What’s Happening in Technology, Intellectual Property & Contracts – January 2019

    This month: Token Taxonomy Act AirFacts, Inc. v. Diego de Amezaga Dittman, et al. v. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center     Technology News Token Taxonomy Act, H.R. 7356. On December 20, 2018, Representatives Warren Davidson and Darren Soto of Ohio and Florida, respectively, introduced a bill H.R. 7356, entitled the “Token Taxonomy […]

What’s Happening in Technology, Arts, Small Business and Contracts – January 2018

This month: In the Matter of Munchee, Inc. SEC v. PlexCorps Twentieth Century Fox Television v. Empire Distribution, Inc. Technology News Below are two SEC cases involving Initial Coin Offerings or ICOs. Based on signaling from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), 2018 is shaping up to be a […]

What’s Happening in Technology, Arts, Small Business & Contracts – November 2017

Technology News Update – SEC complaint against initial coin offerings (ICOs) by companies REcoin and Diamond Reserve Club as well as individual Maskim Zaslavskiy. SEC v. REcoin Group Foundation, LLC, et al., 17 Civ. 5725 (E.D.N.Y., Sep. 29, 2017 On November 8, 2017, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a letter endorsing a Proposed Agreed […]

What’s Happening Now in Technology, Arts, Small Business & Contracts – November 2015

Arts News Copyrights and Fair Use: Lenz v. Universal Music Group, et. al. In this appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for Ninth Circuit’s panel held that the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) requires copyright holders to consider “fair use” before sending a takedown […]