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What the Shell? Understanding the SEC’s Latest Rule for SPACs

By: Liam Sullivan Last month, SEC Commissioners adopted new rules regarding special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs), concluding…

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Your Privacy: Wrapped

By: Miguel E. Serrano How does the sudden prevalence of “Wrapped” compilations fit into U.S. privacy law?…

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How Brita’s Alleged Patent Ambush Can Wash Away Competition in the Water Filter Field

By: Gustav Gulmert According to the Environmental Working Group, over fifty percent of Americans consider their tap…

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Avoiding Discrimination in AI-driven Credit Models: Compliance with Adverse Action Notification Requirements

By: Elizabeth Sloop From spam filters and online shopping[1] to ChatGPT[2], artificial intelligence (“AI”) is an everyday…

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Moving Fast and Breaking the Video Privacy Protection Act

By: Caitlyn Lindstrom Patreon, a video content subscription platform,[1] challenged the constitutionality of the Video Privacy Protection…

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Put Down Your Phone: How Official Communications on Private Networks are Posing Compliance Problems

By: Griffin Wray With the ever-increasing use of personal phones, social media, and email, particularly since the…

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When to Start the Clock: Battle of the Statute of Limitations in the Copyright Act

By: Sarah Benjamin The Copyright Act establishes a three year statute of limitations.[1] However, courts are split…

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Beyond Shoes: Exploring Nike’s Flyknit Patents and Their Market Implications

By: Megan Brosnan After decades of dedicated research, Nike introduced its groundbreaking Flyknit technology in 2012, marking…

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Universal Music Suit: The Future of Generative AI Software in the Music Industry

By: Vincent Alfieri Universal Music Group has recently filed a lawsuit against Anthropic PBC, an Amazon backed…

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The FTC’s Plan to Throw Away “Junk Fees” in New Proposed Rule

By: Kevin Quintanilla A big win may come soon to consumers due to the Federal Trade Commission’s…

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