$500M Oculus Verdict Underscores Importance Of Non-Disclosure Agreements
A Dallas jury awarded ZeniMax Media $500 million against defendant Oculus VR despite ruling that Oculus did not misappropriate any ZeniMax trade secrets. Of the $500 million award, $200 million arose from Oculus's alleged breach of a non-disclosure agreement.
US Dept. Of Transportation Embraces Self-Driving Technology
The US Department of Transportation has indicated that it is ready to embrace self-driving technology. A proposed new rule by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) would require all newly built light-duty vehicles to carry vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication technology.
DMCA Notice-And-Takedown Is Good For Entrepreneurs
Professors Sprigman and Lemley wrote an excellent opinion piece in the LA Times explaining the value of the DMCA’s notice-and-takedown process. Hollywood and other BigContent groups have been pushing for an alternative “notice and staydown” measure that would require content hosts to invest in expensive technology to watermark/monitor content.