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Do you still rely on Yelp reviews after hearing that Yelp sues astroturfers?
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 6 2015

Yelp's lawsuit alleges a breach of the ToS (Terms of Service) by the defendants who "try to game the system and undermine that trust, by building


EEOC v. Freeman: another employer victory in EEOC’s enforcement efforts regarding employer use of background checks
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 9 2015

Last summer, we wrote about the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) requirements in conjunction with the EEOC’s effort to sue employers who


Court clarifies “personal benefit” for insider-trading liability
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • December 22 2014

The recent decision of the federal Second Circuit Court of Appeals in U.S. v. Newman et al. (December 10, 2014) is noteworthy for a few reasons


Finally! The Supreme Court supports trial judges in Markman rulings in patents cases
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • January 27 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court held 8-2 today that the Federal Circuit may no longer ignore some rulings by trial court judges on how to construe patent


Using “drag-along” rights to facilitate certain terms of a future company sale
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • January 26 2015

In the acquisition of a private company by merger, a purchaser will often desire to obtain a release, an indemnification obligation, and a consent to


KCM Financial LLC v. Bradshaw: Texas Supreme Court reviews the duty owed by an executive rights owner to the non-executive rights owner
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • March 20 2015

The Texas Supreme Court recently reaffirmed the longstanding principle that an executive rights holder owes a duty of utmost good faith and fair


Google search results protected by the First Amendment
  • Gardere
  • European Union, USA
  • December 2 2014

A Judge agreed with Google that "search results were protected by the First Amendment and could not be penalized" in spite of claims that Google


What a surprise! US Supreme Court relies on unsubstantiated Internet facts
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • October 10 2014

We all know that "everything on the Internet is true" or at least as presented in Amicus (friend-of-the-court) briefs to the US Supreme Justices who


Guest blog: how will the proposed laws help fight cybercrime?
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • April 3 2015

My Guest Blogger Nick Akerman learned about Cybercrime as a federal prosecutor where he prosecuted a wide array of white collar criminal matters


Scandal over anonymous postings by prosecutors
  • Gardere
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

The Washington Post reported that during a federal investigation regarding a landfill owner, apparently two federal prosecutors used aliases to posted anonymous comments