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In this article, you will be provided a legal background on software license disputes and tips to consider in interacting with the BSA.
We are near the end of the year and had hoped we would have some of the more highly anticipated regulations under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). To date, that guidance has not been issued. Nonetheless, we wanted to remind you of some recent developments and upcoming deadlines under the ACA.
On Thursday, December 11, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) overturned existing precedent in a decision that contains important implications as to how employers draft and implement their electronic communications policies.
Kevin Goodno, shareholder at Fredrikson & Byron, presented his thoughts on the challenges faced by the disability service system in Minnesota.
Responding to Software Audits by the BSA, SIIA and Other Technology Vendors: Legal Tips and Strategy
Software audits, or inquiries by a software vendor regarding legal use of a software license, can be an intimidating experience.
President Obama Provides Relief to Select Undocumented Immigrants and Outlines Framework for Future Administrative Actions to Improve Immigration System
On November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced significant changes and fixes to our broken immigration system.
TRUSTe, Inc. Not So Trustworthy: Privacy Certification Program Pays $200,000 to Settle FTC Charge It Failed to Conduct Annual Recertifications As Promised
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced that the for-profit privacy certification business TRUSTe, Inc. agreed to pay $200,000 to settle allegations of false or misleading statements regarding its Privacy Seal Program.
The Cover-Up is Always Worse Than the Crime: Court Upholds Massive Arbitration Award in Trade Secrets Case
A recent Minnesota Supreme Court decision highlights the stakes involved in trade secret misappropriation cases.
It is no secret that the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International is wreaking havoc to software and business method patents found to merely link abstract ideas with conventional elements. However, we are now also getting a taste of Alice’s potential effects on non-business method patents.
The outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa—along with a handful of cases in the United States—has left many employees and employers confused. As with any real or perceived crisis, there are key steps an employer should take to mitigate workplace panic and avoid legal claims.