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Copyright Alert: Perfect 10 v. Google—Key Holdings: Website Framing Does Not Directly Infringe the Public Display Right, Image Search Engine Thumbnails Are Fair Use, and a New Test for Online Contributory Infringement

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5/17/2007 - How fast do things change in 'Internet time'? That was in substance one of the questions posed in yesterday's Ninth Circuit decision in Perfect 10 v. Google.

California Supreme Court Dramatically Reshapes California Worker Classification Laws

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5/8/2018 - The California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, imposing a simplified but more burdensome test that businesses must satisfy to justify contractor status, and thereby avoid compliance

Weekly Employment Brief - August 5, 2002

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8/5/2002 - En Banc Ninth Circuit Expands Availability of 'Mixed-Motive' Test/Requiring Employee to Drive 100 Miles to Work Not an Adverse Action/Harasser's Continued Presence in the Workplace Can Be a Continuing Violation

Weekly Employment Brief - December 16, 2003

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12/16/2003 - California Court Permits Company to Fire Supervisor for Dating Subordinate/Policy Against Rehiring Violators of Workplace Rules Can Be Legitimate Reason to Refuse to Rehire Former Employee Who Resigned After Positive Drug Test

Litigation Alert: Festo Corp. v. Shoketsu Kinzoku Kogyo Kabushiki Co., Ltd. (Festo XIII) - Prosecution History Estoppel and the Foreseeability of Equivalents

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7/5/2007 - Federal Circuit issued the latest in a line of decisions addressing the scope of prosecution history estoppel and its limits on the doctrine of equivalents, this time addressing whether an equivalent is foreseeable and thus subject to surrender.

Good News for Game Developers: Court Extends Protections for Using Others’ Trademarks in the Advertising of Artistic Works

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11/29/2017 - In a move that will likely benefit game developers, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit explicitly held that First Amendment protection extends to use of third-party trademarks in the commercial promotion of an artistic work.

Honey Badger Don’t Care, but the Lanham Act Might

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8/9/2018 - For the first time since it began balancing the competing interests of trademark plaintiffs and creators of expressive works, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held this month in Gordon v. Drape Creative that the First Amendment may not

Patent Alert: Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Bilski Patent Application but Narrowly Upholds Business Method Patents

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6/28/2010 - Patent Alert: Supreme Court Unanimously Rejects Bilski Patent Application but Narrowly Upholds Business Method Patents, Written By Fenwick Attorneys in the IP Group.

Litigation Alert: Ninth Circuit Assesses Use of Player Likenesses in Video Games

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8/6/2013 - On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, the Ninth Circuit issued two opinions assessing the parameters of use of individual player likenesses in video games in two highly watched cases: Brown v. Electronic Arts, Inc., and In Re NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness

Convertible Note for Seed-Stage Startups

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5/31/2018 - This form is a convertible note to be used in connection with the seed-stage financing of a startup company during which they build their product and test the market.

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New SEC Rules Relax Disclosure Requirements for Smaller Technology and Life Sciences Companies

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7/13/2018 - In an effort to promote capital formation and reduce compliance costs, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has amended its rules to expand the number of public companies that qualify for scaled disclosure accommodations that traditionally have

Takeaways From the 11th Circuit’s Reversal of the FTC’s Data Security Order Against LabMD

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7/3/2018 - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on June 6 issued its long-awaited decision in LabMD v. Federal Trade Commission, vacating a Federal Trade Commission cease and desist order directing LabMD to overhaul its data security program because

Convertible Note for Seed-Stage Startups

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5/31/2018 - This form is a convertible note to be used in connection with the seed-stage financing of a startup company during which they build their product and test the market.

Patent Landscape Readjusts One Year After TC Heartland

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5/25/2018 - Fenwick patent litigation partner Bryan Kohm was quoted in a Law360 story titled “Patent Landscape Readjusts One Year After TC Heartland.”

SEC Enforcement Trends: Highlights from Securities Enforcement Forum West 2018

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5/17/2018 - The Securities Enforcement Forum West 2018 brought together current and former senior U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and U.S. Department of Justice officials, securities enforcement and white-collar attorneys, in-house counsel and other

A Cautiously Optimistic Diagnosis For Patent Eligibility

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5/11/2018 - For companies in the life sciences industry, the scope of patent eligibility continued its apparently inexorable contraction in 2017.

California Supreme Court Dramatically Reshapes California Worker Classification Laws

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5/8/2018 - The California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, imposing a simplified but more burdensome test that businesses must satisfy to justify contractor status, and thereby avoid compliance

SCOTUS Upholds IPRs as Constitutional, May Leave Opening for Challenges to Certain IPRs

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4/26/2018 - Is inter partes review of a patent grant compatible with Article III and the Seventh Amendment? That was the question presented in Oil States Energy Services v. Greene’s Energy Group, and the U.S. Supreme Court this week answered in the affirmative.

Fenwick’s David Hadden Honored among California’s Top 100 IP Lawyers

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4/23/2018 - Fenwick litigation partner David Hadden was honored among California’s top 100 intellectual property lawyers for 2018 by the Daily Journal.

What Can Blockchain Technology Do for the Fashion Industry?

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4/18/2018 - The fashion industry is already beginning to discover the possibilities of blockchain.