Apr 22, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman
As many of you have probably heard, the pro bono landscape was dramatically, and permanently, changed on January 1, 2013. The new rules went into effect in New York State requiring applicants seeking admission to the New York bar to complete at least 50 hours of qualifying pro bono service prior to filing an application for admission.
Apr 16, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman
A new Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act rule expands the definition of “personal information” to include “online contact information”, including instant messaging user identifiers, voice over internet protocol (VOIP) identifiers and video chat user identifiers.
Mar 8, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman
Recent rule updates have expanded the definition of who the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule, which regulates the collection of online information from individuals under 13, applies to.
Make sure employees acknowledge their obligations under the employer’s trade secret protection program
Feb 15, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman
To strengthen the enforceability of employee intellectual property agreements, it’s important to ensure that employees intend to comply with the terms of the employer’s trade secret protection program.
Jan 22, 2013 By: Alan Gutterman
Employees are heavily involved in the creation and use of the intellectual property rights of any business and it is imperative for
Dec 12, 2012 By: Alan Gutterman
While a relationship with a foreign sales representative can be an easy and cost-effective method of accessing new foreign markets, several factors require that companies establish and follow guidelines for successfully managing the relationship.
Nov 15, 2012 By: Alan Gutterman
When considering an overall plan for building and maintaining their law practice, attorneys should take note that successful marketing begins with visibility, and the attorney should take steps to create and maintain a positive public image.
Oct 12, 2012 By: Alan Gutterman
In light of increased pushes by the states to implement employee password protection laws, consideration should be given to reviewing and updating social media policies to specifically address the issues raised by these laws