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RCRA and Superfund: A Practice Guide, 3d, 2014-2 ed. (Environmental Law Series), co-authored by Caroline N. Broun, maintained her supplements for RCRA & Superfund Practice Guide from Baghdad while serving as a State Department lawyer at the U.S. Embassy, giving new meaning to the legal term "hostile environment". She is now advising the U.S. State Department in Geneva, Switzerland.

Copyright Litigation Handbook, authored by Raymond J. Dowd, presented the keynote luncheon lecture at the annual meeting of the Trusts and Estates Law Section of the New York Bar Association on January 28. Mr. Dowd spoke on the topic “Nazi Art Looting, Stolen Art and Our Museums: Why The Ghosts of The Past Still Haunt Us.”

Multidistrict Litigation Manual, authored by David Herr, was cited in the recent Supreme Court decision Gelboim v. Bank of America Corp, 135 S.Ct. 897 (January 21, 2015).

Federal Information Disclosure and Administrative Rulemaking, authored by James T. O'Reilly, was seen on C-SPAN, OCTOBER 17, 2014, at a presentation on government information gathering and transparency. The presentation is available online.

Cloud Computing Legal Deskbook, authored by Alex Major, appeared on Federal News Radio's, "Off the Shelf" on February 3, 2015, to discuss cloud computing and cyber security happenings in the federal procurement arena. The podcast is available online.

Norton Bankruptcy Law & Practice, 3d, authored by William L. Norton, Jr., and William L. Norton, III, was cited in the recent Supreme Court decision Executive Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison, 134 S. Ct. 2165 (2014).

William F. Patry's Patry on Copyright (PATRYCOPY) was cited multiple times by the U.S. Supreme Court, both by the majority and the minority, in a decision finding that laches is not a bar to actual damages for copyright infringement actions brought within the limitations period. Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., 2014 WL 2011574 (2014).

Dan Bereskin, author of International Trademark Dilution, was inducted in to the IP Hall of Fame in Amsterdam on June 23.

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