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Eligibility of software and business methods in the United States, Europe and Asia
  • Perry & Currier Inc
  • Canada, China, European Union, India, Japan, South Korea, USA
  • January 6 2014

Software and business methods are a crucial component of the world's innovation-driven economy. However, patent protection for these intellectual

Benesse compensates customers for data leak
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Japan
  • October 31 2014

On 9 July 2014, Benesse Holdings Inc. and its group company Benesse Corp. (“Benesse”) announced that approx. 7.9 million pieces of its customer

Asia: do employers have a right to access and to disclose employee data without consent?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan
  • November 3 2014

When can an employer access and disclose their employees' personal data in different jurisdictions? We compare the rules in Australia, China, Hong

Privacy & cybersecurity update, issue 3 - October, 2014
  • Jones Day
  • Australia, Brazil, New Zealand, Russia, Taiwan, USA, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Canada, Chile, China, European Union, France, Germany
  • October 15 2014

On August 1, the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") issued a report on mobile shopping applications. In it, the FTC found that such apps often fail to

A yen for Israeli technology
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Israel, Japan
  • November 18 2014

While Japanese companies have been investing in Israel for the past two decades, M&A activity has picked up significantly, concentrated in the

Japan Google privacy case
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Japan
  • October 17 2014

On 9 October 2014, Judge Nobuyuki Seki of the Tokyo District Court granted a provisional injunction against Google Inc. ("Google") and ordered Google

Japan arrests woman for ‘killing’ her virtual spouse
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Japan
  • November 3 2008

Last week, Japanese authorities arrested a woman for killing the digital avatar of her online husband no, we didn’t make this up

Japan joins the APEC Cross-Border Privacy Rules system
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Japan
  • April 30 2014

On April 30, 2014, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ("APEC") released theFindings Report of the Joint Oversight Panel of the APEC Cross-Border

Business law update - Spring 2014
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Canada, China, Germany, Japan, USA
  • March 24 2014

With deals today being larger and more global than ever before, a merger between two U.S. companies may have far-reaching effects in countries around

Data protection ‘around the world’
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Austria, Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru
  • July 25 2013

Data protection is not only a current topic in Germany but also in numerous countries worldwide, within and outside Europe. Looking beyond our own