Since the emergence of the Internet, under current European Union rules, services that host user-generated or user-contributed content have enjoyed legal immunity from liability, provided they take down unlawful content once notified of it. This existing regime gave online platforms, such as search engines, social continue reading…
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Justices of the Supreme Court will soon put on their whiskey glasses to decide the proper tests for infringement and dilution claims involving humorous use of another’s trademark. The Court granted certiorari in November to consider a dispute between VIP Products, LLC (“VIP”) and Jack continue reading…
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2022 has been a whirlwind year for cybersecurity, data, and privacy counsel who are navigating an expanding regulatory landscape and unique sets of legal requirements from numerous jurisdictions. This trend is likely to continue and grow more complex in the new year as additional states continue reading…
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With the holiday season upon us and online goods and services flying off the virtual shelves, companies should not lose sight of the increased risk of phishing and cyberattacks. Society’s reliance on online commerce means businesses are under immense pressure to ensure their website domain continue reading…
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Casa Bonita – a self-described “Eatertainment” establishment near Denver, Colorado, featuring cliff divers, stage shows, and subpar Mexican food, appeared destined to become another Covid-19 related restaurant casualty. In 2020 Casa Bonita initially ceased operations due to a local order mandating the closure of indoor continue reading…
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