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HTML‘Last Week Tonight’ Host John Oliver Ignores the Last Three Years of Patent Reform
Robert J. Moore, Michael T. Renaud, Jack C. Schecter; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 22, 2015, previously published on May 1, 2015
Have you seen John Oliver’s piece about abuses in the patent system? If not, take a look here. The ‘Last Week Tonight’ host has quite a bit of fun at the expense of the patent system.

 

HTMLDigital Advertising Alliance to Enforce Mobile App Principles
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 22, 2015, previously published on May 18, 2015
Starting September 1, the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) will begin to enforce its Application of Self-Regulatory Principles to the Mobile Environment. The DAA issued the mobile principles back in July of 2013 (see our post here), but delayed enforcement while the DAA implemented a choice...

 

HTMLBreaking Down the DOJ Cybersecurity Unit’s Guidance on Responding to Cyberattacks
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 7, 2015
Another federal agency has weighed in with “guidance” on cybersecurity preparation and breach response. The Department of Justice (DOJ) is the latest to issue guidance on how companies should respond to data breaches. The guidance is not perfect, and in some respects is simply a...

 

HTMLThese Taxi Drivers Are Not Employees Says Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 5, 2015
We have been following the high-publicity battle between Uber and Lyft, on the one hand, and the drivers on the other, over whether the drivers are properly classified as independent contractors. Uber and Lyft argue they are mere technology companies facilitating the connections between drivers and...

 

HTMLMassachusetts Attorney General’s Office Issues Much-Anticipated Proposed Regulations on Massachusetts Sick Time Law
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 5, 2015
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has issued proposed regulations to the Massachusetts Earned Sick Leave Law, which was approved by voters in November 2014 and goes into effect on July 1, 2015 ¿ less than two months from now. Address a number of key issues regarding when and...

 

HTMLFitbit Files for IPO: Cybersecurity Risk Disclosure
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 8, 2015
Fitbit, the fitness-tracking company with six wearable devices that track and collect data about things like calories burned, steps logged, “quality” of sleep and sleep patterns, heart rate, etc.) as well as web and mobile apps and premium services, has filed with the Securities and...

 

HTMLTenth Circuit Lifts Stay on CPSC’s Magnets Rule
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 5, 2015
As we wrote about earlier this month, on April 1, 2015, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (“Tenth Circuit”) temporarily stayed the effective date of “the enforcement and effect” of the CPSC’s safety standard for certain high-powered magnet sets....

 

HTMLFirst Circuit Hears Oral Arguments on Validity of Puerto Rico’s Recovery Act
William W. Kannel, Leonard Weiser-Varon; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015
A few reactions to today’s oral arguments before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit regarding the validity of Puerto Rico’s Recovery Act.

 

HTMLClass Action Recovery - A Changing Landscape
Peter M. Saparoff; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 14, 2015
In the context of our representation of institutional investors, our experience reveals that they have been confronting an increasingly difficult process in recovering their losses from alleged violations of securities laws.

 

HTMLEmployer’s Use of DNA Test to Catch Employee Engaging in Inappropriate Workplace Behavior Violates Federal Law, Says U.S. District Judge
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 21, 2015, previously published on May 14, 2015
If someone continually, yet anonymously, defecated on the floor of your workplace, you’d probably want to use any and all legal means at your disposal to identify and discipline the perpetrator. Your methods might include surveillance or perhaps some form of forensic or other testing to link...

 


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