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Ossian Law Publications


“Social Media and the Law”, Practicing Law Institute, by Kathryn L. Ossian, Managing Editor (July 2013, last updated March 2018) available for purchase here

“Asked and Answered:  Kathy Ossian on the Equifax Breach”  Oakland County Legal News, Sept. 29, 2017 available here

“Mavrix Photographs, LLC v. Live Journal, Inc.” Leading Internet Case Law (June 2017) available here

“Gary W. Sgouros v. TransUnion Corp., TransUnion LLC and TransUnion Interactive” E-Commerce Law Reports (April 2016) available here

“Startup Legal Matters: Protecting Your Public Face” by Kathy Ossian,, May 12, 2015 available here

“Automattic Inc. v. Steiner: A US District Court has become the first to award damages under Section 512(f) of the DMCA for wrongful takedown” E-Commerce Law Reports (April 2015) available here

“Don’t Get “SMAC”ked Down: Ethic Pitfalls with Evolving Technology” State Bar of Michigan Law Practice Management & Legal Administrators Section Newsletter, Spring 2015  available here

“Startup Legal Matters:  First Things First!” by Kathy Ossian,, April 14, 2015 available here

“The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Aereo Inc. case” E-Commerce Law and Policy Report (Aug. 2014) available here

“Community Television of Utah v. Aereo, Inc.” E-Commerce Law and Policy Report (March/April 2014) available here

“The Hotham Case:  analyzing the scope of the DMCA” E-Commerce Law and Policy Report (November 2013) available here

“Understanding Developments in Cyberspace Law, 2013 ed., Kathy Ossian, chapter author of “Protecting Sensitive Information in Cyberspace: Recent Trends and Recommended Strategies” available here

Kathy Ossian’s eBook “New Approaches and Key Terms of Software Licensing” [Kindle Edition] (December 2012) is available now on

Kathy Ossian’s eBook “The Legal Risks of Mobile Payments:  Top Strategies for Minimizing Risk as a Stakeholder” [Kindle Edition] (November 2012) is available now on

“Personal Keepsakes, Inc. v., Inc., et. al,” e-commercelawreports, Vol. 12, Issue 06 (2012)

“Cloud Computing:  Managing Legal Risks and Ethical Issues” Institute of Continuing Legal Education, September, 2011 available here

“Alternative circuit to success,” (Interview), Crain’s Detroit Business, April 10, 2010

“Cloud Computing”  Forecasting a Storm of Potential Risks,” Corp Magazine, April 15, 2010

“Profile in Brief Kathryn Ossian:  Technophile,” (Interview), Detroit Legal News, September 17, 2009

“Legal Issues in Social Networking”  Institute of Continuing Legal Education – Hot Topics in Entertainment Law, Gaming and Internet Law, May, 2009 available here

Click here for a list of Kathy Ossian’s earlier publications.