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The proper reach of pollution exclusion provisions in insurance coverage claims
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

Most people would likely consider pollution to be a concept that is tied to harm to the environment -- contamination of soil, groundwater, or ambient air.


Still no insurance coverage for climate change nuisance litigaiton -- at least in Virginia
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2012

Last week, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled (for the second time) that a CGL policy issued to AES Corporation did not require Steadfast Insurance to provide a defense to AES for claims brought again AES in Kivalina v. Exxon Mobil.


Google AdWords appellate decision injects some uncertainty back into the keyword game
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

Just when you thought it was safe to bid on competitors’ trademarks as keywords -- provided you played it smart, and didn’t put trademarks in the actual text of your sponsored ad except under certain limited circumstances -- comes the Fourth Circuit’s decision in Rosetta Stone v. Google.


Virginia court finds for insurer in the first climate change-related insurance coverage case
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2011

The Virginia Supreme Court decided on Friday that an insurer does not have a duty to defend its insured in the face of a climate change nuisance case, because intentional emissions, even if they have unintended results, are not an "accident" under the insurance policy.


Iranian journalist files Alien Tort Statute lawsuit against Nokia Siemens networks
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 29 2010

Isa Saharkhiz, an Iranian journalist who has been in detention in Iran since June 2009, and his son, a resident of New Jersey, recently filed suit against Nokia Siemens Networks ("NSN"), a joint venture of Nokia Corporation and Siemens Corporation.


Indictments issue against the individuals behind RNS, pirate site for "pre-release" music
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2009

Yesterday, a federal indictment issued charging four individuals for their role in the "Rabid Neurosis" or RNS, an alleged "Internet music piracy group" that distributed copies of music prior to their commercial release.