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CommLawCenter

CommLawCenter

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

http://www.commlawcenter.com/
  • Jun 27

    Chairman Wheeler Circulates Proposed Multiple Ownership Rules That Expand Regs for TV

    Chairman Wheeler Circulates Proposed Multiple Ownership Rules That Expand Regs for TV
    Today, the FCC released a document entitled Fact Sheet: Updating Media Ownership Rules in the Public Interest.  The driver behind the Fact Sheet is the Chairman’s promise to the Third Circuit Court of Appeals that draft multiple…
  • Jun 20

    Making the Move to the New Online Public Inspection File System This Friday

    Making the Move to the New Online Public Inspection File System This Friday
    Friday will see the launch of the FCC’s new online public inspection file system, called, not surprisingly, the Online Public Inspection File (“OPIF”).  With stations moving to a “next gen” public inspection…
  • Jun 2

    New Online Public File Demonstration Set for June 13

    New Online Public File Demonstration Set for June 13
    In a Public Notice released today, the FCC has taken the next steps towards implementing the expanded online public inspection file, which is set to go live on June 24th.  Specifically, the FCC announced that on June 13, 2016 at 1:00…
Rank this Week: 3117

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/
  • Jun 27

    Alien Ownership: FCC Seeks Comment on “Streamlined” Review Proce

    Alien Ownership: FCC Seeks Comment on “Streamlined” Review Proce
    Proposal would put other agencies on 90-day clock to complete review of possible national security issues. In an effort to facilitate foreign investment in U.S. common carrier and broadcast licensees, the FCC has proposed changes in the way…
  • Jun 23

    Student Discount: FOIA “Educational Institution” Fee Exemption Available to Student

    Student Discount: FOIA “Educational Institution” Fee Exemption Available to Student
    D.C. Circuit reverses longstanding – if illogical – policy of many agencies. The federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and its state equivalents remain a useful tool for anyone wishing to keep an eye on our governments’…
  • Jun 22

    Legal 500 Kudos to Karyn Ablin, Copyright Lawyer Par Excellence

    Legal 500 Kudos to Karyn Ablin, Copyright Lawyer Par Excellence
    A week or two ago we introduced you to Karyn Ablin, a new arrival at FHH but an old-hand in a number of practice areas, including particularly copyright law. We should have held off on the welcoming post, because no sooner had we put it up…
Rank this Week: 3385

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jun 27

    Congressional Censure and “ No Confidence” Votes Regarding Public Official

    Congressional Censure and “ No Confidence” Votes Regarding Public Official
    Congressional Censure and “No Confidence” Votes Regarding Public Officials. Jack Maskell, Legislative Attorney; Richard S. Beth, Specialist on the Congress and Legislative Process. June 23, 2016. “The House and the Senate…
  • Jun 27

    Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security

    Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security
    Kanetake, Machiko, Subsidiarity in the Maintenance of International Peace and Security (2016). Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 79, No. 2, 2016. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2800809 “This article analyzes…
  • Jun 27

    The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congre

    The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congre
    The State of Campaign Finance Policy: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress. R. Sam Garrett, Specialist in American National Government. June 23, 2016. “Major changes have occurred in campaign finance policy since 2002, when…
Rank this Week: 27

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 639

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
  • Jun 27

    Supreme Court Gives More Leeway to Lower Courts on Patents and Copyright: Will Lower Courts Champion Innovation?

    Supreme Court Gives More Leeway to Lower Courts on Patents and Copyright: Will Lower Courts Champion Innovation?
    The Supreme Court decided two patent cases and one copyright case this month. If the three cases have a unifying theme, it is that the Supreme Court gave more deference to fact-finding tribunals, whether that is the Patent Office or district…
  • Jun 27

    Congratulations to the Winners of EFF's 9th Annual Cyberlaw Trivia Night

    Congratulations to the Winners of EFF's 9th Annual Cyberlaw Trivia Night
    The best legal minds in the Bay Area gathered to participate in EFF's 9th Annual Cyberlaw Trivia Night on June 16. Over 100 friends from 20 technology law firms and Internet companies attended, making for a rousing night vying for the coveted…
  • Jun 27

    Digital Dystopia: Egyptian Civil Society At Risk

    Digital Dystopia: Egyptian Civil Society At Risk
    On June 23, Amnesty International—along with IFEX, Human Rights Watch, FIDH, and seven other organizations—issued a joint statement on the “existential threat” faced by Egyptian civil society. In recent months, the…
Rank this Week: 1184

Social Media & Games Law Blog

Social Media & Games Law Blog

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

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Jun 27

    A Little “Mayhem” Reveals Limits to Immunity Provision of Communications Decency Act

    A Little “Mayhem” Reveals Limits to Immunity Provision of Communications Decency Act
    As a general rule, a website is not held liable for the content its users post on its platform. The Communications Decency Act (CDA) immunizes websites from lawsuits by not treating the website as the publisher or speaker of content posted by…
  • Jun 22

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 6/22/16

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 6/22/16
    To the surprise of no one, Instagram is pretty popular; Samsung puts a billion dollars into the Internet of Things; the FCC’s trying to decide if radio noise is a problem; and there’s an approach to virtual reality that…
  • Jun 14

    Six Ways Site Design Can Potentially Render TOS Agreements Unenforceable

    Six Ways Site Design Can Potentially Render TOS Agreements Unenforceable
    Our recent posts on successful legal challenges to the arbitration clauses in browsewrap and clickwrap agreements have a theme in common—even the most thorough and well-worded agreement can be rendered unenforceable by website design.…
Rank this Week: 3116

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
  • Jun 27

    A Way Forward for UK Data Protection

    A Way Forward for UK Data Protection
    The people of the UK have spoken and our collective choice is to leave the European Union. Some are dreading the likely tsunami of economic hardship. Others are excited about what may lie ahead. Most of us are shocked. But as numbing as the…
  • Jun 23

    Russia Data Localization Update: Results from Regulatory Inspections Clarify Enforcement Approach

    Russia Data Localization Update: Results from Regulatory Inspections Clarify Enforcement Approach
    We last reported on Russia’s data localization law earlier this year when the Russian data protection authority, Roskomnadzor, released its inspection plan for 2016. Since then, Roskomnadzor has been conducting compliance inspections…
  • Jun 17

    Future-Proofing Privacy: Security is a Critical Piece

    Future-Proofing Privacy: Security is a Critical Piece
    Part 12 of Future-Proofing Privacy: Security is a Critical Piece. Security is a critical piece of the data protection jigsaw. Lack of consumer confidence has been identified as a key risk for the development of the digital single market, and…
Rank this Week: 3841

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

Percipient E-Discovery Blog

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

https://percipient.co/blog
  • Jun 27

    The Web Page Authentication Dance — A Two Step

    The Web Page Authentication Dance — A Two Step
    To enter evidence in court, attorneys must establish its authenticity. That is, offer proof that the evidence is really what they say it is. Authenticating evidence captured from the internet or social media can be difficult. Before it is…
  • Jun 20

    Judge: “Come on, Just Use Deduplication.”

    Judge: “Come on, Just Use Deduplication.”
    A federal court in Connecticut recently considered the age-old e-discovery question of how many custodians is too many?   In this particular case, more than nine was too many. However, the real lesson from the case is that using…
  • Jun 3

    Attending Legaltech West Coast? So are We!

    Attending Legaltech West Coast? So are We!
    If you are in the Bay Area June 13 or June 14, please stop by and say hello. We will be at Legaltech West Coast at the San Francisco Hyatt Regency.  You can find us in the exhibit hall in Booth 217 or during an informative…
Rank this Week: 2269

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
  • Jun 27

    Voisine and the Significance of Second Amendment Silence

    Voisine and the Significance of Second Amendment Silence
    The Supreme Court released an opinion today in Voisine v. United States (full opinion here), a case described by Rory Little of SCOTUSblog as both "arcane" and "unremarkable." But the case involves guns and statutory interpretation, so here I…
  • Jun 8

    Reathaford on the Value of Blogging

    Reathaford on the Value of Blogging
    In the latest issue of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel's Verdict Magazine, Laura Reathaford writes on the value of legal blogging and how and why lawyers should blog. The article appears on pages 16-17 of the issue.I…
  • Jun 6

    Is a Parrot's Statement Hearsay?

    Is a Parrot's Statement Hearsay?
    Fox News reports on this evidence exam hypothetical come to life:A Michigan man’s wife is now a suspect in his May 2015 murder, newly obtained police reports show, and a winged witness may have heard the dead man’s final…
Rank this Week: 2189

Privacy Law Blog

Privacy Law Blog

Covers data privacy, identity theft, invasion of privacy, and national security legal issues. By Proskauer Rose LLP.

http://privacylaw.proskauer.com/
  • Jun 27

    Privacy Pros Invited to Confront GDPR Application

    Privacy Pros Invited to Confront GDPR Application
    Cecile Martin Proskauer Counsel Cécile Martin was recently interviewed by DataGuidance’s “Privacy This Week” covering new guidance issued by the French data protection authority (‘CNIL’) on June 15, 2016.…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit: Potential Implications for Privacy

    Brexit: Potential Implications for Privacy
    Courtney M. Bowman As a result of Thursday’s historic referendum, the United Kingdom will be leaving the EU. The decision will have a profound effect on many areas, including the global economy, trade, immigration and, potentially, the…
  • Jun 23

    Are Dynamic IP Addresses Personal Data? A Primer

    Are Dynamic IP Addresses Personal Data? A Primer
    Courtney M. Bowman Last month, one of the Advocate Generals (“AG”) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”), Manuel Campos Sánchez-Bordona, issued an opinion suggesting that dynamic IP addresses…
Rank this Week: 1457

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Robert Ambrogi's LawSites

Tracking new and intriguing Web sites for the legal profession.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/
  • Jun 27

    Veteran Reporter Lyle Denniston Leaving SCOTUSblog

    Veteran Reporter Lyle Denniston Leaving SCOTUSblog
    SCOTUSblog has become almost as recognized an institution as the institution it covers. The blog is highly respected and widely followed for its detailed and insightful coverage of the Supreme Court. A big share of the credit for that goes to…
  • Jun 27

    Now Manage Court Deadlines Entirely Within Office 365 with New LawToolBox Bundle

    Now Manage Court Deadlines Entirely Within Office 365 with New LawToolBox Bundle
    Calculate deadlines directly from information in emails. LawToolBox, the online, rules-based deadline calculator that I reviewed in some depth in 2013, today is announcing that its LawToolBox365 — which brings rules-based…
  • Jun 24

    Two New Lawyer2Lawyer Podcasts: Indian Child Welfare Act and New Rules for Overtime

    Two New Lawyer2Lawyer Podcasts: Indian Child Welfare Act and New Rules for Overtime
    A bit tardy in posting the latest episodes of our legal-affairs podcast Lawyer2Lawyer, so I have two to tell you about. The first, Tribal Law, Indian Child Welfare Act, and Custody, looks at the highly publicized California case in which a…
Rank this Week: 2495

Privacy & Security Matters

Privacy & Security Matters

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

http://www.privacyandsecuritymatters.com
  • Jun 27

    Colorado Student Data Privacy Bill – What EdTech software providers need to know

    Colorado Student Data Privacy Bill – What EdTech software providers need to know
    Colorado is the latest state to revisit, and expand upon, its laws pertaining to the use and protection of student data. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper recently signed into law House Bill 16-1423 (the “Bill”) designed to…
  • Jun 24

    What does the Brexit vote mean for UK Data Protection?

    What does the Brexit vote mean for UK Data Protection?
      US companies and policy makers will no doubt spend a good chunk of the day today considering the possible implications for them of yesterday’s UK vote for Brexit.  Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, has issued a…
  • Jun 22

    OCR Warns of HIPAA Risks in Third-Party App

    OCR Warns of HIPAA Risks in Third-Party App
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR)  recently issued a warning regarding vulnerabilities in third-party applications used by entities covered by HIPAA.  The OCR warning…
Rank this Week: 641

Info/Law

Info/Law

Covers information, law, and the law of information. By Professors William McGeveran, Derek Bambauer and Tim Armstrong.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/infolaw
  • Jun 27

    Free Speech Challenges to Credit Card Surcharge Law

    Free Speech Challenges to Credit Card Surcharge Law
    I recently helped write and organize an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to grant cert in Expressions Hair Design v. Schneiderman. The case involves a circuit split on the constitutionality of “no surcharge”…
  • Jun 15

    Still Not a Dump Truck: Net Neutrality and the First Amendment

    Still Not a Dump Truck: Net Neutrality and the First Amendment
    The D.C. Circuit’s decision in U.S. Telecom Assn. v. FCC came down yesterday. To the delight of net neutrality fans and dismay of many big ISPs, the court held 2-1 that the FCC’s reclassification of broadband under Title II was…
  • Jun 8

    Signs, Sex, and Strict Scrutiny

    Signs, Sex, and Strict Scrutiny
    In the latest installment of the Porn Wars, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals has, upon rehearing, remanded a challenge to the age verification provisions of 18 U.S.C. 2257 / 2257A, with instructions that the district court should apply…
Rank this Week: 1344

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/
Rank this Week: 1518

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/
Rank this Week: 269

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/
  • Jun 27

    The Case of the FDA's $330,000 Stem Cell Pig

    The Case of the FDA's $330,000 Stem Cell Pig
    Judy Roberson at podium, Bob Klein, former chairman of the California stem cell agency at left, Claire Pomeroy, formerUC Davis vice chancellor and agency director at right. UC Davis photoJudy Roberson is a registered nurse from Sacramento,…
  • Jun 24

    California's Battle for Easing Regulation of Stem Cells Attracts Global Notice

    California's Battle for Easing Regulation of Stem Cells Attracts Global Notice
    HighlightsCIRM CEO Mills mentionedFDA regulation/Regrow co-mingledA tale of dubious stem cell treatmentsCalifornia's $3 billion, 11-year-old effort to produce a stem cell therapy -- largely ignored by the mainstream media -- broke into global…
  • Jun 23

    Stem Cells, Long Odds and the 'Invisible Hand of Hype'

    Stem Cells, Long Odds and the 'Invisible Hand of Hype'
    The headline on the California story pretty much told it all: "Stem Cells: Where Science, Hope and Hype Meet."It could have added that it is also a meeting place for Big Pharma, Big Academia and Big Politics.All of those yeasty ingredients…
Rank this Week: 1371

CYB3RCRIM3

CYB3RCRIM3

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

http://cyb3rcrim3.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 27

    Cyberbullying, Sexual Information Pertaining to a Minor and the First Amendment

    Cyberbullying, Sexual Information Pertaining to a Minor and the First Amendment
    This post examines an opinion from the Supreme Court of North Carolina:  State of North Carolina v. Bishop, 2016 WL 3221098 (2016).  As the opinion explains, on 9 February 2012, defendant Robert Bishop was arrested and charged with…
  • Jun 24

    The Boston University Library, Trespass and the MacBook

    The Boston University Library, Trespass and the MacBook
    This post examines an opinion from the Appeals Court of Massachusetts:  Commonwealth v. Bermudez, 2016 WL 1618213 (2016). The court begins the opinion by explaining thatThe defendant, Jonathan Bermudez, appeals  from his convictions…
  • Jun 22

    The Lawyer, Sexually Oriented Texts and Misconduct

    The Lawyer, Sexually Oriented Texts and Misconduct
    This post examines an opinion from the Ohio Supreme Court:  Disciplinary Counsel v. Bartels, 2016 WL 3344953 (2016).  The title of the case differs from the usual “Brown v. Smith” (civil case) or “State v.…
Rank this Week: 395

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Jun 27

    Employment Agreements to Protect Intellectual Property

    Employment Agreements to Protect Intellectual Property
    How do you, the cautious employer, protect yourself from trade secret theft?  One way is through employment agreements.  Many of the court cases involving employee theft of trade secrets include employment agreements with…
  • Jun 20

    Is State Law Still Important after the Defend Trade Secrets Act?

    Is State Law Still Important after the Defend Trade Secrets Act?
    Trade secret owners have new Federal rights under the Defend Trade Secrets Act.  But what about state law?  Is state law still important for trade secret protection? You bet state law is still important.  Trade secret owners…
  • Jun 6

    Ask Dr. Copyright … DTSA Immunization

    Ask Dr. Copyright … DTSA Immunization
    Dear Doc: When I joined MegaCorp, I was “asked” (well, told, actually) to sign a nondisclosure agreement that limits what I can do with any trade secrets I may learn while doing my job. That agreement says that I can’t tell…
Rank this Week: 4483

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
  • Jun 27

    No Time Bar for Cybersquatting Claims Under UDRP

    No Time Bar for Cybersquatting Claims Under UDRP
    Headline in TheDomains.com, June 18, 2016: “Wow: 20 Year Old Domain Name WorldTrade Center.com Lost in UDRP.”  For those who don’t follow UDRP decisions carefully this may elicit, how can this be? Well, surprised or…
  • Jun 23

    Providers and Arbitrators Immune from Liability for Acting in Their Official Capacitie

    Providers and Arbitrators Immune from Liability for Acting in Their Official Capacitie
    Blog was originally posted on the NYSBA ADR Section Blog, June 23, 2016. There have lately been a number of decisions around the country with rulings on immunity for arbitrators and providers acting within their official capacities,and it…
  • Jun 20

    Statutory Remedies for UDRP Grievant

    Statutory Remedies for UDRP Grievant
    The U.S. is unusual in that grievants of a UDRP award have a statutory remedy from an adverse UDRP award, namely an action for declaratory judgement under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA). The action is not an appeal, but…
Rank this Week: 225

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jun 27

    Some Mondays We Need A Reminder

    Some Mondays We Need A Reminder
    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.
  • Jun 27

    What If Your Car Can Kill You?

    What If Your Car Can Kill You?
    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.
  • Jun 25

    #ParrotSunday - It's All About The Neuron

    #ParrotSunday - It's All About The Neuron
    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: 253

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
  • Jun 27

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-06-26

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-06-26
    Facebook, Google Automatically Blocking Extremist Content https://t.co/JBKjUHf8c3 -> Forget What Congress Wrote, Forget What the Copyright Office Wrote; Court Of Appeals Re-Writes the Copyright Act https://t.co/sF0Kd6SYJb -> Computer…
  • Jun 26

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-06-25

    Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2016-06-25
    Extensive analysis of remedies for breach of confidence XY, LLC v. Canadian Topsires Selection Inc., 2016 BCSC 1095 https://t.co/8a9uThLg2u -> Big win for Rogers on division of powers grounds Rogers Communications Inc. v. Châteauguay…
  • Jun 25

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-06-24

    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-06-24
    Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-06-23 https://t.co/kxhsjX43v9 -> Copyright infringement claim dismissed MacNutt v. Acadia University, 2016 NSSC 160 https://t.co/MVUxQFhE6B -> Computer and Internet Updates for 2016-06-23…
Rank this Week: 2730

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

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

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 1245

eDiscovery Daily Blog

eDiscovery Daily Blog

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

http://www.ediscoverydaily.com/
Rank this Week: 674

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/
  • Jun 26

    Enfish Does Not Save Patent Claims to Testing Computer Memory

    Enfish Does Not Save Patent Claims to Testing Computer Memory
    U.S. Patent Nos. 6,574,759 and 6,704,891 are directed to “Verifying and Improving Run-Time of a Memory Test.”  This seeming technical improvement, deemed by the court to be a mere automation of a known manual process, was not…
  • Jun 23

    Patent Claim Construction Lessons, or Not, from Indacon v. Facebook

    Patent Claim Construction Lessons, or Not, from Indacon v. Facebook
    When a case goes against the patentee on the issue of claim construction, one wonders whether different actions by patent prosecution counsel could have changed the result. The prosecutor uniquely influences claim construction, a legal…
  • Jun 15

    Federal Circuit Upholds Claim Construction Limiting Claim Scope to Disclosed Embodiment

    Federal Circuit Upholds Claim Construction Limiting Claim Scope to Disclosed Embodiment
    The Federal Circuit recently limited construction of patent claims to a scope supported by intrinsic evidence of embodiments disclosed in a patent specification. Ruckus Wireless, Inc. v. Innovative Wireless Solutions, 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS…
Rank this Week: 3628

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
  • Jun 26

    The House of Commons Is Now The House of Lord

    The House of Commons Is Now The House of Lord
    In the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, there was a healthy debate in Britain about when the unelected House of Lords could legitimately oppose the elected House of Commons.  The answer from 1832 to 1911 was that this could be…
  • Jun 26

    Dads Change Diapers Too

    Dads Change Diapers Too
    This is my third and final post about fathers as caregivers, drawing from some of my own experiences as a dad. (Earlier posts are available here and here.) Father’s Day this year was really special because my husband, two-year-old…
  • Jun 24

    The Internal Dynamics of the Court

    The Internal Dynamics of the Court
    The result in Fisher was surprising, but the case illustrates an important point about how appellate courts work.  In Fisher I, the scuttlebutt is that a majority opinion was drafted (possibly by Justice Kennedy) to strike…
Rank this Week: 64

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/
  • Jun 25

    I wrote a book. I hope you like it.

    I wrote a book. I hope you like it.
    I am the primary author of Unless You Ask: A Guide For Law Departments to Get More From External Relationships, written and published in partnership with the External Resources Interest Group of the ACC Legal Ops Section. The book was…
  • Jun 22

    Five Years Ago, We Said Law Firms Would Stop Using These By 2016

    Five Years Ago, We Said Law Firms Would Stop Using These By 2016
    Image [cc] Elad Rahmin Nearly five years ago, we did an Elephant Post asking our readers what they think Law Firms would stop using by the Fall of 2016. We thought it would be interesting to review those predictions and see how well we…
  • Jun 20

    The Robots Lawyers Have Arrived...

    The Robots Lawyers Have Arrived...
    This post originally appeared on the HighQ Blog.   Last week, at the HighQ Forum in London, our new robot overlords displayed their mighty powers and declared that all human lawyers should line up and await their turn at the…
Rank this Week: 263

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/
  • Jun 25

    To All My Friends In Europe

    To All My Friends In Europe
    including in the UK,
  • Jun 24

    How Come I Never Noticed This Before?

    How Come I Never Noticed This Before?
    Donald Trump & Boris Johnson sure look a lot alike
  • Jun 23

    #Brexit

    #Brexit
    via Twitter: I would classify this as a nightmare. pic.twitter.com/ZoqD4axYM9 — Carl Bildt (@carlbildt) June 24, 2016
Rank this Week: 13

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

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

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1052

Shear on Social Media Law

Shear on Social Media Law

Covers legal issues involving social media websites. By Bradley S. Shear.

http://www.shearsocialmedia.com/
  • Jun 24

    Reputation Update: Florida Prosecutor Fired Over Facebook Comment

    Reputation Update: Florida Prosecutor Fired Over Facebook Comment
    Last week, I wrote that Florida Assistant State Attorney Kenneth Lewis was suspended for posting online inflammatory messages about the city of Orlando in wake of the tragic nightclub terrorist attack.  Instead of being…
  • Jun 24

    BREXIT Will Alter Technology Public Policy, Privacy, and the Law

    BREXIT Will Alter Technology Public Policy, Privacy, and the Law
    The votes have been counted regarding the BREXIT which was the referendum on whether Great Britain would stay in the European Union or leave and the result is that the UK will exit the EU.  The vote to leave won by more than a million…
  • Jun 23

    Restaurant's Reputation Harmed Over "Fatty" Receipt on Facebook

    Restaurant's Reputation Harmed Over "Fatty" Receipt on Facebook
    A Rhode Island restaurant recently fired one of its employees who identified a customer on a receipt as "fatty".  The former employee who was also the son of the owner is no longer allowed to eat at the restaurant or come onto the…
Rank this Week: 4090

Legal Loudspeaker

Legal Loudspeaker

Cover tech solutions and issues for law firms. By Accellis Technology Group.

http://accellis.com/blog/
  • Jun 24

    Amicus Attorney Users Ask…Who is Abacus?

    Amicus Attorney Users Ask…Who is Abacus?
    On May 17 2016, Abacus Data Systems announced the acquisition of Gavel & Gown Software, Inc., makers of the popular practice management, time, billing and accounting suite Amicus Attorney. The move came as a surprise to many users of the…
  • Jun 17

    Social Engineering: Manipulating the Human Mind

    Social Engineering: Manipulating the Human Mind
    Frank Abigale, the notorious youthful con-man made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio’s film ‘Catch Me If You Can’, recently sat down with Rob Wright of TechTarget to discuss his thoughts on cybercrime and social engineering. His…
  • Jun 17

    Customizing the Microsoft Office Ribbon

    Customizing the Microsoft Office Ribbon
    There are several actions and commands that everyone uses a bit more than what’s standard within Microsoft Office. A lot of times, those actions/commands are hidden and tucked away in different tabs or not present at all. Luckily,…
Rank this Week: 2904

Privacy & Information Security…

Privacy & Information Security Law Blog

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

https://www.huntonprivacyblog.com/
Rank this Week: 53

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/
  • Jun 24

    Screenshot Through The Heart, And Richard Prince’s To Blame

    Screenshot Through The Heart, And Richard Prince’s To Blame
    By Gwen Wei Earlier this year, three artists separately sued appropriation careerist Richard Prince for copyright infringement. The works in question? Photographs with valid and registered copyrights—each framed in an Instagram…
  • Jun 22

    All Dance, No Pay Violates the Fair Labor Standards Act

    All Dance, No Pay Violates the Fair Labor Standards Act
    By Sam Daheim On May 11, 2016, the Fourth Circuit held in McFeeley v. Jackson Street Entertainment, t that exotic dancers who worked at two exotic dance clubs in Prince George’s County, Maryland, were employees of the clubs as…
  • Jun 20

    Fair Use: YouTubers Claim Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Them is a Goof

    Fair Use: YouTubers Claim Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Against Them is a Goof
    By Jeff Bess YouTube has come a long way in the decade since its founding as the Internet’s hub for one-off viral clips and cat videos. As of last month, YouTube reported that it reaches more viewers in the coveted 18-49 age group…
Rank this Week: 3332

Nanotechnology Law Report

Nanotechnology Law Report

Covers legal issues surrounding nanotechnology. By Porter Wright Morris & Arthur.

http://www.nanolawreport.com/
  • Jun 24

    FAA’s comprehensive new small UAS rules are here. How can they help your business?

    FAA’s comprehensive new small UAS rules are here. How can they help your business?
    On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released long-awaited new rules for commercial, non-hobbyist small unmanned aircraft (sUAS) operations. The FAA’s press release about the new rules in part 107 of the FAA regulations…
  • May 26

    What is the legal standard for harm in a data breach event?

    What is the legal standard for harm in a data breach event?
    Consumer data breaches happen all of the time. And some of those times, consumers may not have had harm…yet. Our colleagues at Antitrust Law Source published a podcast discussing the how fear of harm may or may not warrant relief and…
  • May 25

    What is the immunity notice required to take full advantage of the Defending Trade Secrets Act?

    What is the immunity notice required to take full advantage of the Defending Trade Secrets Act?
    We’ve previously posted about the Defending Trade Secrets Act allowing plaintiffs to pursue a trade secret claim in federal court. Our colleagues at Employer Law Report recently reported on how employers can take advantage of this Act.…
Rank this Week: 1259

Technology Law Source

Technology Law Source

Brings together concepts that cut across traditional intellectual property lines, addressing both evolving technologies and concerns about privacy and data security. By Porter Wright.

http://www.technologylawsource.com/
  • Jun 24

    FAA’s comprehensive new small UAS rules are here. How can they help your business?

    FAA’s comprehensive new small UAS rules are here. How can they help your business?
    On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released long-awaited new rules for commercial, non-hobbyist small unmanned aircraft (sUAS) operations. The FAA’s press release about the new rules in part 107 of the FAA regulations…
  • May 26

    What is the legal standard for harm in a data breach event?

    What is the legal standard for harm in a data breach event?
    Consumer data breaches happen all of the time. And some of those times, consumers may not have had harm…yet. Our colleagues at Antitrust Law Source published a podcast discussing the how fear of harm may or may not warrant relief and…
  • May 25

    What is the immunity notice required to take full advantage of the Defending Trade Secrets Act?

    What is the immunity notice required to take full advantage of the Defending Trade Secrets Act?
    We’ve previously posted about the Defending Trade Secrets Act allowing plaintiffs to pursue a trade secret claim in federal court. Our colleagues at Employer Law Report recently reported on how employers can take advantage of this Act.…
Rank this Week: 1119

PIT IP Tech Blog

PIT IP Tech Blog

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

http://pitiptechblog.com/
  • Jun 24

    SCOTUS Gives Guidance Regarding Attorney Fee Awards in Copyright Case

    SCOTUS Gives Guidance Regarding Attorney Fee Awards in Copyright Case
    by: Kelly A. Williams, a shareholder at Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. On June 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion on awarding attorneys’ fees in copyright cases for the first time in two decades and…
  • Jun 20

    Supreme Court Again Rewrites Patent Law on Enhanced Damage

    Supreme Court Again Rewrites Patent Law on Enhanced Damage
    by: Robert Wagner, intellectual property attorney at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (Robert Wagner on G+) In a continuing trend of rejecting bright-line rules and multi-faceted tests created…
  • May 25

    DTSA Cases Being Filed: Defend Trade Secrets Act 2016

    DTSA Cases Being Filed: Defend Trade Secrets Act 2016
    Posted by: DTSALAW.Com and DefendTradeSecretsAct.Lawyer Henry M. Sneath, Esq. – Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice Group at Pittsburgh, Pa. law firm Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (PSMN® and…
Rank this Week: 3319

German IT Law

German IT Law

Provides updates and analysis on German and European IP/IT, technology, media and (open source) software law. By JBB Rechtsanwälte.

http://germanitlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3375

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

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

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jun 23

    In the new

    In the new
    I often link to stories about how people used Find my iPhone to recover a lost or stolen iPhone or iPad. Unfortunately, however, if your device is stolen, there is a good chance that you'll never recover it again. But...
  • Jun 20

    Why lawyers will love watchOS 3

    Why lawyers will love watchOS 3
    Anyone who purchases a first generation technology product knows — or ought to realize — that it won't be perfect. The first generation iPhone was released in 2007, and it lacked third party apps, lacked 3G (using the slow Edge...
  • Jun 16

    In the new

    In the new
    Most of the news of note this week relates to Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). Some if it relates to the announcements in the Keynote address, but other tidbits have been coming out during the week as folks have started...
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techblawg

techblawg

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

http://david-ma.ca/
  • Jun 23

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    attackers exploit bug in ethereum programming language to withdraw $50 million from the dao. yikes. https://t.co/MbKi5GOC37 2016-06-20 wow. supercell games acquired by tencent for $10 billion. https://t.co/sYQwaajBZQ 2016-06-22 [Click on…
  • Jun 16

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    citigroup sues at&t over use of the word "thanks". millions of canadians visiting the us now at risk. https://t.co/OUbLU0diqX 2016-06-10 gawker media files for bankruptcy; says it's the result of thiel-backed lawsuits.…
  • Jun 9

    weekly tweet roundup

    weekly tweet roundup
    the dao is an organization formed using ethereum smart contracts. fascinating stuff. https://t.co/aWBS6MmaRD 2016-06-04 i wonder the extent to which future generations of lawyers will be involved in drafting smart contracts.…
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Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

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

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 1455

New Media & Technology Law Blog

New Media & Technology Law Blog

Covers intellectual property, data security, online marketing and online commerce. By Proskauer.

http://newmedialaw.proskauer.com
Rank this Week: 3764

Internet, Information Technology…

Internet, Information Technology and e-Discovery Blog

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

http://www.vogelitlawblog.com
Rank this Week: 3838

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jun 23

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Using the Parallel Tables to the Restatement

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Using the Parallel Tables to the Restatement
    When the American Law Institute (ALI) first began the Restatements, it grouped the different subjects into "series". The first series of the Restatements, consisting of nine subjects, began in 1923 and was completed in 1942. To prevent the…
  • Jun 21

    Animal Law and PA Criminal Law Resource Guides Available Now!

    Animal Law and PA Criminal Law Resource Guides Available Now!
    Jenkins recently published two new resource guides: Animal Law and Pennsylvania Criminal Law. Animal law covers a wide range of topics, including rights and property issues, estate practice, torts, and criminal law. Our new resource guide…
  • Jun 20

    Common Pleas Court Publishes Regulation On Juvenile Lifers Sentenced Without the Possibility of Parole Program

    Common Pleas Court Publishes Regulation On Juvenile Lifers Sentenced Without the Possibility of Parole Program
    In today's Legal Intelligencer the Court of Common Pleas published General Court Regulation No. 1 of 2016, Juvenile Lifers Sentenced Without the Possibility of Parole Program:The within General Court Regulation establishes the procedure which…
Rank this Week: 3925

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Nextpoint's Legal Technology Blog

Covers eDiscovery, social media archiving, and trial presentation solutions.

http://www.nextpoint.com/blog/
  • Jun 23

    eDiscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer

    eDiscovery Planning: Winning the Rule 26(f) Meet-and-Confer
    Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure requires that parties meet early in a litigation to negotiate an eDiscovery plan that will reduce costs and burdens for each side. In 2009, the Sedona Conference issued its own…
  • May 18

    5 Security Tips for Lawyers Working Online

    5 Security Tips for Lawyers Working Online
    As long as attorney work requires access to the sensitive personal records of end clients, law firms will always be a top target for hackers. While SaaS software typically offers greater security and less maintenance than locally installed…
  • Apr 5

    Does Legal Cloud Computing Create Ethical Issues for Attorneys?

    Does Legal Cloud Computing Create Ethical Issues for Attorneys?
    As is often the case with new technologies, the concept of storing legal data in the cloud battled its share of skeptics before it gained wide acceptance from vendors and law firms alike. Let’s face it, the imagery it conjures up…
Rank this Week: 2544

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Jun 23

    Blockchains and the challenges of decentralization

    Blockchains and the challenges of decentralization
    I haven’t written a blog post about Bitcoin and the blockchain for quite a while, mostly because I spent most of my BTC energies in this First Monday article with Chris Marsden. This blog post will act in part as an introduction to the…
  • Jun 14

    Living in a filter bubble

    Living in a filter bubble
    It may not come as a surprise that I have a lot of left-leaning liberal friends. During last year’s UK election, most of my social timeline was strongly in favour of Labour, and they were confident that there would be a victory for the…
  • Jun 12

    Passwords are becoming more vulnerable over time

    Passwords are becoming more vulnerable over time
    The problem It seems like every week brings a new story about stolen passwords and hacked accounts. This week Twitter locked two million accounts after a password leak was detected, and more indicative, Mark Zuckerberg had his Twitter and…
Rank this Week: 2523

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 2307