Category Archives: Intellectual Property

Trade secret lawsuit filed over employee’s social media account

A recent New York Times article covers a lawsuit filed by PhoneDog, a mobile products research and review company, against one of its former employees. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/26/technology/lawsuit-may-determine-who-owns-a-twitter-account.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=PhoneDog&st=cse In November 2011, the Chief Judge of the Northern District of California decided that the … Continue reading

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Protect IP and SOPA Approach the Starting Line

In the last day, Sen. Harry Reid has said there will be a vote in the Senate on the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property (Protect IP) act on January 24. In the last hour there have been reports … Continue reading

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Authors v. Google Enters the Next Stage

The Authors Guild, Inc. et al. v. Google, Inc., 1:05-cv-08136-DC (S.D.N.Y.), began almost 7 years ago when Google’s “Library Project” results were first available online. The lawsuit has just entered a new stage which you would expect at the beginning–a motion for … Continue reading

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