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Thinking outside the HIPAA box
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

On Wednesday, May 7, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held the third of its Spring Seminars on emerging consumer privacy issues. This session


The Aereo crashed: cheap internet TV thwarted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 30 2014

The Supreme Court of the United States has now determined that internet streaming services directly infringe the copyrights of several television


Disclosures need not contain customers’ actual names to violate the Video Privacy Protection Act rules Hulu court
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 9 2014

In the latest of a string of victories for the plaintiffs in the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) class action litigation against Hulu, LLC, the U


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


FTC updates rule for children’s online privacy protection
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission recently updated the rule for children's online privacy protection, expanding a business's obligations and


Hotels and online travel companies move to throw out class action suit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 24 2013

Last week, a group of hotels and online travel companies moved to dismiss an amended class action complaint alleging that they engaged in a


Judge finds that Apple conspired to raise e-book prices
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 12 2013

On July 10, 2013, Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York issued a 160-page opinion holding that Apple conspired with five book


Ninth Circuit rejects petition for rehearing en banc, upholding its decision that vote-swapping websites cannot be prosecuted under vote-buying statutes
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2008

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied a petition for rehearing en banc in a case involving the tension between free speech and vote-swapping websites


The FTC means it: another Safe Harbor enforcement action
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 13 2014

No doubt about it: the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is serious about taking action against companies that misrepresent their U.S.-EU Safe


Not so fast eBay analysis extended to preliminary injunctions in trademark cases
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 31 2008

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit evaluated the trademark significance of using a competitor’s trademarks in internet meta-tags, as well as the evolving standard for granting preliminary injunctions in trademark infringement actions in determining that a defendant’s use of plaintiff’s trademarks as a meta-tag was actionable and likely to cause confusion