Most-Viewed on JD Supra


For your reference, here’s a quick recap of some of the most well-read articles on JD Supra for the first month of 2014.

A quick scan of the list shows that there was a lot on your minds in snowy January, from Sherlock Holmes’ not-so-elementary copyright issues to a changing ERISA landscape, and everything in between. If all of these updates share one thing in common (other than publication on JD Supra!) it may well be this: good work by smart folks. Enjoy:

  1. Wage and Hour Compliance Priorities for 2014 – by Adam Long at McNees Wallace & Nurick
  2. IRS Chips Away at the FSA “Use-or-Lose” Rule – by Michelle Capezza and Jeffrey Lieberman at Epstein Becker Green
  3. Here’s One Good Way to Anticipate Top Business & Legal Trends in 2014 – JD Supra Perspectives
  4. Relationships Build Experiences Build Opportunities Build Careers – by Josh Beser
  5. Future Threats That a 401(k) Plan Sponsor Should Be Aware Of – by Ary Rosenbaum
  6. The Curious Case of Sherlock Holmes’ Copyright – by Lance Koonce at Davis Wright Tremaine
  7. Common Copyright Mistakes Small Businesses Make – by Ashley Dobbs at Bean Kinney & Korman
  8. IRS Releases 2013 General Instructions For Forms W-2 And W-3 – by Rena Pirsos at XpertHR
  9. Social Media: Protecting Trade Secrets and Proprietary Information – by Paul Cowie, Bram Hanono, and Dorna Moini at Sheppard Mullin
  10. Google Street View Class Action Survives: Ninth Circuit Holds Wi-Fi is Not “Radio” Under Wiretap Act – by Bob Scott and John Seiver at Davis Wright Tremaine
  11. What Startup Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Crowdfunding Before They Raise Money – JD Supra Perspectives
  12. How Will Marijuana Legalization In Colorado & Washington Affect Employers? – by Vance O. Knapp at Sherman & Howard
  13. (A Short History of) The Misuse of Trademarks to Control Free Expression – by Ronald Coleman
  14. [Video] FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report- Episode 32 – the FCPA Year in Review, Individual Enforcement Actions – by Thomas Fox
  15. York University, Religious Accommodation, and the Absence of Bright Lines – by Derek Bell at Bennett Jones
  16. [Video] What you need to know about Canada’s new Anti-Spam Law (CASL) – Bennett Jones
  17. Freedom of Watercooler Speech? NLRB Invalidates Employer’s No-Gossip Policy – by Renee Phillips and Gary Siniscalco at Orrick Global Employment Group
  18. 10 Privacy Issues to Watch in 2014 – by David Young at Goodwin Procter
  19. Can an Emoticon be Protected as a Trademark? – by Susan Neuberger Weller at Mintz LEvin Copyright & Trademark Matters
  20. Proof of Conception of Invention Is Not Confined to Any Formula – Sanofi-Aventis v Pfizer Inc. – by Daniel Bucca at McDermott Will & Emery
  21. David Nosal Sentenced To Prison On CFAA Computer Intrusion And Trade Secret Charges – by Scott Lindlaw at Orrick Trade Secrets Group
  22. [Video] The M&A Word of the Day® from the Book of Jargon® – Global Mergers & Acquisitions Is Carve-Out Transaction – by Zachary Judd at Latham & Watkins
  23. Sixth Circuit Issues Shocking Opinion Against ERISA Insurer, Dramatically Changes The ERISA Landscape – by Marcie Kiggans Bradley at Baker Donelson
  24. Ninth Circuit Raises The Bar For Plaintiffs Seeking Trademark Injunctions – by Peter Lancaster and Mark Wagner at Dorsey & Whitney
  25. Banking Agencies Publish Supplemental Final Rules on Dodd-Frank Requirements for Appraisals for Higher-Risk Mortgage Loans – by Alan Clark and Edmund Harllee at Williams Mullen

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