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MoU between India and Sweden on IPRs: Govt.

Indian Government has given its approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Sweden on cooperation in the field of Intellectual Property (IPRs). The MoU establishes a wide ranging and flexible mechanism through which both countries can exchange … Continue reading

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Approval of IR visa Petition after death of U.S. Citizen petitioner: USCIS

USCIS issues Policy Memorandum regarding Approval of a Spousal Immediate Relative Visa Petition under Section 204(l) of the Immigration and Nationality Act after the Death of a U.S. Citizen Petitioner. http://goo.gl/yKok7v

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Google Earth ‘satellite image’ & ‘digital tack’ not hearsay: 9th Circuit

Does a Google Earth ‘satellite image’ and a ‘digital tack’ labeled with GPS coordinates hearsay? United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled it is not and upheld trial court conviction of defendant for reentering into Unites States … Continue reading

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Tacking inquiry a question for jury: USSC

In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court of United States ruled that whether two trademarks may be tacked for purposes of determin­ing priority is a question for the jury, not judges. “Be­cause the tacking inquiry operates from the perspective of … Continue reading

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US Appeals Court defines ‘instrumentality’ under FCPA

In what may be the first interpretation of term ‘instrumentality’ under Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, United States Court of Appeals for Eleventh circuit ruled that an ‘instrumentality’ is an entity controlled by the government of a foreign country that performs … Continue reading

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Warrant required to search cellphones: USSC

In a ruling that will impact on the ability of law enforcement to combat crime, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a warrant is required to search the cellphones of the people they arrest. “Police generally may not, without … Continue reading

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No reasonable expectation of privacy in data emanating from cell phone; Fourth Amendment not violated: Sixth Circuit (USA)

United States Court of Appeals (Sixth Circuit) recently ruled that appellant did not have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the data emanating from his cell phone when government used the data to determine its real-time location and arrested him … Continue reading

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