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|Fourth Circuit Offers Detailed Guidance on Use of Experts to Establish Copyright Damages on Summary Judgment for GT Client Floyd Mayweather, Jr.|
Bethany Rabe, Mark G. Tratos; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 13, 2014On September 26, 2013, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed the decision of a federal district court in the District of South Carolina granting summary judgment to the defendants in a copyright case. In the 68-page opinion, the Fourth Circuit took special care to lay...
|Dutch Supreme Court: Redeemable Preference Shares Covered by the Dutch Participation Exemption|
Job Leusink, Thomas van der Vliet; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 22, 2014The Dutch Supreme Court recently concluded that Australian Redeemable Preference Shares (RPS) should be regarded as equity for the purposes of the Dutch participation exemption.
|European Court of Justice Decision: Data Retention Directive Ruled Invalid|
Sanne Mulder, Radboud Ribbert; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 26, 2014, previously published on May 23, 2014On April 8, 2014, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in the joined cases C-293/12 and C-594/12 ruled that the directive on the retention of data generated or processed in connection with the provision of publicly available electronic communications services or of public communications networks...
|3D Printing and Tied Ink: The Federal Circuit Upholds Tying Arrangement|
John J. Elliott, Irving Scher; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014On April 18, 2014, the Federal Circuit ruled that a restriction that required purchasers of one company’s printer to use approved resin - the “ink” - in the high-end physical-object printing market (colloquially known as “3D-printing”) was not an actionable tying...
|MOFCOM Issues Tentative Provisions on Standards Applicable to Simple Cases of Concentration of Business Operations In China|
Dawn (Dan) Zhang, Feiya Zhong; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014Under the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Anti-Monopoly laws, concentrations of business operations through mergers or acquisitions that exceed certain standards (summarized below) must comply with the filing procedures of the Anti-Monopoly Bureau of the Ministry of Commerce or MOFCOM (the...
|Beware: Enterprises Facilitating, But Not Operating In, a Cartelized Market Can Be Fined For Participating In the Cartel|
Hans Urlus, Emilie van Hasselt; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014A recent ruling of the General Court of the European Union (GC) affirmed that enterprises that are not active in the same market as other cartel members, but facilitated the cartel, can face fines under EU competition law.
|California Court Broadly Defines What Information Can Qualify as a Trade Secret|
Koray Bulut, Kurt A. Kappes; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 19, 2014A California appeals court recently explored some of the outer contours of trade secret law, and held that designs and ideas are protectable as trade secrets. In doing so, it affirmed a $5 million judgment awarded to a small Silicon Valley technology company. See Altavion, Inc. v. Konica Minolta...
|U.S. Sanctions Individuals in Central African Republic|
Kara M. Bombach, Cyril T. Brennan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 21, 2014The White House has issued an Executive Order establishing a new sanctions regime targeting individuals deemed to be contributing to the severe instability in the Central African Republic (CAR). The new sanctions come a month after the U.S. Government’s implementation of a UN arms embargo...
|DOJ and FTC Opine on Information Sharing: When Cybersecurity Is Threatened, Antitrust Laws Are Not - If Properly Done|
Scott Martin; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014In an April 10, 2014 joint policy statement (Policy Statement), the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission expressly reassured entities seeking to share information concerning cybersecurity threats that it could be accomplished without raising antitrust...
|The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Recent Developments: May 12, 2014 - May 16, 2014|
Peter L. Cockrell, Brett M. Kitt, Gil Rudolph, J. Scott Sheehan; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
May 23, 2014, previously published on May 20, 2014On May 9th, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) issued an interim final rule as required by the Dodd-Frank Act to define which types of VA loans qualify as qualified mortgages (QM) for purposes of the CFPB’s new Ability-to-Repay Rule. The Ability-to-Repay Rule generally requires creditors...