Intellectual Property

“Reasonable Measures” To Protect Trade Secrets

It is common knowledge that the law requires the owner of a trade secret to take reasonable steps to protect it, and failing to do…

Law School’s Copyright Video Accused of Copyright Violation

NYU School of Law held a conference on intellectual property, including a panel about music copyright, and posted video of a panelist illustrating a point…

China Accuses U.S. Of Massive Hack

In a reversal of the usual direction of such accusations as reported in the U.S, a Chinese cybersecurity company says it has evidence that the…

Five Law Firms Breached; Hackers Want Ransom

At least five law firms have been breached by a hacking group known as Maze. The stolen information included such things as legal fee agreements…

A Calculator For “Fair Use”

Four factors enter into the determination of fair use in copyright disputes. They are, as rendered in this post from attorney Michael Lee: “(1) the…

Creating A Healthy Cybersecurity Framework

Maintaining cybersecurity can seem like a daunting task, weighted with uncertainty and expense, but in practice it can be made manageable. This Today’s General Counsel…

Corporate Titans Battle Over Section 230

A section of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 largely protects companies from liability arising from what appears on the platforms they host. Some major…

Hacked Law Firm Sued For Malpractice By Chinese Client

A Chinese businessman and political dissident who had retained a Detroit law firm to help with his asylum claim has sued the firm for malpractice.…

Economic Espionage Charges Dropped Against Tech Employees

Two fitness tech companies, FitBit and Jawbone, went head to head over the past decade. Jawbone debuted its fitness bracelet in 2011, FitBit came out…

Scattershot Regulation Of Biometrics

Advances in biometrics technology are rapidly finding their way into many industries – automotive, travel, security, health care, insurance and financial services, among others –…

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