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Corporate Social Media: Marketing Opportunities, IP Challenges

Editor: Please tell us about your background and experience. Hamburg: I’ve been practicing law for about 22 years, and for 17 of those years I’ve focused exclusively on trademark and copyright matters, both transactional and litigation related. I am resident in Norris McLaughlin...

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Social Media Landmines: The Impact On Employers

Pop Quiz You have an employee who posted a negative comment about his supervisor on Facebook calling the supervisor a “scumbag.” The employee’s comment drew several supportive responses from coworkers who all agreed that the supervisor lacked a general personality skill set....

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Reducing Cybersecurity Risks - Government And Business Working Together

Editor: Thank you, gentlemen, for sitting down with us and sharing your insights on the pressing issues of cybersecurity and data protection. Senator Menendez, let's start with you. With competing priorities like the economy and the ongoing wars to contend with, where do you see...

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Social Media In The Workplace: The New Frontier

Editor: Please tell us about your background and experience. Collins: I have been with the firm for 27 years where I chair our labor and employment group in New Jersey. I practice exclusively in that area on behalf of management. Editor: Please tell us about your seminar on July 27, entitled...

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Experts Discuss Arbitration Versus Litigation - A Roundtable

Editor: What are your thoughts about mounting criticism that arbitration is becoming as costly and time-consuming as full-scale litigation? Dreier: The ideal arbitration is one where there is (1) an impartial arbitrator familiar with the field of the dispute (or a fast learner), (2) controlled...

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Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)

Alternative Dispute Resolution: Achieving The Promise Of Arbitration

In recent years, arbitration has been under attack by some lawyers and clients. The claim is that the process has decayed to the point that it is approaching the time and expense of full-scale litigation, with discovery abuses, extended motion practice, hearing delays and long waits for awards....

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Minimizing Discovery Costs

Editor: What are some preemptive practices and policies one can use to avoid conflict and minimize discovery costs when disputes arise? Are companies incorporating these concepts in their contracts? Dreier: Enter into contracts with a view that the unexpected does happen, and you may need to cut...

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