Volume 12, Issue 1

Back to the Basics: Why Traditional Principles of Personal Jurisdiction Are Effective Today and Why Zippo Needs to Go

Volume 12, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

The exercise of personal jurisdiction is proper when someone has directed minimum contacts at a specific forum. Business conducted over the Internet complicates personal jurisdiction considerations because the boundaries of where one’s conduct reaches are not always clear. In Chloe v. Queen Bee of Beverly Hills, LLC, the Second Circuit held that business activities directed

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Pavan Kumar Mehrotra, Recent Development, Back to the Basics: Why Traditional Principles of Personal Jurisdiction Are Effective Today and Why Zippo Needs to Go, 12 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 229 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/08_12NCJLTech2292010-2011.pdf.

Is This Mine of Yours? The Effect of the Rulings in Vernor v. Autodesk and the Library of Congress on the Determination of Who Owns Software Copies

Volume 12, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

In July of 2010, the Copyright Office issued a ruling that allowed owners of iPhones and other cell phones to reprogram their devices to allow the use of lawfully-obtained programs not approved by their phone manufacturers. Despite the ruling, however, the Copyright Office was unable to determine whether the copies of the programs loaded onto

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Cody Gillians, Recent Development, Is This Mine of Yours? The Effect of the Rulings in Vernor v. Autodesk and the Library of Congress on the Determination of Who Owns Software Copies, 12 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 205 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/07_12NCJLTech2052010-2011.pdf.

The Doctrine of Foreign Equivalents at Death’s Door

Volume 12, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

The Federal Circuit, the Patent Office, and several regional circuits apply the trademark law doctrine of foreign equivalents. Under the doctrine, marks in foreign languages are translated into English and tested for the statutory bars to registration, instead of being tested in their original form. The doctrine is applied even in cases where only a

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Serge Krimnus, The Doctrine of Foreign Equivalents at Death's Door, 12 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 159 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/06_12NCJLTech1592010-2011.pdf.

Will the FDA’s 2010 Warfarin Label Changes Finally Provide the Legal Impetus for Warfarin Pharmacogenetic Testing?

Volume 12, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

Due to newer clinical utility study results and the recent availability of warfarin pharmacogenetic testing, the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has modified warfarin’s prescription labeling twice in the past three years. Yet, despite numerous warfarin dosing adverse events resulting from trial and error dosing, many clinicians have been reluctant to prescribe warfarin pharmacogenetic testing

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Susan A. Fuchs, Will the FDA’s 2010 Warfarin Label Changes Finally Provide the Legal Impetus for Warfarin Pharmacogenetic Testing?, 12 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 99 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/05_12NCJLTech992010-2011.pdf.

Unanswered Arrrrguments after the Pirate Bay Trial: Dropping Sail in the Safe Harbors of the EU Electronic Commerce Directive

Volume 12, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

Currently the most widely-used file-sharing technology, the BitTorrent protocol, enables its users to transmit and receive much larger digital files with even greater ease than its popular predecessors such as the centralized and decentralized peer-topeer networks of Napster, Kazaa, and Grokster. It did not take long before BitTorrent Web sites hosted in the United States

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J.E. (Win) Bassett, IV, Unanswered Arrrrguments after the Pirate Bay Trial: Dropping Sail in the Safe Harbors of the EU Electronic Commerce Directive , 12 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 67 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/04_12NCJLTech672010-2011.pdf.

The Admissibility of Expert Witness Testimony Based on Adolescent Brain Imaging Technology in the Prosecution of Juveniles: How Fairness and Neuroscience Overcome the Evidentiary Obstacles to Allow for Application of a Modified Common Law Infancy Defense

Volume 12, Issue 1 (Jun 2012)

Adolescent brain imaging technology is an evolving area of science that reveals levels of maturity in the adolescent brain. Its potential effect on criminally culpable behavior is the source of extensive debate. The technology can inform judges and jurors on essential differences between how adults make decisions regarding their conduct as distinct from adolescents. United

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Sally Terry Green, The Admissibility of Expert Witness Testimony Based on Adolescent Brain Imaging Technology in the Prosecution of Juveniles: How Fairness and Neuroscience Overcome the Evidentiary Obstacles to Allow for Application of a Modified Common Law Infancy Defense, 12 N.C. J.L. & Tech. 1 (2010), available at http://ncjolt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/03_12NCJLTech12010-2011.pdf.

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