Issue 2 - March 2020 Celebrating the Work and the Life of Bob Cochran

Celebrating the Work and the Life of Bob Cochran

Introduction by: Dean Paul L. Caron 47 PEPP L. REV. i (2020) Pictured above are Presenters at the Festschrift in Honor of Bob Cochran, February 1, 2019:    Top Row:  Paul Caron (Pepperdine), Ken Elzinga (University of Virginia), Roger Alford (Notre Dame), David Caudill (Villanova).   Middle Row:  Angela Carmella (Seton Hall), Zach Calo (Hamad bin …

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Issue 1 - December 2019 Placebo Marks

Placebo Marks

Article By: Jake Linford 47 PEPP. L. REV. 45 (2019) Scholars often complain that sellers use trademarks to manipulate consumer perception. This manipulation ostensibly harms consumers by limiting their ability to make informed choices. For example, holding other things constant, consumers spend more money on goods with a high-performance reputation. Critics characterize that result as …

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Issue 2 – February 2018 PII In Context: Video Privacy and a Factor-Based Test For Assessing Personal Information

PII In Context: Video Privacy and a Factor-Based Test For Assessing Personal Information

Comment by: Daniel L. Macioce, Jr. 45 PEPP. L. REV. 331 (2018) As a central concept in American information privacy law, personally identifiable information (PII) plays a critical role in determining whether a privacy violation has occurred. Under the Video Privacy Protection Act of 1988 (VPPA), PII “includes information which identifies a person as having …

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Issue 2 – February 2018 Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions in an Era of Consolidation: A Review and a Call for Agency Collaboration in Antitrust Enforcement

Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions in an Era of Consolidation: A Review and a Call for Agency Collaboration in Antitrust Enforcement

Comment by: Anna Molinari 45 PEPP. L. REV. 405 (2018) Healthcare companies are consolidating at an alarming rate. From hospitals, to providers’ offices, to insurance companies, there are increasingly fewer consumer choices and more monopolies, which calls for heightened antitrust enforcement. Interestingly, antitrust enforcement authority in the healthcare industry is shared between the Federal Trade …

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Issue 1 – January 2018 Online and “As Is”

Online and “As Is”

Article by: Colin P. Marks 45 PEPP. L. REV. 1 (2018) Online retail is a multi-billion-dollar industry in the United States. Consumers enjoy the ease with which they can browse, click, and order goods from the comfort of their own homes. Though it may come as no surprise to most lawyers, retailers are taking advantage …

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Issue 1 – January 2018 Economic Protectionism: Irrationally Constitutional

Economic Protectionism: Irrationally Constitutional

Comment by: Joshua Park 45 PEPP. L. REV. 149 (2018) The Constitution is built on the principle that all citizens are created equal. Naturally, we believe that no law should be passed solely for the sake of benefiting one group over another. Yet, governments continue to pass economic regulations that have no purpose other than …

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