If you sell a nicotine product and strongly deny that you market to children under age 18, you probably should not make your product look exactly like a popular children’s juice box.
Buying a non-accessible website may buy you a class action lawsuit.
In a shift from previous tactics, blind plaintiff Juan Carlos Gil sued the underlying platform provider and website developer in his website accessibility/Americans with Disabilities Act lawsuit, in addition to the specific business promoted by a particular website.
Chicago Tribune Reports: McDonald’s, Kmart and Grubhub Settle Mobile App and Website Accessibility Discrimination Lawsuits
For companies that take substantial steps to improve accessibility the defense of “mootness” is having some success.
Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), service providers can obtain safe harbor protection from copyright infringement liability by, among other things, designating an agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement with the U.S. Copyright Office.
Instagram will soon launch a new tool to help its internet celebrities, or “influencers,” disclose when they are being paid by sponsors.
Silence can be devastating when it comes to intellectual property rights.
Steve Helland will present “Website Accessibility Litigation Explosion: Practical Tips from Legal and IT” at the 3rd Annual Corporate Counsel Institute on February 10, 2017.
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.
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?