In a show full of implausible plot points, these latest developments have to take the cake.
By Jason Rantanen This post summarizes data on inter partes review proceedings and appeals from the Patent Office. Although the office publishes a monthly Patent Trial and Appeal Board Statistics packet, the narratives contained within that packet can create confusion as discussed in Michael Sander’s guest post earlier this year. Below are some of the […]
For years, when Stephen Colbert was on Comedy Central, he actually would discuss intellectual property issues with surprising frequency, including taking on SOPA back when it was a thing. Perhaps this is because he has a brother who is an intellectual property lawyer (who apparently works for the Olympics, which is not very encouraging). Show More Summary
With the supersaturation of.com domain names, most new domain seekers can't get their first choice domain name, and many have to rename products due to domain unavailability. Register your own name or brand under the new.tech domain with a one-year subscription to Radix '.tech' Domain for only $3.99. Show More Summary
How can you prevent your legal skills from deteriorating after moving to a small firm or solo practice?
A few years ago, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) seriously clamped down on the internet, with new regulations designed to silence criticism on the internet. There have also been efforts there to ban the use of BlackBerries and other devices that offer encryption. Show More Summary
Getty Images has a bit of a well-deserved reputation as a giant copyright troll, sending all kinds of nasty threat letters to people who use the images that Getty licenses. And even though it's showed some signs of adapting to the modern internet world, it hasn't given up on its standard trolling practices. Show More Summary
Political robocalls may be an irritating feature of modern campaigning, but that doesn't mean they don't deserve protection under the First Amendment, a federal judge ruled.
They fought for justice, and now Steven Avery says they don't even know what justice is.
Orlando might have been the last straw for this rule that was never fair and was obviated by science over a decade ago.
These allegations are stunning.
Should in-house lawyers accept invitations from colleagues to connect over social media?
I'm so glad I never have to take the bar exam again.
Small firm demolishes the local market with big raise.
Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday July 28, 2016. Today we are talking about Personal Injury. A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 28, 2016 at 6:46am PDT You may bring an action for damages against a...Show More Summary
Skype is A-OK for attorney-client privilege, right? Actually -- and you know this was coming -- it turns out the answer is a little more complicated than that. As electronic communication supplants the many ways in which we communicate with each other (and our clients), it has forced us lawyers......
Ex patent attorney Jason Throne has been ordered to pay fines to the tune of $4.84 million and spend a little under six years in federal prison following 14 years of conning his boss. In a word, the high flying patent attorney billed his employer Hunter Douglas with phony bills......
We've long discussed how Verizon has a bit of a pattern of getting billions in tax breaks and subsidies in exchange for fiber broadband it only half deploys. State after state, city after city, Verizon gets politicians to sign off on...Show More Summary
Law Blog rounds up the morning's legal news.
It's remarkable how TPP, a previously obscure trade deal known only to a few specialists -- and to enlightened Techdirt readers, of course -- has suddenly become one of the hottest issues in the US Presidential contest. But it's important to remember that TPP is still a live issue in many of the other participating countries too. Show More Summary