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Copyright controversy: nfl players’ in-game performances protected by individual publicity rights

Copyright controversy: nfl players’ in-game performances protected by individual publicity rights

In a decision issued Friday,February 26, 2016 the Eighth Circuit affirmed a summary judgment ruling against NFL athletes John Frederick Dryer, Elvin Lamont Bethea, and Edward Alvin White. The dispute dates back to 2009 when a number of ex-NFL athletes sued the NFL, alleging in part that the NFL misappropriated ... Read More »

Increase in ransomware leading to start-up company specializing in the technology behind bitcoin

Increase in ransomware leading to start-up company specializing in the technology behind bitcoin

Digital Asset Holdings LLC, a start-up company specializing in the blockchain technology for the financial services industry recently announced that it has entered into business relationships with Accenture, Broadridge and PricewaterhouseCoopers to ensure faster adoption of its product. According to chief executive officer at Digital Asset Holdings, “These alliances will ... Read More »

Is resale of electricity at electric vehicle charging stations a utility service?

Is resale of electricity at electric vehicle charging stations a utility service?

The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission (NHPUC) recently directed its Staff to investigate the implications of the resale of electricity by electric vehicle charging stations.  (Docket IR 15-510) New Hampshire has a statute that allows competitive electric power suppliers (RSA 374-F:7) but utilities may also provide tariffed electric service to ... Read More »

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