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17 Apr 2014, 6:03 am by Wahab & Medenica LLC
With the speculative, costly and long-term nature of developing various literary properties (i.e., books graphic novels, etc.) for screen (i.e., film, TV, etc.), producers require an effective mechanism to secure rights for a limited time (without having to spend exorbitant sums for a project that may never secure the financing or other elements necessary to actually enter production). Hence, option agreements are designed to give producers a window to assemble financing and other elements, without… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 5:00 am by Steve Brachmann
Today’s featured patent application would protect a novel system of addressing power outages when a utility network doesn’t receive notification of the event directly from customers. This system allows a utility network to scan social media posts for relevant information about outages, and then turn those posts into instructions for maintenance crews. We also discuss a few inventions related to wind turbines, including a new method for measuring lightning strike damage on wind turbine… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 5:00 am by Steve Brachmann
Today’s featured patent application would protect a novel system of addressing power outages when a utility network doesn’t receive notification of the event directly from customers. This system allows a utility network to scan social media posts for relevant information about outages, and then turn those posts into instructions for maintenance crews. We also discuss a few inventions related to wind turbines, including a new method for measuring lightning strike damage on wind turbine… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 4:19 am by Kevin LaCroix
Earlier this week I published a post on this site about the employment practices liability exposures that the social media may present for employers. After seeing my post, D&O maven Dan Bailey of the Bailey Cavalieri law firm send me a note pointing out that the social media also present D&O liability exposures for companies and their directors and officers as well. Dan sent me a brief article he had written on the topic as well. Dan agreed to publish his article as a guest post on this… [read post]
17 Apr 2014, 1:35 am by d4admin
By Chuck Kellner, SVP, Consulting Group, D4 LLC We know from our experience that preservation and collection of materials from Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media sites may contain tens of thousands of individual items, each with its own content or picture or graphic or link. Since we have choices to how many levels of hyperlinks we choose to collect, the actual volume in any particular account depends on how “deep” we choose to go. Tips for requesting social media data and… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 6:20 pm by By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCED
The microblogging service set a price at the bottom of its expected range, and will carry a value well below that of Twitter when it begins trading on the public markets. [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 5:00 pm by By DAVID GELLES
The appointment comes as True[X], a venture capital-backed start-up, refreshes its board, bringing in industry expertise as it grows. [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 2:59 pm by
(Pix (c) Larry Catá Backer 2014) Can businesses protect human rights while protecting their bottom line? What enforcement mechanisms can make this vision a reality? Join advocates, attorneys, scholars, and policymakers in an exciting discussion on the way forward in this topical area of concern. These are the questions raised by the Harvard Human Rights Law Journal, around which the Journal staff has organized an interesting and timely conference, "The Future of Business and Human… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 2:32 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
In the wake of Monday's public hearing on the topic, I was interviewed this afternoon on Texas Public Radio's KSTX out of San Antonio along with Ana Yañez Correa of the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition and John Hawkins from the Texas Hospital Association about Texas' Driver Responsibility surcharge. Go here to listen to the 21.5 minute segment which included several callers critical of the program, some of whom had personal experience struggling to pay or even understand the surcharges levied… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 12:44 pm by Anonymous Recruitment Director
What can you do to translate that interview into a job offer? [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 12:30 pm by EEM
News:Migrants: Parliament Approves Search and Rescue Rules to Prevent Deaths at Sea (European Parliament, 16 April 2014) [access]- "New search and rescue rules to clarify how border guards serving in Frontex sea operations should deal with migrants and where they should disembark them were approved by Parliament on Wednesday. The regulation, already informally agreed by Parliament and Council negotiators, should enter into force before this summer."  Further information is available via the… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 11:23 am by David M. Ward
Most business professionals seek to connect with as many people as possible. They equate quantity with effective marketing. In truth, quality is paramount. One high quality contact who is willing to help you is worth thousands of average contacts. High quality business contacts are influential in your target market. They know the people you want to know and can introduce you to them. They can solve problems for you with one phone call. They can give you money-saving and time-saving advice that can… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 7:34 am by Daniel Schwartz
Since the last time I published a list of labor & employment law lawyers to follow back in 2012, there are just a bunch of you out there now using Twitter. (And I presume you’re already following me @danielschwartz, right?) So, it’s probably time to update my list of labor & employment law-related people to follow on Twitter. But I’m going to cheat, a little. Photo Courtesy Library of Congress Frankly, in looking over my lists from 2009 and 2012, I have a lot of… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 7:32 am by admin
April 16, 2014 Facebook recently announced some new changes to combat News Feed spam (see: News Feed FYI: Cleaning Up News Feed Spam).  In making the announcement, Facebook said: “The goal of News Feed is to deliver the right content to the right people at the right time so they don’t miss the stories that are important and relevant to them.  Today we are announcing a series of improvements to News Feed to reduce stories that people frequently tell us are spammy and that they… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 7:27 am by admin
April 16, 2014 Facebook recently announced some new changes to combat News Feed spam (see: News Feed FYI: Cleaning Up News Feed Spam).  In making the announcement, Facebook said: “The goal of News Feed is to deliver the right content to the right people at the right time so they don’t miss the stories that are important and relevant to them.  Today we are announcing a series of improvements to News Feed to reduce stories that people frequently tell us are spammy and that they… [read post]
I recently received an inquiry from the marketing director at a law firm who asked, Can you guide me on something regarding settlement confidentiality agreements and social media? I am assuming that if I use social media to talk about a settlement without mentioning names, I am OK. True? No, not necessarily true -- particularly where there is a confidentiality agreement in place! The marketing director gave me two examples of proposed posts, similar to the ones below:  Just settled… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 7:00 am by beverlym
As we bid adieu to tips, sites, and other good stuff curated from this year’s ABA TECHSHOW, some interesting numbers for you – courtesy of the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center. Who is Using the Cloud and Who is Using … Continue reading → [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 6:28 am by Paul Maharg
Couldn’t blog the paper entitled Making Schools Responsible for Cyberbullying — UEA connection went down… This session, the last but one legal education paper, is Michael Bromby (MB) — subtitled, Legal education and the regulation of recording and broadcasting proceedings in court.  Context was the Judicial Office for Scotland Review, 2013, and administration of Justice v Open Justice.  MB looked at live transmission, news broadcast, documentary programme, and live… [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 5:07 am by tracey
‘Rock star Paul Weller has won £10,000 damages after pictures of his children were “plastered” on the Mail Online.’ Full story BBC News, 16th April 2014 Source: www.bbc.co.uk [read post]
16 Apr 2014, 2:16 am by tracey
Regina (JC and another) v Central Criminal Court (Just for Kids Law intervening): [2014] EWHC 1041 (Admin);   [2014] WLR (D)  166 ‘Any order made by any court under section 39 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 prohibiting the identification of (among others) a defendant under the age of 18 years could not extend to reports of the proceedings after the subject of the order had reached the age of majority at 18.’ WLR Daily, 8th April 2014 Source: www.iclr.co.uk [read post]