Legal Articles: Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

 







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HTMLJeep Hack Drives Cyber, Crisis, Liability and Supply Chain Coverage Issues
Joseph F. Bermudez; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 27, 2015
A recall notice to fix critical control software on 1.4 million vehicles should raise concerns for companies, brokers and insurers across several business lines. The vulnerability of vital control systems to a remote hacking threat is a significant exposure that raises concerns for many industries...

 

HTMLModernizing and Coordinating the Regulatory System of Biotechnology Products
Genese K. Dopson, Jacob R. Graham; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015
On July 2, 2015, the U.S. Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) of the Office of the President issued a memorandum to initiate a process to coordinate, update and modernize the federal regulatory system governing biotechnology products. The process outlined in the OSTP memo will impact the...

 

HTMLSeventh Circuit Holds That Risk of Future Fraudulent Charge on Credit Card Sufficient to Withstand Motion to Dismiss
Melissa K. Ventrone, Aleksandra M. S. Vold; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 22, 2015
During the 2013 holiday season, Neiman Marcus, like many other retailers, discovered that its payment card systems had been compromised and customers’ credit and debit card information was potentially stolen. The rush to the courthouse began, and multiple class action lawsuits were filed and...

 

HTMLPotential Erosion of the Distinction Between Benefits Denials and Breach of Fiduciary Duty under ERISA in the Tenth Circuit
Suzanne M. Meintzer, Henry L. Solano; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015
A recent decision from a federal district court in the Tenth Circuit provides an example of the potential erosion of the distinction between claims for wrongful denial of benefits and breach of fiduciary duty under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), following the Sixth...

 

HTMLNew York City Employers Prohibited from Requesting Criminal History Information before Making a Conditional Offer
Jonathan L. Bing, Neha Dewan; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 5, 2015, previously published on July 23, 2015
On June 10, 2015, the New York City Council passed the “Fair Chance Act” (Int. 318-A), known as “ban-the-box” legislation, prohibiting employers from discriminating against job applicants and current employees on the basis of arrest records or criminal convictions. The bill...

 

HTMLU.S. Supreme Court Holds Defendant’s Belief a Patent Was Invalid Is Not a Defense to an Induced Infringement Claim
Robert P. Feinland, Jacob R. Graham, Jura Christine Zibas; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2015, previously published on July 28, 2015
Addressing a syllogistic, perhaps paradoxical difference between belief of non-infringement and belief of invalidity, on May 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court in Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc. held that an accused infringer’s good-faith belief that a patent is invalid is not a defense...

 

HTMLNatural Contaminants Exceed Human-Made Contaminants in California’s Groundwater
Thomas C. Corless, Josephine C. Lee-Nozaki; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2015, previously published on July 29, 2015
Defendants in groundwater contamination cases in California have additional evidence to direct blame where it should be placed - on naturally occurring contaminants. An extensive study by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has determined that natural contaminants are more prevalent than human-made...

 

HTMLFTC Takes Its First Action Against Crowdfunding Site
Adam R. Bialek; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015
As the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) targets more FinTech (new and emerging financial technology) under the banner of protecting consumers from deceptive trade practices, the Commission finally turned its attention to the growing movement of “crowdfunding,” the practice of funding a...

 

HTMLSan Francisco’s First “Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights” Creates More Obligations for Retail Employers
Joy J. Chen, Bruno W. Katz; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 30, 2015, previously published on July 17, 2015
As of July 3, 2015, retail employers in San Francisco are required to comply with new regulations regarding the work hours, scheduling, pay and retention of their employees based on the passage of San Francisco’s first-ever Retail Workers’ Bill of Rights (RWBR). The RWBR, formally...

 

HTMLThe Internet of Things and the Inevitable Collision with Products Liability PART 2: One Step Closer
H. Michael O'Brien; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 15, 2015
The Internet of Things and the Inevitable Collision with Products Liability, published in February 2015, identified a number of factors leading to the emergence and phenomenal growth of the Internet of Things (IoT). It also identified issues relating to potential product liability exposures and the...

 


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