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Emerging technology and existing law: can geofencing provide radio webcasters a workaround of digital performance royalties?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 3 2014

New technology continues to generate business models that test the limits of intellectual property laws enacted before such technologies were ever

Trends in New Jersey employment law 2013 year in review

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
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  • 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

Exposé-ing trademark concerns in the entertainment industry: who owns a band's namethe band members or the entertainment company?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 7 2011

The Eleventh Circuit recently affirmed a ruling from the Southern District of Florida that found members of the 1980s group, Exposé, to be common-law owners of the Exposé mark, despite an ownership claim by the alleged successor of the original entertainment company that had created and financed the group

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

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

Web site owner's assertion of CDA Section 230 in response to defamation claim not an extortionate threat

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 30 2010

A Web site operator's assertion of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act in response to a demand that allegedly defamatory third-party content be removed from its consumer complaint site does not constitute an extortionate threat under California law, a district court ruled

Minimalist shoe company avoids de-feet with settlement

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

Did you purchase a pair of Vibram "FiveFingers" shoes hoping that they would make you the next Usain Bolt or Meb Keflezighi? Perhaps you thought that

Third Circuit rejects presumption of irreparable harm for injunctive relief under Lanham Act

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

Following a series of recent appellate decisions across the spectrum of intellectual property disciplines, including the fields of patent, copyright

Female football player throws flag at LFL over bare wages

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 5 2014

The three-year championship run of the Los Angeles Temptation was snapped in 2013 when the upstart Chicago Bliss, led by the quarterback and two-time

Website marketing statements: the achilles’heel to CDA protection?

  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 11 2014

It's no secret that local directoryconsumer review websites are popular among consumers looking for recommendations before dining out, hiring a