By: Andrew L. Deutsch and Tamar Y. Duvdevani

On March 4, 2019, the United States Supreme Court decided an important issue of copyright law that had divided federal courts for years. In Fourth Estate Public
Continue Reading FOURTH ESTATE PUBLIC BENEFIT CORP. V. WALL-STREET.COM: WHEN CAN A COPYRIGHT CLAIMANT SUE FOR INFRINGEMENT? SUPREME COURT SAYS NOT UNTIL THE COPYRIGHT HAS BEEN REGISTERED

Reposted from Data Protection, Privacy and Security Alert

By Michael Malloy and Pavel Arievich

There has been an important development in Russian Data Protection Law. On July 22, 2014 a new law amending the law on data protection and law on information was signed off by the Russian President and thus was officially adopted. The law, will come into force on September 1. 2016.


Continue Reading LEGAL ALERT: IMPORTANT CHANGES TO RUSSIAN DATA PROTECTION RULES

By Edward Chatterton and Horace Lam

WHEN WILL THINGS CHANGE

On June 6, 2014, the fourth draft version of the new PRC Copyright Law (New Law) was published for public comment, having first been published in 2010. The period for public comment ended on July 5, 2014 meaning the implementation of the New Law is drawing ever closer.

The overall aim of the New Law is to rationalize the existing PRC Copyright Law (Existing Law), bringing it in line with other developed copyright laws around the world. This update focusses on the key changes the New Law will introduce and the practical consequences for rights owners, assuming that the New Law is implemented as currently drafted.  


Continue Reading AMENDMENTS TO THE PRC COPYRIGHT LAW ….the practical implications for rights owners

By Ann Ford, Gina Durham and Ryan Compton

• Brand owners should prepare for the impending release of numerous new gTLDs – the first few of which will be open for registration soon, and


Continue Reading GTLD UPDATES FOR BRAND OWNERS FIRST NEW GTLDS DELEGATED, NON-LATIN GTLDS, A NEW PRODUCT TO DEFEND YOUR MARKS, CHANGES TO ICANN REGISTRY AGREEMENTS