JD Supra Corporate Brief: Social Media, Virtual Currencies, Patent Trolls, Generic Drugs

On this day in 1974, the Department of Justice filed its final antitrust suit against the AT&T Corporation, leading to the breakup of AT&T and its Bell System.

Have a social media policy? You’ll want to add these items… (JD Supra Perspectives)

Sure, Bitcoins and other virtual currencies present tantalizing investment opportunities, but look before you leap… (Ian Spear, Margo Tank, and Michael Zeldin at BuckleySandler)

USCIS just updated the E-Verify system to block social security numbers that are used fraudulently… (Lori Chesser at Davis Brown)

Mortgage servicers must adopt procedures for dealing with loans upon the death of a borrower… (Michael Proctor and David Thomas at Dinsmore & Shohl)

Does fixing the patent troll problem really require everything we can throw at it? (Annemarie Hassett at Goodwin Procter)

The FDA’s proposed rule on generic drug labeling could sow confusion and chaos – and lawsuits… (Corporate Law Report)

Two things employers can learn from the Obamacare fiasco? Be patient and stay flexible… (Peter Felsenfeld at Barger & Wolen)

The head of the CFPB wants to change the way lenders compensate dealers for auto loans… (Stephen Quinlivan at Leonard, Street and Deinard)

I’m rubber and you’re glue: the former CEO of Buckyballs, sued in May by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, just filed his own lawsuit against the agency… (Erin Bosman, Jeffrey David, and Julie Park at Morrison & Foerster)

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