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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 2 Aug 2016

Insurer’s Broad Interpretation of Data Breach Exclusion Rejected by Court

Non-cyber insurance policies often contain exclusions to limit or preclude coverage for data breaches. A Maryland federal district court recently

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 29 Jul 2016

Is Ransomware a Notifiable Data Breach Event?

There is no doubt that companies face unprecedented volume and variation in both disruptive and intrusive cyberattacks on their networks. Among the

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 28 Jun 2013

US acts of copyright infringement can serve as predicate basis for jurisdiction over third party contributory infringement outside the US

The “predicate act doctrine” allows recovery of damages stemming from copyright violations outside the US that are linked to domestic infringement. A

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 28 Jun 2013

Foreign defendant’s accessing of infringing software stored on US server can form basis for jurisdiction

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

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 6 Jun 2013

President Obama, Judge Rader, and patent trolls

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

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 13 Apr 2012

The Fourth Circuit says, "not so fast," to Google and revives Rosetta Stone's direct and contributory trademark infringement and dilution claims in closely watched AdWords case

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.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 28 Sep 2011

U.S. district judge finds cloud music storage service can be protected by safe harbor provisions of the DMCA

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).

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 9 Sep 2011

Campbell, et al. v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP: clarifying the professional exemption

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.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 9 Jun 2011

Supreme Court confirms knowledge is required for induced patent infringement

On May 31, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court held induced infringement requires knowledge that the induced acts constitute patent infringement.

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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | USA | 12 Oct 2010

Supreme Court grants certiorari in important inducement case

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.

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