1. JD Supra Morning Brief: Browser Sniffing, Pizza Secrets, ATM Fees, Arizona Weed

    Heading home for the holidays this weekend? Make sure you take your JD Supra Morning Brief:

    Taking the highest pre-money valuation may seem like a good idea, but start-ups can set themselves up for failure if they focus on the investment rather than the investor (Fenwick & West

    Telemedicine uses multimedia technology to deliver clinical and non-clinical healthcare services to patients in remote locations. If doctors can meet state licensing requirements… (Dinsmore & Shohl) (Pullman & Comley)

    Looks like ATM operators will be having a happy new year – Congress just passed a bill that eliminates the requirement to post an external fee notice on ATMs (JD Supra

    Every business relies on trade secrets. But they need to create a culture of confidentiality if they want the courts to help protect those secrets on their behalf (Poyner Spruill

    The Federal Trade Commission “sniffed out” an online advertiser that violated the FTC Act (Ballard Spahr) (Proskauer)

    There are more than 300,000 medical marijuana cardholders in Arizona (Littler

    Michigan governor Rick Snyder just signed two right-to-work bills into law, making The Wolverine State the 24th right-to-work state in the country (JD Supra

    The EU is one step closer to creating a “unitary” patent that will protect IP in 25 member states through a single application (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff) (Foley & Lardner) (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff)

    $1.5 billion of the Brazilian national development bank’s $10.8 billion loan for the world’s third largest hydroelectric dam is earmarked for social and environmental programs (Foley Hoag

    One way to minimize the risk of whistleblower retaliation claims: hold an annual “ethics and compliance day” (Proskauer

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