JW Media | VIA ePostcard – March 2019

March 28, 2019 | Newsletters

Jackson Walker VIA Media e-Newsletter – March 2019.



Two New Supreme Court Decisions Alter the Landscape for Litigating Copyright Infringement Cases

By Emilio Nicolas and Shannon Zmud Teicher

Copyright litigants should take note of two unanimous decisions handed down by the Supreme Court on March 4, 2019: Fourth Estate Public Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com, LLC, and Rimini Street, Inc. v. Oracle USA, Inc.  >> Find out what these decisions mean for the Copyright Act

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Strikes Down Key Texas Open Meetings Act Provision

“The remainder of the Act remains in place, including the requirement that every meeting of a governmental body be open to the public, the notice and agenda requirements, the requirement that final action always take place in a called open meeting, etc,” Paul Watler said in an interview.

>> Read more

With March Madness in full swing, we are looking back at two columns Bob Latham wrote regarding the “mythical” Cameron Indoor Stadium and the NCAA Women’s Final Four:

A Night With the Crazies

Having spent three years at the University of Virginia during the Ralph Sampson era, Bob Latham is not exactly a Cameron Crazy. However, while witnessing No. 1 Duke’s stunning loss to unranked Syracuse, he quickly discovered why Cameron Indoor Stadium has earned “mythical status.”

>> Read about the old-school venue

The Fantastic Four

Though the NCAA Women’s Final Four earned its place on the sporting map long ago, something magical happened in and around the American Airlines Center in Dallas two years ago that seemed to secure an even greater prominence for NCAA women’s basketball.

What gave this women’s Final Four enhanced resonance is that it visibly demonstrated that the women’s NCAA tournament has its own compelling story lines and its own rich, institutional DNA.

>> View the full article

Municipal Elections Rules: Easy to Understand, Often Overlooked

As Dallas voters head to the polls on May 4, 2019, to elect a new Mayor and City Council, Jonathan Neerman and Justin Lee remind individuals and political committees to take the time to familiarize themselves with campaign finance rules to avoid potential fines.

>> Get the details


Up and Coming: 34 Jackson Walker Attorneys Named to 2019 ‘Super Lawyers – Rising Stars’ List

Texas Lawyer: The Southwest Effect: How the Airline Changed the Legal Landscape in Texas

Texas Lawbook: Blockchain and the Future of Everything