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"Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property and Cybersecurity Risks."

By Scott Godes, Counsel, Dickstein Shapiro LLP. Can you think of many, or, in fact, any, companies that are risk free when it comes to the areas of intellectual property or cybersecurity? If you represent companies with risks relating to intellectual property and cybersecurity, what insurance coverage...

Buyer’s Remorse: Exclusions Serve an Important Purpose

No insurance policy covers every possible risk faced by a person or business. Liability insurance policies are written to cover certain risks faced by a person or entity at a price the person or entity finds affordable. Some risks can be easily avoided by operating honestly and in good faith. Others...

California Supreme Court Refines the Tort of Commercial Disparagement

The California Supreme Court has issued its decision in the closely watched case of Hartford Casualty Insurance v. Swift Distribution, Inc. , S207172. I reported on the Court of Appeals decision last year on this blog in the post "California Supreme Court to Decide Scope of Implied Disparagement;...

Ten Most Significant Insurance Coverage Decisions Of 2014 – Scaling Back Implied Trade Disparagement And Slashing Coverage For Markdowns

By Joshua A. Mooney [Editor’s Note: My colleague Josh Mooney is an expert on all things cyber, privacy and personal-advertising injury coverage. If you read his newsletter, The Coverage Inkwell, you know that. If you don’t, check out the newsletter here - thecoverageinkwell.com. For...