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Patent Troll's 'Frivolous' Appeal Gets Punished $15K in Legal Fees

Newegg received vindication at the Federal Circuit last week when the court ruled that the case never should have been brought on appeal in the first place for want of jurisdiction, ArsTechnica reports. Newegg will receive $15,000 in legal fees from AdjustaCam in the ruling, about half of the......

5 In-House Resume Warning Signs to Avoid

Putting together an effective resume is an art. And if you're looking for a position in-house, you already know that your resume must be specially tailored for an inside counsel position. But accidentally including warning signs -- mistakes that make a hiring manager question your resume -- can undo......

Negotiation Tricks for Lawyers: 5 Body Language Tips

Whether it's putting together a deal for a client or clinching a better bonus for yourself, negotiating is an inescapable part of your legal life. You can prep for days, run through dozens of potential negotiating scenarios, and know just what deal you need to make in order to......

Non-Sequiturs: 11.23.15

There is life after a failed bar exam. Here's how to make it through. [The Anxious Lawyer] Get the full breakdown of the results of the California bar exam. [Bar Exam Stats] "Mayor of Roanoke not racist, says Mayor of Roanoke," and...Show More Summary

ABA Blawg 100

3 days agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

I'm happy to be there again, along with a number of other fantastic blogs still going strong (not to mention my favorite hall of famer).

Clinging To Relevance, Yahoo Prevents Ad Block Users From Checking Yahoo Mail

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Yahoo's been struggling for some time under the leadership of Marissa Mayer to become as relevant in the advertising and content space as contemporaries like Google and Facebook. By and large these efforts have not been going particularly...Show More Summary

Law School Is Where Hobbies Go To Die

Before law school, Gerald Ford was a stellar athlete.

Beyond B.C. Bud: Canada’s Marijuana Policies Are Getting Better

Canada is rapidly turning the corner on cannabis policy. Within a year it will likely have one of the most progressive cannabis systems in the world.

Consumers Increasingly Vulnerable to Cybercrime, Report Says

Consumers globally spent roughly $150 billion in the past year dealing with the fallout from cybercrime, according to a new report released Monday.

Do Bank and Market Safety Rules Conflict?

Federal Reserve officials are wrestling with a nettlesome question raised by their vast post-crisis regulatory powers: Are their strict new rules on bank safety undermining their mission to keep the plumbing of financial markets working smoothly?

If only the last Trump would sound: Trump University case continues

3 days agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Makaeff v. Trump University, LLC, 2015 WL 7302728, No. 10cv0940 (S.D. Cal. Nov. 18, 2015) Charlatan and budding fascist Donald Trump failed to get rid of many consumer protection claims against him and his “Trump University” (now renamed). Show More Summary

What Happens To A Texas Veterinarian Could Make A Difference In What You’re Allowed To Say

This Term the Supreme Court could issue one of its most important rulings to date on the legal status of occupational speech -- speech performed in the context of one’s occupation or profession.

Judge Kavanaugh, Dragnet Fan From Way Back, Shoots Down Section 215 Rehearing With Extraneous Surveillance Boosterism

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Once upon a time, a DC district court judge found the NSA's bulk phone metadata collection to be a violation of the Fourth Amendment. Wailing, gnashing of teeth and a round of appeals ensued. Nearly two years later, this judge (Richard Leon) reiterated his position after the appeals court overturned his decision. Show More Summary

Law Prof Sues Law School Over Admissions Data

What would cause a law professor to sue the school he's working for?

Comcast Tests Net Neutrality By Letting Its Own Streaming Service Bypass Usage Caps

3 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

By now, Comcast's strategy for fighting internet video competition is very clear. For one, the company is slowly but surely expanding usage caps into dozens of new markets. In these ever-expanding areas, Comcast imposes a 300 GB usage cap, then charges users $10 for every 50 GB of extra data they consume. Show More Summary

Caption Contest Finalists: A Sad Biglaw Bro In A Sad Biglaw World

What do Biglaw bros do when no one will hang out with them? Drink alone, of course!

court skips recent precedent, finds only anonymous communications are "advertising or promotion"

3 days agoIndustries / Law : 43(B)log

Arandell Corp. v. Walker, 2015 WL 7308649, No. 14-C-1279 (E.D. Wisc. Nov. 19, 2015) This case illustrates that lawyering matters a lot; courts don’t always know the most recent circuit precedent. Here, the only purported federal claim was false advertising under the Lanham Act. Show More Summary

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