On Jan. 18, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in Lee v. Tam to decide whether the Trademark Act’s prohibition on registering “disparaging” marks violates the First Amendment.
The sharp rise of website accessibility litigation and demands that impacted retail, fast-food, financial organizations, banks and education sectors in 2015 and 2016 has expanded to target the healthcare industry.
Top Trends in Data Protection and Cybersecurity in 2017: Third Party Vendors Will Cause Data Security Incidents
Using state of the art cybersecurity controls in your IT systems will not minimize your risks of a data breach if you don’t also consider protections for your data in the hands of third parties. Do you know where your data is right now?
Top Trends in Data Protection and Cybersecurity in 2017: Boards Will Continue to Put Cybersecurity On the Top of Their Agenda
Given the increasing frequency of cybersecurity incidents, and the growing impact of those incidents on business operations, reputation and assets, a board of directors’ oversight activities should include ensuring the adequacy of a company’s cybersecurity measures.
The United States has placed Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group (Alibaba) back on its list of “notorious markets“ that sell counterfeit goods just four years after taking it off.
Renew Your Designated Agent Registration or Lose Your Safe Harbor Protection Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, online service providers can avail themselves of a safe harbor from liability for copyright infringement.
The maker of the popular Snuggie blanket, Allstar Marketing Group, LLC, sued Amazon for trademark infringement earlier this week, alleging that the online retailer enabled the importation and sale of counterfeit Snuggie blankets.
Website Accessibility - Understanding the Law, Responding to Demands, & Practical Steps to Reduce Risk for Retail Websites
Join attorney Steve Helland as he presents at the Minnesota Retailers Association’s Website Accessibility webinar on December 6, 2016.
Fredrikson & Byron is proud to support I AM MPLS! on Thursday, November 17, 2016.
The Wall Street Journal ran a major story on November 1, 2016, describing the growing trend of lawsuits brought by a handful of plaintiff law firms representing blind individuals against hundreds of website operators including well-known names such as Foot Locker, Toys ‘R’ Us, Brooks Brothers and the NBA.