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  • Blog: You Might Be a WinnerI Catch the Fish, You Cook the Fish, The Only Time We’re Together is When We Eat the Fish: Banning Gender Stereotypes in AdsPosted on June 17, 2019 by Robert Laplaca
    Women in the kitchen and men in the wilderness. An ad concept as old as time. But has its time come? The U.S. has traditionally taken a hands-off approach to regulating “traditional” gender-stereotyping in ads. But this week, the U.K. has said enough is enough.
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  • Blog: Privacy and Information Security Law BlogFirst-of-its-Kind Multistate Litigation Involving HIPAA-Related Data Breach Reaches 900,000 Dollar SettlementPosted on June 17, 2019 by Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced a settlement with healthcare software provider Medical Informatics Engineering Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary NoMoreClipboard, LLC. This blog entry provides an overview of the case. Continue Reading
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  • Blog: Labor & Employment Law BlogJustices Highlight Importance Of Title VII Procedural DetailsPosted on June 12, 2019 by Arlene Switzer Steinfield
    On June 3, 2019, the U.S. Supreme Court resolved the debate in employment discrimination law which had split the circuits. In a unanimous decision, the court held in Fort Bend County v. Davis that the exhaustion requirement that a plaintiff must first bring a Title VII discrimination charge to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission or the equivalent state fair employment practices agency is not a jurisdictional requirement, but rather a claims-processing rule that is mandatory but can be forfeited if the defense is not raised in a timely manner. Read More ›...
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  • Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsPatent Eligibility of GUI-Related Claims in Light of the Federal Circuit’s Recent Decision in Trading Techs. Int’l. v. IBG LLCPosted on June 10, 2019 by Vera Suarez
    In Trading Techs. Int’l. v. IBG LLC, the Federal Circuit affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision that the claims in a GUI-related patent, U.S. Patent No. 7,783,556 to Singer et al. (“the ’556 Patent”), were ineligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101.[i]  Generally, the ’556 Patent relates to displaying a trading screen on a […] The post Patent Eligibility of GUI-Related Claims in Light of the Federal Circuit’s Recent Decision in Trading Techs. Int’l. v. IBG LLC appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
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  • Blog: Ireland IP & Technology Law BlogAdvocate General delivers significant Opinion on scope of host providers’ obligation to remove illegal contentPosted on June 10, 2019 by Davinia Brennan
    In the case of Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek v Facebook Ireland Ltd (Case C-18/18), the Advocate General (AG) of the Court of Justice (CJEU) was asked to clarify the scope of the obligation that may be imposed on a host provider to remove illegal information. Article 15(1) of the e-Commerce Directive 2000/31/EC (the Directive) prohibits Member States from...Continue Reading…
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  • Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportIs Your Business Ready for the Most Stringent Privacy Law in the U.S.?Posted on May 30, 2019 by MMMTechLaw
    The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) creates new compliance obligations and operational challenges for companies doing business in California, effective January 1, 2020. Given the broad reach of the law, the CCPA may have significant impact on entities that collect and process personal data. The CCPA grants California residents new rights regarding their […]
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