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Smart Contracts Are Having Their Moment: Named in the 1990s, they took 15 years to arrive

Consider a situation where a product is covered under manifold patents held by multiple third-party patent holders. Imagine the time and costs of, among others, monitoring sales and royalty payments. Now imagine a technology that could (1) ensure that every time a sale is made, royalty payments are...

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Civil Justice Playbook: The Give and the Get of M&A Suits: Practitioners should expect that disclosure-only settlements will be met with continued disfavor.

Perverse. Frivolous. Collusive. Wasteful. Pointless. Stinky. Excessive. Worthless. Horse hockey. No, we’re not talking about the U.S. presidential election. These are judges and commentators characterizing disclosure-only settlements of M&A litigation, which, in no small part due to the...

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Consumer Protection

If You Sell Online, Your Fine Print May Put You At Risk: Wave of Lawsuits Targets Website Terms and Conditions Under the New Jersey Truth-in-Consumer Contract, Warranty and Notice Act (“TCCWNA”)

Nearly every business involved in online commerce or advertising includes disclaimers, limitations of liability, and other terms on its website’s Terms and Conditions or Rules of Use. Those Terms and Conditions are designed to reduce the risk of lawsuits by imposing acceptable use obligations...

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