On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which added § 710 to the Copyright Act. § 710 explains that if the Register of Copyrights determines that a declared national emergency “generally disrupts or suspends the ordinary functioning of the copyright system… or any component thereof,” then the Register … Continue Reading
In Klipsch v. ePRO, the Second Circuit affirmed discovery sanctions commensurate with the costs incurred by the moving party in addressing the sanctionable conduct ($2.68 million), as well as security for the sanctions, potential damages and potential attorneys’ fees; and held that such sanctions are not unduly punitive even if the likely ultimate value of the case (perhaps as … Continue Reading
This blog posting was contributed by Laura Mackenzie-Mitchell, solicitor with the UK-based law firm Browne Jacobson LLP, which is solely responsible for its content.
Section 54 of the recently-enacted UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 may apply to your organisation, whether incorporated within the UK or not, if it falls within a certain turnover threshold and carries on business in the … Continue Reading