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Sixth Circuit Protects Federalism from an Overreaching Federal Communications Commission

Guest Commentary

By Arielle Roth and Harold Furchtgott-Roth, The Hudson Institute*

With the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit granting it unprecedented authority over broadband companies in its June 14, 2016… 615 more words

Regulation Of Free Enterprise

Reading list: Rothman on (c)/right of publicity conflicts

Jennifer Rothman, The Other Side of Garcia: The Right of Publicity and Copyright Preemption, Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts, Vol. 39, No. 3, 2016. 166 more words

Cheerios Protein name might be more bluff than buff

Coe v. General
Mills, Inc., No. 15-cv-05112, 2016 WL 4208287 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 10, 2016)

Plaintiffs alleged the
name “Cheerios Protein” was misleading because it implied that the product is… 639 more words


Written byGeorge Sand

In Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC, 786 F.3d 246 (2d Cir. 2015), cert. denied, No. 15-610, 2016 U.S. LEXIS 4211 (U.S. 1,051 more words

Client Alerts

Cruz for President Cannot Avoid Copyright Infringement and Breach of Contract Claims

In May of 2016, “Cruz for President” and its ad agency (together “Cruz”) were sued by a music downloading website and two artists (collectively “Leopona”) for breach of contract and copyright infringement. 481 more words


At Oral Argument, Ninth Circuit Appeared Poised to Preempt Hawaii GMO Ordinances

On June 15, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral arguments in three related bids to invalidate separate Hawaiian county ordinances.  911 more words

Environmental Law & Regulation

WLF's Annual End-of-Term Review Assesses Key Supreme Court Free-Enterprise Decisions

The U.S. Supreme Court: October 2015 Term Review

Speakers: The Honorable Jay Stephens, Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Andrew J. Pincus, Mayer Brown LLP; Elizabeth P. 36 more words

Civil Justice & Litigation