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Madras High Court Grants Reprieve to Disqualified Directors

The Madras High Court in Bhagavan Das Dhananjay Das v. Union of India (decided on 3 August 2018 and accessible via Judis) struck down the order of the Registrar of Companies, Chennai (“RoC) which had disqualified a number of directors from … Continue reading

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Finding PILLOW PODS Confusable With PILLOW PAWS for Socks, TTAB Grants Cancellation Petition, Dismisses Section 18 Counterclaim

The Board granted a petition for cancellation of a registration for the mark PILLOW PODS for "socks," finding a likelihood of confusion with the registered mark PILLOW PAWS for "slipper socks, slippers, socks." Respondent's evidence of third-party use and registration … Continue reading

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Florida Federal Judge Admonishes “Shotgun Pleading,” Grants Dismissal

A Florida federal judge chided putative class action lead plaintiff Michael Fox for what she described as “a quintessential shotgun pleading” last month and dismissed two defendants to Fox’s consumer protection lawsuit. Fox alleged violations of Florida’s consumer protection and … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Grants Cert in Scheme Liability Case

In a long line of cases, the U.S Supreme Court has grappled with the question of who can be held liable under the federal securities laws for fraudulent misrepresentations. Most recently, in the Janus Funds case, the Court has said … Continue reading

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FCC Grants TV Stations Last-Minute Reprieve on Certain Audible Crawl Requirements

By Warren Kessler CommLawCenter readers may recall that the FCC adopted a rule in 2013 requiring broadcasters to present aurally on a secondary audio stream (“SAS”) all emergency information provided visually during programming other than during regularly-scheduled newscasts and newscasts … Continue reading

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