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Legal Issues

Read: Who Owns Home Surveillance Footage, Other Related Legal Questions Answered

Who Owns Home Surveillance Footage, Other Related Legal Questions Answered

With the proliferation of doorbell cams such as Ring, Nest Hello and smart home security systems, the liability and ownership rights to the images is coming to the forefront.

Read: Trademarks 101: What Is a Trademark and Why Your Business Can’t Live Without It

Trademarks 101: What Is a Trademark and Why Your Business Can’t Live Without It

As a security sales professional with your own business, protecting homeowners and businesses may be your primary job, but so is protecting your brand value and image. Trademark expert Josh Gerben explains.

Read: Ring Gets Hit With Patent Infringement Over Video Doorbell

Ring Gets Hit With Patent Infringement Over Video Doorbell

Dealing with its second lawsuit in less than a year, video doorbell-maker Ring has been accused of stealing intellectual property from SkyBell Technologies.

Read: Vivint to Pay ADT $10 Million Over Deceptive Sales Lawsuit

Vivint to Pay ADT $10 Million Over Deceptive Sales Lawsuit

ADT says Vivint used deceptive sales practices to mislead ADT customers into signing long-term contracts.

Read: Ring Refunds ‘Protect’ Pre-orders Due to ADT Lawsuit

Ring Refunds ‘Protect’ Pre-orders Due to ADT Lawsuit

The ADT lawsuit claims the Ring Protect security and home automation system uses stolen IP from Zonoff, ADT’s development partner.

Read: Ring DIY Security System Sales Halted by ADT Lawsuit

Ring DIY Security System Sales Halted by ADT Lawsuit

A judge has temporarily enjoined Ring from selling its new Ring Protect security and home automation, suggesting the the company stole intellectual property from Zonoff that rightfully belonged to ADT.

Read: Congress Looking to Exempt Security Devices From No-Load Power Requirements

Congress Looking to Exempt Security Devices From No-Load Power Requirements

The Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act would exempt no-load power energy use restrictions for security equipment.

Read: ADT vs. Mike Harris: Court Battle for Ring’s IoT Assets Begins

ADT vs. Mike Harris: Court Battle for Ring’s IoT Assets Begins

IoT trial commences for ADT Holdings vs. Mike Harris, regarding Ring’s (Bot Home Automation) acquisition of Zonoff’s Z1 home automation platform.

Read: How Not Having Proper Documentation Can Ruin Your Company

How Not Having Proper Documentation Can Ruin Your Company

Legal expert Ken Kirschenbaum explains why you should always put everything in writing when it comes to employee contract details.

Read: Backyard Surveillance Bill Will Allow N.Y. Neighbors to Sue Over Outdoor Cameras

Backyard Surveillance Bill Will Allow N.Y. Neighbors to Sue Over Outdoor Cameras

A new law signed by Governor Cuomo will allow people to sue their neighbors over surveillance cameras they feel are obtrusive.

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