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California federal prosecutor states interest in prosecuting broadcast stations for medical marijuana advertising
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2011

The tenuous legal status of marijuana advertising on broadcast stations just got a little more tenuous as a Federal prosecutor in Southern California has reportedly indicated an intent to prosecute radio and TV stations, as well as newspapers and magazines, that advertise medical marijuana clinics.


DISH Network settles with Vermont over letter
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

DISH Network has agreed to pay $125,000 to the state of Vermont to resolve a complaint filed by the state Attorney General over a letter the company sent to subscribers that was allegedly unfair and deceptive.


CableCARD rules now effective
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2011

The Enforcement Bureau recently released an advisory emphasizing the need for cable operators to comply with the navigation device rules now in effect.


New CableCARD rules in effect - operators must provide customers additional rate information, offer self-installation, and provide certain "bring your own box" discounts
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2011

As we discussed in our earlier advisory here, last year the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted additional obligations for cable operators related to their support for customer use of retail CableCARD devices.


Certain CableCARD reforms to go into effect August 8, 2011
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2011

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) in October 2010 issued a Third Report and Order and Order on Reconsideration (“Third R&O”) adopting modifications to its set-top box rules to, among other things, ensure that cable subscribers using retail devices have access to switched digital video (“SDV”) services, simplify the CableCARD device certification process and set-top box output requirements, and exempt all one-way set-top boxes without recording functionality from the set-top box integration ban.


Recent court developments: BPA, Nutella and Alaskan fishing regulations litigation
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

A multidistrict litigation court in Missouri has denied motions for class certification in 24 transferred cases against companies that make baby bottles and sippy cups allegedly containing bisphenol A (BPA).


UK spectrum trading
  • Hogan Lovells
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2011

UK regulator Ofcom recently has been especially active on the topic of spectrum trading.


Fashion law
  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2011

The stunning models on the fashion runways of Paris, Milan and New York are glamorous and trendy with the latest designs.


FCC permits leasing of MSSATC spectrum
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2011

The FCC has extended portions of its secondary markets regime, which permits private leasing of radio spectrum, to Mobile Satellite Spectrum (MSS) used for terrestrial services pursuant to the FCC's Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) rules.


Social media - managing the risk that comes with opportunity
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2011

One of the more interesting panels at last week's Ragatz Fractional Interest Conference was titled "Creating a Social Media Strategy."