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Nov 24 2014

Online Privacy Laws Take Effect in California

See generally Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 22575 et seq. Disclosure on How Company Handles Do-Not-Track Signals Operators of commercial websites and services that collect personally identifiable information (“PII”) must disclose in their online privacy policies how they will respond to “Do-Not-Track” signals sent from consumers that reside in California. For purpose of this […]

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Oct 27 2014

Copyrights Should be Registered in the U.S.

Reading outside territorial but between legal lines: Why foreign companies should register copyrights in the U.S. The plain language of the international copyright treaty called the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (the “Berne Convention”) leads many to assume that registering a copyright in the United States (U.S.), a signatory to […]

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Oct 16 2014

Music Clearance

Our music clearance practice includes obtaining rights to use music  recordings and the underlying compositions in television, movies, commercials,  stage productions, and virtually any other use where permission from the  artists and composers is required. It is most important that music clearance  be a part of planning any audio or audiovisual project which will utilize […]

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May 14 2014

Insulating Your Business against Twitter Defections

The PhoneDog Suit In October 2010, Noah Kravitz left his position as the editor-in-chief of PhoneDog.com. While employed by PhoneDog, Kravitz became so influential in the sphere of mobile phone reviews that his videos, blogs, and reviews were watched by millions, and he was considered one of the most influential people in the industry. To […]

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