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Commerce Department Extends Huawei Reprieve, Adds 46 Affiliates
We continue to monitor developments regarding the temporary general license and will keep you updated.
United States
23 Aug 2019
Executive Order Restricts Access To US Telecom Markets For Equipment, Services That Impose Security Risks
On May 15, President Donald Trump signed an executive order starting the process for banning the importation, sale and use of equipment and technology in the US as a response to potential security risks.
United States
27 May 2019
One Small Step For UK Government; One Giant Leap For IoT Security
Regulators are alert to the development and the global industry is bound to fall within the scope of market alignment sooner or later.
11 Feb 2019
California Regulates Online Bots
Citing the proliferation of online bots used to deceive consumers and influence voters, the California legislature recently passed the nation's first law directly regulating online bots.
United States
12 Nov 2018
Do We Still Need To Post XBRL Data Files On Our Website?
Now that it's time for 10-Q filings, questions have been raised about the timing of some of the Inline XBRL-related changes.
United States
1 Nov 2018
California's IoT Security Law – Will This Law Really Improve Security?
California's legislature recently passed SB-327, which is designed to require Internet of Things (IoT) and other "connected device" manufacturers to implement security features into internet connected devices.
United States
9 Oct 2018
What You Thought You Knew About Starting An Online Education Program
Education models that challenge traditional delivery methods are attracting increased scrutiny from state regulators.
United States
7 Sep 2018
The Evolution Of Mirai Botnet Source Code Presents Increased Risk Of Large-Scale DDoS Attacks
Over the past few years, several major distributed denial-of-service ("DDoS") attacks took place, including a major event affecting the domain name service provider Dyn, which caused outages and slowness for a number of popular sites, ...
United States
5 Sep 2018
Why Entrepreneurs Should Care About The FCC
You're an entrepreneur developing cutting edge technology, so why should you care about the Federal Communications Commission?
United States
29 Jul 2016
Department Of Defense Finalizes Cybersecurity Rule Impacting IT Contractors
On October 30, 2015, the Department of Defense ("DoD") issued a new rule, Requirements Relating to Supply Chain Risk, requiring its agencies to evaluate cybersecurity risks when considering contractors...
United States
5 Jan 2016
Free Software Foundation Publishes GPL Version 3
On June 29, 2007, the Free Software Foundation (“FSF”) published version 3 of the GNU General Public License (“GPLv3”). GPLv3 is a complete rewrite of version 2 of the GPL (“GPLv2”), which is the most popular “open source” or “free software” license.
United States
25 Jul 2007
Legal Implications Of Employee Blogs
Web logs, or “blogs,” have gained enormous popularity over the last few years. From traditional journalism to consumer marketing, few communications channels have escaped their impact. This is particularly the case in corporate America. Many companies have realized that company-sponsored blogs offer a means of communicating with customers in a more direct, personal manner.
United States
1 Jun 2007
New California Fax Law
In June 2005 Congress passed the federal Junk Fax Prevention Act in response to new rules developed by the Federal Communications Commission that were scheduled to take effect July 1. The Junk Fax Prevention Act restored the established business relationship exception that allows associations and companies to send unsolicited faxes to their members and clients.
United States
15 Dec 2005
The United States Patent Office Eliminates its Technological-Arts Rejection and Aligns its Examination Procedure with Existing Federal Law
For the past several years, examiners at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office have been rejecting business-method patent applications that do not require the use of a computer or other electronic device using a rejection referred to as the "technological-arts rejection.
United States
2 Dec 2005
.eu Domains - Businesses established or based in the EU have another country-code domain name to consider
The .eu domain name ending is being added to the ever increasing list of country-code top level domain names. EURid, the organizer of the new European Union domain name, has announced there will be a four-month "Sunrise Period" for pre-registration commencing December 7, 2005. "Regular"registration, open to the EU public, will be available beginning April 7, 2006.
United States
7 Nov 2005
Judge sides with Google in latest Internet advertising battle
On August 8, 2005, a federal court entered a partial judgment as a matter of law against GEICO in a lawsuit with the search engine company Google.
United States
17 Aug 2005
The Supreme Court Decision in MGM v. Grokster
The Court adopts an inducement theory of contributory copyright infringement liability and preserves the Sony "substantial noninfringing use" doctrine in certain circumstances
United States
18 Jul 2005
The Federal Circuit’s long-awaited en banc decision in Phillips v. AWH Corp.
On July 12, 2005, the Federal Circuit issued its much-anticipated en banc decision in Phillips v. AWH Corporation. The decision directly addressed the frequently debated and controversial role of dictionaries in patent claim construction, and clarified the extent to which [courts] should resort to and rely on a patent’s specification in seeking to ascertain the proper scope of [a patent’s] claims.
United States
18 Jul 2005
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