Recent Publications - Nancy A. Del Pizzo


Lawsuits Highlight Looming Requirements for Handicapped-Accessible Websites
October 26, 2017 | Shari Claire Lewis | Nancy A. Del Pizzo | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Today, most businesses are e-businesses, and all e-businesses should take note. There has been an explosion in the number of lawsuits filed in the Federal Courts seeking damages and injunctive relief under Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12182(a) (the “ADA”) based on alleged failures to provide accommodations that enable …
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Minimizing Legal Risks When Using the Word ‘Organic’
July 27, 2017 | Nancy A. Del Pizzo | Intellectual Property
Nancy Del Pizzo’s article, “Minimizing Legal Risks When Using the Word ‘Organic’,” appeared in the July/August issue of Nutrition Industry Executive. The article details the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s requirements for the use of the word “organic” as well as what is considered false and misleading advertising for organic products. To read the article, click …
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Del Pizzo Published in Westlaw Journal
May 23, 2017 | Intellectual Property
Nancy A. Del Pizzo published her article, “Using Open Source Code for Development of ‘Proprietary’ Software,” in the May 10, 2017, issue of Westlaw Journal, Intellectual Property, Litigation News and Analysis. To read the article, Click Here. …
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Trump Administration Reverses Broadband Provider Privacy Protections
April 24, 2017 | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
On April 3, 2017, President Donald J. Trump signed into law S.J. Resolution 34, a partisan-enacted joint congressional resolution disapproving of (and thus negating) a rule submitted in 2016 by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”), which provided additional protections to consumers when using broadband services.  The result is a reversal in privacy provisions that were …
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Del Pizzo Quoted in Westlaw
April 13, 2017 | Intellectual Property
Nancy Del Pizzo provided the following comment in an article published in Westlaw’s Journal of Intellectual Property regarding Mavrix Photographs LLC v. LiveJournal Inc.: “This decision should put social media companies on notice to, at the very least, closely follow this case on remand and educate its ‘moderators’ on the DMCA, particularly its ‘red flag’ exception.” …
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Enforcing Copyright Without Having a Registration Certificate
December 6, 2016 | Commercial Litigation | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Nancy A. Del Pizzo’s article entitled, “Enforcing Copyright Without Having a Registration Certificate” was published in the December 5, 2016 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal. Click here to read the article in its entirety. Reprinted with permission from the December 5, 2016 issue of the New Jersey Law Journal. © 2016 ALM Media Properties, LLC. …
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Emerging Case Law Exposes ‘Bot’ Makers To DMCA Absent Copyright Infringement
October 19, 2016 | Intellectual Property
Nancy Del Pizzo has written an article for Westlaw Journal of Intellectual Property entitled, “Emerging Case Law Exposes ‘Bot’ Makers To DMCA Absent Copyright Information,” Click here to read the article. …
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Cybersecurity Rulings Tap Insurance and Standing Issues
August 25, 2016 | Intellectual Property | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law
Nancy Del Pizzo and Gene Kang have published an article entitled, “Cybersecurity Rulings Tap Insurance and Standing Issues,” in the American Bar Association’s Section of Litigation, Intellectual Property, Practice Points section. To read the article, Click Here. …
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New Jersey Legislators Seek to Expand Data Breach Notification
February 27, 2015 | Intellectual Property | Appeals
New Jersey legislators advanced a bill to expand notification requirements in the event of a data breach affecting New Jersey residents. The bill, Assembly No. 3146, passed on December 15, 2014, by a vote of 75–0 and was referred to the Senate Commerce Committee where it has not yet been addressed. The Assembly bill seeks …
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Craft a Stronger Defense by Distinguishing Parody from Satire
December 31, 2014 | Appeals | Intellectual Property
“Parody” is a technique used by artists in various forms of entertainment, from comedians to radio disc jockeys to authors. “Parody,” in the copyright sense, generally involves using someone else’s copyright-protected work and results in copyright infringement, absent a license for the use. In some cases, however, an infringer can successfully claim “fair use” as …
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