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A Much Needed New Resource from LexisNexis for Professionals Who Work at the Intersection of Insurance Coverage and Intellectual Property Claims
Posted on 3 Dec 2015 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

LexisNexis is pleased to present a new publication, Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property Claims: Personal and Advertising Injury, Media Liability and Cyber Claims. It brings clarity to several overlapping forms of insurance coverage that can potentially... Read More

Advertising Injury Coverage: Defense by Independent Counsel Dangerous
Posted on 13 Feb 2014 by Barry Zalma

In June 2006, Theodore W. Lay, d/b/a Ted Lay Real Estate Agency (Lay), faxed an advertisement in regard to the sale of a particular property to Locklear Electric, Inc. (Locklear), and others. Because the facsimile message (fax) recipients had not given... Read More

Videocast: Scott Godes and Richard Bortnick Face Off On: Cyber Insurance for Data Breaches and Advertising Injury, and Defining Publication
Posted on 7 Sep 2010 by HB Litigation Conferences

Two highly experienced insurance coverage attorneys - Scott Godes of Dickstein Shapiro and Richard Bortnick of Cozen O'Connor - faced off during the "NetDiligence Cyber Risk & Privacy Liability Forum" held in Philadelphia on June 7 and... Read More

Duty to Indemnify – Personal and Advertising Injury– New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 19
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Sherilyn Pastor

By Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP As a consequence of competition, companies increasingly face business tort claims such as misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertisement, patent or copyright infringement, disparagement... Read More

Intellectual Property Insurance – New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 30
Posted on 3 May 2011 by David A. Gauntlett

By David A. Gauntlett, Principal, Gauntlett & Associates A limited number of insurers have historically offered insurance coverage for intellectual property claims, initially focused on reimbursement of litigation expenses in the pursuit of patent... Read More

Duty to Indemnify – Personal and Advertising Injury– New Appleman on Insurance Law Library Edition, Chapter 19
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Sherilyn Pastor

By Sherilyn Pastor, Partner, McCarter & English, LLP As a consequence of competition, companies increasingly face business tort claims such as misappropriation of trade secrets, false advertisement, patent or copyright infringement, disparagement... Read More

California Appellate Court Upholds Trial Court’s Dismissal of a Coverage Claim for an Alleged Advertising Injury
Posted on 7 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Kimberly L. Buffington , Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP In Oglio Entertainment Group, Inc. v. Hartford Casualty Insurance Company , 200 Cal. App. 4th 573 (2011), the California Court of Appeal concluded that an entertainment company's... Read More

No Coverage — No Duty to Defend: Personal Injury Offenses Must Be Alleged
Posted on 28 Aug 2014 by Barry Zalma

Business relationships are often contentious. When a contract to sell a product devolves into a dispute by selling the product under a slightly different name, suits are filed. Insurance is designed to protect the party insured against certain enumerated... Read More

McCarter & English on CGL Coverage for Advertising Injury: New Jersey Appellate Panel Weighs in on Blast Fax Coverage
Posted on 19 Sep 2011 by Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn

By Louis A. Chiafullo and Brett D. Kahn, Attorneys, McCarter & English, LLP The New Jersey Appellate Division's recent decision in Penn National Company v. Group C Communications may help policyholders secure coverage for Advertising Injury... Read More

Reed Smith LLP on Developments and New Directions in Coverage for Claims Related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Posted on 13 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By John S. Vishneski, III and Robert Deegan, Attorneys, Reed Smith LLP The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the "TCPA"), 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq . , protects consumers from unwanted calls, faxes, and text messages. This commentary... Read More

Second Circuit Holds No Duty to Defend Intellectual Property Claim
Posted on 26 Apr 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision titled Feldman Law Group v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 7787 (2d Cir. Apr. 18, 2012) , the United States Court of Appeals for the Second... Read More

California Appellate Court Upholds Trial Court’s Dismissal of a Coverage Claim for an Alleged Advertising Injury
Posted on 7 Dec 2011 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By Kimberly L. Buffington , Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP In Oglio Entertainment Group, Inc. v. Hartford Casualty Insurance Company , 200 Cal. App. 4th 573 (2011), the California Court of Appeal concluded that an entertainment company's... Read More

Second Circuit Holds No Duty to Defend Intellectual Property Claim
Posted on 26 Apr 2012 by Brian Margolies

Brian Margolies, Partner, Traub Lieberman Straus & Shrewsberry LLP In its recent decision titled Feldman Law Group v. Liberty Mut. Ins. Co., 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 7787 (2d Cir. Apr. 18, 2012) , the United States Court of Appeals for the Second... Read More

Reed Smith LLP on Developments and New Directions in Coverage for Claims Related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
Posted on 13 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By John S. Vishneski, III and Robert Deegan, Attorneys, Reed Smith LLP The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (the "TCPA"), 47 U.S.C. § 227, et seq . , protects consumers from unwanted calls, faxes, and text messages. This commentary... Read More