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July 2016 Faruki Website Newsletter

Scot Ganow spoke to the Cincinnati Bar Association on June 30, 2016. Scot provided an overview of state and federal privacy laws as part of the.. Read More

Sixth Circuit Overrules 20-Year-Old Precedent: Federal Booking Photos Largely Exempt Under FOIA

"Open government is too dear a cost to pay for the mirage of privacy that the majority has to offer." - Circuit Judge Danny J. Boggs, dissenting. Two.. Read More

If You Practice in the Sixth Circuit, then It's Time to Reassess Your Standard Protective Order

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit just issued an opinion that should have all litigators who practice in its courts revisiting their.. Read More

Pokémon Stop! (Or Maybe Just Slow Down A Little)

You cannot swing a dead cat without hitting someone who is downloading and playing the new Pokémon Go game for smartphones (forget the cat, you.. Read More

June 2016 Faruki Website Newsletter

After an extensive nomination and research process for the Seventh Annual Global Law Experts Awards, Faruki Ireland & Cox has been chosen as the.. Read More

Summer Hospitality- Ways to Protect Yourself from Cyber Threats While Traveling

Summer travel is ramping up. And so are hackers looking to prey upon one of their favorite targets— the hospitality industry. Every year, the.. Read More

Look In the Sky! It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's State UAV Laws & Regulations!

Unmanned aerial vehicles ("UAVs" or "drones") are increasingly flooding our skies. Unlike the model airplanes or remote-controlled toys that many of.. Read More

Cleveland Indians' Chief Wahoo In Limbo

While the media has focused for years on claims that sports logos depicting Native Americans are disparaging, the issue is now front and center in.. Read More

Nominative Fair Use in the Second Circuit – A New Approach?

"Nominative Fair Use": what is this doctrine and how are the courts recognizing and applying it to claims of trademark infringement under the Lanham.. Read More

Serial and the Jinx -- Real Crime Programs

Solving cold cases is a goal for police investigators and journalists alike. Although the popular National Public Radio podcast Serial has not yet.. Read More