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  • Trademark Lunacy, Acronym Fever, Over Big Mac Brand

    Hmm Daily notes that the Operations Department of the Cancellation Division of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) issued a ruling that, under the European Union Trade Mark Delegated Regulation (EUTMDR), it was canceling the registration...

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    Law School Grad Interested In Data Privacy, Convicted Murderer, Would You Hire Him?

    Bruce Reilly is a poster boy for profound social disagreements about mainstreaming felons, and the possibility of redemption after committing the most serious of all crimes. In 1993 he pleaded guilty to second degree murder, and was...

    • Posted 5 days ago
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  • Predictions About Cybersecurity Didn’t Come True In 2018

    Government actions worldwide to tighten cybersecurity, widely predicted, didn’t happen in 2018. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation led to widespread forecasts that U.S. firms, used to playing fast and loose with individuals’ data, would get smacked...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Arbitration Gaining Favor In IP Disputes

    Patent litigation activity has slowed a bit according to a PWC report, but median damages are going up. Under recent Supreme Court decisions, district courts have broad and largely un-reviewable discretion to award attorney’s fees and costs...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Changing Views on Privacy

    A pronounced cultural shift in attitudes regarding privacy is making demands on both lawmakers and companies. For companies, one immediate effect is that boilerplate consent forms will no longer be sufficient. In the legislative arena, there is...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Fiat Chrysler Settles On Emissions Cheating Scheme

    Fiat Chrysler will not be required to admit any wrongdoing as part of a roughly $800 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department alleging that the company used software on more than 100,000 diesel-powered...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Preparing for Congressional Investigations

    Democrats in control of the House now have investigative and subpoena power. That means they have the power to call company executives to testify, and it’s certain they are going to use it. In this Today’s General...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Detecting Zero Day

    Zero-day malware attacks have foiled cybersecurity experts because such malware is devised to evade certain techniques they’ve come to rely upon. According to Check Point Threat Intelligence, unknown malware attacks are capable of bypassing an organization’s spam...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Biggest Shareholder Suit Ever?

    A lawsuit filed by New York attorney general Barbara Underwood does not allege that Exxon lied about what it understood regarding climate change, or that it bankrolled deniers, or that the company bears some responsibility for the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Some Myths About Arbitration

    An American Arbitration Association white paper takes on some myths about arbitration, among them that interim injunctive relief is only available in court. Arbitrators typically have the power to grant injunctive relief, and the arbitrator’s rules allow...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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