• “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 so may make a court find that the secret can be misappropriated...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
    • 0
  • 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 about music by using several clips, each a few seconds long. No...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
    • 0
  • 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 and privacy consent forms as well as personal information about clients, who...

    • Posted 1 month ago
    • 0
  • 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 purpose and character of the use of copyrighted content; (2) the nature...

    • Posted 1 month ago
    • 1
  • 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 article suggest an approach borrowed from routine healthcare, based on regular assessments...

    • Posted 1 month ago
    • 0
  • 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 companies want to water down or eliminate that protection, while the tech...

    • Posted 1 month ago
    • 0
  • 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. The plaintiff — who maintains that he has evidence of corruption in...

    • Posted 1 month ago
    • 0
  • 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 with one in 2013. FitBit took a bigger market share and had...

    • Posted 2 months ago
    • 0
  • 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 – with impressive results but also some predictable privacy concerns. Some insurance companies...

    • Posted 2 months ago
    • 0
  • Secure Sharing Of Files Online

    A brief look at some off-the-shelf options for sending files and documents over the internet. All seven platforms reviewed here encrypt, but only one of them is not able access the files itself. All the others “retain...

    • Posted 2 months ago
    • 0
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!