One more roundup before I head off to Las Vegas to cover Lawyernomics 2013. Once more, we have a section dedicated to the conference up at LXBN so follow along there for video interviews and curated blog posts. In today’s roundup Daniel Schwartz notes things are looking pretty dire for a federal bill prohibiting sexual orientation discrimination.
- Federal Circuit Finds Yaz Patent Obvious – Washington, DC lawyer Courtenay Brinckerhoff of Foley & Lardner on the firm’s blog, PharmaPatents
- The Franchise King Reveals 20 Must-Do Things Before Buying a Franchise – Iowa lawyer Rush Nigut of Brick Gentry in his blog, Rush on Business
- NLRB Issues Third Facebook Firing Decision (Employers 1, Employees 2). Would Bettie Page Roll Over In Her Grave? – Sara Hutchins Jodka of Porter Wright on their Employer Law Report
- The Lessons of the “Street View” Imbroglio: Know What Data You Collect and Don’t Collect Data You Don’t Need – New York lawyer Maryanne Stanganelli of Baker Hostetler on the firm’s blog, Media Law Bytes & Pieces
- Don’t Text and Drive – Dallas lawyer Angel Reyes of Reyes Browne Reilley in his Angel Reyes Blog
- Data Breach at Gunpoint – Boston lawyer Amy Malone of Mintz Levin on the firm’s blog, Privacy & Securities Matter
- Department of Labor to Increase Frequency of FMLA On-Site Investigations – Chicago attorney Jeffrey Nowak of Franczek Radelet on the firm’s blog, FMLA Insights
- Senator Murphy: Prospects “Not Too Good” for Federal Bill Prohibiting Sexual Orientation Discrimination (ENDA) – Hartford attorney Daniel Schwartz of Pullman & Comley in his Connecticut Employment Law Blog
- Smaller Companies Should Consider Cyber-Liability Insurance – Ohio attorney Kevin LaCroix of RT ProExec in his blog, The D & O Diary
- California Court Tosses Idea Theft Suit Over LOST Television Show Out to Sea – Michael Baniak and Puya Partow-Navid of Seyfarth Shaw on the firm’s blog, Trading Secrets
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