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Facebook Proposes to Settle Class Action Based on Illinois Biometric Statute for $550 Million

  For the last couple of years, biometric data has been at the forefront of the legal battles about protecting consumer privacy. Consumers are beginning to understand how much biometric data is collected by businesses and government. Businesses are now routinely using fingerprints for time clock management and for building security purposes. Law enforcement and… READ MORE

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Seizing an Infringer’s Domain Name is an Effective Method of Combating Infringement

  Seizing an Infringer’s Domain Name is an Effective Method of Combating Infringement When your business is confronted with infringement of copyrights, trademarks and/or other IP, one of the most effective remedies for stopping the infringement is suing and asking the court to order the transfer of the infringer’s domain name to your business. This… READ MORE

Do Your Company’s Gift Cards Need to be ADA-Complaint?

    Gift cards are now under scrutiny with respect to whether they must be compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act (“ADA”). See Bloomberg opinion piece here. Among other things, the ADA bans discrimination against the disabled in “places of public accommodation.” In this way, the statute entitles everyone to the “full and equal… READ MORE

How Do I Arbitrate Against Amazon?

The number of companies or individuals who sell their products on Amazon has increased exponentially in the last few years.  As Amazon has grown in power, so have its sellers.  Total profits continue to sky-rocket and third-party sellers are making millions of dollars every day.  All of Amazon’s third-party sellers, responsible for more than half… READ MORE

Facebook Infringement: Facebook Commerce and IP Tool

John DiGiacomo: Hey everyone. My name is John DiGiacomo, I’m an attorney with Revision Legal and I want to talk to you this Friday about something that is new from Facebook. It is the Commerce & Ads IP tool and the purpose of this tool is to allow brand owners, typically trademark owners to search… READ MORE

Facebook Commerce and Ads IP Tool

In an effort to combat counterfeiting on its platform, Facebook has announced a new IP reporting tool, the Facebook Commerce and Ads IP Tool. The Commerce and Ads IP Tool allows trademark owners who have been accepted into the program to search in ads, Marketplace posts, and group sale posts to identify any content that… READ MORE

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