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Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Insurance Coverage Law Blog

Covers bad faith, duty to defend, duty to indemnify, liability policies, reimbursement of legal fees and subrogation. By Dunn Carney Allen Higgins & Tongue.

http://www.insurancecoverageblog.com/
  • May 25

    Memorial Day 2009

    Memorial Day 2009
    I first ran the post below for Memorial Day in 2006 as a tribute to my Dad, who served as a soldier during World War II.  This is the fourth straight year for this post, and I'll continue to run it every year. 
  • Mar 19

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone

    Rigsby update: forgotten but not gone
    For those who remember the heady Katrina litigation days of the Ride of the Rigsbys -- appearing on ABC's 20/20, acclaimed as alleged whistleblowers -- these times are very different for the sisters. They've slipped in the…
  • Mar 16

    Insurance Person of the Year

    Insurance Person of the Year
    Nothing like giving the readers a lot of advance notice before an ultra-high stakes award like this is finalized, right? I'm a bit tardy on this, but hey, it's not like I'm on the advisory board of the Insurance Law Center and might have…
Rank this Week: 215

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Tick, tock

    Tick, tock
    Next Tuesday marks the end of this year's dreadful, pitiful ObamaCare Open Enrollment. Folks who sign before time runs out will have a March 1 effective date.Which of course means that they're uninsured for a month or so, so perhaps a Short…
  • Jan 23

    "X" for the Block!

    "X" for the Block!
    Last we looked, the previous administration was looking to hold up the proposed merger of Humana and Aetna:"The Department of Justice announced Thursday that it would file lawsuits against the proposed merger[s] ... there are [currently] five…
  • Jan 20

    Universal Life's Rocky Road: The Latest

    Universal Life's Rocky Road: The Latest
    As we've been saying for a long time, the first few Universal Life iterations contained the seeds of their own destruction. Flashing forward a bit, we more recently noted that carriers themselves seem to have a penchant for, shall we say,…
Rank this Week: 59

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

Covers bad faith, insurance coverage, D&O liability, excess and surplus lines, and more. By Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge.

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
  • Jan 18

    South Carolina Endorses Pro Rata Allocation

    South Carolina Endorses Pro Rata Allocation
    A new South Carolina Supreme Court decision has upheld a pro rata allocation of progressive damages. In the January 11, 2017 opinion in Harleysville Group Insurance v. Heritage Communities, Inc., et al., the court described that two…
  • Jan 13

    New Cybersecurity Requirements coming for NYS DFS Insurers, Producers, and Other Licensee

    New Cybersecurity Requirements coming for NYS DFS Insurers, Producers, and Other Licensee
    As previously reported and explained here, the New York State Department of Financial Services (DFS) promulgated a proposed regulation mandating cybersecurity requirements for all licensees, including insurance companies and producers, banks,…
  • Jan 11

    New York Passes New Insurance Law Establishing State Insurance Advisory Board

    New York Passes New Insurance Law Establishing State Insurance Advisory Board
    Effective on December 31, 2016, New York Senate Bill 7536 was signed into law enacting New York Insurance Law Section 201 (“Section 201”). Section 201 establishes the State Insurance Advisory Board (the “Advisory…
Rank this Week: 159

Integrity Marketing

Integrity Marketing

Marketing advice for law firms. From Jennifer Campbell of Integrity Marketing Solutions (IMS).

http://integritymarketing.typepad.com/ims/
  • Jan 24

    Could an Algorithm Really Replace Your Years of Experience and Knowledge in a Law Office?

    Could an Algorithm Really Replace Your Years of Experience and Knowledge in a Law Office?
    Think automating your legal marketing is too much technology? Here’s a wake-up call: computational law that makes an automated legal marketing system look like a walk in the park. One of the leaders in computational law is Stanford…
  • Jan 23

    Is Your Estate Planning Practice at Risk?

    Is Your Estate Planning Practice at Risk?
    The legal sector has always been slow to embrace change, and for a long time, that didn’t matter, but that’s no longer the case. At IMS, we work with estate planning and elder law firms across the country, and we see first-hand what…
  • Jan 20

    Are Defaults at Fault? Don’t Make These Basic Blunder

    Are Defaults at Fault? Don’t Make These Basic Blunder
    After years in your estate planning law practice, you’ve gotten good at anticipating questions from clients. The same thing happens at IMS, where we have a good idea of the kinds of questions that we’re going to hear. Often these…
Rank this Week: 900

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Jan 16

    Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures Seek Patent for Sensor-Filled Helmet

    Bill Gates and Intellectual Ventures Seek Patent for Sensor-Filled Helmet
    IPNews® - Bill Gates is among many inventors listed on a patent application for a high technology football helmet.   The helmet is designed to reduce forces and head accelerations due to impact.  The helmet also includes sensors…
  • Jan 4

    DJ Threatens to Sue to Get Trademark for Cat's Meowingtons Name

    DJ Threatens to Sue to Get Trademark for Cat's Meowingtons Name
    IPNews® - A famous DJ is seeking to protect his cat’s brand by suing a business who owns the trademark of his cat’s name. The cat, named Meowington, has extensive branding including use in social media and on merchandise, and…
  • Dec 22

    USPTO Denies Trademark Application for NHL's Newest Team

    USPTO Denies Trademark Application for NHL's Newest Team
    IPNews® - The name of the NHL’s newest team, the Las Vegas Golden Knights, is being questioned by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO claims that a likelihood of consumer confusion exists with a similar…
Rank this Week: 914

Inter Alia

Inter Alia

Covers internet legal research resources. By Tom Mighell.

http://www.inter-alia.net/blog/
  • Apr 8

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix

    Introducing the Friday Tech Fix
    I will wager that most of you don’t have a lot of time to keep up with the latest tech gadgets, apps, sites, and services. While I probably don’t have a lot of time for that either, I have come to recognize my tech addiction for…
  • Apr 8

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot

    Back to Blogging, and a Pivot
    From the looks of it, this is my first official blog post in over 6 months, and only the second post in more than a year. From the days when I used to track law bloggers, I definitely qualify as an “inactive.” I’ve been…
  • Sep 14

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look

    The iPad Pro vs. Windows Surface Pro 3: An Early Look
    If you happened to be sleeping or otherwise absent last week, you may have missed that Apple announced a few products. Being an iPad fan, I was of course interested to see the much-rumored announcement of the iPad Pro, a much larger tablet…
Rank this Week: 348

International Association of…

International Association of Franchisees and Dealers Blog

Covers franchise law issues.

http://www.franchise-info.ca/
  • Nov 15

    Why You Have Bad Customers -- Because You Trained them to be Bad - Operation

    Why You Have Bad Customers -- Because You Trained them to be Bad - Operation
    You Have Bad Customers Bad customers are everywhere. It is getting worse because many of your good customers are turning bad. How do you spot a bad customer? Here are some signs: Showing up with coupons, but no cash....
  • Oct 31

    What's in a Ranking? Plenty. - Marketing

    What's in a Ranking? Plenty. - Marketing
    Clients ask me all the time how important rankings are. Franchise Times, Entrepreneur, Franchise Business Review among others, all publish several franchise ranking lists per year. Here's my response. Everything positive you can show about…
  • Oct 11

    Tips You Can Use for Creating Franchisee All-Stars - Capital Area Franchise Association

    Tips You Can Use for Creating Franchisee All-Stars - Capital Area Franchise Association
    You spend a lot of money finding, recruiting, and finding new franchise operators. But, it isn't over, not quite yet. You have to turn your new franchisees into franchise insiders, all-stars on your franchise team. "Onboarding, also…
Rank this Week: 745

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jan 24

    Sean Spicer on Trump's Trade Agenda

    Sean Spicer on Trump's Trade Agenda
    For those of you trying to figure out where the Trump administration is going with trade policy, here are a few tidbits from Sean Spicer (the White House press secretary) at yesterday's press conference: QUESTION: (inaudible) news. After the…
  • Jan 23

    The TPP Presidential Memo

    The TPP Presidential Memo
    Here it is: Regarding Withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Agreement MEMORANDUM FOR THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE SUBJECT: Withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific…
  • Jan 23

    Executive Trade Action

    Executive Trade Action
    I haven't seen the presidential memo yet, but Inside US Trade reports: President Trump on Jan. 23 signed a presidential memo formally withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, assuring the Obama administration's…
Rank this Week: 69

International Extradition Blog

International Extradition Blog

Covers international extradition and transnational criminal defense. By McNabb Associates.

http://internationalextraditionblog.com/
Rank this Week: 229

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jan 23

    USTR Website Removes Information on the TPP

    USTR Website Removes Information on the TPP
    As predicted in our earlier post, the website for the U.S. Trade Representative has quickly removed the information on the benefits that the Trans Pacific Partnership would have had for the United States and replaced it with a statement…
  • Jan 23

    President Trump Withdraws U.S. Signature from the TPP

    President Trump Withdraws U.S. Signature from the TPP
    U.S. President Donald Trump has signed an Executive Order this morning withdrawing the signature of the United States to the Trans Pacific Partnership ("TPP").
  • Jan 21

    Women's Marches Protesting Trump Catch On Around the World

    Women's Marches Protesting Trump Catch On Around the World
    One day following the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. President, massive demonstrations and marches were held in Washington, D.C. and it cities all across the United States. Reports indicate that turnout for these events dwarfed the…
Rank this Week: 173

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 23

    Börnsen: Nationales Recht in Investitionsschiedsverfahren

    Börnsen: Nationales Recht in Investitionsschiedsverfahren
    Nils Börnsen has published Nationales Recht in Investitionsschiedsverfahren (Mohr Siebeck 2016). Here's the abstract: Das Verhältnis von Völkerrecht und nationalem Recht wird meist im Hinblick auf die Rezeption von…
  • Jan 23

    Bhandari: Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law

    Bhandari: Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law
    Surendra Bhandari (Ritsumeikan Univ. - Law) has published Global Constitutionalism and the Path of International Law: Transformation of Law and State in the Globalized World (Brill | Nijhoff 2016). Here's the abstract: In Global…
  • Jan 23

    Symposium: Reconsidering the Tax Treaty

    Symposium: Reconsidering the Tax Treaty
    The latest issue of the Brooklyn Journal of International Law (Vol. 41, no. 3, 2016) contains a symposium on "Reconsidering the Tax Treaty." Contents include: Symposium: Reconsidering the Tax Treaty Steven A. Dean & Rebecca M. Kysar,…
Rank this Week: 48

Internet Cases

Internet Cases

Legal developments involving the Internet and new technologies. By Evan Brown.

http://blog.internetcases.com
  • Nov 28

    Quora gets Section 230 victory in the Tenth Circuit

    Quora gets Section 230 victory in the Tenth Circuit
    Pro se plaintiff Silver filed suit in federal court in New Mexico against the online question-and-answer website Quora, alleging that statements made by two different individuals concerning his professional services were defamatory. Quora…
  • Sep 15

    Website operator faces copyright liability over use of allegedly infringing third party add-on

    Website operator faces copyright liability over use of allegedly infringing third party add-on
    The recent case of Live Face on Web, LLC v. Biblio Holdings LLC illustrates some important risks of which any purchaser of third-party technology services or deliverables should be aware. The defendant in this case faces potential…
  • Sep 9

    No liability for cable company that retained customer information in violation of law

    No liability for cable company that retained customer information in violation of law
    Court essentially holds “no harm, no foul” in case involving violation of federal privacy statute. The case fails to provide an incentive for “privacy by design”. Can a company that is obligated by law to destroy…
Rank this Week: 367

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Jan 23

    Women’s March London

    Women’s March London
    In a show of solidarity with the D.C. Women’s March, between 80,000 and 100,000 women, men, and very nasty children and babies marched on London. The March started in front of the U.S. Embassy on Grosvenor Square and ended with a rally…
  • Jan 23

    Angela Davis’s Speech at the Women’s March

    Angela Davis’s Speech at the Women’s March
    “At a challenging moment in our history, let us remind ourselves that we the hundreds of thousands, the millions of women, trans-people, men and youth who are here at the Women’s March, we represent the powerful forces of change…
  • Jan 22

    Messages from the More than Half a Million Marchers in DC

    Messages from the More than Half a Million Marchers in DC
    My husband and I flew to DC the day before the march on a plane packed full with other march-goers.  Friends who stayed in Vermont participated in the Sister March held on Saturday in the state capitol, Montpelier, where the State police…
Rank this Week: 40

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

Recent developments and commentary on regulatory takings, eminent domain, inverse condemnation, property rights, and land use law. By Robert H. Thomas of Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert.

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Jan 20

    Notes And Links From Today's Hawaii Land Use Conference Session On Reg Taking

    Notes And Links From Today's Hawaii Land Use Conference Session On Reg Taking
    To supplement your written materials for the 2017 Hawaii Land Use Conference, here are the decisions and other materials which we spoke about this morning at the 2017 Hawaii Land Use Conference: Leone: Hawaii Supreme Court oral arguments in…
  • Jan 20

    Little Pink House Movie Premiering

    Little Pink House Movie Premiering
    "Little Pink House," the movie based on Jeff Benedict's 2009 book, Little Pink House: A True Story of Defiance and Courage, about the backstory to Kelo v. City of New London, 545 U.S. 469 (2005), will soon be in theaters. We know about the…
  • Jan 18

    Ode To A Road

    Ode To A Road
    A question for those of you who do a lot of straight condemnation work: do you drive roads and highways with a slightly different outlook than the rest of the motoring public, especially on those roads in which you represented a property…
Rank this Week: 149

Iowa Law Blog

Iowa Law Blog

Covers business, employment, trust & estates family, real estate, regulatory compliance and utility law. By Sullivan & Ward, PC.

http://www.iowa-lawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court

    The Implementation of Electronic Filing in the Court
    In this day of technology, it is no surprise that the court systems are moving to using an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS for short) for parties to file documents with the Court, without even setting foot in the Courthouse. The…
  • Apr 14

    Service by Facebook?

    Service by Facebook?
    A New York judge recently entered an Order allowing a woman to serve her husband divorce papers via Facebook.  In Iowa, generally, a competent adult must accept service or be served in-person in order accomplish proper…
  • Mar 19

    Interactive Process in Action

    Interactive Process in Action
    If you’re not sure what the interactive process is supposed to look like under the ADA, peruse the facts of the 8th Circuit’s decision in Minnihan v. Mediacom.  I’m also going to summarize the facts below, but if you…
Rank this Week: 761

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

Iowa Workers' Compensation Law

By Paul McAndrew Law Firm.

http://iowaworkcomplaw.com/
  • Jan 23

    Why Due Process Matters in Workers’ Compensation

    Why Due Process Matters in Workers’ Compensation
    Today’s post comes from guest author Jon Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore. Two recent decisions from the state supreme courts in Oklahoma and Florida point out that how an injured worker gets workers’ compensation benefits is…
  • Jan 19

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker

    Removing The Safety Net: A National Trend Of Benefit Reductions For Injured Worker
    Today’s post comes from guest author Catherine Stanton, from Pasternack Tilker Ziegler Walsh Stanton & Romano. Benefits for injured workers continue to be under attack throughout the country. In New York, there have been a number of…
  • Jan 16

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer

    Vinyl Chloride Exposure and Cancer
    Today’s post comes from guest author Anthony L. Lucas, from The Jernigan Law Firm. Vinyl chloride is a colorless gas that is used primarily to make polyvinyl chloride (PVC). PVC is used to make plastic products ranging from pipes to…
Rank this Week: 971

IP Dragon

IP Dragon

Covers intellectual property in China.

http://ipdragon.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG

    IP Dragon has found a new den: IPDRAGON.ORG
    From now on, you can find new articles of IP Dragon on: ipdragon.org.So good bye to ipdragon.blogspot,com and hello ipdragon.org.All ipdragon.blogspot.com links will continue to be active, but will be redirected to ipdragon.orgAlso you…
  • Apr 7

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary

    Constructed Knowledge Works Like a Red Flag To An Internet Intermediary
     Shades of Red by Skram1 see ColourloversThe real question: "What shade of red will attract liability?"After publishing a draft of the copyright law, the National Copyright Administration comes now with a A Brief Explanation…
  • Mar 12

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol

    Chinese Movie Posters Give You "Double Vision" Without The Alcohol
    Clone and OriginalThe silver screen is known to bring out the imagination of people. However, China's film industry has not given birth to a poster child of creativity, eyeing laboriously to any movie that has some measure of success, Chinese…
Rank this Week: 340

IP in Brief

IP in Brief

Comments on developments in copyright and trademark law. By Andrew Berger.

http://www.ipinbrief.com
  • Jun 30

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement

    Will Be Updating LawLine Course on Protecting IP from New Forms of Online Infringement
    On September 17, 2012, I along with my colleague Don Prutzman presented a program at the firm entitled How to Protect Your Intellectual Property from New Forms of Online Infringements and Brand Attacks. I outlined why online infringement is a…
  • Apr 15

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial

    Will Moderate a Panel Dealing with Misuse of Social Media at Trial
    I will moderate a panel entitled “Avoiding the Googling Mistrial: Dos and Don’ts When Preparing for Trial in the Age of Social Media” at the Litigation Counsel of America’s 2015 Spring Conference & Celebration of…
  • Mar 19

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim

    Proving and Disproving Trade Secret Claim
    Dennis Murrell and Robert Theuerkauf from Middleton Reutlinger in Louisville explained how to prove and defend against trade secret claims at the IPI’s Ocean Reef winter conference. Here is a summary of their excellent presentation.
Rank this Week: 586

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    Federal Circuit Requires Standing to Appeal PTAB’s Final Decision

    Federal Circuit Requires Standing to Appeal PTAB’s Final Decision
    Although arguably foreshadowed, some may be surprised to learn that a party with the right to challenge the validity of a patent at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) may not have the right to appeal an…
  • Jan 12

    COVERED BUSINESS METHODS PATENTS — NOT SO BROAD!

    COVERED BUSINESS METHODS PATENTS — NOT SO BROAD!
    The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has reminded the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in no uncertain terms that covered business method review has limits.  In Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., 841…
  • Jan 5

    “It’s In The Game” – Proof Issues In Software Copyright Infringement Case

    “It’s In The Game” – Proof Issues In Software Copyright Infringement Case
    A recent Ninth Circuit decision in Antonick v. Electronic Arts, Inc. (filed Nov. 22, 2016), shows some of the proof issues that a plaintiff may encounter in prosecuting claims for copyright infringement in connection with software.  A…
Rank this Week: 823

IP Notiz

IP Notiz

Covers intellectual property law rights in Germany.

http://www.ip-notiz.de
  • Jan 16

    Neues Verfahren zur Löschung nicht benutzter Marken – Änderung des Schweizer Markenrechts ab dem 1. Januar 2017

    Neues Verfahren zur Löschung nicht benutzter Marken – Änderung des Schweizer Markenrechts ab dem 1. Januar 2017
    Ein Gastbeitrag von RA Michael Bopp, LL.M. Während bisher für die Löschung von nicht gebrauchten Marken im Schweizer Markenregister ein aufwändiges und teures Zivilverfahren nötig war, besteht seit Beginn dieses…
  • Oct 24

    IP|Event: Copycamp Polen

    IP|Event: Copycamp Polen
    Das Copycamp in Warschau findet nächste Woche vom 27.-28.10. statt. Das Programm und die Speaker finden Sie hier. Themen sind u.a.: Copyright and Art; Remuneration Models; Copyright, Education and Science; Technology, Innovation and…
  • Oct 5

    Entwurf für Urheberrechts-Richtlinie jetzt auch auf Deutsch

    Entwurf für Urheberrechts-Richtlinie jetzt auch auf Deutsch
    Der Text des Oettinger-Entwurfs wurde ja schon vor einiger Zeit geleaked, die Diskussion ist schon in vollem Gang. Der/die ein oder andere mag von den wichtigsten „Stellen“ aber bislang nur aus zweiter Hand erfahren haben, weil…
Rank this Week: 691

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    The CAFC considers oxidation in Zhejiang v. Kaneka

    The CAFC considers oxidation in Zhejiang v. Kaneka
    The bottom line:Under the proper construction, even without considerationof Dr. Sherman’s opinions, we conclude there is adispute of material fact regarding whether ZMC’s processesmeet the “oxidizing” limitation in…
  • Jan 23

    More on "myths" surrounding simultaneous independent invention

    More on "myths" surrounding simultaneous independent invention
    Further to the IPBiz post The theme of independent invention, and whether the same thing was invented , which in part discussed Mark Lemley'sMyth of the Sole Inventor, a previous post on IPBiz had noted:Separately, some commentary from Lisa…
  • Jan 22

    CBS Sunday Morning on 22 January 2017

    CBS Sunday Morning on 22 January 2017
    Jane Pauley introduced the stories for January 22, 2017, which featured events related to the inauguration of January 20. Ben Tracey did a piece on McDonalds, a trendy subject with the movie "The Founder." The piece noted the existence of…
Rank this Week: 44

iPhone J.D.

iPhone J.D.

A site for lawyers using the iPhone. By Jeff Richardson.

http://www.iphonejd.com/iphone_jd/
  • Jan 23

    Using the Is In Stock website to get Apple's AirPods ASAP

    Using the Is In Stock website to get Apple's AirPods ASAP
    Two weeks ago, I posted my review of Apple's AirPods. I continue to use them every day and really love them. In my post, I expressed optimism that it would soon be easier to find AirPods in stores. Unfortunately, however,...
  • Jan 22

    Hidden iOS features -- Mac Power Users podcast

    Hidden iOS features -- Mac Power Users podcast
    When I started publishing iPhone J.D. in 2008, one of my first posts was a list of my favorite iPhone shortcuts. I love learning about tips and tricks that you can use to make your iPhone or iPad more productive,...
  • Jan 20

    In the new

    In the new
    As many of us are focusing today on the vast differences between the Obama and Trump administrations, one thing that I don't expect to change is the belief that fighting crime is far more important that privacy. Thus, I expect...
Rank this Week: 539

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    The Michael Jordan case in China – to be continued

    The Michael Jordan case in China – to be continued
    The fresh ruling in December 2016 issued by the Supreme People’s Court of China (SPC) on the “Michael Jordan” 4+ years legal battle has attracted great attention (see a Guest Kat report here). There are many angles to the…
  • Jan 22

    Around the IP Blog

    Around the IP Blog
    Kluwer Copyright Blog* GS Media in the National Courts: Fresh Issues on the meaning of ‘for profit’"Lower courts can give fresh insight into the adjudication taking place at the highest national and European courts"…
  • Jan 22

    Sunday Surprise

    Sunday Surprise
    * PhD positionsKeep calm and get a Doctoral Degree.--> EUI Doctoral Programme is calling for PhD candidates. Application deadline: 31 January 2017. The Application Form for the 2017-2018 academic year (starting 1…
Rank this Week: 31

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 9

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question
    A good argument can be made that a given panel of PTAB judges will construe claims in the manner that makes most sense to them, regardless of the legal rubric they are assigned. Indeed, we can draw a direct analogy from the experience…
  • May 9

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge
    Facebook’s mobile advertising numbers were so good that its entire advertising revenue stream surged ahead 57 percent when compared with 2015’s first quarter, up from $3.31 billion to $5.2 billion. Advertising is the major chunk…
  • May 8

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court
    "Patent troll," the term employed by leading newspapers, magazines and online publications to describe how some patents are owned and used, provides a prejudicial impression of patent licensing that unfairly influences attitudes towards…
Rank this Week: 155

IRS Problem Solver Blog

IRS Problem Solver Blog

Covers IRS problems and how to solve them. By Darrin Mish.

http://www.getirshelp.com/irsblog
  • Jan 9

    My 2017 Top 10 List of Favorite Law School Blogger

    My 2017 Top 10 List of Favorite Law School Blogger
      Note: This list is compiled in no particular order and I read these bloggers on a consistent basis. Blogger: Eric Williamson Blog: University of Virginia School of Law New Bio: Associate Director of Communications, University…
  • Jan 6

    Trump Tax Plan – A Tax Attorney Fact Check Report

    Trump Tax Plan – A Tax Attorney Fact Check Report
    President Trump and Your Taxes – What to Expect We are about to have a new President here in the United States. That much we know. But a lot of people are wondering how the Trump Tax Plan will affect their taxes. As a tax…
  • Jan 2

    What Is An Offer In Compromise

    What Is An Offer In Compromise
    DARRIN T. MISH:  Good morning, this is Darrin T. Mish, the IRS Solution Attorney. KATRINA MADEWELL:  And I’m Katrina Madewell, I’m your co-host. I was just thinking what are we going to do if they decide they want to…
Rank this Week: 463

IRS-Hitman

IRS-Hitman

Covers IRS tax problems. By Richard Close.

http://irs-hitman.blogspot.com/
  • May 8

    Threat of IRS Phone Scam Continue

    Threat of IRS Phone Scam Continue
    Tax scams do not end with the tax season. The IRS phone scam continues to victimize taxpayers. Fraudsters make phone calls to taxpayers, pretending to be IRS agents, and inform them that they owe back taxes. They instruct the individual to…
  • May 1

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You

    How Late Payment of Taxes Affects You
    Every month your taxes remain unpaid after the April 15 deadline, you pay a penalty of 0.5%. In most cases, the penalty doesn’t go beyond 0.5%, but it can reach a maximum of 25% per month. Along with the penalty, you are also charged…
  • Apr 24

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan

    Benefits of a Retirement Plan
    Along with saving taxes, a retirement plan also secures your future. You can save more in taxes by choosing the right kind of retirement plans according to your financial situation. Before you select one, it’s important to know the…
Rank this Week: 716

ITC 337 Law Blog

ITC 337 Law Blog

Covers International Trade Commission cases and news. By Oblon Spivak.

http://www.itcblog.com
Rank this Week: 194

IurisCivilis

IurisCivilis

Covers civil and commercial law. In Spanish.

http://www.iuriscivilis.com/
Rank this Week: 606

Jack Bog's Blog

Jack Bog's Blog

Law and other thoughts by Lewis & Clark Law School Professor Jack Bogdanski.

http://bojack.org/
  • Apr 5

    Have a great weekend

    Have a great weekend
  • Apr 5

    Pay a compliment, then apologize

    Pay a compliment, then apologize
    This country is cutting out its own soul in the name of correctness.
  • Apr 5

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?

    Drive in from the Couv, *and* deal with MAX?
    We're intrigued by the reference, in this article about the CRoCk, to "Portland’s whizzy light-rail system, which many Vancouverites drive across the river to use." How many do you think is "many"?
Rank this Week: 74

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney…

Jacksonville Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers bonds, DUI, drug crimes and probation. By The Forbess Law Firm.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Jan 19

    JACKSONVILLE COUPLE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS WHILE A CHILD WAS PRESENT

    JACKSONVILLE COUPLE ARRESTED FOR DEALING DRUGS WHILE A CHILD WAS PRESENT
    SUSPECT NOT ARRESTED UNTIL MULTIPLE SALES A recent News4Jax story gives details into the arrest of Reco Benefield and Amber Troutman for drug charges and child neglect.   The news report states that an undercover Jacksonville…
  • Jan 4

    GROUP OF TEENS STEAL $18,000 WORTH OF PURSES

    GROUP OF TEENS STEAL $18,000 WORTH OF PURSES
    Teens Steal Purses in Coordinated Theft A recent report by News4Jax states that nearly $18,000 of high end purses were stolen from a Kate Spade store at the St. Augustine Outlet Mall.  The theft happened during normal business…
  • Dec 21

    SANTA ARRESTED IN JACKSONVILLE, ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS

    SANTA ARRESTED IN JACKSONVILLE, ACCUSED OF SELLING DRUGS
    SANTA COULD MISS CHRISTMAS On December 19, 2016 undercover detectives from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office arrested Isaac Earl Geiger for several narcotics charges.  Per a News4Jax story, the Sheriff’s office were…
Rank this Week: 825

Jacksonville Criminal Defense…

Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers DUI, DWI, armed robbery, assault, and gun crimes. By Law Office of David M. Goldman PLLC.

http://www.jacksonvillecriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
  • Nov 2

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect

    Explosive Pumpkin, Child Neglect
    A grandmother in Saint Augustine, Florida worked with her granddaughter to create green flames in their jack-o-lantern for Halloween, according to Jacksonville.com. The pumpkin ended up being an explosive, rather than the awesome Halloween…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
  • Aug 10

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure

    License and Registration Check: Illegal Search and Seizure
    “License and registration, please.”  If you have ever been pulled over by police, you have probably heard this phrase.  In recent years, Americans have grown more and more suspicious of police officers. With all that we…
Rank this Week: 726

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Jacksonville Divorce Lawyer Blog

Covers divorce, child custody, and child support in Florida. By Wolf, Atter & Wolf, P.A.

http://www.jacksonvilledivorcelawyerblog.com/
  • Jan 8

    My Marriage is NOT Irretrievably Broken, But My Spouse Wants a Divorce.

    My Marriage is NOT Irretrievably Broken, But My Spouse Wants a Divorce.
    Florida is a no-fault divorce state. What this means is that the Florida court judges do not need to hear testimony or be shown evidence to support that one party caused the breakdown of the marriage or that the breakdown of the marriage…
  • Dec 25

    Do I Qualify for Permanent Alimony?

    Do I Qualify for Permanent Alimony?
    Florida law allows for a court to grant various types of alimony awards. The types of alimony in Florida are lump sum, durational, temporary, rehabilitative, bridge the gap, and permanent. Naturally most people who would qualify as the…
  • Dec 19

    Modifying Child Support- What is a substantial change in circumstances?

    Modifying Child Support- What is a substantial change in circumstances?
    Parents often express a desire to modify or suspend their child support obligation. The reason for the desire often varies, I’ve heard things such as, the other parent doesn’t mind not receiving support, the child support amount…
Rank this Week: 847

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Jacksonville Personal Injury Blog

Covers elder neglect, auto accidents, and nursing home abuse. By Farah and Farah, P.A.

http://www.foryourprotection.com/
  • Sep 1

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim

    When to Seek Counsel From a Jacksonville Lawyer on a Personal Injury Claim
    If you have never needed legal representation before, you may view lawyers as a costly and unnecessary expense. However, when it comes to personal injury cases, in particular, choosing to handle a claim on your own could end up costing you a…
  • Aug 2

    What to Do in a Florida Car Accident

    What to Do in a Florida Car Accident
    Car accidents are a reality of life, but should not be financially devastating. Knowing your responsibilities and rights as a driver is important to recovering damages from a car accident.   Steps to Take After a Car Accident Florida has…
  • Aug 2

    Florida Medical Malpractice

    Florida Medical Malpractice
    Medical malpractice can ruin lives with injury or death. It is important for you as a patient to be informed about this issue. Knowing your rights and having a qualified attorney can assist you in recovering damages from medical malpractice.…
Rank this Week: 922

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Jailhouselawyer's Blog

Covers prisoners' rights and criminal justice in the United Kingdom. By former prisoner John Hirst Hull.

http://prisonersvoice.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 2

    Call For Support

    Call For Support
    Thursday, July 1, 2010Call For SupportThe Association of Prisoners is this generation’s attempt to give prisoners the voice we have long attempted to have heard.Many other groups and organisations exist which play a role in attempting to…
  • Jul 1

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch

    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign Launch
    Association of Prisoners - National Campaign LaunchBy Ben GunnWednesday, June 30, 2010We all know that dealing with PSHQ is task for the unwitting and dim-witted. They are a slippery bunch at the best of times. But PSHQ has been causing the…
  • Feb 21

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote

    Government in U Turn on prisoners’ vote
    Association of PrisonersContact: John Hirst FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETel: (01482) 341281 or 07766964583Email: john.hirst@myhaven.karoo.co.ukGovernment in U Turn on prisoners’ votesJack Straw…
Rank this Week: 207

JD Bliss Blog

JD Bliss Blog

For attorneys seeking career satisfaction, work/life balance and personal growth.

http://www.jdblissblog.com/
  • Feb 1

    Practicing Law Not Great for Your Health

    Practicing Law Not Great for Your Health
    According to a recent study by PsychSafe principal consultant Dr. Rebecca Michalak, lawyers have the worst health and well-being of any white-collar professionals. The study involved more than 800 white-collar professionals including 370…
  • Jan 9

    Guy Kawasaki Shares 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job

    Guy Kawasaki Shares 10 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Find a Job
    In a recent blog post, startup guru Guy Kawasaki explained how to use LinkedIn to find a job (please also check out LinkedIn for Lawyers 101 for a short LinkedIn tutorial tailored to attorneys).
  • Jan 4

    Interview: Michael Rothman: From Lawyer to High-End Private Investigator

    Interview: Michael Rothman: From Lawyer to High-End Private Investigator
    Career opportunities often fall into a lawyer's lap when he or she least expects it. The key is to seize the opportunity. A case in point is Michael Rothman who moved to New York and took a job in the...
Rank this Week: 491

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jan 19

    Lentz School Security, 2016 - 2017 Edition, by Mary Lentz

    Lentz School Security, 2016 - 2017 Edition, by Mary Lentz
      Lentz School Security provides useful guidance, practical advice, relevant statutes, and case law for addressing school security and safety issues. Topics include interviewing children, identifying volatile situations, and…
  • Jan 19

    U.S. Master Tax Guide (2017) 100th Edition, by Wolters Kluwer Editorial Staff Publication

    U.S. Master Tax Guide (2017) 100th Edition, by Wolters Kluwer Editorial Staff Publication
      The U.S. Master Tax Guide provides helpful and practical guidance on today's federal tax law. This 100th Edition reflects all pertinent federal taxation changes that affect 2016 returns and provides fast and reliable answers…
  • Jan 19

    Follow the new executive office at Regulations.gov

    Follow the new executive office at Regulations.gov
    The Presidential Inauguration is tomorrow, January 20. With the new president comes a new administrative office. Keep up-to-date with notices, proposed rules, and final rules from the executive office online at…
Rank this Week: 715

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 24

    Panelists discuss new accounting standards at PLI’s European securities regulation program

    Panelists discuss new accounting standards at PLI’s European securities regulation program
    By Jacquelyn LumbSEC Chief Accountant Wesley Bricker was among the panelists at the Practising Law Institute’s conference on securities regulation in Europe, which addressed new accounting standards, international financial reporting…
  • Jan 23

    Shareholder suit focuses on Time Warner’s Non-GAAP merger metric

    Shareholder suit focuses on Time Warner’s Non-GAAP merger metric
    By Mark S. Nelson, J.D.Shareholders of Time Warner, Inc. allege the company’s board misled them by filing a materially deficient proxy that left out information about how the company calculated certain non-GAAP financial measures…
  • Jan 20

    Mattel fends off suit over $11.5M severance

    Mattel fends off suit over $11.5M severance
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.A shareholder failed to make the case that Mattel wrongfully refused to attempt to recover $11.5 million in severance and consulting payments from its former chairman and CEO. Mattel’s press release announcing the…
Rank this Week: 150

Jobsworth

Jobsworth

Covers UK employment law. By Michael Scutt.

http://michaelscutt.co.uk
  • Feb 16

    Having a policy isn’t always enough

    Having a policy isn’t always enough
    In the day job we advise many employers on the need to have their paperwork in order, to have a set of properly drafted employment documents such as contracts and a staff handbook. Having a policy in place for a given situation helps the…
  • Feb 4

    #GreatLegalBake 2016

    #GreatLegalBake 2016
    I have been rediscovering an interest I long since forgot about: cookery or, more specifically, cake baking.  When I was a kid and also BWK (Before Wife and Kids) I did a lot more cooking and used to enjoy whisking up a quick cake or…
  • Apr 27

    Why do employers use settlement agreements?

    Why do employers use settlement agreements?
    The easy answer to that question would be that a settlement agreement gives employers peace of mind that a departing employee isn’t going to sue them, will return their phone and swipe card and not post nasty things on Facebook. A…
Rank this Week: 853

Joel Jacobsen

Joel Jacobsen

Covers criminal law, violent crime and the judiciary. Previously known as the Judging Crimes blog.

http://www.joeljacobsen.com/
  • Feb 10

    Sweet potatoe

    Sweet potatoe
    When was America discovered (by humans)? Not 1492, when Columbus sailed the ocean blue. First there were the people from eastern Asia, of course, who arrived many thousands of years ago. Lately there's some renewed debate about exactly…
  • Jan 17

    Getting back to blogging

    Getting back to blogging
    It's been a refreshing nap. But now I think it's time to get back to blogging. I came very close to burning through my remaining stock of idealism by writing Judging Crimes.  Practicing law means chasing trivialities in the pursuit of…
  • Jul 15

    439. Armed incoherence watch

    439. Armed incoherence watch
    The Chicago gun control decision was a great liberal triumph, the culmination of nearly 50 years of such triumphs.  It shows the wonderful influence William Brennan continues to exert beyond the grave.  (See post 365.)  
Rank this Week: 821

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Nov 12

    Guest Blog Post: Trustee Steve Sherrill, on the All School Meeting Address He Would Have Given

    Guest Blog Post: Trustee Steve Sherrill, on the All School Meeting Address He Would Have Given
    This weekend, we welcomed our trustees and many other alumni and parents to campus for meetings and also the 137th Andover-Exeter sporting contests.  Over the course of the last several days, I have received a lot of feedback about the…
  • Nov 9

    All School Meeting: Post-Election, November 9, 2016

    All School Meeting: Post-Election, November 9, 2016
    Good morning, Andover. We gather here in All-School Meeting after a night that goes down in American history as one of the most unpredictable and anxiety-provoking any of us has ever witnessed. I am well aware that this morning there ……
  • Oct 8

    All-School Meeting Introduction: Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld ’96

    All-School Meeting Introduction: Dr. Jesse Ehrenfeld ’96
    [These are my prepared remarks for the introduction to our All School Meeting on the topic of Youth From Every Quarter for Fall, 2016. I did not give these remarks verbatim in the interest of time, but delivered most of … Continue…
Rank this Week: 588

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense…

Joseph Potashnik Criminal Defense Issues

Covers Long Island criminal defense law. By Joseph Potashnik & Associates PLLC.

http://jpcriminaldefense.com/new-york-federal-criminal-defense
Rank this Week: 936

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Jottings By An Employer's Lawyer

Covers employment law cases. By Michael Fox.

http://employerslawyer.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed

    An Unusual Condition of Employment - You Must Be Armed
    A basic tenet of American employment law is that employment is at will, meaning that the employer can set the conditions of employment as long as it is not otherwise illegal.A Georgia businessman who provides aviation insurance has a new one:…
  • Feb 19

    Mandatory Arbitration and the Supreme Court - The First of Potentially Many New Day

    Mandatory Arbitration and the Supreme Court - The First of Potentially Many New Day
    As Justice Scalia''s body lies in state in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court this morning, my eye was caught by the first headline in today's Employment Law 360.The headline and lead:5th Circ. Starts Clock For NLRB Appeal Of Murphy Oil…
  • Oct 21

    40 Years at the Bar

    40 Years at the Bar
    I can’t honestly say what I anticipated 40 years ago today when I came to Austin to be sworn in as a member of the Texas state bar. But it is unlikely that I could have anticipated all the twists and turns, both professionally and…
Rank this Week: 824

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Jan 24

    Contract Theory: A View From the Other Side of the Altantic

    Contract Theory: A View From the Other Side of the Altantic
    Martijn W. Hesselink, Contract Theory and EU Contract Law, in Research Handbook on EU Consumer & Contract Law (Christian W. Twigg-Flesner ed., forthcoming), available at SSRN.Eyal ZamirSome analyses are particularly suitable for novices,…
  • Jan 23

    Infusing Civil Rulemaking with Economic Theory

    Infusing Civil Rulemaking with Economic Theory
    Paul Stancil, Substantive Equality and Procedural Justice, Iowa L. Rev. (forthcoming), available at SSRN.Linda MullenixFor the most part, civil procedure teachers are dedicated doctrinalists. Nothing wrong in that, especially if well…
  • Jan 20

    We Are Family, Aren’t We? Modern Families and Outdated Probate Law

    We Are Family, Aren’t We? Modern Families and Outdated Probate Law
    Danaya C. Wright, Inheritance Equity: Reforming the Inheritance Penalties Facing Children in Nontraditional Families, 25 Cornell J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 1 (2015).Camille DavidsonIn her article, Inheritance Equity: Reforming the…
Rank this Week: 269

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 303

Julie's Wills & Estate Planning…

Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog

Covers estate planning and probate. By Julie Garber.

http://wills.about.com/
  • May 31

    Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog Becomes Common Sense Estate Planning Blog

    Julie's Wills & Estate Planning Blog Becomes Common Sense Estate Planning Blog
    Listen up Wills & Estate Planning Blog readers - my blog has moved to a new location with a new name: Common Sense Estate Planning Blog. My About.com blogs aren't going away, they're just being transitioned into articles that will still…
  • May 27

    Why Does it Take So Long to Receive Your Inheritance?

    Why Does it Take So Long to Receive Your Inheritance?
    For certain beneficiaries of an estate or trust (you know who you are), the first question they want answered is when they can expect to receive their inheritance - cash is preferred, but a check will do just fine, thank you. What these…
  • May 21

    Does Your Child Need a Discretionary Lifetime Trust?

    Does Your Child Need a Discretionary Lifetime Trust?
    One of my roles as a former estate planning attorney and current trust officer for a private bank is to insure that my clients' estate plans meet their ever-changing estate planning goals. One question that private bank clients bring up on a…
Rank this Week: 878