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D.C. Court of Appeals Holds Net Neutrality Rules as Invalid

D.C. Court of Appeals Holds Net Neutrality Rules as Invalid   The United States Court of Appeals, Washington D.C. has ruled that the FCC Net neutrality rules are invalid because the Commission had previously classified the Internet as an “information service” rather than as a “telecommunications service.”   The ruling…>read more

No Comment January 16, 2014

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Disgusts Britain’s Got Talent Audience Baring Too Much Skin

VIDEO: Jennifer Lopez Disgusts Britain’s Got Talent Audience Baring Too Much Skin   Is America raunchier than Britain? Jennifer Lopez made two identical performances of her passable song “Live It Up,” one for the Billboard Awards and one for Britain’s Got Talent television show. She wore the same thigh-high boots and skintight…>read more

No Comment May 30, 2013

Mayer Brown Announces Two Major Additions in DC and New York Offices

Mayer Brown Announces Two Major Additions in DC and New York Offices   The law firm of Mayer Brown announced via a press release that former Federal Communications Commission (FCC) official Angela Giancarlo has joined the law firm. Giancarlo will work in the Washington, DC office as a partner in the firm’s…>read more

No Comment March 6, 2013

New FCC Rules on Loud TV Commercials Begin Tonight

New FCC Rules on Loud TV Commercials Begin Tonight   Television viewers will have their ears saved thanks to a new law that takes effect tonight. The law ends those commercials that are so loud that viewers have to turn down the volume on their television when the show…>read more

No Comment December 13, 2012

DOJ Confirms Appointment of Munger Tolles & Olson Partner Pomerantz to Trial Team in Antitrust Case Against AT&T

DOJ Confirms Appointment of Munger Tolles & Olson Partner Pomerantz to Trial Team in Antitrust Case Against AT&T According to the November 22nd wsj.com blog, “Munger Tolles’s Merger-Buster Joins DOJ Team”, the Justice Department confirmed in recent days that it had hired Glenn Pomerantz, a partner in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson, and an…>read more

No Comment December 1, 2011

Former FCC Attorney Joins Jenner & Block

Former FCC Attorney Joins Jenner & Block Ajit V. Pai, a former high-level Federal Communications Commission attorney, has joined Jenner & Block as a partner in its Washington, D.C. office.  At the FCC, Mr. Pai served as Deputy General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, and Special Advisor to…>read more

No Comment April 27, 2011

Net Neutrality Case Unbalanced

Net Neutrality Case Unbalanced The Federal Communications Commission has hit a stumbling block in its efforts to enforce net neutrality on internet providers.  Why?  According to Judge David Tatel of the U.S. Court of Appeals, there’s no law to cite.  Congress hasn’t passed a law…>read more

No Comment April 6, 2010

Morning Roundup

Morning Roundup Good morning everyone! Today is Thursday, March 25, and here’s a look back at yesterday’s news… Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman LLP take on the band Green Day for copyright infringement… Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli sues the federal government to…>read more

No Comment March 25, 2010

Former FCC Chair Reed Hundt is Moving to Skadden Arps

Former FCC Chair Reed Hundt is Moving to Skadden Arps Reed Hundt, FCC Chairman from 1993 to 1997, announced at a panel on the regulatory process at a Yale Law School Alumni function that he is joining Skadden. The announcement came after the moderator introduced him as a senior adviser…>read more

No Comment October 19, 2009

Patton Boggs Picks up Former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin

Patton Boggs Picks up Former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin Kevin Martin, who stepped down as FCC Chairman earlier this year, has joined Patton Boggs. Along with Jennifer Richter, Martin will co-chair the firm’s telecommunication practice. Martin was head of the FCC for eight years. Patton Boggs LLP is a…>read more

No Comment September 29, 2009