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Coconut, Almond and Chocolate Bars | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Nutty, chewy and chocolaty, these bars hit every craving. A toasty almond crust is topped with a creamy coconut and dark chocolate filling, and finished with a thick bittersweet glaze. This recipe calls for cream of coconut; similar to condensed milk, it can be found on the baking or drink aisle in …

Dessert

US parents still want children to become lawyers

Parents hold legal hopes for their kids<p>Close to two-thirds of American parents hope that their children will pursue legal careers, a survey yesterday …

Career Development

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies "First-Sale" Doctrine's Applicability to Copyrighted Works Manufactured Abroad - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WSGR ALERT<p>U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies "First-Sale" Doctrine's Applicability to Copyrighted Works Manufactured Abroad<p><b>March 21, 2013</b><p>On March 19, 2013, …

U.S. Supreme Court

European Regulators Issue Opinion on Mobile Apps - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WSGR ALERT<p>European Regulators Issue Opinion on Mobile Apps<p><b>March 22, 2013</b><p>On March 14, 2013, the European data protection regulators (the Article 29 …

Privacy

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WSGR Honored at <i>Global Competition Review</i> Awards Dinner<p>On April 9, 2013, in front of more than 220 attendees and after over 1,800 votes, the winners …

Antitrust Laws

DOJ's Antitrust Division Reverses Policy on Individual Carve-Outs in Company Plea Agreements - Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

WSGR ALERT<p>DOJ's Antitrust Division Reverses Policy on<br>Individual Carve-Outs in Company Plea Agreements<p><b>April 17, 2013</b><p>On Friday, April 12, 2013, the …

Antitrust Laws

Is convertible debt with a price cap really the best financing structure?

It’s been a while since I’ve written a substantive post. (I started writing this post in September 2010, but only got around to finishing</i> …

Is crowdfunding legal?

Below is an article that I wrote for Business Law Today, a publication for the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section.<b>Crowdfunding: Its</b> …

What is convertible equity (or a convertible security)?

Quick answer: convertible equity (or a convertible security) is convertible debt without the repayment feature at maturity or interest.<i>Background</i>Over …

More Evidence That Congress Misaligned the DMCA Online Copyright Safe Harbors (UMG v. Grooveshark)

Grooveshark runs a user-generated content (UGC) website that allows users to upload sound recordings and then allows other users to stream those recordings. UMG Recordings (a subsidiary of Vivendi, VIV:FP) sued Grooveshark for copyright infringement based on its users’ activities. This week, a New …

Gigaom | America’s Digital Library launches — without a peep from Google

Advertisement<p>The Digital Public Library of America opened shop this week, offering access to a rich repository of books, photos and more. The …

YouTube Again Beats Viacom Lawsuit

Viacom first sued YouTube in 2007; the case is now back where it started.<p>U.S. District Judge Louis Stanton, who first threw out the suit in 2010, had …

Unauthorised browsing of copyrighted material online is legitimate, says UK Supreme Court

The five judges of the Court unanimously said that if this copying only related to the viewing of content then copyright law would not be infringed, …

Google facing High Court case after UK maps rival submits complaint about its search practices

Streetmap said that its business has been negatively impacted on by the way Google's search engine indexes search results. The company said its court …

Rupert Murdoch set for $3.7m pay rise after News Corp split

Splitting News Corporation may mark a major defeat for Rupert Murdoch, but the media chief has managed to find a $3.7m silver lining in the situation.<p>The chief executive and chairman of News Corp, who was forced to divide the media business in two to stem the damage caused by the <i>News of the World</i> …

Police arrest Dutchman for alleged Spamhaus Web attacks

A BBC report says officials arrested the owner of Cyberbunker for his alleged involvement with the attacks that "almost broke the Internet."<p>Authorities in Barcelona have arrested a Dutchman for his alleged involvement with one of the Web's biggest cyberattacks, the BBC reported today.<p>Spanish police …

Cyber-attacks

LivingSocial Hacked — More Than 50 Million Customer Names, Emails, Birthdates and Encrypted Passwords Accessed (Internal Memo)

LivingSocial, the daily deals site owned in part by Amazon, has suffered a massive cyber attack on its computer systems, which an email from CEO Tim …

Cyber-attacks

Richard Dickson Elected Incoming Chair of Fenwick & West

<i>​</i><i>Chair Gordon Davidson Continues Active Corporate Practice</i><p><b>Mountain View, CA (April 25, 2013)</b> – Fenwick & West, a leading technology and life sciences …

Intellectual Property

World Intellectual Property Day - April 26, 2013

April 26 is World Intellectual Property Day. This year our theme is <i>Creativity – The Next Generation</i>.<p>Creativity is common to the whole of …

Google to change how it displays search results in Europe

Image: Paul Sakuma/AP/Press Association Images<p>Image: Paul Sakuma/AP/Press Association Images<p>GOOGLE HAS AGREED to change how it displays search …

AdWords

Practitioner Insights

Current events and related legal developments have a significant impact on the decisions you make every day. Now there's a single access point you …

Censorship in the digital age: ‘Words are more powerful than ever’

<i>As part of its Keep Toronto Reading festival, featuring Ray Bradbury's 1953 classic Fahrenheit 451, the Toronto Reference Library invited John Ralston Saul, president of PEN International, and Charles Foran, president of PEN Canada, to go to the library on Thursday to talk about censorship in the</i> …

Digital Age

YouTube Drops Price for Upfront Packages to Lure TV Dollars

YouTube is taking a novel approach to winning TV ad dollars during this year's Upfront season: lowering prices.<p>Google's video platform -- the world's …

Televisions

Q&A With Sheppard Mullin's Nick Setty

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 12:27 PM EDT) -- Nagendra Setty is a partner in Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP's San Francisco and Palo …

Intellectual Property