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June 15, 2012

One of the attractions of Pinterest is how easy it is to use. But management attorneys caution that it makes breaking copyright law easy too.

Pinterest just makes it so easy, without even requesting uploads (as sites such as YouTube or Instagram do), that the infringement can happen instantly and unthinkingly,” remarked Jonathan Ezor, assistant professor of law and director of the Institute for Business, Law and Technology at the Touro Law Center in Central Islip, N.Y.

January 2, 2012

In a case involving a car battery that exploded in a consumer’s hands, a federal court in New Jersey has reaffirmed the longstanding notion that retailers can be found strictly liable when they sell defective products. The Nov. 2 decision by U.S. District Court Judge Peter G. Sheridan potentially places a heavy burden on home improvement chains and other retailers considered “experts” in their industries.

November 2, 2010

A former Home Depot product category merchant was sentenced to more than two years in...

August 10, 2008

The paint industry scored a major victory last month when the Rhode Island state Supreme...

February 4, 2008

Lumberyard owners from around the country will make the pilgrimage to Capitol Hill to meet...