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Google wins! No class action suit for monetizing Gmail content

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

A court ruled that Gmail users consented to Google's monetization of Gmail content ended the class action lawsuit since "consent must be litigated on

Whistleblower protection for employees of public company contractors

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 24 2014

For over a decade, the Department of Labor has interpreted Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 as protecting employees of public company contractors. This was

Forum shop early or don’t shop at all

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

On Dec. 3, 2013, a United States Supreme Court decision forced a Texas corporation to head to Virginia to litigate its construction contract with its

Ron Perelman case sets standard for review for controlling stockholder buyouts in Delaware

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

Noted billionaire, philanthropist and takeover artist Ron Perelman, is again involved in a precedent setting legal case. On March 14, 2014, the

Court rules that Google Books is fair use, not copyright infringement

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 14 2013

A ruling in favor of Google after 8 years of litigation about Google Books since it "has become such an important tool for researchers and librarians

No copyright infringement for skipping ads

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2013

Rupert Murdoch's TV empire in the U.S. has lost its bid to stop you from avoiding the ads that Fox embeds in its shows -- yourGlees, your The

No copyright infringement but criminal charges for massive download

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 11 2012

Allegedly MIT’s computer systems were breached by Aaron Swartz who then downloaded millions of scholarly articles, but there are no claims of copyrights infringement

Groundwater rights: constitutionally compensable interests

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2012

On Feb. 24, 2012 the Supreme Court of Texas issued a watershed decision supporting the property rights of landowners to groundwater beneath their land

Can the Supreme Court stop the NSA from spying on phone records?

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2013

The NSA is arguing to the Supreme Court that the collection of telephone records may not be challenged because the Patriot Act precludes challenges

How to get the most out of your insurance: don't rely on a certificate of insurance

  • Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 10 2007

The Texas Supreme Court recently confirmed that the common practice of accepting certificates of insurance from brokers as evidence that insurance requirements are met is a recipe for disaster