Looking up and down today’s roundup, it seems there’s something from just about every major practice area on the LexBlog Network: we have class actions, a fun IP issue, privacy (of course), patent trolls and then, naturally, employment law and social media. Over on LXBN TV, Phil Stein joins me to talk about Bank of America being sued by the DOJ and SEC for fraud. Total posts on the LexBlog Network today: 152.
- Ramirez Says That FTC Will Use Tools To Protect Consumers From “Big Data” Privacy Concerns – Washington, DC lawyer Libbie Canter of Covington & Burling on the firm’s blog, Inside Privacy
- Diverse Groups File Constitutional, Statutory Challenge to NSA PRISM Surveillance Program – Washington, DC attorney Dana Frix of Chadbourne & Parke on the firm’s blog, TMT Perspectives
- Crowdsourced Database Now Available to Help Identify Patent Trolls – Columbus lawyer Richard Mescher of Porter Wright on the firm’s blog, Technology Law Source
- The Use of Social Media In Hiring – Alabama attorney Daniel Burnick of Sirote & Permutt on the firm’s blog Alabama Employment Law Report
- Setback for Patent Troll Under “Patent Exhaustion” Doctrine Liberates Mobile Technology – San Francisco lawyer Erica Wilson of Davis Wright Tremaine on the firm’s blog, Payment Law Advisor
- HBO’s “The Crash Reel” – A real depiction of the devastating effects of brain injury – Detroit attorney Steven Gursten of Michigan Auto Law on his blog, Michigan Car & Truck Accident Injury Advocate
- Could Having a Tattoo Result in a Lawsuit? – Minneapolis lawyer Tiffany Blofield of Winthrop & Weinstine on the firm’s Duets Blog
- Collective/Class Action Waivers & Arbitration Clauses: Why Employers Should Care – Hartford lawyer Daniel Schwartz of Shipman & Goodwin on hisConnecticut Employment Law Blog
- The Puzzling Continued Existence of Class Actions – Grand Strategy and Arbitration Clauses - Virginia attorney Andrew Trask of McGuireWoods on the firm’s blog, Class Action Countermeasures
- Making Music Rights Manageable in a Digital World – Issues Identified In Commerce Department “Green Paper” on Copyright Policy – Washington, D.C. lawyer David Oxenford on the Broadcast Law Blog
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