Cort Lannin

Cort Lannin

Cortlin Lannin is an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office. His practice focuses primarily on antitrust litigation, including antitrust in technology industries. Mr. Lannin also has experience with intellectual property issues and has advised several leading technology companies on the application of copyright and trademark to Internet applications and services.

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SpectrumWatch: FCC Approves T-Mobile/MetroPCS Merger, Citing Competitive Benefits

On Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) approved the proposed merger of cellular service providers T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS.  In its written opinion and order, the FCC’s Wireless Bureau concluded that the proposed merger would benefit competition in the wireless market by, among other things, providing the combined company with greater spectrum resources for its … Continue Reading

FTC Publishes Guide For App Developers on Advertising and Privacy Issues

Last week, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) published a short guide for mobile app developers and entrepreneurs with suggestions on how to comply with basic truth-in-advertising and privacy principles.  The guide is entitled “Marketing Your Mobile App: Get It Right From the Start” and includes many useful tips. For advertising, the FTC advises that app … Continue Reading