In Hedden v. Kean University, the New Jersey Appellate Division ruled that an email sent by the University’s women’s basketball coach to the school’s in-house counsel was privileged even though a copy also was sent to the University’s Executive Vice President of Operations and later disclosed to the NCAA. The opinion, as well as the strong dissent, address several key aspects of the privilege that in-house counsel are well advised to keep in mind.
Does anyone else think Amazon’s Jeff Bezos utterly bamboozled Charlie Rose and the good folks over at 60 Minutes last Sunday night?
We all remember HAL, the creepy monotone computer from 2001: A Space Odyssey that developed an unpleasant independent streak. (Click here for a clip of HAL’s big scene.) Science fiction, right? Maybe not. It seems that, like HAL, the FCC’s Consolidated Database System (CDBS) may be developing a mind of its own.
Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas), a major oil and gas company, owns the trademark PETRONAS. GoDaddy.com, Inc. is a domain name registrar, “Helping you kick ass in your venture. Like you always knew you could, like you told ‘em you would.”
Mike Schmidt is a Labor and Employment lawyer with Cozen O’ Connor in their New York office. I worked with Mike in 2009-2010 and one of the ideas we discussed was starting a blog. I told Mike there were many labor and employment blogs and he should strive to find ways to make his remarkable.
Can a guy sue for sexual harassment? I haven’t read Archie comics in years, but as a kid, I loved the Riverdale gang. America’s typical teenagers. So clean! So wholesome!
“Robocop” On the Beat:What the SEC’s New Financial Reporting and Accounting Quality Model Initiative May Mean for Public Companies
Since her confirmation as Chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“the SEC”), Mary Jo White has made clear that her administration will focus on identifying and investigating accounting abuses at publicly traded companies, a focus that has been echoed by Chairperson White’s co-Directors of Enforcement, George Canellos and Andrew Ceresney.
On December 5, 2013, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 3309, the “Innovation Act” originally introduced by Congressman Goodlatte (R-VA). The bill passed by a vote of 325-91, with four amendments to the bill as introduced.
Proposed Rule Issued by the Food and Drug Administration Will Alter the Landscape of Litigation Against Generic Pharmaceutical Manufacturers
Earlier this month the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) proposed changes to The Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (“FDCA”) that will unquestionably alter the landscape of litigation against generic pharmaceutical manufacturers. This is believed to be in response to recent decisions by the Supreme Court overturning large awards to plaintiffs injured by using a generic drug due to a legal distinction that makes little sense from a consumer perspective.