Voiceprint Harvesting: The Next Privacy Challenge

Oct 20, 2014 By: Jeff Matsuura and Craig Blakeley

An increasingly popular security technology for financial firms involves voiceprint collection, but its increasingly widespread use poses important privacy concerns.

Google Trademark Defense

Oct 13, 2014 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

In the recent case, Google successfully defended its name from a claim that it had become a generic mark.

News in brief: Think tank asks Supreme Court to hear Street View case

May 20, 2014 By: Melissa Sachs

A think tank that studies technology innovation has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that found Google violated the

Lawsuit by anti-Islam video actress could have major implications for YouTube

Sep 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

A new lawsuit by an actress who appeared (unwittingly) in the anti-Islam film that has sparked outrage in the Middle East could have major implications for online content providers such as YouTube

Google makes it harder to find pirated material? So what?

Aug 24, 2012 By: Will Ashenmacher

Google recently changed its search algorithms to drop sites over which the search giant has received a lot of valid copyright removal notices to the bottom of a results list. What’s the big deal?

Google vs. Apple, and the Power of the Court in Patent Disputes

Jul 17, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Judge Posner has reminded us that individual judges continue to wield substantial power over IP rights enforcement through their rulings in individual infringement cases.

Google, Guardian of Political Dissent?

Jul 12, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Through user notification systems, Google is fighting efforts by governments to censor online content and crack down on dissidents.

Google vs. Oracle: The Fight over APIs and Why It Matters

May 25, 2012 By: Craig Blakeley and Jeff Matsuura

Oracle and Google are engaged in a vigorous lawsuit over “application programming interfaces” (APIs), which are pieces of computer code that serve as interfaces helping to connect software platforms with software applications.

Cyberlaw Update: What’s CISPA, and why will Obama veto it?

May 23, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), passed by the House of Representatives late last month, allows parties such as Google and Facebook to release private data to the government with no liability.

Google sued for bypassing cookie-blocking security features

Mar 13, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

Google is being sued for circumventing a security feature built into the Safari browser that prevented third-party tracking cookies, such as those used by Google.

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