Soon businesses with an online presence will be required to make their websites accessible to persons with disabilities or face litigation in state and federal court. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) already requires businesses with a physical presence to comply with exacting and numerous standards (e.g., door width, counter height, sidewalk slope, etc.) The […]
In Federal Appeals Court Affirms the Denial of A123’s Motion to Reopen, Stuart Tubis reports on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s affirmation of the judgment of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, which had denied A123’s motion to reopen and dismissed the court’s declaratory judgment against Hydro-Quebec (“HQ”). […]
In School Punishment of Online Speech: Evans v. Bayer, Stuart Tubis reports on Evans v. Bayer, No. 08-61952-CIV-GARBER (S.D. Fla. February 12, 2010), which deals with what forms of online speech a school can and cannot regulate.
In Court Suppresses Email Evidence in Bear Sterns Case, Stuart Tubis discusses U.S. v. Cioffi, et al., Case No. 08-CR-415 (FB) (E.D.N.Y. Oct. 26, 2009), in which The Eastern District of New York granted defendant Matthew Tannin’s motion to suppress evidence obtained from his personal Gmail account.
In Public Accessibility Prior to Patent, Stuart Tubis discusses In re Lister, No. 2009-1060 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 22, 2009), in which the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences affirmed an earlier § 102(b) rejection of a patent due to its prior public accessibility at the Copyright Office, rejecting Lister’s claim that the manuscript was not […]