteps Liability
    This case involves a browser plug-in from IMS, whose affiliates allegedly surreptitiously installed the plug-in on users’ computers. The plug-in allegedly caused pop-up ads to appear when users visited designated websites. Reed Elsevier…
  • Feb 25

    Which Was Dumber–Trash-Talking Tweeting, Or The Decision To Prosecute For It?

    Which Was Dumber–Trash-Talking Tweeting, Or The Decision To Prosecute For It?
    Robert Metzinger made the following four tweets during the 2013 World Series in St. Louis: Going to be tailgating with a #PressureCooker during games 3-4-5 in #STL during #WorldSeries. #STLStrong #GoCards #postseason from Springfield, MO.…
  • Feb 25

    Blogiversary Bonus! A Video Interview About the Blog

    Blogiversary Bonus! A Video Interview About the Blog
    Earlier this month, we celebrated the blog’s 10 year anniversary. In preparation for the anniversary, my RA Addam suggested making a video to help celebrate. After all, we don’t normally generate video content, so I thought it…
Rank this Week: 317

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
  • Mar 4

    The STRONG Patents Act Is a Prime Example of Weak Reform

    The STRONG Patents Act Is a Prime Example of Weak Reform
    "Reform" refers to making changes in something in order to improve it. The STRONG Patents Act, introduced yesterday by Sens. Coons, Durbin, and Hirono, claims to be a "reform" bill—in reality, it would achieve the exact opposite. As we…
  • Mar 4

    EFF to UN: You Need a Privacy Watchdog

    EFF to UN: You Need a Privacy Watchdog
    EFF joined more than sixty civil liberties organizations and public interest groups from across the world yesterday in calling upon the world's governments to support the creation of a United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to…
  • Mar 2

    You Can't Block Apps on the Free and Open Brazilian Internet

    You Can't Block Apps on the Free and Open Brazilian Internet
    Brazil's Marco Civil law contains vigorous language intended to protect free expression, and a stable, secure and neutral network in Brazil. But as we have noted before, such laws must be interpreted and enforced appropriately to be…
Rank this Week: 1935

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/
  • Mar 4

    Rural Call Completion Update: Final Rules Now in Effect

    Rural Call Completion Update: Final Rules Now in Effect
    As we reported late last year, a few of the FCC’s revisions to its rules concerning rural call completion had to be run past the Office of Management and Budget before they could take effect. According to a notice in the Federal…
  • Mar 4

    Update: Most, But Not All, New E911 Rules Set to Take Effect in April

    Update: Most, But Not All, New E911 Rules Set to Take Effect in April
    As we reported last month, the Commission has adopted a new set of E911 standards designed to improve E911 location capability. The FCC’s Fourth Report and Order setting forth those standards has now been published in the Federal…
  • Mar 4

    Update: Comment Deadlines Announced in Digital Remote Pickup Proceeding

    Update: Comment Deadlines Announced in Digital Remote Pickup Proceeding
    A couple of weeks ago we reported on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Order (NPRM/O) that resolved some questions related to broadcast remote pickup (RPU) authorizations and proposed a number of changes to the RPU rules. (Among the…
Rank this Week: 4779

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

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

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4306

eLegal Canton

eLegal Canton

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

http://canton.elegal.ca
  • Mar 4

    March is fraud prevention month – let’s be careful out there

    March is fraud prevention month – let’s be careful out there
    Let’s be careful out there.  We have all received fraudulent emails or phone calls.  To reduce the chances of being a victim, here is a Global News article on the Top 10 scams to watch out for this Fraud Prevention ……
  • Feb 25

    Smartwatches still in the running

    Smartwatches still in the running
    I’ve written about smartwatches before. So far they have not been selling as fast as some expected.  The marketplace still hasn’t sorted out the right combinations of features and price. Apple’s iWatch is…
  • Feb 18

    Privacy Commissioner issues guidance on police body camera

    Privacy Commissioner issues guidance on police body camera
    The federal Privacy Commissioner has just released a report giving guidance on the privacy implications of police wearing body-worn cameras, and what police need to do to comply with privacy laws. It points out that the issues around…
Rank this Week: 992

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 470

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Mar 4

    Ringly - Is It Smart Enough?

    Ringly - Is It Smart Enough?
    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.
  • Mar 4

    Google Contacts Update - Who Do You Know?

    Google Contacts Update - Who Do You Know?
    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.
  • Mar 4

    Why I Am A Solo - Blogging And Social Media

    Why I Am A Solo - Blogging And Social Media
    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: 258

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 460

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Child Pornography, the Alford Plea and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

    Child Pornography, the Alford Plea and Ineffective Assistance of Counsel
    After Joshua Zachary Matter was “charged with two felonies for possession and dissemination of pornography on a computer”, he agreed toenter an Alford pleato the possession-related charge in exchange for the state's…
  • Mar 2

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"

    Tweets, Terroristic Threats and "True Threats"
    For reasons we will get to in a moment, the State of Missouri charged Robert Metzinger with “making a terroristic threat under [Missouri Revised Statutes] § 574.115(4).”  State v. Metzinger, 2015 WL 790463 (Missouri…
  • Feb 27

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"

    The Lottery Terminal, Computer Crime and "Authorization"
    After Caryn Aline Nascimento was “convicted of one count of aggravated first-degree theft and one count of computer crime”, she appealed.  State v. Nascimento, 2015 WL 465188 (Court of Appeals of Oregon2015).  On appeal,…
Rank this Week: 547

The Undeniable Ruth

The Undeniable Ruth

Covers cyberbullying and flash mobs. By Ruth Carter.

http://www.undeniableruth.com/
  • Mar 4

    Is the U.S. Government Causing & Perpetuating the Obesity Epidemic?

    Is the U.S. Government Causing & Perpetuating the Obesity Epidemic?
    I recently re-watched the documentary Fed Up about how the U.S. government has basically subsidized the obesity epidemic in this country. It continues to perpetuate the problem through policies and regulation that enhance the financial…
  • Mar 1

    Rosie’s Seeing-Eye Person

    Rosie’s Seeing-Eye Person
    my vet told me that Rosie has glaucoma in her right eye. She is completely and permanently blind on her right side....For now, my job is to be Rosie’s right eye, especially while she’s adjusting to her changed vision. I try to…
  • Feb 26

    Nobody Knows I Have an Eating Disorder

    Nobody Knows I Have an Eating Disorder
    Having an eating disorder is painful – both physically and emotionally. It is truly an illness; it’s not a diet; it’s not something I do to get attention. On the contrary, it keeps me depressed and isolated from the people I…
Rank this Week: 4890

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 755

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
  • Mar 3

    Proposed California Ballot Initiative Would Punish Homosexuality With Death, Vigilantism, Banishment

    Proposed California Ballot Initiative Would Punish Homosexuality With Death, Vigilantism, Banishment
    Shifting gears from my last post on Iowa's bill to prohibit sexual orientation conversion therapy for minors, I recently learned about this outrageous ballot initiative that was recently proposed in California. The Huffington Post reports on…
  • Feb 26

    Iowa Bill Would Prohibit Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy for Minor

    Iowa Bill Would Prohibit Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy for Minor
    So reports the Des Moines Register:A bill that would ban Iowa mental health professionals from trying to change the sexual orientation of gay patients under age 18 was approved by the Iowa Senate Human Resources Committee Wednesday on a…
  • Feb 16

    FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Drone Regulation

    FAA Releases Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Drone Regulation
    So reports the Washington Post:Thousands of businesses could receive clearance to fly drones two years from now under proposed rules that the Federal Aviation Administrationunveiled Sunday, a landmark step that will make automated flight more…
Rank this Week: 3460

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
Rank this Week: 2177

Above and Beyond KM

Above and Beyond KM

Covers knowledge management. By V. Mary Abraham.

http://aboveandbeyondkm.com
  • Mar 3

    Who Needs to Know?

    Who Needs to Know?
    “Who needs to know?” This is a question we ask often. Unfortunately, it is a question we do not always answer correctly. Sure, we might identify the obvious people, based on our personal experience or knowledge. However, we…
  • Feb 23

    Intranet Ignorance is NOT Bli

    Intranet Ignorance is NOT Bli
    If you ever have the opportunity to hold an off-the-record conversation with law firm knowledge management personnel, ask them if they are delighted with their intranet. Many will confess that they are not. Equally, they will tell you that…
  • Feb 23

    Intranet Ignorance is NOT Bli

    Intranet Ignorance is NOT Bli
    If you ever have the opportunity to hold an off-the-record conversation with law firm knowledge management personnel, ask them if they are delighted with their intranet. Many will confess that they are not. Equally, they will tell you that…
Rank this Week: 1900

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 3

    U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report

    U.S. Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Report
    “When PeopleForBikes launched 16 years ago as Bikes Belong, we established the mission of “getting more people riding bikes, more often.” This goal remains central in all of our work today. As we’ve grown, and as…
  • Mar 3

    IMF Releases Updated Guidelines for Compiling Fiscal Statistic

    IMF Releases Updated Guidelines for Compiling Fiscal Statistic
    “The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released today the Government Finance Statistics Manual 2014 (GFSM 2014), providing updated international guidance for the compilation, reporting, and analytical use of government finance…
  • Mar 3

    Justice Department Criminal Charges Against David Petraeu

    Justice Department Criminal Charges Against David Petraeu
    “Justice Department Spokesman Marc Raimondi released the following statement Tuesday: “Three documents – a criminal Information, a plea agreement, and a statement of facts – were filed today in the United States…
Rank this Week: 38

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/
  • Mar 3

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate

    Report on Group V Debate — Six Candidate
    Yesterday I attended the Coral Gables Forum candidates’ debate for Coral Gables Commission Group V election. This is the race with the most candidates, making the events most difficult – they’re not real debates, and every…
  • Feb 27

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum

    Coral Gables Candidates Forum
    The Coral Gables Forum (previously known as the Ponce Business Association) will be running candidate debates for the upcoming Coral Gables Commission election. According to the calendar at their web page, this is the planned schedule: March…
  • Feb 22

    Warring Columba Bush Profile

    Warring Columba Bush Profile
    Amazing contrast between today’s NYT and today’s WaPo treatments of Jeb Bush’s wife, Columba. And surprisingly, it’s the NYT that does the puff piece, so puffy as to be a whitewash. And it’s the Post that does…
Rank this Week: 22

Dot Indicia

Dot Indicia

Covers information, privacy and security from a Canadian perspective. By Michael Power.

http://michaelpower.ca
  • Mar 3

    The Law of Cybersecurity & In-House Counsel

    The Law of Cybersecurity & In-House Counsel
    Last month saw an interesting study emerge from the Maurer School of Law at Indiana University. It discusses the current and potential role of lawyers in the area of cybersecurity and the emerging, but still nascent, field of…
  • Feb 8

    The Canadian Privacy Cases of 2014

    The Canadian Privacy Cases of 2014
    As we move more into 2015, I thought I’d put together my own list of the more interesting Canadian privacy cases of 2014. These are judicial decisions so there’s no Commissioner findings or orders here. Some of these…
  • Jan 27

    Revenge Porn & Canadian Law

    Revenge Porn & Canadian Law
    Whenever a new technology arrives, society always plays “catch up” to determine what norms to apply to the use of that technology. It’s probably how we got traffic lights after the advent of automobiles.  One…
Rank this Week: 3685

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/
  • Mar 3

    0x55: Nick Coghlan at LCA 2015

    0x55: Nick Coghlan at LCA 2015
    Show Notes Segment 0 (00:00:35) Bradley and Karen interviewed Nick Coghlan who works for Red Hat and contributes to various Open Source and Free Software projects such as Python. Nick discussed his work on the infrastructure…
  • Jan 29

    0x54: Carol Smith at LCA 2015

    0x54: Carol Smith at LCA 2015
    Show Notes Segment 0 (00:00:35) Bradley encourages those who attend FOSDEM 2015 to attend sign up to attend the Supporter Night Event on 30 January 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. Segment 1 (00:50:11) More Show notes for this one…
  • Dec 30

    0x53: Can Plagiarism Happen Under Copyleft?

    0x53: Can Plagiarism Happen Under Copyleft?
    Show Notes Segment 0 (00:00:37) Please donate to to send Dan to a conference. There's a progress bar on faif.us now. You can also donate to support Software Freedom Conservancy, where Bradley and Karen work, by becoming…
Rank this Week: 4920

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/
Rank this Week: 346

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
Rank this Week: 1229

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/
  • Mar 3

    California’s Strawberry War Comes to an End

    California’s Strawberry War Comes to an End
    With an optimistic eye towards the coming spring, I thought it relevant to discuss one of springtime’s sweetest fruits: strawberries. Most Americans can enjoy the sweet, red berries year-round thanks to the advent of greenhouses.…
  • Mar 3

    Google Fights Back Against Broader Hacking Powers for FBI

    Google Fights Back Against Broader Hacking Powers for FBI
    Google is using its weight as a technology giant to make it difficult for the Department of Justice to quietly amend the rules involving search warrants for electronically stored media. The company characterizes this amendment as allowing the…
  • Feb 27

    Maintaining Their Own Online Reputation: Yelp v. Revleap

    Maintaining Their Own Online Reputation: Yelp v. Revleap
    Overview Yelp, one of the largest websites for online crowd-sourced reviews of businesses and restaurants, is suing an online reputation company, Revleap (also operating as Yelpdirector and Revpley), alleging trademark infringement, unfair…
Rank this Week: 2600

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Mar 3

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Tracking

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Tracking
    Recently, the Library of Congress announced that users can set email tracking at congress.gov. According to the LOC: “Users can elect to receive email alerts for tracking: A specific bill in the current Congress: Receive an email when…
  • Feb 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline
    Check out the new ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline! This collection features over 90 ABA periodical titles, including 44 titles previously only available to ABA section members. Select titles are available as full color…
  • Feb 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New! The Law of Lawyering, Fourth Edition
    Curious about the revisions and updated changes made in December’s release of the The Law of Lawyering, 4th ed.? The greatly expanded two-volume fourth edition of The Law of Lawyering is available on the Loislaw Treatise Library, a…
Rank this Week: 459

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

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

https://percipient.co/blog
  • Mar 3

    E-Discovery Search Term Dispute Resolved With Random Sampling

    E-Discovery Search Term Dispute Resolved With Random Sampling
    A recent decision in the In re: Lithium Batteries Antitrust Litigation, an action against battery manufacturers alleging price fixing, authorized the use of random sampling to resolve disputes over keywords used to collect electronically…
  • Feb 26

    Are Litigation Hold Notices Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?

    Are Litigation Hold Notices Protected by Attorney-Client Privilege?
    Generally, litigation hold notices are privileged, protected by the attorney-client privilege or work product doctrine. See, e.g. Gibson v. Ford Motor Co., 510 F. Supp. 2d 1116, 1123 (N.D. Ga. 2007). However, the privileged nature of…
  • Feb 17

    Do Attorney Liens Attach to ESI Hosted by E-Discovery Vendors?

    Do Attorney Liens Attach to ESI Hosted by E-Discovery Vendors?
    A recent opinion from the Illinois First District of Court of Appeal, Cronin & Company, LTD. v. Richie Capital Management, LLC, 2014 IL App. 131892-U (unreported), raises interesting questions about attorney liens, client files,…
Rank this Week: 4214

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

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

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
  • Mar 3

    Red Flags Employers Should Know about Rogue Employee

    Red Flags Employers Should Know about Rogue Employee
    A recent Infoworld story included 7 Red Flags about employees regarding “someone you admired, trusted, and invested yourself in ends up embezzling from the company, illegally accessing private emails, or using customer credit card data…
  • Feb 27

    More Cyber Criminals Targeting your Identity, Including Bad Guys in China!

    More Cyber Criminals Targeting your Identity, Including Bad Guys in China!
    According to a recent report groups in “China continue to target Western interests, but there has been a shift in focus from the theft of intellectual property to identity information” according to BusinessInsurance.com which drew…
  • Feb 24

    Watch Out! Your Computer Probably has Spyware Courtesy of the US Government!

    Watch Out! Your Computer Probably has Spyware Courtesy of the US Government!
    Apparently the US National Security Agency (NSA) “has figured out how to hide spying software deep within hard drives made by Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba and other top manufacturers, giving the agency the means to eavesdrop on the…
Rank this Week: 4980

Easy Soft Blog

Easy Soft Blog

Covers practice management issues such as law office billing and accounting, IOLTA bookkeeping, family law, and 2010 RESPA Rules.

http://www.easysoft-usa.com/blog/
  • Mar 3

    Easy Calculation of Child Support For Adult Children With Disabilitie

    Easy Calculation of Child Support For Adult Children With Disabilitie
    Divorce law and divorce lawyers tend to focus on typical marital situations: a husband, a wife, and one or more minor children. Existing systems may not be able to handle special situations such severely disabled children, and that is when…
  • Feb 25

    Don’t Let The New CFPB Closing Disclosure Drive You Crazy

    Don’t Let The New CFPB Closing Disclosure Drive You Crazy
    Real estate closing changes are still months off and yet an article in Origination News reports that lenders are already going “crazy” over the new CFPB closing disclosure statement. The rule modifications that go into affect…
  • Feb 18

    Don’t Let Winter Storms Slow Down Your Law Practice

    Don’t Let Winter Storms Slow Down Your Law Practice
    This winter has been tough on many parts of the US, including Northeast and specifically the New England area. One of our customers reported that after the last storm there was eight feet of snow on the ground and he couldn’t get to his…
Rank this Week: 1344

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Mar 2

    Court rules on iPhone, iPad use

    Court rules on iPhone, iPad use
    There are countless ways that an iPhone and iPad can be useful to an attorney while in court — whether you are at counsel table or just monitoring proceedings from the cheap seats in back. I often use my iPhone...
  • Feb 26

    In the new

    In the new
    In late January, Apple CEO Tim Cook announced that the Apple Watch would start shipping in April. This week, Apple announced that it will have a special event on Monday, March 9 called "Spring Forward." Apple isn't saying what…
  • Feb 25

    [Sponsor] Transporter -- your own private cloud storage

    [Sponsor] Transporter -- your own private cloud storage
    Thank you to Connected Data, maker of the Transporter, for sponsoring iPhone J.D. The Transporter is a hard drive that stores your files and securely shares them with all of your computers and iOS devices so that you can access...
Rank this Week: 1563

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/
  • Mar 2

    One Case, Two Section 101 Patent-Eligibility Result

    One Case, Two Section 101 Patent-Eligibility Result
    One patent was held to recite ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101, and a second patent was held eligible, in Intellectual Ventures I, LLC v. Motorola Mobility LLC, No. 11-908-SLR (D. Del. Feb 24, 2015). This result provides…
  • Feb 28

    Action Brought Under DMCA and CFAA Dismissed (Part I)

    Action Brought Under DMCA and CFAA Dismissed (Part I)
    In LivePerson, Inc. v. 24/7 Customer Inc., 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 3688, No. 1:2014cv01559 (Jan. 16, 2015), the Southern District of New York dismissed a complaint alleging copyright infringement, a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright…
  • Feb 22

    More Business Method and E-Commerce Patents Held Ineligible

    More Business Method and E-Commerce Patents Held Ineligible
    More e-commerce / business method patent claims are invalidated under 35 U.S.C. § 101 . . . Enpat, Inc. v. Tenrox Inc., Case No: 6:13-cv-948-Orl-31KRS (M.D. Fla. Feb. 10, 2015). Claims of U.S. Patent No. RE38,633 were held patent…
Rank this Week: 3169

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
  • Mar 2

    Mediation, the Talking Cure

    Mediation, the Talking Cure
    This article was published March 2, 2015 by Industry Today. The origin of disputes is friction: “the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another.” Unless taken in hand there is a sure progression from…
  • Feb 15

    Garnishing Domain Names for Unpaid Debt

    Garnishing Domain Names for Unpaid Debt
    Initially, in the far distant past, in the mid-1990s, domain names were seen primarily as addresses in cyberspace — much like telephone numbers or postal addresses to which they were analogized — rather than as assets of value in…
  • Feb 5

    The Role of Investors in Marketing Literary Work

    The Role of Investors in Marketing Literary Work
    Co-Author Gerald M. Levine Copyright adheres to creative works when they are fixed in tangible mediums of expression for the first time. At the moment of fixation authors own and control their works in every respect, but this is likely to…
Rank this Week: 385

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
  • Mar 2

    Beware of the Delaware Choice of Law in Non-Compete Agreement

    Beware of the Delaware Choice of Law in Non-Compete Agreement
    By Justin K. Beyer and Matthew I. Hafter Delaware has long been one of the jurisdictions most friendly to the interests of corporations and is the state of incorporation for a significant majority of corporations. While that trend does not…
  • Feb 26

    Geographically Overbroad Non-Competes Held To Be Unenforceable

    Geographically Overbroad Non-Competes Held To Be Unenforceable
    In unrelated decisions, two federal courts recently refused to enforce non-compete covenants in employment agreements that lack reasonable geographic limits. Status of the cases. In one of the two lawsuits, the employment agreement included a…
  • Feb 23

    Opposition Emerges to EU Trade Secrets Directive

    Opposition Emerges to EU Trade Secrets Directive
    By any measure, the past few weeks have been eventful in Europe.  Given the number of challenges facing European lawmakers — from continued hostilities in Ukraine, to last-minute negotiations over Greek debt, to anti-terrorism…
Rank this Week: 1117

Data Privacy Monitor

Data Privacy Monitor

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

http://www.dataprivacymonitor.com/
  • Mar 2

    BakerHostetler Recognized in LA Daily Journal’s Top Appellate Reversals of 2014

    BakerHostetler Recognized in LA Daily Journal’s Top Appellate Reversals of 2014
    A precedent-setting decision in a class action case alleging privacy violations under California’s Confidentiality of Medical Information Act (CMIA), litigated by our BakerHostetler team, was recognized by the LA Daily…
  • Feb 26

    FTC Director Jessica Rich Discusses Privacy and Data Security at BakerHostetler Symposium

    FTC Director Jessica Rich Discusses Privacy and Data Security at BakerHostetler Symposium
    On February 26, 2015, Jessica L. Rich, Director of the Bureau of Consumer Protection at the Federal Trade Commission, spoke at the BakerHostetler Symposium on Section 5 of the FTC Act on how the FTC approaches privacy and data security.…
  • Feb 23

    Legal Issues to Consider Before Starting Big Data Project

    Legal Issues to Consider Before Starting Big Data Project
    We read every day about the myriad of purposes for which enterprises are embarking on Big Data projects. Securing C-suite buy in and funding may be a significant endeavor, as is implementing an analytic approach to yield results that will…
Rank this Week: 2499

Privacy & Security Matters

Privacy & Security Matters

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

http://www.privacyandsecuritymatters.com
  • Mar 2

    Privacy Monday – March 2, 2015: How is Your Cyber Resilience?

    Privacy Monday – March 2, 2015: How is Your Cyber Resilience?
    Welcome to March (and in the Northeast, the arrival of meterological spring is welcome indeed……) We start this month with a question:  Have you looked at your cyber resilience? The Federal Financial Institutions Examination…
  • Feb 27

    ICYMI: Privacy in the Workplace Webinar

    ICYMI: Privacy in the Workplace Webinar
    Our 2015 monthly Privacy Issues Wednesday webinar series continued this month with Jennifer Rubin and Gauri Punjabi’s Privacy in the Workplace presentation. Jen and Gauri discussed the latest statutory and common law developments…
  • Feb 27

    More than Employees Bargained For: Do Union Employees Have a Right to Bargain Over Company Data Breaches?

    More than Employees Bargained For: Do Union Employees Have a Right to Bargain Over Company Data Breaches?
    Originally posted to Mintz Levin’s Employment Matters Blog These days most employers manage a vast amount of electronic information about their employees, including the employees’ personal identifying information. But, what…
Rank this Week: 2776

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 1414

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/
  • Mar 2

    Movin' On Up!

    Movin' On Up!
    The legal market consolidated a bit more today in Canada as DLAPiper LLP announced that Davis LLP will be joining the Swiss verein's North American arm as its newest member firm in April 2015.  The Am Law Daily, summed up the change in…
  • Feb 27

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??
    Okay... it's Friday. It's snowing in Dallas, and it's a bit slow around the office. But, when I saw that Reed Elsevier was going to change its name to RELX, I thought maybe it was a joke to draw attention away from the black/blue vs.…
  • Feb 10

    The Profession is Doomed

    The Profession is Doomed
    Image [cc] slworking2 Recently I participated on a panel on the future of the profession for the National Conference of Bar Presidents and walked away thoroughly convinced the profession is doomed. For those of you unfamiliar with how bar…
Rank this Week: 575

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/
  • Mar 2

    Left Shark Still Not “All Right”: The Legal Battle Continues With New Trademark Claim

    Left Shark Still Not “All Right”: The Legal Battle Continues With New Trademark Claim
    By Julie Liu In the most entertaining legal battle to develop out of Super Bowl XLIX, Katy Perry has famously attempted to copyright Left Shark, the much-celebrated Internet phenomenon of the month. In a more recent development, Perry has…
  • Feb 27

    Governing Habitats on The Moon

    Governing Habitats on The Moon
    By Talia Loucks No one from Earth has been to the moon since 1972, but Google’s Lunar XPRIZE has sparked an interest in returning. The Lunar XPRIZE is a race to the moon in which competitors must land a robot safely on the moon and send…
  • Feb 25

    Law Enforcement, Automatic License Plate Readers and American Privacy

    Law Enforcement, Automatic License Plate Readers and American Privacy
    By Michael Huggins Every day, Automatic License Plate Readers (ALPR) capture millions of license plate images, which are stored in third-party databases. ALPRs have been used by law enforcement and state agencies to recover stolen vehicles…
Rank this Week: 1901