Governments are accusing tech giants such as Google and Amazon of incorporating themselves in low-tax countries so they can avoid paying hundreds of millions of dollars to countries such as Germany, Britain, and France.
The concept of building an entire business model around the language in a single court decision got a workout Friday, as judges at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit peppered a lawyer for Aereo with questions about why the Internet TV company shouldn't be shut down for copyright infringement.
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey convicted a man of illegally gaining access to AT&T's servers and stealing more than 120,000 email addresses of iPad users including New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and film mogul Harvey Weinstein.
Recent legal developments in the advertising and marketing industry signal heightened regulatory and consumer concerns in various areas, most particularly, the health, environmental, and privacy sectors, observe Marc S. Roth, partner at Manatt Phelps & Phillips, and Edward Kabak, general counsel of the Promotion Marketing Association.
Ninth Circuit judges heard arguments whether a guarantor bound its corporate parent based on an email message promising the guarantee that was not acknowledged or objected to by the parent.
Defunct file-sharing behemoth Megaupload has taken another stab at getting a criminal copyright indictment against it dismissed the company's lawyers filed a motion claiming that the DOJ has deprived the company of due process and put it in "criminal limbo."
Twitter users on Thursday who did not click a link in an email message asking them to reset their account passwords may have done the right thing, but the message turned out to be real.
A federal jury in Norfolk, Va., concluded Tuesday that Google and four co-defendants infringed Vringo's patents for a process of generating ads based on internet search terms, awarding a combined $30 million in damages.
Some law firm litigation support vendors are taking a page from their clients' handbook and suing firms over unpaid bills. This month, vendors sued White & Case and Kasowitz Benson and Dickstein Shapiro.