Legal News Articles - Intellectual Property
November 28, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
If you are a licensed driver with the Department of Motor Vehicles, chances are your private information has been sold. And your privacy and security could be at risk. Having worked on cases involving the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) for more than a decade, Attorney Joseph Malley says that Department of Motor Vehicles in 37 states are selling private driver information to thousands and thousands of entities. And Malley has filed cases involving about 145 million people.Read [ Has DMV Violated the Drivers’ Privacy Protection Act and Your Security? ]
August 3, 2016. By The National Trial Lawyers.
WHAT: Today, Public Citizen will appear in court for the next step in Public Citizen v. FEC. Public Citizen will ask the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to grant its request to declare that the Federal Election Commission (FEC) was wrong when it failed to investigate Crossroads GPS for not registering as a political committee and to direct the FEC to open an investigation.Read [ Court Should Direct FEC to Investigate Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS ]
August 24, 2015. By Heidi Turner.
Read [ Lawsuit Filed against eBay, PayPal for Infringement and RICO Violations ]
Bel Air, CA A lawsuit has been filed against eBay, PayPal and various eBay sellers for trademark infringement and violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) linked to the sale of fake products on eBay.com. The plaintiff, who has registered trademarks for various products including iPhone cases and iPhone watch cases, alleges that as many as 2,000 eBay sellers, including the sellers named as defendants in the lawsuit, are using its trademark to sell fake products. The lawsuit claims eBay and PayPal knowingly and deliberately facilitate and profit from the sale of counterfeit products.
May 14, 2015. By LAS Staff Writer.
Read [ Lawsuit Filed Against Twitter Prompts Quick Resolution for Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz Client ]
Orlando, FL (Press Release): The Orlando-based law firm of Forster Boughman & Lefkowitz (www.fbl-law.com) recently filed a lawsuit against Twitter in the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court in Orange County, Florida on behalf of its client and client’s company. The lawsuit was filed in response to Twitter’s failure to remove a fictitious webpage that was set up using the client’s name and likeness without his consent or authorization. Numerous derogatory and damaging comments concerning the client and his company were made on this site.
March 27, 2014. By LAS Staff Writer.
Distributor and Developer of Shaquille O’Neal’s “ShaqDown” Franchise Accused of FraudRead [ “GHUL: 1001 Arabian Nights” Mobile Game Lawsuit ]
LawyersandSettlements.com Announces New, Comprehensive Newsletter For Legal News, Class Action Lawsuits and Settlements
December 22, 2013. By LAS Staff Writer.
Read [ LawyersandSettlements.com Announces New, Comprehensive Newsletter For Legal News, Class Action Lawsuits and Settlements ]
LawyersandSettlements.com has relaunched its weekly legal newsletter to provide both lawyers and consumers with more comprehensive coverage of class action lawsuits and settlements, ongoing mass tort litigation and personal injury lawsuit news. The updated newsletter also combines a fresh, contemporized look with easy-to-navigate quick links for a more user-friendly mobile experience. Santa Cruz, CA (PRESS RELEASE) December 22, 2013: Online Legal Media, parent company of legal news publication LawyersandSettlements.com, announced today the relaunch of its newsletter, “Law News For You,” a legal newsletter aimed at providing lawyers and consumers with up-to-date, relevant information about ongoing lawsuits, class actions, settlements and investigations.
September 13, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ German Court Rules Google is Responsible for YouTube Copyright Violations ]
Hamburg, Germany A German court recently ruled that Google is responsible for any potential copyright conflicts that may occur from videos uploaded to YouTube by users.
August 18, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Read [ In Copyright Infringement News, Blogger Sued over Post ]
Las Vegas, NV A copyright infringement lawsuit is casting a pall over the casual blogging industry after an online blogger was served for allowing a visitor to post a newspaper report in its entirety, without his knowledge, on his blog. The blogger was not given the opportunity to pull the offending article from his blog in advance of the lawsuit.
June 8, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Rand Paul Fundraising Video Makes Copyright Infringement News ]
Frankfort, KY Conservative Senatorial candidate Rand Paul is making copyright infringement news after the Canadian rock band Rush sent a cease and desist letter to the politician's office asking him to stop using their song "Tom Sawyer" in his fundraising videos.
May 14, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Read [ Copyright Infringement News: Project Playlist Settles Ongoing Lawsuit With Universal ]
Beverly Hills, CA In the latest copyright infringement news coming out of California, Playlist.com, a social media service formerly known as Project Playlist has reached a settlement with Universal Music Group over a lawsuit first filed in 2008.
- Google in Historic Lawsuit By Brenda Craig (May-12-10)
- Violations of Patent Law "Normal" in Today's High-Tech World By Gordon Gibb (Feb-22-10)
- "The View" Co-Host Sued for Copyright Infringement By Gordon Gibb (Dec-30-09)
- Photographer Claims CVS/pharmacy Guilty of Copyright Infringement By Brenda Craig (Dec-15-09)
- Copyright Infringement: What Goes Around, Comes Around By Gordon Gibb (Dec-10-09)
- Baltimore-based Software Company Sues Facebook for Patent Infringement By Gordon Gibb (Sep-25-09)
- Long Term Care Health Insurance? More likely Living with the Kids By Jane Mundy (Mar-14-09)
- Intellectual Property Lines Sometimes Blurred By Gordon Gibb (Nov-27-08)
- A Hiccup of Copyright and Intellectual Privacy By Gordon Gibb (Sep-13-08)
- Intellectual Property Law: Nintendo Loses $21 Million Lawsuit (May-22-08)
- Complaint Filed Against Cryocath for Unfair Trade Practices (Mar-1-08)
- Intellectual property: "If they just weren't so crooked, it would be all right." By Paul Halpern (Dec-17-07)
- Copyright Theft -- Internet Highway Robbery By Jane Mundy (Sep-5-06)