Federal “Catfishing”: When Government Impersonation through Social Media Gets Caught

You rush into work one morning, coffee and briefcase in hand, barely making it into the cramped elevator … Continue Reading

The Smartphone versus the Fifth Amendment

For many smartphone users, passwords and passcodes have become a thing of the past. Since late 2013, Apple … Continue Reading

Terms of Service: Didn’t Read? Might Not Be a Problem If It’s Browsewrap

As websites today develop increasingly complex relationships with visitors, the contracts that define those relationships have become more … Continue Reading

Virtual Marriage Equality: Nintendo’s Tomodachi Life is Behind the Times

“A celebrity might fall in love with your math teacher,” but, in Nintendo’s new Sims-like game, your characters … Continue Reading

Amgen sues Sandoz over biosimilar application

On October 24, 2014, Amgen filed a complaint against Sandoz, the generic arm of Novartis Group, asserting three … Continue Reading

Philip Morris vs. Uruguay: Intellectual Property Debate in International Investment Arbitration

In 2010, three subsidiaries of US-based Altria Group (formerly named Philip Morris Companies Inc.), Switzerland based FTR Holding … Continue Reading

Update on American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. v. Aereo, Inc.

On October 15, 2014, Aereo, appeared at a hearing before the U.S. District Court in New York to … Continue Reading

Information Economics: Not Just for Private Business

Berkeley Center for Law and Technology’s Seventh Annual Privacy Lecture was held on October 6, 2014, on Berkeley … Continue Reading

Oracle v. Google – or How a File Cabinet beat Harry Potter

The Oracle v. Google case, currently on appeal before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will … Continue Reading