Is Fourth Amendment jurisprudence out of date?

Aug 20, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Sixth Court of Appeals recently ruled in U.S. v. Skinner that the government does not need a warrant to track an individual via the GPA on his cell phone. Does Fourth Amendment jurisprudence need an overhaul?

Is it “trademark bullying” or just protecting what’s yours?

Aug 17, 2012 By: Will Ashenmacher

Trademark holders are being increasingly aggressive about protecting their marks. However, is such aggression justified to be able to maintain the mark’s protection?

The Lawyer’s Guide to Cloud Computing: Part 3 (of 4)

Aug 16, 2012 By: Daniel Garrie

When determining whether to move documents to the cloud, it’s important to consider the implications of unsearchable cloud-based data on litigation and the worst case scenario – the unexpected exodus of your cloud operator.

Apple’s iPhone: Law Enforcement Nightmare?

Aug 15, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Security experts consider Apple’s most recent generation of products to be some of the most secure consumer communications devices currently available — maybe a bit too secure.

The Lawyer’s Guide to Cloud Computing: Part 2 (of 4)

Aug 14, 2012 By: Daniel Garrie

When deciding whether cloud computing is right for your organization or firm, several aspects of cloud computing should be considered due to their significant impact on electronic discovery.

Think Before You Tweet

Aug 13, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

The case of Gene Morphis, former CFO of Francesca’s Holdings Corporation, shows how one can be fired for only posting personal opinions on social media.

Coming soon to Toys ‘R Us – Nominative Fair Use Barbie

Aug 10, 2012 By: Will Ashenmacher

The use of Mattel’s icon Barbie in various forms of art without Mattel’s express permission is allowable thanks to a legal mechanism called “nominative fair use.”

The Lawyer’s Guide to Cloud Computing: Part 1 (of 4)

Aug 9, 2012 By: Daniel Garrie

When deciding whether cloud computing is right for your organization or firm, several aspects of cloud computing should be considered due to their significant impact on electronic discovery.

Taming Skype: A Lesson in Privacy Trade-offs

Jul 30, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Skype is perhaps the most popular form of international voice and video communications in the world. It gained that popularity largely because

Can Intellectual Property law keep up with companies “weaponizing” patents?

Jul 27, 2012 By: Will Ashenmacher

Traditionally, patents are used as “shields” to protect unique innovations. Increasingly, however, they are being used as “swords” to stifle competitors’ innovations.