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Airbnb Terms of Service Updated to Include Mandatory Arbitration
6/6/2016 5:31:51 PM
Description: Airbnb, the popular travel accommodations app that allows private homeowners to rent their homes to travelers, has updated its terms of service to require those involved in disputes to use arbitration to settle issues. The new terms of service also


LoJack Wins Arbitration Case against Tracker do Brasil
5/16/2014 2:24:31 PM
Description:   The International Centre for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association has not only rejected claims against LoJack made by Tracker do Brasil but has also upheld counterclaims made by LoJack against the Brazilian company that


Arbitration Between Los Angeles Times and a Photographer Assists in Solving Copyright Dispute
12/19/2012 12:35:43 PM
Description:   Last year, photographer David Strick sued the Los Angeles Times and its parent company, the Tribune Company, for over 500 acts of copyright infringement but was denied the opportunity to litigate due to an arbitration clause in the Los


Copyright Arbitration: When Words and Ideas are Stolen
11/25/2012 8:37:31 PM
Description:   In a world where information is shared and exchanged almost instantly via the Internet and various digital devices, ownership of words and ideas can be seriously threatened in the blink of an eye.  This is why copyright arbitration is


Commercial Arbitration & Suits Proceeding in AMSC v Sinovel
1/10/2012 5:01:17 PM
Description: The multiple case dispute between American Superconductor Corporation (AMSC) and Sinovel Wind Group Inc., Ltd. has begun with a commercial arbitration over Sinovel's breach of contract in front of the Beijing Arbitration Commission. The breach of


Basics About the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011
8/17/2011 10:15:39 AM
Description: The concept of an Arbitration Fairness Act goes back several years, but the legislation has never yet been passed into law.  The latest incarnation of the concept is embodied in the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011, proposed legislation that


Superman's Domain Name Decided via National Arbitration
7/26/2011 8:30:16 AM
Description: The National Arbitration Forum has issued a decision in a domain name dispute involving keywords related to the comic book hero Superman.  The ManofSteel.com domain name was registered in October, 2001 by LBR Enterprises, two years after DC


Senate Judiciary Committee Examines Mandatory Arbitration
6/30/2011 6:54:01 AM
Description: Mandatory arbitration clauses were the subject of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday as the committee, chaired by Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy, examined how such provisions affect ordinary Americans' access to the judicial


Arbitration Forum to Decide Rock and Roll Question
6/16/2011 5:27:50 AM
Description: An arbitration forum will shortly hear the unusual case of a world-famous rock band trying to claim an internet domain name based on one of their biggest hits.  The British rock band Queen has recently filed a case against the site


What ADR Arbitration Agreements Should Cover
5/5/2011 3:07:14 AM
Description: ADR arbitration stands for "alternative dispute resolution.”  ADR has been growing in popularity for years as businesses, governments, and individuals increasingly understand that litigation is both slow and costly.  Another reason