Intellectual Property

How In-House Counsel Can Protect Trade Secrets

As bring-your-own device policies proliferate, and digital storage become cheaper and more prevalent, it has gotten easier to pilfer trade secrets. A key point in…

Photographer, Model, Sue Volvo Over Copyright

A professional photographer and a sought-after model did the shoot on their own, for “portfolio building” purposes, and when some representatives of Volvo saw their…

Working From Home Underscores Need For Contract Management

To facilitate informed decision-making, a company’s contracts need to be understandable and potentially accessible across multiple areas of the organization. “Far too often, however, opportunities…

A Ransomware Wake-Up Call For Law Firms

The recent hack of one of the biggest celebrity law firms in the world should be a wake up call for law firms nationwide. As…

How To Pay A Ransom

You have decided your best option under the circumstances is to pay up. But that decision is far from the last…

In Celebrity Law Firm Ransom Attack, Hackers Up The Ante, Threaten Trump

New York’s Grubman, Shire, Meiselas & Sacks has been hit with a crippling ransom attack by the hacker group REvil, which is threatening to reveal…

Companies Pledge To Forego IP Rights For Covid Projects

Sixteen Japanese companies, including Toyota, Honda and Canon, as well as two major diagnostic firms that provide Covid-19 testing, have signed a pledge declaring they…

Employees Working At Home? Read Your Cyber Policy

Some policies exclude devices not owned by the “named insured”; some require that the named insured have an on-the-record….

Protecting Electronic Devices At The Border

A recent episode involving a cell phone search at the border got a lot of media attention, seen primarily through the lens of politics, but…

DOJ Backs Off Antitrust Enforcement For Covid Collaboration

At the companies’ request, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division has issued a business review letter, saying it does not intend to challenge a proposed…

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