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Copyright Law

June 9, 2014 Update: In May 2014, the United States Supreme Court ruled the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 100 et seq., allows plaintiff to bring an action for copyright infringement 18 years after the initial act of infringement for continuing infringements. Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (May 19, 2014, 2014 DJDAR 6168). The look back period […]

Consumer Law

California consumer protection laws consist of the California’s Consumers Legal Remedies Act (CLRA) and unfair competition law (UCL). CLRA is contained in California Civil Code §§ 1750-1784. UCL is codified in Business & Professions Code § 1720 et seq. Consumers are protected from unfair, unlawful, fraudulent and deceptive business practices. Proper written notice of the […]