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Two consumer class actions settle for (mostly) nominal amounts per plaintiff

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

Two recent false advertising class action settlements illustrate some of the myriad ways to structure settlements, and also reflect the real risks of

New mandatory exclusions in standard CGL policies limit coverage for data breaches

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

The insurance industry continues to respond to the growing threat of data breaches by directing businesses facing that risk towards new

Trends in New Jersey employment law 2013 year in review

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

2013 was a busy year for employment law in New Jersey. This newsletter summarizes noteworthy developments in ten key areassocial media, the

What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive: Second Circuit holds that “deliberate deception” creates legal presumption of consumer confusion and injury in a two-player market

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2014

On July 29, the Second Circuit clarified its view that, in a two-player market, willfully deceptive advertising - even non-comparative advertising -

CDA 230 protects blog owner from liability for third-party comment

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 5 2011

The court ruled the owner of a blog is not liable for an alleged defamatory comment even if the owner viewed and approved the comment prior to publication on the blog

CDA Section 230 protects web site operator from liability for user's defamatory post, despite general statement on web site concerning accuracy of information

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 29 2010

A general statement on a Web site to the effect that posted information was truthful and accurate did not deprive the Web site operators of protection from liability for defamatory statements posted by third parties under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, a Texas appeals court ruled

Judge finds injury-in-fact adequately alleged in RockYou data breach action

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2011

Where others have failed, Alan Claridge did not

Who owns an employee's Twitter and other online accounts?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 8 2011

In this era of multiple online communication channels, and in an environment of increased employee mobility, employers need to focus on the legal and practical ways of securing their ownership of online company accounts that are registered or otherwise created by employees or contractors

Pay me if you want to play me, Part II: former player of the year Ed O’Bannon gains ground in suit relating to use of image

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2010

In the June 2009 edition of "Three Point Shot" (See "Pay Me if You Want To Play Me: Former Cornhusker Quarterback Seeks Payday for Virtual College Athletes"), we reported on the lawsuit brought by former Arizona State quarterback Sam Keller against videogame maker Electronic Arts ("EA"), the NCAA, and the NCAA's licensing arm, Collegiate Licensing Company ("CLC") (a subdivision of IMG

NLRB Administrative Law Judge rulings on work rules and social media policies continue to perplex

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2014

The NLRB may be getting SocialMedia, but confusion concerning employer work rules and social media policies became obvious yet again in Professional