Jul 12, 2017 Cybersecurity Policy To Watch For The Rest Of 2017, Law360
As uncertainty persists about federal strategies for data protection enforcement and government rulemaking has nearly ground to a halt, state lawmakers and regulators, by contrast, have taken decisive recent steps in the sphere of cybersecurity and online privacy, experts say.
Jul 03, 2017 The Top Patent Cases Of 2017: Midyear Report, Law360
The Federal Circuit indicated that the on-sale bar will still be useful in invalidating patents following America Invents Act changes, restricted the reach of the AIA's covered business method patent review program and delved yet again into the murky morass of patent eligibility. Here's a look at the appeals court's most significant patent decisions so far this year.
Jun 30, 2017 Brocade, Ruckus Shake Shareholder Suit Over $1.2B Deal, Law360
A California federal judge tossed out a proposed shareholder class action alleging securities fraud against Brocade Communications over its acquisition of Ruckus Wireless Inc., valued at about $1.2 billion, saying the shareholder plaintiffs repeatedly failed to show how the companies misled them in financial statements over the offer.
Jun 23, 2017 Telecommunications Policy Recap for the First Half of 2017, Law360
President Donald Trump’s victory last year turned telecommunications policy on its head, with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai leading an active first few months at the agency as he seeks to reverse course and undo actions taken during the Obama administration. Here are the top telecom policy developments so far this year.
Jun 22, 2017 The Fairy Godfather of Philadelphia Startups, Technical.ly Philly
The godfather of Philadelphia startups is not an investor or a founder. He's a lawyer that believed in the entrepreneurial community before it became commonplace. He's Steve Goodman.
Jun 22, 2017 Transportation Regulation & Legislation: Midyear Report, Law360
With about a month left before Congress takes its summer recess, transportation attorneys are keeping tabs on aviation funding legislation that may include a controversial proposal to overhaul the nation's air traffic control system as well as President Donald Trump's promised, yet still unseen infrastructure investment package.
Jun 14, 2017 Bipartisan Senate Bill Aims to Promote Charitable Giving, Tax Notes
Bipartisan tax legislation introduced June 13 seeks to facilitate charitable giving and help private foundations and other nonprofits fulfill their charitable missions while regulating publicly available information on charities and their donors.
May 23, 2017 Wall Street Stuck in Legal Stalemate Over Research Payments, Bloomberg
Wall Street banks may not be able to sell their US research to European asset managers because a regulatory conflict between the two regions looks unlikely to be resolved before a January deadline.
May 21, 2017 Inside Google's Fight To Keep The US Government Out Of Gmail Inboxes, Forbes
In at least six separate federal cases, Google is waging a quiet war against the U.S. government. It's taking the FBI to task over warrants demanding it hand over the contents of Gmail data stored overseas. And because Google stores customer accounts in fragments in servers around the globe, it's a fight that matters for every email user on the planet, not just non-American Gmail customers.