Europe

Intellectual Property Law

Court rejects effort to trademark shape of KitKat candy bar

Education Law

Spelling error sparks police terrorism investigation of schoolboy, 10

Real Estate & Property Law

Hackers are stealing closing funds by intercepting lawyer-client email, experts say

International Law

IMF chief Christine Lagarde faces surprise prosecution over her previous work as finance minister

Business of Law

LegalZoom is acquiring a UK law firm

Human Rights

Northern Ireland’s abortion prohibitions violate human rights, Belfast judge rules

International Law

UK approves its first deferred prosecution agreement in bank’s bribery case

Business of Law

Will first law firm to go public face a shareholder suit? Stock prices seesaw with whiplash plan

Law Firms

This law firm is the world’s oldest

Internet Law

Belgium authorities ask for Internet silence on police ops; Twitterverse responds with cat memes

Privacy Law

‘Hand-wringing’ over digital surveillance is obstacle in terrorism fight, CIA director says

Careers

Goldberg Segalla announces partner’s firing on YouTube after he insulted Liverpool fans on camera

Constitutional Law

Hacktivist group’s ‘Million Mask March’ sparks protests at US federal courthouses

Law Firms

Goodwin Procter opens Frankfurt office with 4 partners from Ashurst

Your ABA

Choir of lawyers is a hit at Magna Carta celebration

International Law

Polish judge rejects extradition for Polanski; will US continue to pursue case?

Criminal Justice

Reports: Attorney facing disciplinary matter shot bar chairman, then himself, at French courthouse

Entertainment & Sports Law

Refilming ‘Escape from New York’ plot in outer-space setting violated copyright law, court rules

Privacy Law

EU court strikes down agreement for digital transfers of personal data to US

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court to consider whether RICO reaches acts committed overseas