Non-cyber insurance policies often contain exclusions to limit or preclude coverage for data breaches. A Maryland federal district court recently
There is no doubt that companies face unprecedented volume and variation in both disruptive and intrusive cyberattacks on their networks. Among the
The “predicate act doctrine” allows recovery of damages stemming from copyright violations outside the US that are linked to domestic infringement. A
If a part of an act of copyright infringement occurs within the United States, a party that contributes to the act may be liable even if the act is
President Obama and the Chief Judge of the Federal Circuit struck a one-two punch in the fight against patent trolls this week. On June 4, 2013, the
In a widely awaited ruling, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has overturned in part summary judgment initially granted to Google regarding its use of Rosetta Stone’s trademarks in its AdWords program and reinstated most of Rosetta Stone’s claims relating to infringement and dilution.
On August 22, 2011, the Southern District of New York (Pauley, J.) issued an important opinion regarding the eligibility of cloud music storage services for safe harbor under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) in Capitol Records, Inc. v. MP3tunes, LLC (No. 07-Civ 9931).
In Campbell, et al. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, the Ninth Circuit reversed the district court's entry of summary judgment against PwC and remanded the case to the district court for trial, holding that PwC had established "material fact questions" regarding whether its unlicensed associate accountants are eligible for exemption from California overtime requirements.
On May 31, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court held induced infringement requires knowledge that the induced acts constitute patent infringement.
This week, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB, S.A., No. 10-6 (U.S. Oct. 12, 2010), and agreed to resolve an important question related to what is the proper standard for determining whether or not a company can be sued for inducing patent infringement.