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Copyright Small Claims Bills Introduced In Congress
Copyright small-claims court may soon be a reality.
United States
30 May 2019
California Supreme Court Holds That Conflict Invalidates Firm's Engagement Letter But Says Firm Still May Be Able To Get Paid
Last week, the California Supreme Court issued its decision in Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton,LLP v. J-M Manufacturing Co.,Inc.,a decision which lawyers and law firms anxiously awaited for months
United States
12 Sep 2018
Uber Decision Reinforces The Standard Required For Consent To A Digital Agreement
A three judge panel in the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals found that the arbitration clause in the Uber driver app was not enforceable.
United States
10 Jul 2018
Can Milk Be "Organic" Under Federal Law But Not Under California Law?
In Crystal Brown v. Danone North America, LLC, the plaintiff brought a putative class action alleging that Danone's packaging for its Horizon brand organic milk was misleading because the milk is not actually "organic."
United States
11 May 2018
Xbox Arbitration Provision Adequately Accepted By Click-Through
U.S. District Judge Joan Gottschall agreed with Microsoft that its arbitration provision was valid and overcame a class action bid.
United States
5 Apr 2018
NYAG Goes After Charity Schemes
The New York Attorney General's Office announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with Menacola Marketing, a telemarker that the NYAG said fraudulently ...
United States
4 Apr 2018
Under Armour Has Words Over I WILL And I CAN Trademarks
Earlier this week, Under Armour filed a trademark infringement suit against former college football player Ike Williams.
United States
13 Mar 2018
End Of An Era At NAD?
Last week Frankfurt Kurnit's Advertising Group proudly hosted "A Twenty-Year NAD Retrospective: The Levine Legacy," an ABA program honoring Andrea Levine, on the occasion of her retirement as Director of NAD.
United States
12 Jul 2017
Recent N.Y. Ethics Opinions: January/February 2017
Here are summaries of ethics opinions issued October 2016 and January 2017. The opinions were issued by the NYSBA Committee on Professional Ethics and the NYC Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics.
United States
15 Feb 2017
Does N.Y. Judiciary Law §487 Apply To Arbitrations?
Owing to Section 487's harsh consequences and growing reach, it is important to understand how this centuries-old statute applies to modern-day law practice.
United States
6 Jan 2016
Miracle On Eagle Street: New York's Temporary Practice Rule
To many in the New York professional responsibility community, it seemed like a Christmas miracle.
United States
5 Jan 2016
New York Authorizes Temporary Practice By Out-Of-State Lawyers
Section 523 is very simple. It continues to prohibit lawyers not admitted here from "establish[ing] an office or other systematic or continuous presence" in New York or from holding themselves out to the public as New York lawyers.
United States
17 Dec 2015
FTC Pursues Companies For Privacy Certification Misrepresentations
The FTC recently filed complaints alleging two US businesses that claimed to be in compliance with the US-EU Safe Harbor Framework were, in fact, no longer compliant.
United States
30 Apr 2015
In Entertainment Dispute, New York Court Adopts Rigorous Document Preservation Rule
A controversial federal rule on the preservation of electronic documents pending litigation has just been adopted by a New York State appellate court in Voom HD Holdings LLC v. Echostar Satellite LLC, 2012 NY Slip Op. 00658 (App. Div. 1st Dep’t Jan. 31, 2012), a dispute between a television programming provider and a direct broadcast satellite television service.
United States
8 Feb 2012
Sour Grapes: Terms of Wine Collector’s Agreement With Auction House Preclude His Suit
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit alleging that Christie’s, Inc. ("Christie’s) botched an auction of a world-class collection of vintage wines.
United States
5 May 2011
Ethics Corner: Putting The Genie Back – "What To Do When Your Client Has Stolen Documents"
It’s one of the toughest ethics questions a lawyer can face: what to do when a client embroiled in a dispute with a former employer presents purloined (but helpful) documents?
United States
20 May 2010
Supreme Court Limits Scope Of Arbitration Review
On March 25, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Hall Street Associates, LLC v. Mattel, Inc., Docket No. 06-989, 2008 WL 762537 (U.S. Supreme Court March 25, 2008) (hereafter, "Hall Street").
United States
1 Apr 2008
Web-Based Contract Changes May Not Be Enforceable
Can a business change the terms of its contracts with customers by just posting a revised contract on its Web site? The first federal appeals court to address this issue recently said no.
United States
10 Sep 2007
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