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Google Supreme Court Case

The Oracle v Google Saga: Copyrightability and Fair Use in Computer Programming

In 2021, the Supreme Court permitted Google’s use of 11,500 lines of Oracle-owned code as fair use and ended a saga in copyright law.

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Personal Data Breach

When Collecting Personal Data, Restraint and Insurance are Key

Is your business collecting personal data? If you experience a data breach, you won’t just be a victim—you’ll also be a defendant.

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USCIS Site Visits

What Employers of Foreign National Workers Should Know to Prepare for a USCIS Site Visit

The US increased USCIS site visits to employers of foreign nationals to combat H1-B visa fraud. Here’s how to prepare for a site visit.

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Allen Stanford Ponzi Case

The Attorney Immunity Defense: Ongoing Allen Stanford Ponzi Case Sparks Debate

The Allen Stanford Ponzi case rages on in the Caribbean, putting the attorney immunity doctrine under fire once again.

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Terms in Business Transactions

Why You Shouldn’t Always Rely On “Market” Terms in Business Transactions

In business transactions, a deal attorney may describe certain contract terms as “market.” What does this mean, and should you agree to them?

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GDPR Data Privacy

How the GDPR Set a New Standard for Data Privacy and Protection in the EU and America

The EU takes data privacy and protection seriously, meaning GDPR compliance impacts U.S. companies with customers abroad. Are you compliant?

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Tech Industry Under Biden Administration

Top 5 Areas in Tech Impacted By the Biden Administration and What It Means for Investors

As the Biden administration decides whether to continue or repeal Trump-era policies, investors must prepare for the effects on Big Tech.

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This is Spinal Tap lawsuit

This Lawsuit Goes to 11: Fraud Claims and the Economic Loss Rule

Remember the $400 million “This is Spinal Tap” lawsuit? It just settled. Here’s what it teaches about fraud claims and the economic loss rule.

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Trademark Disparagement and the Washington Redskins

How the Matal v. Tam Case Changed Trademark Law As We Know It

For decades, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected potentially offensive trademarks. Then Matal v. Tam changed everything.

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Lawyer-Client Relationship

An Easy Way to Make More Money? Get More Value From Your Lawyer-Client Relationship

Building value in your lawyer-client relationship requires the right questions and expectations. Don’t just hire a lawyer. Hire a partner.

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