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Rick Roy, the CIO of CUNA Mutual Group shared his perspective with CUNA Mutual Group's CEO Jeff Post in their tag-team talk, “The CEO - CIO Relationship - Navigating Unprecedented Uncertainty" presented at the Fusion CEO - CIO Symposium, produced by WTN Media. They...

On March 3, 2009, the chairmen of the House and Senate Judiciary committees introduced companion bills that would reform the patent laws of the United States. A press conference was held to emphasize the importance of passing this legislation. These bills are part of the...

Prepare to enter the doldrums, because it may be the only way to get to recovery. In opening the Fusion 2009 CEO-CIO Symposium Wednesday evening, Gartner Vice President and Distinguished Analyst Jorge Lopez gave more than 100 information technology leaders tips on how to read cloaked...

On March 2, 2009, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnik This case presents a potentially crucial issue for copyright owners seeking to enforce their rights in court: Must a copyright owner obtain a copyright registration before...

Boer says Milwaukee's stable image an advantage for law firm In the world of international law, it's almost "sexy" to be from Wisconsin. It's even a competitive advantage. That might sound laughable if it wasn't coming from Ralf-Reinhard Boer, chairman of Foley & Lardner LLP, the biggest...

On February 17, 2009, President Barack H. Obama signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), commonly referred to as the federal stimulus package. As summarized in our Legal News Alert issued on February 18, 2009, a significant portion of the...

Organizations that experienced a data breach in 2008 paid an average of $6.6 million last year to rebuild their brand image and retain customers, according to a new study. Ponemon Institute, a Tucson based research firm, looked at 43 organizations that reported a data breach last...