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|Facebook Updates Platform Policy to Prohibit “Like-Gating”|
Nathan J. Hole, James D. Taylor; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
August 26, 2014, previously published on August 2014Facebook's recently updated Platform Policy for developers states, "Only incentivize a person to log into your app, like your app's Page, enter a promotion on your app's Page, or check-in at a place. Don't incentivize other actions. Effective November 5th, 2014, you may no longer incentivize...
|EU Announces Guidelines to Standardize Cloud Computing Agreements|
Kenneth A. Adler, Ieuan Jolly; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 7, 2014In an effort to meet one of the key objectives of the European Union's Cloud Computing Strategy - to develop model terms for cloud computing contracts, including service-level agreements - an industry working group that includes major cloud-computing suppliers such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and...
|Preparing the Sale of Your Company for Privately Held Businesses|
Loeb Loeb LLP;
August 11, 2014Taking steps to prepare your company for sale before you put it on the market can significantly help to enhance its attractiveness to prospective buyers, improve pricing and reduce the time and stress required to complete a transaction. The following outline details key tactics to consider,...
|Leveyfilm, Inc. v. Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC|
Tal Dickstein, W. Allan Edmiston, David A. Grossman, Jonathan Neil Strauss, Jonathan Zavin; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
July 22, 2014, previously published on July 8, 2014Fox Sports Interactive Media, LLC and related entities obtained summary judgment in copyright infringement action brought by owner of photograph used as album cover for the song “Super Bowl Shuffle” popularized by the 1985 Chicago Bears, where Fox’s website merely linked to...
|FDA Hosts Webinar Addressing Social Media Draft Guidance|
Elizabeth H. Kim, Scott S. Liebman; Loeb Loeb LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 2014The Food and Drug Administration hosted a Social Media Draft Guidance Webinar. The July 10 webinar included summary review of the three draft guidances issued this year to date followed by a brief Q&A. Thomas Abrams, director of the Office of Prescription Drug Promotion and the Center for Drug...
|Delaware's New Data Destruction Law Takes Effect January 1, 2015|
Ieuan Jolly; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 2014Delaware House Bill 295 was signed into law on July 1. The law provides that if a commercial entity seeks to dispose of records containing consumers' personal identifying information, the commercial entity must take reasonable steps to destroy or arrange for the destruction of such records by...
|Ninth Circuit Rules That Redbox's Collection of Customer Zip Codes Falls under "Deposit" Exception to California's Song-Beverly Act|
Michael L. Mallow, Christine M. Reilly; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
July 14, 2014, previously published on July 2014In a 2-1 decision, a Ninth Circuit panel has affirmed a district court's dismissal of a putative class action against Redbox - the company with the bright red DVD-rental kiosks - alleging violations of California's Song-Beverly Credit Card Act, which prohibits retailers from collecting personal...
|FDA Releases Long-Awaited Guidances on Character Limitations and Misinformation on Internet/Social Media|
Loeb Loeb LLP;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 2014In two separate guidances, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises prescription drug and device manufacturers on its "current thinking" on advertising through space-constrained social media (e.g., Twitter) and on the monitoring of third-party online posts. Although the guidances,...
|FICA Special Timing Rule for Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Applies Even When Employees Never Receive Deferred Amounts|
Marla J. Blackburn Aspinwall, Megan A. Stombock; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
July 1, 2014, previously published on June 2014The Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) tax is comprised of a Social Security tax, currently at a 6.2 percent rate for each of the employer and employee on wages up to $117,000 (the Social Security "wage base") and a Medicare tax, currently at a 1.45 percent rate for each of the...
|U.S. Supreme Court Issues Two Significant Patent Rulings|
Joshua H. Harris, Jordan A. Sigale, Mark E. Waddell; Loeb & Loeb LLP;
June 17, 2014, previously published on June 2014Ruling unanimously twice in one day, the Supreme Court of the United States has issued two significant patent decisions that will significantly impact patent litigation in the future.