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Why the Caribbean Cruise Line Record-Breaking TCPA Settlement Could Contribute to “The End of the TCPA World As We Know It” (and We Feel Fine)
  • Venable LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2016

A Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) class action litigation, Birchmeier et al. V. Caribbean Cruise Line Inc. et al., No. 1:12-cv-04069 (N.D


PTO Must Apply Phillips Standard when Construing Expired Patents
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

In an opinion addressing the standard for claim construction of a patent that expires during reexamination, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal


House Energy and Commerce Committee Calls for Modernizing the TCPA
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

On September 22, 2016 the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on modernizing the TCPA


District Courts Find Impermissible “Fail-Safe” Class Definitions But Deny Motions to Strike Class Allegations
  • Carlton Fields
  • USA
  • September 28 2016

Two recent decisions from the Eastern District of Illinois involving the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), decided a day apart, provided


Third Circuit Finds Jurisdiction Despite Anti-Aggregation Rule, Holds TCPA Class Settlement Is Not Covered by Insurance Agreement
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

In a precedential but split ruling, the Third Circuit recently held that diversity jurisdiction existed over a declaratory judgment action seeking


Encryption: Ensuring the Right to Privacy in the Information Age?
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

On December 2nd, 2015, a tragic mass shooting occurred in San Bernardino, California. The attack resulted in 14 deaths and severe injuries to 22


Heads I Win, Tails You Lose: TCPA Defendants Finding Success in Striking “Fail-Safe” Class Allegations
  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

The 1964 cold war era movie, "Fail-Safe," centered on the plight of a U.S. military jet pilot who received an errant Instruction to drop a nuclear


Who is the Employer? The Devil is in the Documents
  • Sedgwick LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2016

The recent disability discrimination decision in Morgan v. AT&T Communications of California, Inc. (No. H039904, 2016 WL 3944668 (Cal. Ct. App. July


FCC’s Agenda for September Open Meeting Includes Set-Top Boxes, Wireless Emergency Alerts, Foreign Ownership, and Independent Programming Items
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

On September 21, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R.2669, the Anti-Spoofing Act of 2015, by voice vote. The bill, previously


Reminders: Nationwide EAS Test and Reg Fees Filing Deadline This Week!
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2016

Tomorrow, September 27, is the deadline for commercial broadcasters to submit their annual regulatory fees. We wrote about those fees and this