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Afro-IP

Afro-IP

Covers African intellectual property news and views.

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Friday safari

    Friday safari
    Innovation and IP ManagementOpen innovation is the use of “purposeful inflows and outflows of knowledge to accelerate innovation internally while also expanding the markets for the external use of innovation”.…
  • Apr 15

    PAIPO: ARIPO AND OAPI SPEAK

    PAIPO: ARIPO AND OAPI SPEAK
    ource: ARIPO After a long time since we've heard concrete news about PAIPO, this Leo learnt this morning via Prof Yousuf Vadwa that ARIPO and OAPI held a consultative meeting in Harare last week, following which they released a…
  • Apr 14

    Don't you dare blame TRIPS again - Max Planck Institute declare

    Don't you dare blame TRIPS again - Max Planck Institute declare
    Although this Leo has an inherent bias towards another, he must say that any IP research by Max Planck Institute (MPI) does carry enormous weight across Europe when unleashed. (Also see MPI's work on European collective rights…
Rank this Week: 782

Texas Personal Injury Attorney…

Texas Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers Texas accidents. By Schechter McElwee Shaffer & Harris, L.L.P.

http://www.smslegal.com/blog
  • Apr 17

    West Marks One Year Since Fertilizer Plant Explosion

    West Marks One Year Since Fertilizer Plant Explosion
    April 17 marked one year since the tragic explosion at a West, Texas fertilizer plant that ripped through the small Texas town, leaving 15 people dead and injuring more than 300. One year later, it’s still unknown what caused the…
  • Apr 16

    1 Killed, 3 Injured In Explosion At Ammunition Plant

    1 Killed, 3 Injured In Explosion At Ammunition Plant
    One person was killed and three were injured Wednesday in an explosion and fire at an ammunition plant in Tennessee. Rescue workers were called to the blast site about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, said Michael Knight, a spokesman from the Bureau of…
  • Apr 8

    2 Missing After Mississippi Barge Capsize

    2 Missing After Mississippi Barge Capsize
    Two people are missing after a Mississippi River barge capsized while unloading steel coils in northeast Arkansas on Tuesday. The incident occurred at a terminal on the Arkansas side of the river, near Blytheville. Part of the river was…
Rank this Week: 544

Indian Corporate Law

Indian Corporate Law

Reviews Indian corporate and business law. By Umakanth V.

http://indiacorplaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    SEBI Announces the Specifics of Revised Corporate Governance Norm

    SEBI Announces the Specifics of Revised Corporate Governance Norm
    It was nearly a decade ago in October 2004 that the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) announced substantial revisions to the corporate governance norms contained in clause 49 of the listing agreement that applies to all public…
  • Apr 14

    Further Tax Scrutiny of Merger

    Further Tax Scrutiny of Merger
    In the last few years, mergers of companies (undertaken through schemes of arrangement that require the approval of the High Court) have been subject to greater scrutiny by the tax authorities. One example of a merger that was strongly…
  • Apr 13

    A Study on Ownership Concentration in Indian Companie

    A Study on Ownership Concentration in Indian Companie
    The shareholding pattern of Indian companies has been the subject matter of academic studies, which have consistently shown that Indian companies are controlled substantially by controlling shareholders (or promoters) who hold a significant…
Rank this Week: 613

RegBlog

RegBlog

A regulation blog, in affiliation with the Penn Program on Regulation. From the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 645

News Blog

News Blog

Covers auto accidents, drug litigation, and medical malpractice. By Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC.

http://www.cssfirm.com/news-blog/
  • Apr 17

    Risperdal Settlement of $5.9 Million in Montana

    Risperdal Settlement of $5.9 Million in Montana
    In 2008, Montana’s attorney general filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, claiming that it heavily promoted […]The post Risperdal Settlement of $5.9 Million in Montana appeared first on .
  • Apr 15

    Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlement

    Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlement
    Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific Corp, C.R. Bard Inc. and Endo Health Solutions Inc. all face large […]The post Transvaginal Mesh Manufacturer Sets Aside $520 Million For Future Settlements appeared first on .
  • Apr 14

    Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant

    Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant
    Alli maker GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare is voluntarily recalling all Alli weight loss products from U.S. and Puerto […]The post Alli Recall Voluntary but Significant appeared first on .
Rank this Week: 656

Aviation and Airport Development…

Aviation and Airport Development Law

Covers aviation law issues, including federal environmental and transportation regulations. By Chevalier, Allen and Lichman, LLP.

http://www.aviationairportdevelopmentlaw.com/
Rank this Week: 446

bevlog

bevlog

Distilling a million label approvals down to the ones that affect you. Tracks legal trends in beer, wine and spirits product approvals. By Lehrman Beverage Law.

http://www.bevlaw.com/bevlog
  • Apr 17

    Powdered Alcohol

    Powdered Alcohol
    First and for a long time, it was just liquid. Then it was whipped, solidified and not really vaporized. And now alcohol is powderized. I am not astonished that this is a real product — but I am absolutely astonished that this is…
  • Apr 4

    9 Common Needs Correction Issue

    9 Common Needs Correction Issue
    Earlier this week Robert had the pleasure of presenting a speech at the American Distilling Institute conference in Seattle. The speech was entitled “Needs Correction:  9 Common Label & Formula Controversies for Spirits at…
  • Mar 12

    Wine Growler

    Wine Growler
    Environmentally-conscious and corkscrew-phobic wine lovers alike will be thrilled to hear that TTB issued a ruling on March 11, 2014, allowing the filling of wine growlers by licensed wine bottling houses. The ruling is in response to a new…
Rank this Week: 787

Life Sciences Legal Update

Life Sciences Legal Update

Analysis and commentary on trends and developments in life sciences and health care law. By Reed Smith.

http://www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com/
Rank this Week: 856

Information Law Group

Information Law Group

Covers advertising law, privacy, information security and intellectual property.

http://www.infolawgroup.com/
Rank this Week: 755

Oregon Intellectual Property Law

Oregon Intellectual Property Law

Covers on intellectual property law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Oregon. By Kenan L. Farrell.

http://oregonintellectualproperty.com/
Rank this Week: 841

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

South Florida Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers auto accidents and consumer product recalls. By Freeman Injury Law.

http://www.southfloridainjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Palm Beach Bicycle Accident Attorneys Explore Psychology of Bicycle Rage

    Palm Beach Bicycle Accident Attorneys Explore Psychology of Bicycle Rage
    Not long ago, a video surfaced that quickly went viral. It depicted a motorcycle rider in Southern California plowing into a group of bicyclists along Mulholland Drive, sending the cyclists flying. As frightening as the video is, our Palm…
  • Apr 10

    Dorsey v. Reider - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Bar Fight Liability

    Dorsey v. Reider - Florida Supreme Court Weighs Bar Fight Liability
    On the surface, the issue of liability in a bar room brawl would seemingly be limited to those involved. However, the Florida Supreme Court in Dorsey v. Reider ruled that third parties can be held liable where the plaintiff can show those…
  • Apr 3

    Roe v. St. Louis University - Standard of Deliberate Indifference in Campus Sexual Assault

    Roe v. St. Louis University - Standard of Deliberate Indifference in Campus Sexual Assault
    Sexual assault on college campuses is a major problem, in Florida and nationwide. The U.S. Justice Department reports that in an average year, one out of every 20 female college students will suffer a sexual assault, with roughly 80 to 90…
Rank this Week: 786

Forced Migration Current Awareness…

Forced Migration Current Awareness Blog

Highlights web research and information relatd to refugees, IDPs and forced migration. By Elisa Mason.

http://fm-cab.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Admin: Spring Break

    Admin: Spring Break
    This blog will be quiet until the last week of April.
  • Apr 17

    Regional Focus: Europe

    Regional Focus: Europe
    Access to Protection: A Human Right = Accesso alla Protezione: Un Diritto Umano (EPIM &Consiglio Italiano per i Rifugiati, Oct. 2013) [text]- Spanish text with English summary.Bulgaria as a Country of Asylum: UNHCR Observations on the…
  • Apr 17

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific

    Regional Focus: Asia Pacific
    Publications:Asylum Seekers Left High and Dry in Indonesia (IRIN, April 2014) [text]Boat People, Politics and Humanity (Agora Dialogue, April 2014) [text]Expedited Processing of Asylum Seekers: The Future of Refugee Status Determination in…
Rank this Week: 661

Ninth Circuit Blog

Ninth Circuit Blog

Provides case summaries and commentary. By Federal Defenders of the Ninth Circuit.

http://circuit9.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    US v. Odachyan, No. 11-50253…

    US v. Odachyan, No. 11-50253 (4-17-14)(Clifton with Dorsey, D.J.; concurrence by Reinhardt).  How far does a judge have to go to evidence bias at sentencing?  Here, the court approached the line in sentencing when talking about…
  • Apr 17

    US v. Christian, No. 12-10202…

    US v. Christian, No. 12-10202 (4-17-14)(Fisher with Berzon; partial dissent by Alarcon).  The 9th vacated two counts of sending threats via email because the district court precluded the defense expert from testifying about diminished…
  • Apr 17

    US v. Emmett, No. 13-50387…

    US v. Emmett, No. 13-50387 (4-17-14)(Nelson with Paez; dissent by Nguyen).  The district court denied defendant's motion for early termination of SR for failing to adequately explain why the court denied the motion.  There was no…
Rank this Week: 702

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Aviation Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian F. Havel and John Q. Mulligan.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/aviation/
  • Apr 17

    India Wrestles with Control Issues After Loosening Foreign Ownership Cap

    India Wrestles with Control Issues After Loosening Foreign Ownership Cap
    A recent story from the Economic Times highlights the difficulties States encounter as they try to relax restrictions on foreign ownership of airlines without actually allowing foreign ownership or control. India has recently opened up its…
  • Apr 15

    European Commission Updates Banned Carrier List

    European Commission Updates Banned Carrier List
    Last week the European Commission released the 23rd version of its EU air safety list, identifying airlines that are subject to an operating ban or operational restrictions within the EU because of concerns about their level of compliance…
  • Apr 11

    New Tokyo Convention Protocol Covers Disruptive Passenger

    New Tokyo Convention Protocol Covers Disruptive Passenger
    ICAO has announced the adoption of a new Protocol to the 1963 Tokyo Convention on offenses committed on aircraft. The Protocol enhances states' authority to penalize passengers who commit disruptive acts on-board aircraft. It is now open for…
Rank this Week: 857

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Georgia Injury Attorney Blog

Covers medical malpractice, traumatic brain injury, and other personal injury topics. By Ragland & Jones, LLP.

http://www.georgiainjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Choking

    Choking
    Choking is a common occurrence in Nursing Homes. Nursing Homes and their staff have a duty under the standard of care to prevent an elderly resident from choking on his or her food. It can be prevented with proper care. Many nursing home…
  • Mar 3

    Fall

    Fall
    Falls occur in nursing homes. Falls can increase with age. Falls can be prevented. Bed alarms, floor mats, toileting plans, and regular nursing observations and an appropriate care plan can prevent falls. The nursing home has the duty under…
  • Feb 20

    Making Nursing Homes a Safer Place

    Making Nursing Homes a Safer Place
    Throughout Georgia our elderly are being mistreated and abused. Elderly residents are living in dangerous environments. Their Resident Rights, Quality of Life, and Dignity are being trampled upon. Just in the past year alone, I have…
Rank this Week: 716

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

New York Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident case updates and news. Published By New York injury firm Gallivan & Gallivan.

http://www.newyorkinjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Department of Transportation Conducts First-Ever Nationwide Campaign Against Texting and Driving

    Department of Transportation Conducts First-Ever Nationwide Campaign Against Texting and Driving
    According to figures recently released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 3,328 people were killed in 2012 as the result of distracted driving crashes. In the same time period, 421,000 people were injured as the…
  • Apr 9

    Motor Vehicle Crashes the Leading Cause of Death Among Teenager

    Motor Vehicle Crashes the Leading Cause of Death Among Teenager
    In 2011, teenagers aged 14 to 18 accounted for 21 people, or seven percent, of the population in the United States. Many of these young people were learning, preparing or just beginning to drive. However, according to figures released by…
  • Apr 9

    Attorney General: NYPD's Stop and Frisk Policy Has Conviction Rate of Three Percent

    Attorney General: NYPD's Stop and Frisk Policy Has Conviction Rate of Three Percent
    According to a November 2013 report released by the New York State Attorney General's office, only three percent of people arrested as a result of stop and frisk pled guilty or were convicted of a crime. The study, titled "A Report on…
Rank this Week: 845

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Apr 17

    A Supreme Court ruling against Aereo won’t spell the end of cloud computing

    A Supreme Court ruling against Aereo won’t spell the end of cloud computing
    Interested observers on all sides of the contentious debate over Aereo have focused a great deal on the implications for cloud computing if the Supreme Court rules against Aereo. The Court hears oral argument next week, and the cloud…
  • Apr 16

    Commissioner Wright Nails It on Minimum RPM

    Commissioner Wright Nails It on Minimum RPM
    FTC Commissioner Josh Wright is on a roll. A couple of days before his excellent Ardagh/Saint Gobain dissent addressing merger efficiencies, Wright delivered a terrific speech on minimum resale price maintenance (RPM). The speech, delivered…
  • Apr 15

    Getting efficiencies right at the FTC: Commissioner Wright dissents in Ardagh/Saint-Gobain merger

    Getting efficiencies right at the FTC: Commissioner Wright dissents in Ardagh/Saint-Gobain merger
    FTC Commissioner Josh Wright pens an incredibly important dissent in the FTC’s recent Ardagh/Saint-Gobain merger review. At issue is how pro-competitive efficiencies should be considered by the agency under the Merger Guidelines. As…
Rank this Week: 480

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais, Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Apr 17

    Coast Guard Targeting Potentially Hazardous Cruise Ship

    Coast Guard Targeting Potentially Hazardous Cruise Ship
    Last month the Coast Guard started surprise inspections of cruise ships it has flagged as potentially hazardous to passenger safety. The Coast Guard's reason for stepping up inspections of problem cruise ships is because the regular…
  • Apr 15

    Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park Animal Sculpture Severs College Student's Finger

    Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park Animal Sculpture Severs College Student's Finger
    The Miami personal injury attorneys of Brais, Brais & Rusak have been retained by a college student who suffered a partially severed finger injury due to moving metal horse sculpture located at Kenneth M. Myers Bayside Park in Coconut…
  • Apr 11

    Carnival Sunshine's Pool Deck Unreasonably Slippery?

    Carnival Sunshine's Pool Deck Unreasonably Slippery?
    We have received multiple calls from passengers who have slipped and fallen on the Carnival Sunshine cruise ship in recent months. The Sunshine was launched in 1995 under the name Destiny. The ship was in service since 1995 before being…
Rank this Week: 528

LexDigerati

LexDigerati

Focuses on technology policy, social media, intellectual property, antitrust and Internet isssues. By Glenn B. Manishin.

http://manishin.com/law
  • Apr 17

    Rockstar’s Patent Trolling Conspiracy

    Rockstar’s Patent Trolling Conspiracy
    The collective assembly of a patent war chest by the oddly named Rockstar Consortium -- all of the otherwise competing rivals of Google in the wireless OS space -- smacks of a horizontal conspiracy to raise rivals costs.
  • Apr 13

    Twitter Digest For Week of 04-07-2014

    Twitter Digest For Week of 04-07-2014
    Twitterstream from LexDigerati for week of 04-07-2014
  • Apr 6

    Twitter Digest For Week of 03-31-2014

    Twitter Digest For Week of 03-31-2014
    Twitterstream from LexDigerati for week of 03-31-2014
Rank this Week: 711

International Family Law

International Family Law

Covers international divorce law, international child custody, international child abduction and international prenuptial agreements. By Jeremy Morley.

http://www.internationalfamilylawfirm.com/
  • Apr 17

    Do We Have Enough Sensible Malays? Zaid Says Unable To Answer A Definite ‘Yes’

    Do We Have Enough Sensible Malays? Zaid Says Unable To Answer A Definite ‘Yes’
    KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Zaid Ibrahim lamented today the lack of empathy among fellow Malay-Muslims towards non-Muslims caught in inter-religious child custody tussles.The former de facto law minister pleaded with the Malay-Muslim majority to…
  • Apr 15

    IRAQ AND INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION

    IRAQ AND INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION
    Jeremy D. MorleyOn March 21, 2014 Iraq acceded to the Hague Abduction Convention, with no reservations, declarations or notifications.On April 14, 2014 the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq issued the following…
  • Apr 11

    Court hands win, loss to Hackensack law firm, Hasbrouck Height's dad seeking girl's return from Spain

    Court hands win, loss to Hackensack law firm, Hasbrouck Height's dad seeking girl's return from Spain
    By PETER J. SAMPSONhttp://www.northjersey.com/news/court-hands-win-loss-to-hackensack-law-firm-hasbrouck-heights-dad-seeking-girl-s-return-from-spain-1.857685An appeals court has reversed a $424,000 award to the daughter of a Hasbrouck…
Rank this Week: 595

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Adam Levitin responds to General Mill

    Adam Levitin responds to General Mill
    Here: By permitting, allowing, or suffering me to purchase any of your products or services, whether directly from you or indirectly through dealers, vendors, agents, or other third-parties, you agree to irrevocably surrender all rights to…
  • Apr 17

    A couple of Google v. Garcia amicus brief

    A couple of Google v. Garcia amicus brief
    Int’l Documentary Ass’n brief, now with actual evidence on standard contracts! Makes a nice pair with Netflix’s brief, which cogently criticizes Kozinski’s entirely typical reliance on “facts” not in the…
  • Apr 17

    ordinary consumer goods jump on the lawsuit waiver bandwagon

    ordinary consumer goods jump on the lawsuit waiver bandwagon
    We all knew it was only a matter of time.  Apparently not sure that merely buying a product with a lawsuit waiver on the wrapper would work, GM now seeks to bind consumers who visit its website or "like" its page.  Speaking of…
Rank this Week: 597

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
  • Apr 17

    Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!

    Happy 1st Birthday, DPLA!
    The Digital Public Library of America is one year old!  We launched in April, 2013 after a few years of planning and barnstorming the country for ideas, inspiration, and volunteers. While we postponed the launch celebration due to the…
  • Jan 20

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover

    Remarks for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration 2014 at Andover
    I am glad to see you all back here, safe and sound, in Cochran Chapel so that we can look ahead, look to the kind of community that we want to build.  We come together today to celebrate both community … Continue reading →
  • Dec 7

    What I’m Looking For in a Short Paper: Hacking Class 2013-2014

    What I’m Looking For in a Short Paper: Hacking Class 2013-2014
    I am teaching a winter-term seminar course at Phillips Academy to ten seniors entitled “Hacking: A Course in Experiments.”  I had a great time teaching it last year as well with ten students (I miss them!), and now have the…
Rank this Week: 580

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong

    Getting Google Glass All Wrong
    Image [cc] - Tedeytan Last year it seemed everyone was gaga for Google Glass. "Ooooooh, it's a computer for your face!  It's got a camera and can give you directions! It's just like your phone was permanently positioned 3 feet in…
  • Apr 15

    So, What Is Wrong With Law Firm Libraries Today?

    So, What Is Wrong With Law Firm Libraries Today?
    There was an interesting question asked on Twitter this morning by Patrick DiDomenico (apparently preparing for an ITLA presentation on the topic.) At first blush, it seemed to be phrased a bit on the negative side, but it really is something…
  • Apr 1

    Six New Geeks!

    Six New Geeks!
    You have probably noticed that for the last several years, the 3 Geeks have actually been 4 regular geeks and a slew of occasional contributors.  When Ryan came on as a regular geek, we briefly considered changing the name of the site…
Rank this Week: 776

The Florida Legal Blog

The Florida Legal Blog

Focuses Florida appellate and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals decisions. By Jeffrey Kuntz.

http://www.floridalegalblog.org/
  • Apr 17

    Florida Supreme Court: Pregnancy Discrimination Covered by Florida Civil Rights Act

    Florida Supreme Court: Pregnancy Discrimination Covered by Florida Civil Rights Act
    In Delva v. The Continental Group, Inc. (SC12-2315), the Florida Supreme Court held that pregnancy discrimination is covered by the Florida Civil Rights Act. Justice Pariente wrote the majority opinion and was joined by Justices Quince,…
  • Mar 26

    Dismissal With Prejudice for Discovery Violations Reversed

    Dismissal With Prejudice for Discovery Violations Reversed
    In PNC Bank, N.A. v. Duque (4D12-1799), the Fourth District reversed a trial court's order dismissing a complaint with prejudice as a result of discovery violations. In this foreclosure action, the defendant served numerous discovery requests…
  • Mar 18

    Fifth District Affirms and Issues Sanctions Order On Own Motion

    Fifth District Affirms and Issues Sanctions Order On Own Motion
    In Badgley v. SunTrust Mortgage (5D13-2500), the Fifth District affirmed the trial court's sanction order and, sua sponte, ordered "order Badgley and her attorney to pay, in equal amounts, the reasonable attorneys' fees and…
Rank this Week: 840

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Consumer Advertising Law Blog

Covers consumer marketing, advertising and promotional activities. By Arnold & Porter.

http://www.consumeradvertisinglawblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Representatives Introduce Bill Focusing on Genetically-Engineered Food

    Representatives Introduce Bill Focusing on Genetically-Engineered Food
    US Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) joined with Representatives G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Jim Matheson (D-UT), Marsh Blackburn (R-TN), and Ed Whitfield (R-KY) in introducing H.R. 4432, the “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act”: a…
  • Apr 16

    So Far, So Good for Washington’s Green Chemistry Law

    So Far, So Good for Washington’s Green Chemistry Law
    Manufacturers appear to be complying with Washington State’s reporting rule for toxic chemicals under its Children’s Safe Products Act (CSPA). The Washington Department of Ecology announced this week that spot testing of more than…
  • Apr 8

    Airlines Defeat Rabbi in Supreme Court Battle Over Frequent Flyer Mile

    Airlines Defeat Rabbi in Supreme Court Battle Over Frequent Flyer Mile
    Not even a Higher Power could save a rabbi’s frequent flyer miles from the High Court. In 2008, Northwest cancelled Rabbi Binyomin Ginsberg’s frequent flier account, relying on a provision in the program permitting Northwest to…
Rank this Week: 708

Director's Forum: David Kappos'…

Director's Forum: David Kappos' Public Blog

From the US Patent and Trademark Office.

http://www.uspto.gov/blog/director/
  • Apr 17

    Inspiring the Next Generation of Inventor

    Inspiring the Next Generation of Inventor
    Blog by Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee What do physicist Charles Hull, chemist Richard DiMarchi, and the late silver screen star Hedy Lamarr have in common? For…
  • Mar 28

    USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs Continues Building Support for U.S. Innovators and Entrepreneur

    USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs Continues Building Support for U.S. Innovators and Entrepreneur
    Guest blog by Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs Shira Perlmutter In the first quarter of fiscal year 2014, the Office of Policy and International Affairs (OPIA) conducted dozens of programs designed to provide…
  • Mar 25

    An Update on Our Satellite Office

    An Update on Our Satellite Office
    Blog by Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO Michelle K. LeeAs we’ve done in the past, I’d like to take a moment to fill you in on the status of our satellite offices in…
Rank this Week: 738

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Covers Illinois nursing homes and information for nursing home residents, family members, ombudsmen, resident advocates, elder law attorneys and nursing home staff. By Levin & Perconti.

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 17

    Nursing Home Sexual Assault Case Ends with Unique $10 Million Settlement

    Nursing Home Sexual Assault Case Ends with Unique $10 Million Settlement
    News spread last year about a horrific case of sexual assault perpetrated by a caregiver as a senior home. According to reports, the perpetrator was employed as an assistant at a nursing home. At some point on his shift, the 30 year old man…
  • Apr 15

    New Study Shows Strokes Misdiagnosed in Many Case

    New Study Shows Strokes Misdiagnosed in Many Case
    MedPage Today reports that a new study shows that many strokes may be missed in hospital emergency departments in the days before the problems of the stroke become obvious. Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose strokes can have devastating…
  • Apr 12

    Hepatitis C Outbreak in Nursing Home

    Hepatitis C Outbreak in Nursing Home
    The first lawsuit stemming from a hepatitis C outbreak in a North Dakota nursing home has been filed, according to reports. Two victims are seeking monetary damages from ManorCare Health Services, and they may not be alone. 42 other people…
Rank this Week: 816

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
Rank this Week: 798

Socially Aware Blog

Socially Aware Blog

Covers the law and business of social media. By Morrison Foerster.

http://www.sociallyawareblog.com/
Rank this Week: 850

Third Circuit Blog

Third Circuit Blog

Case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Third Circuit.

http://circuit3.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 647

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Apr 17

    New Research Report: Mohammed Morsi Trial

    New Research Report: Mohammed Morsi Trial
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Egypt: Mohammed Morsi Trial. This report provides a brief overview of the trial of former President Mohamed Morsi, which began on September 1, 2013. It discusses the alleged…
  • Apr 16

    New Research Report: Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture

    New Research Report: Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Legislation on Use of Water in Agriculture. This report summarizes legislation concerning the agricultural use of water in nineteen countries in Latin America, the Middle East, and…
  • Apr 15

    New Research Report: European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine

    New Research Report: European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, European Court of Human Rights and the Parot Doctrine. In 2006, the Supreme Court of Spain adopted the so-called "Parot Doctrine" in which it established that sentence reductions…
Rank this Week: 795

eMedia Law

eMedia Law

Covers internet marketing and online media. By Travis Crabtree.

http://www.emedialaw.com/
  • Apr 17

    Infographic: The Use of Images From The Web on Your Site, Newspaper or Broadcast

    Infographic: The Use of Images From The Web on Your Site, Newspaper or Broadcast
    We created this infographic for some of our media clients to give them a one-page cheat sheet on the analysis they need to do when trying to decide whether they can use an image from the internet in a pinch. The infographic includes all the…
  • Apr 9

    #SMH-butnotacontestorsweepstakes – Check your online promotion hashtag or face scrutiny from the FTC

    #SMH-butnotacontestorsweepstakes – Check your online promotion hashtag or face scrutiny from the FTC
    As we have reported before, the Federal Trade Commission requires the disclosure of any “material connection” offered in exchange for an online endorsement or post in their Online Endorsement Guidelines. Now, they are applying…
  • Mar 14

    The Law of Online Promotion

    The Law of Online Promotion
    I recently did a CLE presentation on making your online promotions legally compliant.  I hope to be able to share some video with you soon, but if you like reviewing PowerPoints (and who doesn’t?), then enjoy.   Online…
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Workplace Class Action Blog

Workplace Class Action Blog

Covers class action litigation issues, including class certification, discovery and defense strategies. By Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

http://www.workplaceclassaction.com/
Rank this Week: 646

Family Lore

Family Lore

Covers child support, divorce, property and chiildren. By John Boich.

http://www.familylore.co.uk/
  • Apr 17

    Thursday Review: All... family... lawed... out...

    Thursday Review: All... family... lawed... out...
    It's all happening...The Ministry of Justice has asked the Family Justice Council to take forward the Law Commission’s recommendation to clarify the law of “financial needs” on divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership.…
  • Apr 16

    Confused by all the changes coming in on the 22nd? Where to find the answers.

    Confused by all the changes coming in on the 22nd? Where to find the answers.
    We may be on the cusp of history, but there are an awful lot of changes happening in family law, and an unprecedented amount of new material for practitioners to assimilate. Thankfully, however, there are a number of good resources around the…
  • Apr 15

    Family Lore Clinic: How can a contact order be enforced following 22 April 2014 family law changes?

    Family Lore Clinic: How can a contact order be enforced following 22 April 2014 family law changes?
    I assume that this is referring to the introduction of child arrangements orders on the 22nd of April, and their effect upon contact enforcement orders under section 11J of the Children Act. Under s.11J(2) if the court is satisfied beyond…
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Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
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Orange County Business & Entertainment Law

Covers business, entertainment, restaurant, retail and landlord/tenant law. By Ashley C. L. Brown.

http://ocbusinessentertainmentlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    Your LinkedIn Contact Lauren Zahringer Joined OPPRTUNITY

    Your LinkedIn Contact Lauren Zahringer Joined OPPRTUNITY
    2 Minute Sign-Up! Lauren Zahringer is using OPPRTUNITY to discover hidden business opportunities within his/her LinkedIn network. Create your own OPPRTUNITY profile and find out if you have an opportunity to do business with Lauren…
  • Apr 13

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Lake County Illinois Car Accident…

Lake County Illinois Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers car, bike and train accidents. By Elman Law Group LLC.

http://www.lakecountyillinoiscaraccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On April 16, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On April 16, 2014
    On Wednesday (April 16, 2014) there were various Lake County, Illinois crashes and assorted traffic hazards. Listed below are some of these various Lake County vehicle accidents and traffic hazards on April 16, as well as where they…
  • Apr 10

    Woman Hit By Pickup Truck In Waukegan

    Woman Hit By Pickup Truck In Waukegan
    Late this afternoon (April 10, 2014) a woman was struck by a pickup truck just outside of the Lake County Courthouse (at Washington Street and Martin Luther King Drive) in Waukegan, Illinois. An excerpt from the Lake County News-Sun…
  • Apr 10

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On April 9, 2014

    Lake County, Illinois Vehicle Accidents On April 9, 2014
    On Thursday (April 9, 2014) there were various Lake County, Illinois crashes and assorted traffic hazards. Listed below are some of these various Lake County vehicle accidents and traffic hazards of April 9, as well as their…
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Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Apr 17

    Tech Thursday: Portable Battery Charger

    Tech Thursday: Portable Battery Charger
    Don't you just hate it when your phone dies? Until they invent a battery that lasts forever, we're all at the mercy of our battery. Well, there is hope. The portable battery charger! Stewart Wolpin gives us his choice of...
  • Apr 10

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole

    Tech Thursday: The Heartbleed Security Hole
    A security bulletin was recently announced that affects many servers that use a form of encryption known as OpenSSL. The problem is being called "Heartbleed". Gail Sullivan of The Washington Post writes in her article "Heartbleed: What you…
  • Apr 3

    Tech Thursday: Searching With Google

    Tech Thursday: Searching With Google
    Ever wonder why your Google searches come up empty or with the wrong information? Suzanne Kantra's article "11 Google Search Tips Everyone Should Know" gives you some great tips on how to refine your searches. You can read her article...
Rank this Week: 541

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, April 17, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Thursday, April 17, 2014: A Star Quarterback Accused, and a Flawed Rape InvestigationCalling All Innovative Lawyers, Law Firms and Other Legal Service Providers! …
  • Apr 16

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Wednesday, April 16, 2014:Tips TuesdayHow law firm mergers can go wrong This week at the SCC Overtime class actions: directors take note of your potential exposure - Canadian…
  • Apr 15

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, April 15, 2014

    140 Law - Legal Headlines for Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter for Tuesday, April 15, 2014:Cash Store seeks bankruptcy protection after Ontario suspends payday loan ... - Financial Post Maple Leaf Gardens sex offender to plead guilty to 103…
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Law & Economics Prof Blog

Law & Economics Prof Blog

Edited by Murat C. Mungan, David Gamage, Eric Rasmusen, Ben Depoorter, Gerrit de Geest, Shi-Ling Hsu, Manuel A. Utset, Jr., Brian Galle and Yuval Feldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/law_econ/
  • Apr 17

    How Much Should Government Profit from Student Loans?

    How Much Should Government Profit from Student Loans?
    Slate’s Jordan Weissman has an interesting story on CBO’s projections for the profitability of the three main federal direct student lending programs. The projections are reasonably big -- about $15 billion per year, of which $12 billion…
  • Apr 16

    Paul Krugman Takes a Full-Time Position To Study Inequality

    Paul Krugman Takes a Full-Time Position To Study Inequality
    Paul Krugman is moving from Princeton to City University of New York to an inequality institute. Here is his announcement in his column "The Conscience of a Liberal": So, why am I doing this? It is in no sense a...
  • Apr 14

    The Bundy Ranch Confrontation

    The Bundy Ranch Confrontation
    Many on the Right have been discussing the Bundy Ranch Confrontation, which seems to have ended with the surrender of the federal government. Breitbart is one place to look, and has links to legal documents. Mr. Bundy has not been...
Rank this Week: 797

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
Rank this Week: 506

Cordell Parvin Blog

Cordell Parvin Blog

Covers career development, client development, and lawyer marketing.

http://www.cordellblog.com
  • Apr 17

    Client Development: What to do If You Have Only One Hour

    Client Development: What to do If You Have Only One Hour
    I recent received this question: If I only have 1 hour a week to spend on marketing, what would be the best use of that time?  Answer: The answer depends on what your top 5 StrengthsFinder strengths are and where you are in your career.…
  • Apr 16

    Any lawyer can be successful when everything goes as planned

    Any lawyer can be successful when everything goes as planned
    Many years ago, I tried a case for a very difficult client. You may know the type of client: They tell you they want a document on Monday, forcing you to work all weekend and then on Monday you find out they won’t look at it until…
  • Apr 15

    Practicing Law: When was I most stressed out?

    Practicing Law: When was I most stressed out?
    A lawyer I coach asked me when I was most stressed out practicing law. For most of my career I didn’t think about what I was feeling as being stressed out. I guess I thought it was just part of being a lawyer. Looking back now, there…
Rank this Week: 744

False Claims Counsel

False Claims Counsel

Covers False Claims Act and related statutes. By Ben Vernia.

http://www.falseclaimscounsel.com/wordpress
Rank this Week: 801

Business Brawls Blog

Business Brawls Blog

Covers business litigation issues. By Kaufman Law.

http://www.businessbrawls.com/blog
  • Apr 17

    What Do You Do If Husband And Wife Both Retain You?

    What Do You Do If Husband And Wife Both Retain You?
    What do you do if husband and wife both retain you, pay a nice deposit and then separate, file for divorce and demand the money back? Well, most people would tell me to give the money back.  OK.  But to … Continue reading…
  • Apr 15

    Do Cops Get It Wrong?

    Do Cops Get It Wrong?
    Absolutely.  I won’t go into all the conscious and unconscious biases cops have.  (But if you Google “witness lineup issues” or read Balko’s blog in the Washington Post you can see a lot of it.)  But…
  • Mar 11

    Are Laws Limiting Magazine Capacity To 10 Rounds Constitutional?

    Are Laws Limiting Magazine Capacity To 10 Rounds Constitutional?
    A federal district court has refused to issue a preliminary injunction blocking Sunnyvale, California’s ban on magazines with more than 10 rounds. (Fyock v. City of Sunnyvale (N.D. Cal. Mar. 5, 2014).) A large part of the…
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Business Law Post

Business Law Post

Covers corporate law, securities law, intellectual property, and social entrepreneurship. By Arina Shulga.

http://www.businesslawpost.com
  • Apr 17

    Elusive Bitcoin: Regulation of Bitcoin in the U.S. Part II

    Elusive Bitcoin: Regulation of Bitcoin in the U.S. Part II
    Today, I am going to summarize FinCEN’s regulations relating to Bitcoin.The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) is an agency within the US Treasure Department. Its mission is to safeguard the financial system from illicit…
  • Apr 16

    Elusive Bitcoin: Regulation of Bitcoin in the U.S. Part I

    Elusive Bitcoin: Regulation of Bitcoin in the U.S. Part I
    The phenomenon of Bitcoin (and virtual currency in general) presents an interesting legal conundrum. It is still not clear for many where does Bitcoin fit within our legal system, and whether and how to regulate it. Today, I would like to…
  • Feb 1

    Could Your Update on LinkedIn Violate a Non-Compete Agreement?

    Could Your Update on LinkedIn Violate a Non-Compete Agreement?
    Today, I am re-posting a blog post of a colleague of mine (with his permission) that I found to be particularly interesting and relevant for those of you who are looking to leave your present employers to start your own businesses or to just…
Rank this Week: 452