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Monday, April 2nd 2012 by Tony S. Botros Returning from a vacation in Mexico, Davis House was questioned and briefly detained at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. House’s bags were searched and Custom Agents ordered House to turn over all of his electronics, including his laptop. House was also ordered to give up his passwords and encryption keys, which he refused.
Monday, April 9th 2012 by Brandy G. Barrett According to a recent decision of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), the answer is “no.” In In re Prosynthesis Laboratories, Inc., decided on March 23, 2012, Prosynthesis Laboratories applied for federal trademark protection for the mark CHINA FREE with Design (as
Monday, April 9th 2012 by Joel Bronstein The past week did not finish with a happy ending for internet service customers involved in the illegal use of pornographic videos. In the U.S., District Court Judge Mary A. McLaughlin of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled that internet service providers (“ISPs”) were required to disclose the names of subscribers
Town of Chapel Hill Passes Blanket Ban on Cell Phone Use While Driving; Legal Experts Question Validity, Enforceability
Monday, April 9th 2012 by Jennifer K. Kanzelberger The Chapel Hill Town Council made history last week by becoming the first jurisdiction in the nation to pass a measurecreating a blanket ban on all cell phone use while driving. Limitations on permissible uses of cell phones behind the wheel are commonplace. In fact, North Carolina (where Chapel Hill is