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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
This week, registered dietitian and creator/CEO of the popular F-Factor Diet sued Instagram influencer Emily Gellis (@emilygellis) for allegedly making "4,500-plus false, defamatory...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Four things predictably happen in the Fall. Clocks are changed. Leaves lose color. Board controversies surface. And lawsuits result.
Arnold & Porter
Earlier this month, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that arbitration clauses survive termination of the contract that contains the clause unless the contract specifically...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Did an episode of "Billions" on Showtime defame Cayuga Nation and Clint Halftown? Their suit for defamation against Showtime Networks Inc.,
Morrison & Foerster LLP
"This document is only a collection of misconduct allegations and rumors. Take everything with a grain of salt."
Thompson Coburn LLP
As we enter the 2020 election season, Americans are likely to be flooded with misinformation and disinformation, particularly on social media.
Withers LLP
Donald Trump, billionaire, former TV personality, social media addict – and President of the United States of America – is looking for a little bit of privacy. But two recent attempts which might...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Suits by the owners of two dogs in a residential condominium were recently dealt "double header" appellate blows on their claims for breach of fiduciary duty against the Board of Managers and for defamation against the managing agent.
Reed Smith
We're speaking about Wexler v. Dorsey & Whitney LLP, ___ F. Appx. ___, 2020 WL 3864950 (2d Cir. July 9, 2020) ("Wexler III").
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In a purported attempt to safeguard free speech, President Trump has issued an order "Preventing Online Censorship," that would eliminate the protections afforded by one of our favorite topics...
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Is it possible for a person's reputation to be so bad the he is, in effect, "libel-proof" and not at risk of "incremental harm" from allegedly defamatory statements?...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
That's the key takeaway from two recent decisions issued by courts in New York and California. The courts dismissed defamation claims on very different grounds...
Butler Snow LLP
In an opinion issued in May 2020, the Tennessee Court of Appeals provided guidance regarding the application of the common interest privilege and its impact on defamation and invasion of...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Famed video game score-chaser Billy Mitchell has struck back against arcade leaderboard Twin Galaxies' determination that at least two of Mitchell's record Donkey Kong scores were the result of monkey business.
RPX Corporation
They issued in June 2014 and November 2015, respectively, as part of that seven-member family, which has an earliest estimated priority date in June 2008, based on the filing of a provisional application
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
At a time when everyone seems to have an opinion about politics, the Third Circuit has confirmed that the First Amendment protects political opinions—even when they're offensive.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
In a time when we're all watching quite a bit of Netflix, here's a story that is not about Tiger King.
Butler Snow LLP
It is well known that small businesses often live or die by word-of-mouth advertising.
Squire Patton Boggs LLP
Bankruptcy and insurance have been engaged in a tangled web for decades. Claimants against bankrupt insureds are often frustrated in seeking a recovery that they might otherwise obtain
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
Part III: Tailored free speech and evidentiary standards should be explicitly incorporated into whistleblower legislation to ensure that whistleblowers are not chilled from making vital disclosures.
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