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|U.S. Supreme Court Reverses Second Circuit; Finds Aereo is Engaging in Unlicensed Public Performances of Broadcast Programs|
Seth A. Davidson, Arthur H. Harding, Ari Z. Moskowitz; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 25, 2014In a much-anticipated ruling, on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, the United States Supreme Court, by a 6-3 margin, overturned the decision of the Second Circuit in ABC et. al v. Aereo. The majority opinion, written by Justice Breyer, held that the transmissions of broadcast programming made to...
|FDA Issues Draft Guidance for Medical Device Data Systems|
Leslie J. Levinson, Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 2014On June 20, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidance to inform manufacturers, distributors, and other entities that FDA does not intend to enforce compliance with the agency’s 2011 regulations governing medical device data systems (MDDS) subject to 21 CFR...
|Major Amendments to Florida Breach Notification Statute: Unique Requirements and Short Deadlines Take Effect July 1|
Theodore P. Augustinos, Karen L. Booth, Mark E. Schreiber, Thomas J. Smedinghoff; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 2014Florida Governor Rick Scott recently signed the Florida Information Protection Act of 2014 (SB 1524, the “Act”) into law, amending Florida’s breach notification statute effective July 1, 2014. The amendments are significant, including the first statutory requirement to provide...
|United States Supreme Court Rejects Presumption of Prudence for Stock-Drop Cases|
Lori A. Basilico, Jonathan R. Shank; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 2014In a highly anticipated decision, the United States Supreme Court held that fiduciaries of employee stock ownership plans (“ESOPs”) are not entitled to any special presumption of prudence when investing in employer stock. In Fifth Third Bancorp v. Dudenhoffer, the Supreme Court rejected...
|Supreme Court Reconciles Federal Circuit Diverse Views on Patent Eligibility of Computer Implemented Inventions|
Dev Batta, Rory J. Radding; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
June 24, 2014, previously published on June 2014The Supreme Court has tried to quiet the debate on what is patent eligible. They have now recognized that fundamental economic practices are not patent eligible if they are merely implemented on a computer without additional features as well as that computers are ubiquitous now so wholly generic...
|EU Consumer Contracts Regulations - Are You Ready?|
Jane Elphick, Sarah Pearce; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
June 19, 2014, previously published on June 18, 2014On 13 June 2014, The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 came into force, implementing the EU Consumer Rights Directive (the “CRD”) in the UK. The Regulations will apply to consumer contracts made on or after 13 June 2014. Please note...
|Don’t Get Caught Offside -Ambush Marketing at the 2014 World Cup|
Paolo Cerroni, Emma Kingston, Akash Sachdeva; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 17, 2014After much preparation, anticipation and perspiration, the 2014 Football World Cup has finally kicked off. From now until the Final on 13 July, billions of people worldwide will have their attention dominated and consumed by scintillating displays of intense sporting rivalry, moments of individual...
|Court of Justice Confirms that Browsing the Internet is Lawful|
Ben Hitchens, Akash Sachdeva, Riecha Sharma; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 10, 2014On 5 June 2014, following a request for a preliminary ruling from the Supreme Court of England and Wales, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) handed down its judgment in Case C-360/13, Public Relations Consultants Association Ltd v Newspaper Licensing Agency Limited and...
|A PRA Roundtable Discussion for Insurance Sector Trade Bodies|
Chris Finney; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 2014On 30 May 2014, the PRA held a roundtable discussion for insurance sector trade bodies.
|English Court Applies UK Competition Law to Override Land Use Restriction|
Chimé Dorjee, Becket McGrath; Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP;
June 11, 2014, previously published on June 11, 2014Although competition law claims before the English courts are becoming more common, ‘follow-on’ damages actions (i.e. claims for compensation for loss suffered as a result of an infringement that a public authority has determined took place) have been responsible for most of the recent...