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Open Source Software Policies – Why You Need Them And What They Should Include
The chances are high that your company uses open source software in some capacity. While the benefits of OSS are clear, it is also clear that OSS can pose significant legal risks that must be addressed.
United States
21 Jun 2019
100 Million Reasons For Open Source Compliance
CoKinetic Systems Corporation filed suit against Panasonic Avionics Corporation, seeking damages in excess of $100 million, in part, for violation of the GPL v2 open source license
United States
1 Jun 2017
FCC Liberalizes Rules For Foreign Investment In U.S. Broadcast Licensees
On September 30, 2016, the FCC adopted an order designed to liberalize and streamline the foreign ownership review process for broadcast licensees (the "Broadcast Liberalization Order").
United States
17 Oct 2016
Laurie & Monica Out-Action Jack…And Other Fiduciary Duties (Silicon Valley – Episode 22)
Episode 22 provides a decisive and satisfying showdown between Jack's Box plan and Richard's consumer platform option.
United States
27 May 2016
Weekly Web Wrap-Up: March 25, 2016
Welcome to Sheppard Mullin's Weekly Web Wrap-Up, a quick list of the past week's top news in the social media, gaming, and virtual goods and currencies industries curated by Social Media & Games Team.
United States
6 Apr 2016
Recent Developments In Recordal Procedures For Trademark Licenses In China
The 2015 Guidelines are a slightly revised version of guidelines issued in 2014 that were intended to bring the license recordal regime in line with the 2014 Trademark Law and its Implementing Regulations.
16 Mar 2016
Federal Circuit Case Law Summary Of High Point SARL v. T-Mobile USA, Inc., No. 15-1235 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 16, 2016)
Please find below a case summary of a Federal Circuit decision from this month that has patent exhaustion and licensing context.
United States
10 Mar 2016
Bargaining With Apple: Understanding The iOS Developer Program License Agreement
When it came to market in July 2008, Apple, Inc.'s ("Apple") App Store created the first centralized market for applications for mobile devices.
United States
25 Feb 2015
Department Of Justice Opens Review Of ASCAP And BMI Consent Decrees
The Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice this month announced that it has opened a review of the 73-year-old ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees.
United States
18 Jun 2014
Bargaining With The Little Green Robot: Understanding The Google Play Developer Distribution Agreement*
This blog entry is geared at helping app developers understand the fine print of the agreements enter into with the companies that distribute their products.
United States
2 Apr 2014
Second Circuit Refuses to Accommodate Hotel Owners´ "Commercial Bribery" Claim Under RP-Act Section 2(C)
The attempt by a group of hotel owners to condemn the conduct of their management company as "commercial bribery" in violation of Section 2(c) of the Robinson-Patman Act met an inhospitable result when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the trial court's dismissal of the complaint on May 20.
United States
12 Jul 2004
Medimmune v. Genentech: Noerr-Pennington Doctrine Applies to Patent Settlement And PTO Proceedings
Noerr-Pennington doctrine immunizes petitioning conduct protected by the First Amendment from the antitrust laws.
United States
15 Jun 2004
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