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In with the new: 2014 privacy, advertising and digital media predictions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2014

Data privacy and security made the headlines practically daily in 2013. Our second annual Privacy and Data Protection 2013 Year in Review topped 65

A combination of non-conclusory factual allegations satisfies Twombly for a Sherman Act 1 claim and can proceed to trial

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2010

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently reversed a district court decision dismissing a complaint alleging the defendants conspired to fix prices of digital music in violation of the Sherman Act 1

New COPPA parental consent method approved by FTC

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

The Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) amended Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule (16 CFR 312 et seq.), effective July 1, 2013

Ninth Circuit no friend to Winklevoss twins: Facebook settlement stands

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2011

Putting what appears to be an end to a highly publicized legal battle dramatized in the movie The Social Network, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has upheld a $65 million settlement agreement made between brothers Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, their former classmate Divya Narendra, and social-networking website Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Digital marketing minute: bot fraud hampers digital advertising

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

Fraudulent web traffic is an increasingly common headache for digital marketers who work with advertising networks to deliver online ads

In with the new: 2015 privacy, advertising and digital media predictions part III

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2015

Part III of our 2015 predictions series comes from Of Digital Interest editor and McDermott partner, Heather Sussman, who predicts that states will

KSR based renewed motion on obviousness is a winner

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2009

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court grant of a post-KSR renewed summary judgment on obviousness (after denying a pre-KSR motion

Commission finds U.S. anti-gambling laws infringe WTO rules

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • European Union, USA
  • -
  • June 19 2009

In a report published on 10 June 2009, the European Commission has found that U.S. laws prohibiting the cross-border supply of remote gambling and betting services and the enforcement of those laws against EU companies are in violation of Articles XVI (Market Access) and XVII (National Treatment) of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS) and are not justified under Article XIV (General Exceptions

Statutory damages: foreign works and the U.S. live broadcast exemption

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 16 2009

In a class action led by the Football Association Premier League (FAPL) and U.S. music publishers Bourne against YouTube and its owners Google (The FAPL v YouTube Inc. (US District Court Southern District of New York)) filed on 4 May 2007, a U.S. District Court judge held that, because the FAPL did not register its broadcasts of Premier League matches with the US Copyright Office, it cannot claim statutory damages under the US Copyright Act against YouTube in respect of allegedly copyright infringing material uploaded by users to the video sharing site

Webcasting music services not “interactive” when users cannot directly control the songs they hear

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2009

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed a district court judgment that an internet radio service was not an “interactive service” within the meaning of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) and hence was not liable for copyright infringement for failure to pay license fees