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Understanding the use of social media in litigation

USA - November 14 2014 Social media play an increasingly critical role in modern warfare. Hamas tweets in English, Arabic, and Hebrew and maintains a social media page. The…

Paul A. Ragusa

Fair use and crying foul under the DMCA: the Dancing Baby case continues

USA - November 3 2015 This September, in Lenz v. Universal Music Corp. et. al, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that before a copyright holder notifies an…

Do good deeds, go unpunished: legal pitfalls and practice tips for cause marketing

USA - October 10 2014 Each October, store shelves are filled with pink products and pink packaging in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Businesses across a variety…

All Online Service Providers Must Re-Register Agents with Copyright Office by December 31, 2017 to Continue to Enjoy DMCA Safe Harbor Protection

USA - February 2 2017 Section 512(c) of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) imposes certain obligations on online service providers who wish to take advantage of…

Dr. Zichao Zhang

Federal Circuit: Lanham Act’s Bar on Registration of Disparaging Marks Unconstitutional January 2016

USA - January 8 2016 2015 was a momentous year for the Lanham Act. The Supreme Court weighed in on two controversies in trademark jurisprudence. In Hana Financial, Inc. v…