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Wai Choy

Wai Choy

Associate

Wai L. Choy is a corporate associate in the Technology, Media & Telecommunications Group. Wai’s practice focuses on technology, intellectual property, life sciences, Internet, and media-related transactions in a wide range of fields, including the entertainment, advertising, retail, and professional services industries.

Wai has experience structuring, drafting, and negotiating agreements involving e-commerce, cloud and other hosted services, content licensing and distribution, pharmaceutical and biotechnology collaborations, software and hardware, multimedia advertising, outsourcing, the provision of services and deliverables, data privacy, new media, and emerging technologies. He also routinely represents Proskauer in the drafting and negotiation of contracts with providers of technology-related products and services and advises the firm’s information services department regarding intellectual property and data security issues.

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Sixth Circuit to Construe Scope of CDA Section 230 Immunity on Appeal of Unusual Jones v. Dirty World Decision

How can a website operator lose the broad immunity for liability associated with user-generated content conferred by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA)? Section 230 has been consistently interpreted by most courts to protect website operators against claims arising out of third-party content, despite some less than honorable conduct by operators.  See, for … Continue Reading

Infringing Copyright? Think Twice Before Removing the Copyright Notice–It Could be Deemed “Copyright Management Information” Under the DMCA

A simple copyright notice (e.g., “© [Year of First Publication] [Owner]”) on a website can imply an assertion of ownership in individual elements of the website and constitute “copyright management information” under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), a Texas district court held.  A Texas investment company learned this lesson the hard way when it … Continue Reading

SEC Has Conditional “Like” for Social Media Disclosures by Securities Issuers—A Reason to Reevaluate Electronic Communications Policies and Practices

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission gave disclosures made through social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter a conditional “thumbs up” in a Report of Investigation it released on April 2, 2013.  Issuers of securities, the SEC stated, can use social media to disseminate material, nonpublic information without having to make any other disclosures … Continue Reading
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