Gotta Book – Supreme Court Rules that Generic Words Coupled With Domain Suffix May Have Trademark Protection

On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court held  that the company Booking.com could hold a valid federal trademark in the name “Booking.com” even though the term “booking” is a generic term for making a reservation. The case recognizes that the addition of a domain suffix like .com can transform something generic into something descriptive. The case is…

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POST Haste – NYC Proposes Law to Require NYPD Disclose ALL Surveillance Techniques

Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? In the wake of allegations that the Customs and Border Patrol was running surveillance drones over protest sites in Minnesota and other places, and that government agencies were collecting cell phone data about those who attended BLM protests, that law enforcement agencies are arresting people based on faulty facial recognition algorithm, or that police are…

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Listen to a sneak peek on our upcoming CISO Roundtable: Unprecedented Times

Host and moderator Joey Johnson, CISO of Premise Health, will be joined by leading healthcare CISOs Hussein Syed of RWJBarnabas Health and Anahi Santiago of ChristianaCare as they discuss the unique challenges they face as they support frontline and remote medical workers as well as the myriad of other personnel and people. As you’ll hear from Joey in this preview, he will talk about how they are facilitating and securing a…

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CISO Roundtable: Uncharted Territories in the Lending Market

Join host David Cass* from the Federal Reserve Bank of NY and as he talks to leading CISOs in the lending and mortgage markets, Nikolay Chernavsky of PennyMac and Selim Aissi of Ellie Mae, about their challenges and achievements as they navigate today’s uncharted territories. *(any opinions David Cass expresses are his own and do​ ​n​o​t…

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