Looking through (the) Lenz: New Directions in DMCA Notice-and-Takedown Online

By: Jaideep Reddy On September 14, 2015, the Ninth Circuit in Lenz v. Universal Music laid down the … Continue Reading

U.S. v. Cotterman: Ninth Circuit Holds Reasonable Suspicion Required for Forensic Laptop Search at the Border

The Fourth Amendment generally requires that government searches must be reasonable, which typically can be satisfied via a warrant. Searches … Continue Reading

Ninth Circuit relaxes electronic search procedures in United States v. Comprehensive Drug Testing rehearing

In a revised en banc opinion (PDF), the Ninth Circuit overturned guidelines promulgated last year involving seizure of … Continue Reading

Vernor v. Autodesk: Ninth Circuit test for distinguishing software owners from licensees

On Friday, the Ninth Circuit clarified its test for determining whether a software purchaser is a licensee or … Continue Reading