Richard S. Eisert


  • Monday, September 1, 2008
    I. Big Picture
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Introduction U.S. court decisions concerning Internet keyword advertising reflect an inconsistency in reasoning, particularly on the threshold question of whether the sale and purchase of another's trademark as a keyword constitutes "use" of that mark. This article reviews recent cases, and offers some practical tips for avoiding the legal potholes...
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2006
    In the wake of California's pioneering 2003 Database Protection Act ("the Act"), over 30 other states have now adopted laws requiring consumer notification when personal information is disclosed or jeopardized. These laws have been coincident with a startling number of security violations over the past 18 months. According to Privacy Rights Clearinghouse,...
  • Wednesday, June 1, 2005
    From the very first moment when a record company learned that a song could be shared through an online file sharing service for free, or a photographer discovered that his/her photo was being distributed as a high-resolution graphic without a license or an author saw proprietary content posted on a web site without permission, the battle between content...