• 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...

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  • 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 are missed, milestones are skipped over, and revenues are lost, because of...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • 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 always, prevention is far better than reaction. Not only is a ransomware...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • 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 personal information about clients who include marquee names like Lady Gaga, Madonna,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 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 what happened bears attention from any attorney who needs to travel internationally....

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • 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 collaboration among five medical/surgical and pharmaceutical distributors. The companies say they are...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • “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 months ago
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  • 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 months ago
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  • 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 4 months ago
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  • 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 4 months ago
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