Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Anna Viladàs Jené
After many years of negotiations, on 27 April 2016, the European Regulation concerning the protection of individuals in respect of the processing of personal data and the free movement of this data (hereafter, “the Regulation”), has finally seen the light of day.
Martin B. Margulies
A burning issue.
Ricardo Barretto Ferreira da Silva and Camila Taliberti Ribeiro da Silva
A change of paradigm is urgent and requires a robust legislation on personal data protection.
The Lloreda Camacho & Co. attorney discusses the firm's 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Intellectual Property Law.
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron Haar
If you aren't registering your copyrights with the United States Copyright Office, you're missing out on additional protections.
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
Linda A. Klein
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
Pro Bono Victory Protects Future Housing Development for Disabled and Homeless in Jacksonville
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
Protect Your Pets: Westchester Elder Law Attorney Anthony Enea Explains How to Provide for Pets in an Estate Plan
Anthony J. Enea
Along with pet ownership comes the responsibility of ensuring your companion animal's care and well-being - even if that extends beyond your lifetime.
The procedure applies only to infringements committed by users who make available to the public and upload content or works for which they do not own/control the copyrights. However, it does not apply to infringements committed by end users by downloading, peer to peer file sharing, streaming, or cloud computing.
Randal J. Brotherhood
"It represents one of the most significant events in trade secret reform in years. The DTSA amends the Economic Espionage Act, which previously limited access to federal courts for trade secret theft to criminal prosecution."
Vincent D. Louwagie
Jury service is one of the most important civic duties a citizen is called upon to perform. Juries help protect our rights and liberties in a fundamental way; through the jury system members of the public decide civil and criminal disputes.
The primary question will likely come down to whether or not cell phone data and location records are protected interests under the Fourth Amendment.
What are ‘Reasonable Steps’ to Protect Personal Information’? 5 Key Lessons from the Privacy Commissioner’s Determinations
It is important to implement reasonable steps to protect any personal information they hold against misuse, interference, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
Antonio Muñoz Vico
It is beyond question that personality rights expire with death and that post-mortem protection of such a personal sphere should be limited to preserving memory.
Patrick J. Perotti
In the world of class actions, one well-executed idea can make an entire career.
An overview on the ruling of Philips’ EFM+ (DVD) Patent in the Greek Supreme Court.
Q&A with 2018 Portuguese Labor and Employment and Technology Law “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ Advogados
A Q&A with 2018 Portuguese “Law Firm of the Year” PLMJ
Jamie Gorelick and Ari Holtzblatt
Charges of anti-right bias notwithstanding, online platforms are on solid ground when they defend their policies and procedures as neutral and protected by the First Amendment.
Joseph Z. Fleming
The Paris Climate Accord was a voluntary and non-enforceable approach to resolving climate issues.
Robert D. Boyd and K. Jeanette Holmes
From one smartphone, an image can be made available to millions of people in an instant.
Holly K. Towle
One answer is that it’s bleak.
William W. Hurst
Some Uber drivers earn well below the minimum wage rate per hour.
Lawyers from the Canadian firm discus their employment law practice and the changes coming to the Canadain legal market.