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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...

California Appellate Court Upholds Trial Court’s Dismissal of a Coverage Claim for an Alleged Advertising Injury

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 insurance policy covering "personal...

Farella Braun: Coverage for Theft of Customer Credit Card Information

By Tyler Gerking, Partner, Farella Braun + Martel LLP In August, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ruled that there was coverage for first-party and third-party losses arising from the theft of customer credit card information by hackers under a crime policy's computer fraud endorsement...

A Lesson in Policy Drafting: Don’t Forget the Headings

When it comes to policy drafting the provisions get all the glory. And that’s not surprising. But Burlington Insurance Co. v. Eden Cryogenics, LLC, No. 14-66 (S.D. Ohio), [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], demonstrates that headings in the...

A Much Needed New Resource from LexisNexis for Professionals Who Work at the Intersection of Insurance Coverage and Intellectual Property Claims

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 respond to a variety of intellectual property...

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