Chinese Scientists Accused of Trade Secret Theft in Recent DOJ Indictment

Late last month, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced the indictments of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) scientists Yu Xue and Lucy Xi, as well as three of their associates for trade secrets theft, wire fraud, and conspiracies to commit both crimes.

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EU-US Privacy Shield: Still Awaiting Certainty

By | Global Trade Law Blog | February 9, 2016

Privacy activists across Europe raised their data protection banner following the announcement by EU Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality Věra Jourová on Tuesday 2 February 2016 that a political agreement had been reached between the EU and the US on a new framework for handling transatlantic data flows.

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A Brave New World? – Probably Not but Employers Sometimes Have to Deal with 26 Months’ Notice and “Dependant Contractors”

The Ontario Court of Appeal has further shattered the “24 month maximum” myth.  In Keenan v. Canac Kitchens Ltd., the Court of Appeal upheld a Trial Judge’s finding that two long service workers were “dependent contractors” and therefore entitled to 26 months’ reasonable notice on termination.

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What Does India’s Refusal of Facebook’s Offer Mean for the Future of the Internet?

By | LXBN | February 9, 2016
Photo Credit: ✖ Daniel Rehn

One day after the 20 year anniversary of the passing of “the most important law on the Internet,” and two days after a major data breach at the Department of Justice, one thing is abundantly clear: People are starting to view Internet connection as a basic right. Even if nobody can agree on how we supply that basic right.

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