1. JD Supra Morning Brief: Yoga Poses, Mobile Payments, Vacation Time, Fashion Law

    Well that’s that, then - the world didn’t end after all. And that’s a good thing all around, isn’t it? Particularly since it means another JD Supra Morning Brief:

    News to use now: mobile app privacy, HR as an anti-corruption tool, insider trading, the First Sale Doctrine, and more (Corporate Law Report

    Bikram Choudhury most certainly did not find his zen in the courtroom: the Central District of California just ruled that his yoga poses cannot be copyrighted (BakerHostetler

    The FDIC is concerned that mobile payments could open up an unregulated “shadow banking system” (Davis Wright Tremaine

    Ho, ho, huh? Santa would never sue the North Pole for lost wages, would he? (Duane Morris

    The Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program received 3001 tips, complaints, and referrals in fiscal year 2012, from 50 different countries around the world (Saul Ewing

    Offering your employees vacation time over the holidays? Make sure you’re doing it right (Akerman

    Massachusetts became the 12th state to allow the formation of benefit corporations on December 1, but it’s not likely to  be the last: more than a dozen others are considering similar laws (Foley Hoag

    Does time spent working from home count toward an employee’s FMLA eligibility? Maybe (Dinsmore

    Up for a fight? Sometimes duking it out with FINRA and SEC pays off (Sutherland Asbill & Brennan

    IP protection of fashion design is making strides off the runway (Ladas & Parry