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Cyber Insurance: Prevalent But By No Means Ubiquitous
A recent survey from the credit score company FICO has some interesting numbers on the prevalence of cyber insurance in the US.
United States
11 Jul 2017
Supreme Court Limits Patent Owners' Ability To Control Post-Sale Use Of Patented Products
The Supreme Court last week issued its long-awaited decision regarding patent exhaustion in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International.
United States
20 Jun 2017
Court Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Invention Patenting And Promotion Company For Unfair And Deceptive Trade Practices
There are many businesses focused on helping inventors develop and monetize their ideas.
United States
7 Apr 2017
U.S. Steel ITC Case Alleging Chinese Government Hacked Its Network And Stole Its Secret Formulas May Be Revived
Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 prohibits "unfair methods of competition and unfair acts in the importation of articles ... into the Unites States," including the importation of articles that infringe various types of intellectual property."
United States
7 Apr 2017
New Mexico, One Of The Last Holdouts, Sends Data Breach Notification Law To Governor
New Mexico is one of the few remaining states to not have a law requiring companies to notify consumers when their information is part of a data breach. This, however, might change very soon.
United States
29 Mar 2017
Court Declines To Issue Seizure Order Under Defend Trade Secrets Act
As we previously reported, the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) enacted last May includes a powerful ex parte seizure proceeding that allows courts in "extraordinary circumstances"...
United States
1 Mar 2017
Cybersecurity 2017 – The Year In Preview: Trade Secret Theft Takes Center Stage
This is the first of an end-of-year series of posts examining coming trends in cybersecurity.
United States
24 Nov 2016
Sharing Consumer Health Information? Look To HIPAA And The FTC Act
The HIPAA Privacy Rule applies to HIPAA covered entities— a health plan, most health care providers, or a health care clearinghouse.
United States
2 Nov 2016
Cybersecurity News And Notes – August 29, 2016
Sometimes data breaches crop-up in the most unlikely of places. Last week we learned that the vendor that handles fish and hunting licenses for the states of Idaho, Oregon, and Washington was hacked.
United States
1 Sep 2016
Cybersecurity News & Notes – June 20, 2016
Illinois strengthened its data privacy and security law, with the amendments going into effect in January 2017.
United States
26 Jun 2016
Obama Signs Defend Trade Secrets Act Into Law: Important New Tool For Victims Of Data Breach
On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 ("DTSA") into law. Previously, companies could only bring misappropriation of trade secrets claims under state law.
United States
25 May 2016
The Internet Archive Wayback Machine: A Useful IP Litigation Tool, But Is It Admissible?
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine archives copies of websites every few weeks or months, going back to 1996.
United States
20 May 2016
DOJ Releases Best Practices For Victim Response And Reporting Of Cyber Incidents
Last week, the Cybersecurity Unit of the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued a list of "best practices" for companies concerning preparing for and responding to cyber-attacks.
United States
12 May 2015
Truth Or Consequences: Sanctions Fly In Telenovela Copyright Infringement Case
The case of Latele Television v. Telemundo Communications Group might have been a simple factual dispute over copyright ownership, but instead it has devolved into a series of accusations.
United States
8 Jan 2015
Five Tips To Help Companies Protect Themselves From Data Breaches
With every swipe of a credit card this holiday season, consumers put their faith in the companies that process and store their information.
United States
30 Dec 2014
Ninth Circuit Knocks Down Unfair Competition Case Against Yelp!
For those few of you who don’t know already, Yelp! is a wildly popular website where people can share their reviews, opinions, experiences, and ratings of businesses across the country.
United States
7 Nov 2014
Target Data Breach Cases Progress, But Plaintiffs Face Uphill Battle
Target suffered a massive data breach at the end of last year that compromised the information of 70 million or more consumers.
United States
21 Jul 2014
In Riley v. California, Supreme Court Rules Police Must Obtain Warrant Before Searching Cell Phones
In a unanimous decision issued today, the Supreme Court ruled that police cannot search the cell phones of arrested individuals without a warrant.
United States
7 Jul 2014
Copyright Antitrust Claims Against Textbook Publishers Dismissed In Longstanding Gray Market Copyright Case
It is no secret that college textbooks are expensive, and the average student has little recourse when a professor assigns specific books and editions.
United States
13 Jun 2014
Supreme Court Rulings Will Make Fee Awards More Likely In IP Cases
The United States Supreme Court decided Octane Fitness, LLC v. Icon Health & Fitness, Inc. and Highmark v. Allcare Health Management System, Inc.
United States
6 May 2014
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