September 13, 2013, was the effective date for Victor Willis’ termination of copyrights granted to Scorpio Music (Black Scorpio) S.A. and Can’t Stop Productions, Inc. for Willis’ hit songs YMCA, I’m a Cruiser, Hot Cop, Ups and Downs, My Roomate and The Women.
Venting around the water cooler has been a way of life in most companies, but with the advent of social media, those gripes have moved online where the audience size is so much greater.
OfficeMax Class Action Zip Code Plaintiffs Again Seek Approval for Settlement and Attorney Fee Payment
Lawyers representing a purported class of customers who accused retailer OfficeMax North America Inc. (OfficeMax) of illegally recording their zip codes tried again this week to gain court approval of a settlement deal agreed to with OfficeMax.
Privacy policies are often lengthy, difficult to read and even more complicated to understand. Facebook’s data use policy, for instance, fills 16 pages and contains more than 9,000 words.
In what it describes as an effort to advance the law of class certification, the Seventh Circuit last week issued a decision, written by Judge Posner, that many would say does just the opposite.
In a series of recent conversations with industry colleagues around the world, one of the recurring themes has been the growing risk of regulatory investigation and enforcement action companies outside the U.S. are facing.
Trade Group, Biotech Giants Spending Big Bucks to Stop Labeling of Genetically-Engineered Foods in WA
The nation’s largest food makers’ trade group, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), is donating big money to oppose I-522, but on whose behalf?
Lots of people thought that once the Costa Concordia was finally brought back from the dead and uprighted in Giglio, the cruise ship would be hauled off into the Italian sunset and taken to a scrapyard for dismantling. That’s not going to happen anytime soon. As much as we all hope and dream that this cursed cruise ship would simply vanish from our collective sight, unfortunately life is not as simple as this.
Big Brother can’t ask for access to your “personal” social media accounts in the public hiring and employment setting except in certain narrow circumstances if Governor Jerry Brown signs a new social media privacy bill recently passed by the California legislature.
Fall Meetings Schedule for the Administrative Conference of the United States: New Projects, New Challenges
The Administrative Conference of the United States (ACUS) announced its schedule of committee meetings for this Fall, including projects on ex parte communications with agencies during informal rulemaking and judicial remand of rules without vacatur.