JD Supra Corporate Brief: Patent Trolls, Powdered Milk, FATCA Registration, George Clooney

Go on, pour yourself a nice tall mug of law news for the ride into work. You’ll be glad you did…

Could it be that some patent trolls play an important role in the country’s economic growth? (Burns & Levinson)

Canada is cracking down on corruption. Time to clean up your act, eh? (Morrison & Foerster)

Six powdered milk companies in China just got an expensive lesson in the perils of price-fixing… (Sheppard Mullin)

The IRS just made it a lot easier for foreign financial institutions to register for FATCA… (DLA Piper)

The American Medical Association just declared obesity a disease. So what does that mean for employers seeking to comply with the ADA? (Bracewell)

Want to trademark your new generic Top-Level Domain name? (Katten)

George Clooney’s latest role has him battling an activist investor trying to force Sony to sell its entertainment arm. Oh wait – that’s real life… (LEVICK)

Beginning October 16, telemarketers must obtain written consent from consumers before making prerecorded calls to residential and wireless numbers… (Ballard Spahr)

There’s a big stack of draft cybersecurity legislation waiting for Congress to return from its August recess… (King & Spalding)

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