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Internet, Technology, Trademark & Advertising Alerts

Internet, Technology, Trademark & Advertising Alerts

To keep our innovative clients apprised of the legal developments that can affect them most, attorneys in the firm’s Technology & Data and Advertising, Marketing & Trademark groups post the latest legal cases and alerts.

Top Trends in Data Protection and Cybersecurity in 2017: Boards Will Continue to Put Cybersecurity On the Top of Their Agenda

January 13, 2017

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.

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Renew Your Designated Agent Registration or Lose Your Safe Harbor Protection Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

December 20, 2016

Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, online service providers can avail themselves of a safe harbor from liability for copyright infringement.

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Is Amazon Liable for Counterfeits?

December 9, 2016

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.

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Website Accessibility – Understanding the Law, Responding to Demands, & Practical Steps to Reduce Risk for Retail Websites

November 29, 2016

Join attorney Steve Helland as he presents at the Minnesota Retailers Association’s Website Accessibility webinar on December 6, 2016.

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November 15, 2016

Fredrikson & Byron is proud to support I AM MPLS! on Thursday, November 17, 2016.

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WSJ Highlights 240 Website Accessibility Lawsuits Since 2015 – Top 4 Mistakes They Didn’t Mention

November 4, 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.

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What’s Behind E*TRADE Accessibility Initiative and Press Release? Disability Lawyers Target Financial Industry for ADA Claims

July 6, 2016

E*TRADE’s recent press release reads as though E*TRADE simply discovered its inner, more-inclusive, corporate self.

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Fredrikson & Byron Sponsors The Conversations About The Future Of Advertising Series

June 22, 2016

On August 17, 2016, The Conversations About The Future Of Advertising speaker-series returns with Periscope’s newly minted Chief Creative Officer Peter Nicholson.

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Legal First: California Court Holds Inaccessible Website Violates ADA

May 19, 2016

A California state court recently held that the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to websites.

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Class Action Targets BarBri Test-Prep Business for ADA/Accessibility Violations

April 27, 2016

Three blind law school graduates just filed a federal class action lawsuit in Texas.

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