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Massachusetts federal court holds non-resident defendant in multi-defendant state court litigation may not remove case to federal court before service on at least one properly joined defendant
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2013

In Gentile v. Biogen Idec Inc., 2013 WL 1189497 (D. Mass. Feb. 21, 2013), a New York citizen who suffered from multiple sclerosis was prescribed


Celebrity trademark watch: Kardashians kalled to kourt?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2013

Kim, Kourtney, and Khloé , the reality-TV triple threat otherwise known as the Kardashians, are going to have to keep up with the federal


The APP STORE trademark wars: new year’s installment
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

Amazon has recorded another success in its battle with Apple over use of the term APP STORE. The U.S. District Court in California has granted


YouTube not required to remove “Innocence of Muslims” video in response to actress’s takedown notice
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • December 7 2012

Last week a California federal judge declined to enter a preliminary injunction sought by actress Cindy Lee Garcia, which would have required YouTube to remove the 14-minute anti-Islamic film “Innocence of Muslims” that has sparked deadly protests around the globe in recent months.


Call it a win: Californa's first GHG auction sells out
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 20 2012

At California’s inaugural auction of greenhouse gas allowances last week, bidders bought all 23.1 million allowances for 2013 emissions sold at $10.09 per ton, a few significant cents above the floor price of $10.


Aviall's continuing impact on PRP settlements in superfund
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

Over a decade after it was issued, Aviall continues to cause difficulties for private settling parties in CERCLA.


SORT OF THE RINGS: Will trademark fair use protect Age of the Hobbits?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 14 2012

In August of this year, Warner Brothers finally announced the release of Age of the Hobbits, Peter Jackson’s long-awaited follow-up to his Lord of the Rings trilogy, based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s famous fantasy novels.


Investors release new guide to the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

In less than two months, on January 1, 2012, the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act will go into effect.


H.R. 2759: new federal bill would require companies to disclose efforts to address human rights risks in their supply chains
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2011

On August 1, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) introduced H.R. 2759, the Business Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act, a bill modeled after the California Transparency in Supply Chains Act.


Game over for California law prohibiting the sale of violent video games to minors
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

Today, in Brown (formerly Schwarzenegger) v. Entertainment Merchants Association, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that California’s violent video game statute is unconstitutional.