Monthly Archives: July 2011

IRS: Charity May Create 501(c)(4) Organization, Which Will Establish Political Action Committees, Without Endangering 501(c)(3)’s Tax Exemption

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has ruled that a health care system operated as a 501(c)(3) public charity may establish a 501(c)(4) social welfare organization, which in turn will set up two 527 political action committees, without impermissibly participating or … Continue reading

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European Court of Justice Holds eBay Can be Held Liable for Trademark Infringement Committed on its Website if it Plays an Active Role Affording Knowledge of or Control Over Data Regarding Infringing Offers and Sales

On July 12, 2011, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) held that an operator of an online marketplace–in this case, the Internet auction giant eBay Inc.–may be held liable for trademark infringement committed by sellers of infringing products offered on … Continue reading

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