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HTMLDrone Use “Takes Off” as Legal Consequences Remain Uncertain
Francis P. Manchisi, Danny Vogel; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
Drones, also known as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), have received extensive media coverage over the past few years. Whether the discussions about drones are related to the unmanned aircraft used in military operations or the small quadcopters used by individual...

 

HTMLCourt's Interpretation of Merchant Services Agreement Limits Retailer's Liability to Card Brands for Data Breach
Gregory Bautista, Melissa K. Ventrone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 12, 2015
On January 15, 2015, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri ruled that fees, assessments and costs imposed by the credit card brands on Schnuck Markets, Inc. (Schnuck), a grocery chain estimated to have had 2.4 million customers' credit and debit card information compromised...

 

HTMLCalifornia Jury Finds “Blurred Lines” Infringed “Got to Give It Up”: Society’s Mixed Signals on Copying and Intellectual Property Rights
Adam R. Bialek; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
On Tuesday, March 10, 2015, a California federal jury returned a verdict finding that Robin Thicke and Pharell Williams had copied Marvin Gaye’s 1977 song “Got to Give It Up” when writing Thicke’s 2013 hit, “Blurred Lines.” The media immediately reported this...

 

HTMLConcussion Litigation: The Next Frontier
Anthony B. Corleto, Jae Hong Lee; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 13, 2015
By now everyone has heard about the widely reported concussion lawsuits - former professional players suing because they claim to suffer from a form of brain injury, chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), linked to repetitive head trauma. The condition has afflicted athletes across the spectrum of...

 

HTMLMichael Jordan Denied Summary Judgment on His Right of Publicity Claim against Illinois Grocer
Adam R. Bialek, Jason M. Kuzniar; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 19, 2015
In 2009, Michael Jordan was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. To commemorate Jordan’s career, Time Inc. published a special Sports Illustrated Presents issue that included congratulatory “advertisements” from several businesses, including Jewel Food Stores, Inc. Rather...

 

HTMLTexas High Court Confirms Exclusivity of Texas Workers’ Compensation Claim Remedy, Even for Alleged “Independent Injuries”
Susan Abbott Schwartz, Valeri C. Williams; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015
In a highly anticipated decision, the Texas Supreme Court emphasized its commitment to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Texas Division of Workers’ Compensation Act (Act) to deal with and respond to claims arising out of the investigation, handling and settling of workers’ compensation...

 

HTMLIllinois Schools Face Tough Decisions in Combating Cyber-bullying
Jonathan E. Meer, Melissa K. Ventrone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 31, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015
Illinois, like most states, has a law that addresses school districts’ responsibilities for addressing bullying in schools. With the growing presence of cyber-bullying, as of January 1, 2015, Illinois modified section 27-23.7 of the School Code, Bullying Prevention, to include specific...

 

HTMLIllinois Supreme Court Holds Information Provided to a CPA Is Privileged Information Held by the Accountant Alone
Lauren Moy Kim; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 30, 2015, previously published on March 27, 2015
In examining the issue of the accountant-client privilege for the first time, the Supreme Court of Illinois recently ruled that the privilege belongs to the accountant, not the client. In Brunton v. Kruger, 2015 IL 117663 (Ill. 2015), the Court examined section 27 of the Public Accounting Act,...

 

HTMLEvery Case Is an e-Discovery Case in Today’s Litigation Environment
Thomas W. Tobin; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 13, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015
Lawyers routinely negotiate the scope of litigation discovery demands. One such lawyer was recently faced with a wildly broad discovery demand for relevant emails from the time a product was manufactured more than fifteen years ago to the present. The lawyer deftly negotiated the demand down to...

 

HTMLCorporate Hacking and the Financial Services Industry
Carlos Enrique Provencio, Melissa K. Ventrone; Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 13, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015
The question is not whether you are going to be hacked, but rather when and how often. That thinking is so pervasive in the cyber-security industry that industry participants now refer to “cyber-resilience” to better describe a realistic and effective cyber-defense plan. Nobody can have...

 


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