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Uber’s Use of Messaging App Wickr under Scrutiny

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Uber Technologies, Inc. (“Uber”) has been no stranger to the news these days as the technology company finds itself increasingly embroiled in legal battles. Recently, […]

Uber Sued over Massive Data Breach

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After admitting that they paid $100,000 to hackers in exchange for their silence regarding a data breach, Uber is now being sued over the breach […]

Starbucks Appeals Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decision

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Despite the ubiquitous presence of Starbucks locations and their iconic cups, Starbucks has been fighting with the United States trademark office over registration issues for […]

Twitter Sued Under DMCA Over Alleged Copyright Infringement

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Twitter is being taken to court by a photographer named Kristen Pierson over alleged copyright infringement.  Pierson filed a suit against the social media giant […]

The European Union and ICANN Fail to See Eye-to-Eye over Privacy Rights

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Earlier this month, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) annual meeting closed without resolving important issues regarding privacy rights and domain registration […]

Banana Costumes on Trial During Halloween

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A small company is taking retail giant Kmart to court over Halloween costumes.  After Kmart decided to switch suppliers of the ubiquitous banana costume, Rasta […]

DJ Duo Classixx Sues H&M Over Trademark Infringement

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A Los Angeles House duo of disc jockeys known as “Classixx” is suing clothing giant H&M Hennes & Mauritz AB (“H&M”) for trademark infringement and […]

Is it Legal to Photograph the Eiffel Tower at Night?

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While many readers of this blog generally understand the federal copyright laws of the United States, some of the European Union’s copyright laws may come […]

Google’s Legal Troubles over Google X Continue

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A renowned architect and Google have been locked in a legal dispute for a little over three years now.  What started out as a legal […]

Hollywood Takes on Streaming Devices

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The Electronic Frontier Foundation (“EFF”) has taken issue with Hollywood’s new war on streaming devices.  The EFF alleges that Hollywood and its international counterparts have […]

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