We’ve written throughout the year about new employment laws that take effect in California in 2015. But as the year winds down, here’s a handy list of the most significant ones (with links to our earlier entries).
FTC to Advertisers and Media: Make Adequate Disclosures, Otherwise Face Potential Enforcement Actions for “Deceptive” Ads
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) staff have been making the rounds to remind advertisers and media outlets how important it is to make adequate disclosures in ads, including during a marketing law conference that members of Wiley Rein’s media group attended earlier this month.
There is an old maxim that, “What big print giveth the fine print taketh away.” In a case involving a used car sale, our Georgia Supreme Court this week said, “not so fast.”
In June, a Walmart driver slammed his truck into the limousine carrying comedians Tracy Morgan and James McNair. Morgan suffered severe personal injury. The collision killed McNair.
I have a large crowd coming to my house for Thanksgiving. Everyone gets a benefit from this kind of holiday. I love my friends and relatives, but gee-whiz these holiday dinners can get expensive between the food and liquor.
In honor of National Rural Health Day on November 20, it’s important to recognize the challenges — and opportunities — facing health care providers in delivering the highest quality care to rural populations.
Our guest this week is Ambassador Daniel Sepulveda, the man charged with managing the US relationship with the International Telecommunications Union.
Ultramercial V. Hulu: Federal Circuit Affirms District Court’s Dismissal of Patent Lawsuit for a Patent Claiming an Abstract Idea
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l, which outlines the steps for determining whether a patent claiming an abstract idea complies with the patentable subject matter requirements of 35 USC § 101, the Federal Circuit in Ultramercial, Inc. v. Hulu, et al., affirmed a district court’s granting of a 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss claims for patent infringement.