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IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    PTAB declines to institute IPR against Biogen's US 8,399,514 related to the MS drug Tecfidera

    PTAB declines to institute IPR against Biogen's US 8,399,514 related to the MS drug Tecfidera
    In a decision written by FRED E. McKELVEY, former Chief Administrative patent Judge, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences [BPAI, the predecessor to PTAB], denying institution of inter partes review of Biogen's US Patent 8,399,514,…
  • Sep 3

    Dome loses appeal related to US Patent 4,306,042

    Dome loses appeal related to US Patent 4,306,042
    Dome lost its appeal to the CAFC:Dome owns a patent for making contact-lens material.On reexamination, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Officefound that the claimed method at issue was obvious andtherefore unpatentable. The district court agreed…
  • Sep 2

    Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo withdrawn over copying concern

    Tokyo 2020 Olympics logo withdrawn over copying concern
    After much controversy about the 2020 Olympics logo being copied, the logo has been withdrawn. ABS-CBN reported:Organizers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics have withdrawn the official logo announced for the Games just a month ago.(...)Public…
Rank this Week: 46

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

Edited by Ellen S. Podgor, Solomon L. Wisenberg and Lawrence S. Goldman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Privilege and Internal Investigation

    Privilege and Internal Investigation
    Earlier this year, the Wall Street Journal ran an interesting story about several cases in which U.S. courts refused to recognize the attorney-client privilege for communications between in-house counsel and overseas companies. The article…
  • Aug 26

    Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtable

    Call for Papers: 2015 ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute Roundtable
    Once again, the ABA Criminal Justice Section Academics Committee will host work-in-progress roundtables at the annual Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute in Washington, DC. The roundtables will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from…
  • Aug 13

    SEC ALJs: An Enforcement Fast-Track is Hitting the Constitutional Skid

    SEC ALJs: An Enforcement Fast-Track is Hitting the Constitutional Skid
    Guest Bloggers - Peter Hardy, Abe Rein and Carolyn Kendall On Wednesday, Judge Berman of the Southern District of New York issued an order preliminarily enjoining the SEC from pursuing an administrative proceeding – an in-house trial before…
Rank this Week: 47

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/
  • Sep 1

    Wyndham Decision Highlights FTC Role in Cybersecurity: Legal and Policy Consideration

    Wyndham Decision Highlights FTC Role in Cybersecurity: Legal and Policy Consideration
    On August 24, the Third Circuit issued its much anticipated decision in FTC v. Wyndham Worldwide Corp., holding that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has authority to challenge cybersecurity practices under its statutory…
  • Aug 28

    Suprema v. ITC: The Case for Chevron Deference

    Suprema v. ITC: The Case for Chevron Deference
    Recently, the en banc Federal Circuit decided in Suprema, Inc. v. ITC that the International Trade Commission could properly prevent the importation of articles that infringe under an indirect liability theory. The core of the dispute in…
  • Aug 27

    The essence of Josh Wright’s FTC tenure was to ensure that benefits outweigh costs; the rest is commentary

    The essence of Josh Wright’s FTC tenure was to ensure that benefits outweigh costs; the rest is commentary
    As the organizer of this retrospective on Josh Wright’s tenure as FTC Commissioner, I have the (self-conferred) honor of closing out the symposium. When Josh was confirmed I wrote that: The FTC will benefit enormously from Josh’s…
Rank this Week: 48

Grits for Breakfast

Grits for Breakfast

Covers the political, economic and social consequences of crime, punishment and justice in the Lone Star State. By Scott Henson.

http://gritsforbreakfast.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    End of an Era: Rissie Owens replaced as parole board chair

    End of an Era: Rissie Owens replaced as parole board chair
    There was a time when Rissie Owens and her husband Ed were the ultimate Texas prison power couple. He ran TDCJ's institutional division overseeing all Texas prison units and she chaired the parole board which decided how full those prisons…
  • Sep 2

    An under-celebrated holiday

    An under-celebrated holiday
    Apparently today is National Grits for Breakfast Day, I learned via Twitter.  All recipes (e.g., see here and here) and no criminal-justice policy, but still, I'll take it.Image via La Comida de Clary
  • Sep 2

    Recommendations from Sandra Bland legislative hearing

    Recommendations from Sandra Bland legislative hearing
    Check out this compilation of legislative recommendations submitted to the Texas House County Affairs Committee during their July 30 hearing regarding the Sandra Bland episode. Via the Texas Association of Counties. My own suggestions were…
Rank this Week: 49

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Aug 17

    3 Count: Kiss and Make Up

    3 Count: Kiss and Make Up
    Michelle Phan and Ultra Records settle their lawsuit, Carpathia Hosting wants to erase Megaupload servers and Microsoft updates TOS to pirates' horror.
  • Aug 16

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 365 – Un-Dungeoned Dragon

    Copyright 2.0 Show – Episode 365 – Un-Dungeoned Dragon
    Spotify may curb free streaming, D&D case is settled, Dr. Luke may face trial over a backbeat and Fox News makes a takedown blunder.
  • Aug 15

    3 Count: FoodPorn Problem

    3 Count: FoodPorn Problem
    Dallas Buyers Club LLC suffers setback in Australia piracy case, "Food Porn" in legal uncertain in Germany and Android developer trolls pirates.
Rank this Week: 50

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Aug 31

    Guest Post by Profs. Lefstin & Menell on Sequenom v. Ariosa

    Guest Post by Profs. Lefstin & Menell on Sequenom v. Ariosa
    In a parallel post, Dennis summarized the numerous amicus briefs filed in support of Sequenom’s petition for rehearing en banc.  Below, professors Jeffrey Lefstin (Hastings) and Peter Menell (Berkeley) discuss the core issues…
  • Aug 30

    In Brief: Amici Provide Reasons to Reconsider Ariosa v. Sequenom

    In Brief: Amici Provide Reasons to Reconsider Ariosa v. Sequenom
    [This post includes links to the 12 amicus briefs supporting Sequenom’s petition for en banc rehearing in this Subject Matter Eligibility Case.] by Dennis Crouch Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc v. Sequenom, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2015) (en banc…
  • Aug 28

    Citing References – An Alternative Look

    Citing References – An Alternative Look
    A lot has been said for the increased number of references being submitted to patent examiners.  It is true that the average number of references submitted per application continues to skyrocket and for patents issued in…
Rank this Week: 51

CrimProf Blog

CrimProf Blog

Criminal law issues and commentary. Edited by Kevin Cole, Lawrence A. Alexander, Donald A. Dripps, Yale Kamisar, Adam J. Kolber, and Jean Ramirez.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/
  • Sep 3

    Fernandez et al. on Promoting Meth Labs by Banning Alcohol

    Fernandez et al. on Promoting Meth Labs by Banning Alcohol
    Jose M. Fernandez , Stephan Gohmann and Joshua C. Pinkston (University of Louisville - Department of Economics , University of Louisville - College of Business - Department of Economics and University of Louisville) have posted Breaking Bad:…
  • Sep 3

    Yeh on Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry

    Yeh on Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry
    Susan Yeh (George Mason University School of Law) has posted Revealing the Rapist Next Door: Property Impacts of a Sex Offender Registry (International Review of Law and Economics, Forthcoming) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: How do homebuyers…
  • Sep 3

    Larkin on Clemency

    Larkin on Clemency
    Paul J. Larkin Jr. (The Heritage Foundation) has posted Clemency 2.0 on SSRN. Here is the abstract: A trope heard throughout criminal justice circles today is that the system is a dystopia. Although most of the discussion and proposed…
Rank this Week: 52

International Law Reporter

International Law Reporter

Edited by Professor Jacob Katz Cogan.

http://ilreports.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 53

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse…

Chilling Effects Clearinghouse Notices

Features copyright, patent, trademark and trade secret cease and desist notices.

http://www.chillingeffects.org/
  • Sep 2

    Japanese Court Removal Request

    Japanese Court Removal Request
    International: Japanese Court Removal Request; <br> <i>From:</i> ( Japan) <i>To:</i> Twitter, Inc.
  • Sep 1

    This Website has no Pier

    This Website has no Pier
    Trademark: <br> <i>From:</i> York Condominium Corporation No. 382 <i>To:</i> <br><i>Date:</i> 2014-08-22
  • Aug 29

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google

    DMCA (Copyright) Complaint to Google
    DMCA Notices: <br> <i>From:</i> VeronickaM/ MyFreeCams <i>To:</i> Google, Inc.<br><i>Date:</i>
Rank this Week: 54

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    LTCi Up North

    LTCi Up North
    Seems that we Americans aren't the only ones with a long term care problem. Our Neighbors to the North© have their own challenges:"Three in five Canadians (63%) say their family is not in a good position (financially or otherwise) to…
  • Sep 2

    You bet your life (or something)

    You bet your life (or something)
    It's been a while since we've discussed a certain variation on the "Stranger Owned Life Insurance" phenomenon. Last time we looked, the (dubious) folks at Life Partners were winding down their little scheme (or so it seemed, anyway), and…
  • Sep 2

    It's about Life (insurance)

    It's about Life (insurance)
    Simple, straightforward explanation of the role of life insurance:Original content copyright © InsureBlog
Rank this Week: 55

Legal Blog Watch

Legal Blog Watch

Covers the legal community's daily buzz. From Law.com & Carolyn Elefant & Robert Ambrogi.

http://legalblogwatch.typepad.com/legal_blog_watch/
  • Jun 25

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge

    Use Hyperlinks, Don't 'Bitch-Slap' -- and Other Tips from a 'Cranky' Federal Judge
    The legal blogosphere is taking note of an amusing new guide to legal writing, courtesy of Senior U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Kopf and his entertaining blog, Hercules and the Umpire. (Hat tip: Lawyerist) Kopf, who joined the short…
  • Jun 19

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man

    'Terroristic' Tattoo Spells Trouble for Minn. Man
    The Pioneer Press (via ABA Journal) has the story of a Minnesota man who was sentenced to probation this week after pleading guilty to making a terroristic threat against a police officer -- a threat that took the unusual form of a tattoo of…
  • Jun 12

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'

    Tenth Circuit Gives Man License to Sue Over 'Rain God'
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has revived a lawsuit by an Oklahoma man who objects to the image of a Native American sculpture on the state's license plates because its message conflicts with his Christian beliefs. The…
Rank this Week: 56

Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Aug 30

    Events and Announcements: August 30, 2015

    Events and Announcements: August 30, 2015
    by Jessica Dorsey by Jessica Dorsey Announcements The Goettingen Journal of International Law has recently released the second issue of its sixth volume. The thoroughly selected articles of issue 6.2 address a variety of current questions in…
  • Aug 28

    Emerging Voices: Incorporation of Plural Realisations of Justice within the ICC System

    Emerging Voices: Incorporation of Plural Realisations of Justice within the ICC System
    by Justin Yang by Justin Yang [Justin S. Yang, PhD Researcher at King’s College London; LL.M at Leiden University.] The International Criminal Court (ICC) projects a legal framework that is unique from the prior expressions of…
  • Aug 28

    Guest Post: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17–Possible Legal Avenues for Redress (Part 2)

    Guest Post: Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17–Possible Legal Avenues for Redress (Part 2)
    by Aaron Matta and Anda Scarlat by Aaron Matta and Anda Scarlat [Dr Aaron Matta is a Senior Researcher at The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Rule of Law Program. Anda Scarlat is a Summer Fellow with the Rule of Law Program at the…
Rank this Week: 57

Sex Offender Research by A Voice…

Sex Offender Research by A Voice of Reason

Covers research, studies, and court cases related to sex offender issues.

http://sexoffenderresearch.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Guam sex offenders to get chemical castration

    Guam sex offenders to get chemical castration
    9-3-15 Guam: HAGATNA, Guam — The Guam Legislature Thursday narrowly passed a bill for the creation of a pilot program to chemically castrate convicted sex offenders. The Chemical Castration for Sex Offenders Act passed 8-7, according to a…
  • Aug 28

    License plate reader led police to man who killed reporter, cameraman

    License plate reader led police to man who killed reporter, cameraman
    8-28-15 Virginia: "As soon as it was entered, it came up with a positive hit." The man who authorities said infamously killed two Virginia television journalists Wednesday was tracked down by police via license plate reader…
  • Aug 26

    Lobby Guard System Not Foolproof

    Lobby Guard System Not Foolproof
    8-26-15 North Dakota: Day two of a new school year in West Fargo, and for a new security system in West Fargo Schools and already there are problems. It’s called ‘Lobby Guard’, an electronic system promising an extra layer of security…
Rank this Week: 58

Overlawyered

Overlawyered

Chronicles the high cost of our legal system.

http://overlawyered.com/
  • Sep 1

    I have read and agree

    I have read and agree
    “iTunes just made me promise I had read a 20,552-word, 9-point contract — with 3,276 words in all caps — before I could buy a $1.29 song” [@mbutterick] Tags: Apple, music and musicians, shrinkwrap/EULAs I have read and…
  • Aug 31

    Banking and finance roundup

    Banking and finance roundup
    Marcia Narine on D.C. Circuit’s recent ruling striking down part of Dodd-Frank conflict mineral disclosure rule [Business Law Prof] More on suit challenging constitutionality of FATCA, the law complicating many expatriates’ lives…
  • Aug 30

    The liability limit that created the modern online economy

    The liability limit that created the modern online economy
    A tribute to Section 230: “No other sentence in the U.S. Code, I would assert, has been responsible for the creation of more value than that one; if you have other candidates for that honor you think more worthy, please do share…
Rank this Week: 59

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Aug 20

    "The Luckiest Court in the Universe"

    &quot;The Luckiest Court in the Universe&quot;
    Daniel Nazer at techdirt.com reports that if patent litigation cases were evenly distributed among the 94 federal district courts in the United States, each court would have 33 such cases filed so far this year. As it happens, the Eastern...
  • Aug 19

    Gallup Poll Indicates Support For Unions Are Increasing

    Gallup Poll Indicates Support For Unions Are Increasing
    On August 17, 2015, Gallup released the following: Americans' approval of labor unions has jumped five percentage points to 58% over the past year, and is now at its highest point since 2008, when 59% approved. In the interim, the...
  • Aug 19

    Goldberg: Free Speech Consequentialism

    Goldberg: Free Speech Consequentialism
    Erica Goldberg (Harvard: Climenko Fellow) has posted "Free Speech Consequentialism" on SSRN. The abstract reads: Balancing the harms and benefits of speech — what I call “free speech consequentialism” — is pervasive and…
Rank this Week: 60

Legal History Blog

Legal History Blog

Offers scholarship, news and new ideas in legal history. By professor Mary L. Dudziak.

http://legalhistoryblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Goluboff on the NAACP and Labor Litigation in the 1940

    Goluboff on the NAACP and Labor Litigation in the 1940
    Risa Goluboff, University of Virginia Law School, has posted an item from her backlist: “Let Economic Equality Take Care of Itself': The NAACP, Labor Litigation, and the Making of Civil Rights in the 1940s, which appeared in the UCLA…
  • Sep 2

    The Supreme Court and Reconstruction

    The Supreme Court and Reconstruction
    Leon Silverman Lectures of the Supreme Court Historical Society continue this autumn with two more on the Supreme Court and Reconstruction.  On October 14, 2015, Laura Edwards, the Peabody Family Professor of History at Duke University,…
  • Sep 2

    Sparrow, Novak, and Sawyer, eds., "Boundaries of the State in US History"

    Sparrow, Novak, and Sawyer, eds., &quot;Boundaries of the State in US History&quot;
    Here's a book that I have been eagerly looking forward to reading, now available from the University of Chicago Press: Boundaries of the State in US History, edited by James T. Sparrow (University of Chicago), William J. Novak (University of…
Rank this Week: 61

Food Safety News

Food Safety News

Provides global food safety news & information. By Marler Clark LLP, PS.

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/
  • Sep 2

    Report Argues That Courts Ensure Food Safety Better Than Industry

    Report Argues That Courts Ensure Food Safety Better Than Industry
    A report released Wednesday by the American Association for Justice argues that the civil justice system is better at getting the food industry to ensure the safety of their products than foodborne illnesses. About 80 percent of foodborne…
  • Sep 2

    Individual Animals (Again) Get on the Crime Victims List in Oregon

    Individual Animals (Again) Get on the Crime Victims List in Oregon
    Oregon is again the first state where prosecutors may count each abused animal as a crime victim. The state did so once before and then took it back, but now it has reinstated the court precedent to let animals count as individuals under…
  • Sep 2

    Crowdsourcing Gathers Foodborne Illness Reports Together On One Site

    Crowdsourcing Gathers Foodborne Illness Reports Together On One Site
    After suffering through three bouts of foodborne illness and not being able to do much about it, Patrick Quade decided to try and help others who find themselves in a similar position. He established a website in 2009 for people to…
Rank this Week: 62

New York Public Personnel Law

New York Public Personnel Law

Provides summary and commentary on selected court and administrative decisions and related matters affecting public employers and employees in New York State. By Harvey Randall, Esq.

http://publicpersonnellaw.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    Using personal cell phones in the course of conducting “official business”

    Using personal cell phones in the course of conducting “official business”
    Using personal cell phones in the course of conducting “official business”Glenda Nissen v Pierce County, Supreme Court of the State of Washington, Docket #90875~3 In 2010 the Supreme Court of the State of Washington ruled that the…
  • Sep 2

    Audits for certain governmental entities posted on September 1, 2015

    Audits for certain governmental entities posted on September 1, 2015
    Audits for certain governmental entities posted on September 1, 2015Source: Office of the State ComptrollerOn September 1, 2015 New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced his office completed audits of the governmental entities…
  • Sep 1

    Proper and timely service of an action critical to going forward with the lawsuit

    Proper and timely service of an action critical to going forward with the lawsuit
    Proper and timely service of an action critical to going forward with the lawsuitAngletti v Morreale, 2015 NY Slip Op 06647, Court of AppealsMarcus Morreale initially declined to be designated as a candidate for the County Legislature,…
Rank this Week: 63

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

Edited by S. Alan Childress, Michael S. Frisch, Jeffrey M. Lipshaw and Nancy B. Rapaport.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Sep 3

    Veteran Must Pay

    Veteran Must Pay
    A retired Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserve is not eligible for treatment as an indigent for purposes of waiving court costs, according to a decision issued today by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. Since 1974, the Legislature…
  • Sep 3

    Law Office Lease Not Invalid

    Law Office Lease Not Invalid
    The District of Columbia Court of Appeals rejected a claim by Constantine Cannon LLP that its lease for office space was invalid Appellee Mullen Management Company, Inc., is a Delaware corporation that owns and leases an office building near…
  • Sep 3

    Payment Offer To Witness Leads To Suspension

    Payment Offer To Witness Leads To Suspension
    The Louisiana Supreme Court has ordered an attorney suspended for a year and a day for his dealings with a witness in a criminal case. Respondent represented Emily Winborn in criminal proceedings captioned State of Louisiana v. Emily Winborn,…
Rank this Week: 64

Point of Law Forum

Point of Law Forum

Provides information and opinion on the U.S. litigation system. By the Manhattan Institute and AEI Liability Project. Contributors include Professors Michael Krauss, David Bernstein, Lester Brickman, Michael DeBow, Richard Epstein, Daniel P. Kessler and Stephen Presser.

http://www.pointoflaw.com/
  • Nov 27

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC

    Chairman Schapiro's Troubled Tenure at the SEC
    Chairman Schapiro announced yesterday that she will be stepping down as head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in several weeks. Accompanying her announcement, was a nine-page list of her accomplishments during her nearly…
  • Nov 26

    The Philadelphia Story

    The Philadelphia Story
    The success of trial lawyers in Philadelphia has come at the expense of the Pennsylvania economy. Our own Jim Copland explains in an op-ed and at great detail in Trial Lawyers Inc. - Philadelphia....
  • Nov 25

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary

    Senator-elect Warren's Quandary
    There has been a lot of speculation about whether Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will get a seat on the Senate Banking Committee, a perfect forum to go after the financial industry. If Ms. Warren does get the coveted spot, she may...
Rank this Week: 65

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 2

    Federal Circuit Lifts Injunction Against Sandoz

    Federal Circuit Lifts Injunction Against Sandoz
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Sandoz successfully (at least for now) has overcome conventional wisdom, the plain language of the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA) (or, at least those provisions regarding patent litigation) and…
  • Sep 1

    Eli Lilly and Company v. Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc. (S.D. Ind. 2015)

    Eli Lilly and Company v. Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc. (S.D. Ind. 2015)
    District Court Finds Lilly Patent Infringed Based on Inducement of Infringement by Single Actor By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, in Eli Lilly and Company v. Teva Parenteral Medicines, Inc., Judge Tanya Walton Pratt of the U.S. District Court for…
  • Aug 31

    Inline Plastics Corp. v. EasyPak, LLC (Fed. Cir. 2015)

    Inline Plastics Corp. v. EasyPak, LLC (Fed. Cir. 2015)
    Claim Terms Not Limited to Specific Embodiment By Joseph Herndon -- In Inline Plastics Corp. v. EasyPak, LLC, the Federal Circuit offered some bits of wisdom for patent application specification drafting, while applying well-known case law to…
Rank this Week: 66

International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Sep 3

    Passing of John D. Greenwald

    Passing of John D. Greenwald
    Sadly, I take note of the passing of John Greenwald on September 1 after a short illness. John was one of the world's leading experts on trade remedies and US trade law and was perhaps the finest and most likable...
  • Sep 3

    The Transparency Debate in Trade Negotiation

    The Transparency Debate in Trade Negotiation
    I have a short piece in Bridges Africa on the debate about transparency in trade negotiations. Here's an excerpt: ... we should expect transparency to a greater extent than it currently exists, but it should be transparency of a different...
  • Sep 1

    It's the gefilte fish, stupid.

    It's the gefilte fish, stupid.
    Turns out that Hillary Clinton's emails included an interesting trade dispute with Israel under the US-Israel FTA. Israel had blocked a shipment of Asian carp, as it apparently was permitted to do. But the US exporters seem to have gotten...
Rank this Week: 67

43(B)log

43(B)log

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

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 3

    TM/right of publicity mismatch claims another video game victim

    TM/right of publicity mismatch claims another video game victim
    Virag, SRL v. Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC, No. 3:15-cv-01729 (N.D. Cal. Aug. 21, 2015) In yet another demonstration of the ridiculous mismatch between right of publicity law and trademark law, Sony wins dismissal of trademark…
  • Sep 2

    Do implicit falsity plaintiffs have to plead the existence of a survey?

    Do implicit falsity plaintiffs have to plead the existence of a survey?
    Vincent v. Utah Plastic Surgery Society, --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2015 WL 5090868, No. 13–4146 (10th Cir. Aug. 31, 2015) Plaintiffs (cosmetic surgeons) sued defendants (plastic surgeons) for false advertising under the Lanham Act and…
  • Sep 1

    Announcement: Howard U Entertainment/Sports Law conference, Sept. 18-19

    Announcement: Howard U Entertainment/Sports Law conference, Sept. 18-19
    On September 18-19, 2015 Howard University School of Law is hosting a national conference focusing on entertainment, arts, and sports law. It will be held at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. The conference agenda is below. Online…
Rank this Week: 68

Lawfare

Lawfare

Coveres actions taken or contemplated to protect the nation interact with the nation’s laws and legal institutions, including cybersecurity, Guantánamo habeas litigation, targeted killing, biosecurity, universal jurisdiction, the Alien Tort Statute, and the state secrets privilege. By Benjamin Wittes, Jack Goldsmith and Robert Chesney.

http://www.lawfareblog.com/
  • Sep 3

    Today&#039;s Headlines and Commentary

    Today&amp;#039;s Headlines and Commentary
    Tanks returned to Tiananmen Square earlier today, but this time to celebrate an ascendant China as well as the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. With fighter jets and helicopters soaring overhead and tanks, troops, and ballistic…
  • Sep 3

    Rational Security: The "Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend" Edition

    Rational Security: The "Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend" Edition
    Gen. David Petraeus has a new plan for fighting ISIS. Is it smart or is it totally nuts? Tamara talks about a new article by William McCants that takes us deep inside the mind and menace of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-declared…
  • Sep 3

    Kangaroo v. Drone!

    Kangaroo v. Drone!
    In case what was missing from your Thursday was a video of a kangaroo punching a drone out of the sky!
Rank this Week: 69

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 70

The FRAUDfiles Blog

The FRAUDfiles Blog

Covers fraud and forensic accounting, including tax fraud and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. By Tracy Coenen.

http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles
  • Aug 28

    Herbalife is Not Like Vemma, Unless It I

    Herbalife is Not Like Vemma, Unless It I
    In light of the recent shutdown of multi-level marketing company Vemma (following allegations that it is a pyramid scheme),there has been much discussion of Herbalife. Is it a more legitimate MLM, or is it a pyramid scheme like Vemma and…
  • Aug 27

    MLMs as Pyramid Schemes (Vemma Shut Down)

    MLMs as Pyramid Schemes (Vemma Shut Down)
    Multi-level marketing companies – – MLMs for short – – go to great lengths to distance themselves from pyramid schemes. The Direct Selling Association (a lobbying group funded by multi-level marketing companies that…
  • Aug 19

    Lifestyle Analysis in Criminal Cases: Proving Income Without Full Documentation

    Lifestyle Analysis in Criminal Cases: Proving Income Without Full Documentation
    Both civil and criminal cases often involve an element of proving or disproving income of an individual or business. It is not unusual for a divorce case to include allegations of hidden income or assets. In contract disputes alleging the…
Rank this Week: 71

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Consumer Law & Policy Blog

Covers advertising, credit reporting, debt collection, ID theft, predatory lending and other consumer law topics. By Public Citizen.

http://pubcit.typepad.com/clpblog/
  • Sep 3

    Xbox One Promoter Settles FTC Charges That it Deceived Consumer

    Xbox One Promoter Settles FTC Charges That it Deceived Consumer
    A California-based online entertainment network has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it engaged in deceptive advertising by paying “influencers” to post YouTube videos endorsing Microsoft’s Xbox One…
  • Sep 3

    FTC survey of privacy policies for kids' app

    FTC survey of privacy policies for kids' app
    The Federal Trade Commission has conducted a survey, following up on a December 2012 survey, examining what information children’s app developers are collecting from users, whom they are sharing it with, and what disclosures they are…
  • Sep 3

    Lawmakers pressure Fiat Chrysler to support ban on renting recalled vehicle

    Lawmakers pressure Fiat Chrysler to support ban on renting recalled vehicle
    The Hill Reports that Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and Rep. Lois Capps (D-Calif.) are pressuring automaker Fiat Chrysler to support a bill that would ban car rental companies from distributing recalled vehicles. Fiat Chrysler was recently…
Rank this Week: 72

DNT - O Direito e as novas…

DNT - O Direito e as novas tecnologias

Covers Brazilian IT law. In Portuguese. By Alexandre Atheniense.

http://www.dnt.adv.br
Rank this Week: 73

Turtle Talk

Turtle Talk

Covers Indian law and politics. By the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University College of Law.

http://turtletalk.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 74

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

Features ideas and thoughts on servicing business clients as valued customers in American law firms. By Dan Hull.

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Aug 31

    A genuinely savage person: We need more Peter Sheridans.

    A genuinely savage person: We need more Peter Sheridans.
    From Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72: What happened, according to Chitty, was that "the Boohoo reached up from the track and got hold of Muskie's pants-leg waving an empty martini glass through the bars around the caboose...
  • Aug 29

    Law Profession Quote of the Year.

    Law Profession Quote of the Year.
    "As far as I am concerned, associates do not require privacy unless they are on the commode." --Partner Emeritus commenting to More Bad News For Biglaw Associates? by David Lat at Above the Law Photo taken in August 1986...
  • Aug 28

    Pantheon: Lucy Liu, April 2009.

    Pantheon: Lucy Liu, April 2009.
    Lucy Liu Vogue China April 2009...
Rank this Week: 75

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: 76

Credit Slips

Credit Slips

Discusses credit and bankruptcy. By Professors Bob Lawless, Angela Littwin, Katie Porter, John Pottow, Deborah Thorne and Elizabeth Warren.

http://www.creditslips.org/creditslips/
  • Aug 31

    Central Bank Alter-Ego Theory Rejected

    Central Bank Alter-Ego Theory Rejected
    This ruling, handed down today by the Second Circuit, may spell the end of one phase of the NML litigation. For some time, the plaintiffs have been trying to find a way to seize assets held by Argentina's central bank....
  • Aug 26

    Yep, 800,000 Bankruptcy Filings This Year

    Yep, 800,000 Bankruptcy Filings This Year
    My blogging has been light the past few months as we have been working on the eighth edition of what will now be LoPucki, Warren & Lawless, Secured Transactions: A Systems Approach. For you secured transactions teachers out there, we...
  • Aug 26

    Venue (Again)

    Venue (Again)
    Some thoughts on the latest dustup over venue in big chapter 11 cases, on Dealb%k.
Rank this Week: 77

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Reproductive Rights Prof Blog

Covers abortion, contraception, pregnancy and fetal rights. By Caitlin E. Borgmann.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/reproductive_rights/
  • May 8

    Satirical Ad Campaign Takes Aim at Chile's Extreme Abortion Ban

    Satirical Ad Campaign Takes Aim at Chile's Extreme Abortion Ban
    The Daily Beast: Chile’s Shocking DIY Abortion Ad Campaign, by Nina Strochlic: A viral satirical campaign—which shows women going to awful measures to “accidentally” lose a pregnancy—is critiquing the country’s strict…
  • May 8

    Fear of Parental Disapproval Leads Teens To Forgo Birth Control

    Fear of Parental Disapproval Leads Teens To Forgo Birth Control
    CNN: Survey says teens skip birth control because they fear parental judgment, by Kelly Wallace: Parents, if the following finding doesn't make you sit up and take notice when it comes to talking to your kids about sex and birth...
  • May 8

    New Study on Premature Babies and the Viability Standard in Abortion Law

    New Study on Premature Babies and the Viability Standard in Abortion Law
    TIME: How a New Study on Premature Babies Could Influence the Abortion Debate, by Eliza Gray: A new study showing that a tiny percentage of extremely premature babies born at 22 weeks can survive with extensive medical intervention could…
Rank this Week: 78

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 79

taxgirl

taxgirl

Covers corporate, non-profit, estates, individual or international taxes. By Kelly Erb.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/
  • Sep 3

    US Law Firm Sues Virgin Islands, Alleging Leaks, Faulty Tax Bills & Bad Blood

    US Law Firm Sues Virgin Islands, Alleging Leaks, Faulty Tax Bills &amp; Bad Blood
    When Jeffrey Prosser, the former owner of Innovative Communications Corp. (ICC) in the U.S. Virgin Islands, filed for bankruptcy, it was hard to imagine the turns the case would take. It's still going strong, nearly 10 years later - and now…
  • Sep 3

    IRS To Close Philly Office During Pope’s Visit

    IRS To Close Philly Office During Pope’s Visit
    The Pope's historic visit to Philadelphia is just a few weeks away. Law firms, courts and yes, even, IRS are planning to shut down in response.
  • Sep 2

    Owner Of ITS, Formerly Fourth Largest Tax Prep Biz In Country, To Face Criminal Charge

    Owner Of ITS, Formerly Fourth Largest Tax Prep Biz In Country, To Face Criminal Charge
    Earlier this week, a federal grand jury sitting in Dayton, Ohio, handed down a 23 count indictment against Fesum Ogbazion and Kyle Wade for conspiracy and tax-related crimes. Ogbazion had been the sole owner of Instant Tax Service (ITS), once…
Rank this Week: 80

Legal Pad

Legal Pad

Cal Law blog.

http://legalpad.typepad.com/my_weblog/
  • Aug 8

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet

    Want to Stay in the Loop on #ABAannual? Follow @RecorderTweet
    Justice Anthony Kennedy, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder will all be on hand this week for the American Bar Association's annual meeting in San Francisco—and so will The Recorder. Our…
  • Jul 12

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request

    CA Supreme Court Entertains Prop 8 Backers' Stay Request
    [Cheryl Miller] In what appears to be a last-gasp effort to save Proposition 8, same-sex marriage opponents have asked the California Supreme Court to immediately ban county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples. The Supreme…
  • May 13

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat

    Name Surfaces For Fogel's Seat
    [Vanessa Blum] The White House at long last is closing in on a pick to fill the Northern District judicial seat once held by U.S. District Judge Jeremy Fogel. San Mateo County Superior Court Judge Beth Labson Freeman is the...
Rank this Week: 81

Balkinization

Balkinization

By Yale Law School Professor Jack M. Balkin.

http://balkin.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Thoughts on American Hysteria: What Promoting My Book on Political Extremism Has Taught Me About… Political Extremism

    Thoughts on American Hysteria: What Promoting My Book on Political Extremism Has Taught Me About… Political Extremism
    Andrew BurtMy first book, American Hysteria: The Untold Story of Mass Political Extremism in the United States, was published this last May. To my surprise, the process of promoting the book – giving talks and hosting discussions on…
  • Sep 1

    Current Culture War Cases and the Constitution

    Current Culture War Cases and the Constitution
    1. I'm deeply puzzled about the constitutional basis for the Rowan County clerk's claim that she cannot be forced to have her name attached to marriage certificates for couples who, her religious beliefs tell her, simply cannot be…
  • Aug 31

    The Construction of Original Public Meaning

    The Construction of Original Public Meaning
    I've posted a draft of my latest article, The Construction of Original Public Meaning, on SSRN. It's a response to a really wonderful recent work of scholarship, Founding-Era Translations of the Constitution, by Christina Mulligan, Michael…
Rank this Week: 82

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Sep 3

    Our Criminal Justice System Failed Jamycheal Mitchell

    Our Criminal Justice System Failed Jamycheal Mitchell
    A Prime Example of Why Criminal Justice Reform is Necessary, Now This blog originally appeared at the ACLU of Virigina. At 5:45 a.m. on August 19, jail officials discovered Jamycheal Mitchell’s dead body on the floor of his…
  • Sep 1

    Dear Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, You’re In Contempt of Court and the Constitution

    Dear Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis, You’re In Contempt of Court and the Constitution
    Kentucky Clerk continues to refuse to issue marriage licenses despite multiple rulings Anyone who has taken a middle-school government class knows that respect for the rule of law is one of our most basic democratic principles. When a court…
  • Sep 1

    Since When Are Consensual Sexual Relationships a Threat to National Security?

    Since When Are Consensual Sexual Relationships a Threat to National Security?
    The raid on Rentboy.com will only serve to stigmatize and ruin more LGBT people’s lives for no good reason. Apparently raiding and shutting down a popular male escort service ranks among the priorities of the Department of Homeland…
Rank this Week: 83

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 2

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Business and Industry Research

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries Webinar on Business and Industry Research
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is hosting a webinar on September 29, 2015 on Conducting Business and Industry Research:"This webinar provides an introduction to conducting research on business and industry information. The…
  • Sep 1

    Canadian Bar Association 2015 Election Engagement Kit

    Canadian Bar Association 2015 Election Engagement Kit
    The Canadian Bar Association has produced an Election Engagement Kit that will "put equal access to justice on candidates’ radar and publicly call for enhanced federal leadership in this area".The Kit includes tips for members on how…
  • Sep 1

    August 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media

    August 2015 Issue of Connected Bulletin on Courts and Social Media
    The August 2015 issue of Connected is available online. The bulletin covers news about the impact of new social media on courts.The bulletin is published by the Virginia-based National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of…
Rank this Week: 84

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 2

    D.C. Circuit Denies Attorneys' Fees to Shelby County

    D.C. Circuit Denies Attorneys' Fees to Shelby County
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School The D.C. Circuit today denied attorneys' fees to Shelby County growing out of its successful challenge to the coverage formula for preclearance in the Voting Rights Act. But more importantly: A…
  • Sep 1

    Ninth Circuit OKs Jesus Statute on Public Land

    Ninth Circuit OKs Jesus Statute on Public Land
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School A divided panel of the Ninth Circuit today upheld a U.S. Forest Service decision to renew a permit for the Knights of Columbus's Jesus statute on public land. The ruling means that Jesus...
  • Sep 1

    District Judge Finds "Obamacare" Contraception Mandate Unconstitutional as applied to "March for Life"

    District Judge Finds &quot;Obamacare&quot; Contraception Mandate Unconstitutional as applied to &quot;March for Life&quot;
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In an opinion that essentially extends religious protections to a nonreligious organization, Judge Richard Leon has ruled in March for Life v. Burwell that the…
Rank this Week: 85

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real…

Bankruptcy Law Network - Real Lawyers, Real Solutions

Covers bankruptcy, chapter 7, chapter 13, credit reports, foreclosures, and asset protection.

http://www.bankruptcylawnetwork.com
  • Jul 25

    How to Discharge Your Student Loans In Bankruptcy! Yes, It Can Be Done!

    How to Discharge Your Student Loans In Bankruptcy! Yes, It Can Be Done!
    Most people, both lawyers and non-lawyers, believe that filing bankruptcy does not result in a discharge of a student loan.   That, for the most part, is true under the 2005 Bankruptcy Act amendments.  The code, as amended, does not…
  • Apr 29

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015

    Harvey Miller: Brilliant Bankruptcy Lawyer, 1933-2015
    Harvey Miller may be the best bankruptcy practitioner of the last 50 years.  He died this week and the world is a lesser place without him. Miller was the all-star bankruptcy attorney in many of the most important bankruptcies and…
  • Mar 25

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.

    Moving, Bankruptcy AND Planning A Smooth Exit.
    What happens when you surrender a home in bankruptcy?  Must you move the second a bankruptcy is filed?  Do they give you time to move or will your possessions be thrown out on the front lawn for the neighbors to view? When you…
Rank this Week: 86

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 1

    Los Chilangos Food Truck Tied to E. coli Illnesse

    Los Chilangos Food Truck Tied to E. coli Illnesse
    KIRO’s Amy Clancy reports that Los Chilangos is a link to at least six E. coli cases in King and Snohomish Counties. Los Chilangos serves food at seven farmers markets... Continue Reading
  • Aug 30

    Safe Food When The Power Goes Out

    Safe Food When The Power Goes Out
    The power was out for several hours on Bainbridge Island on Saturday after high winds and rain.  Fortunately our generator kicked in so we did not have to worry about... Continue Reading
  • Aug 29

    Last Few Days to Weigh in on Food Safety News Survey

    Last Few Days to Weigh in on Food Safety News Survey
    We are just 100 responses away from our goal of 1,000 to our recent survey. However, the more we get, the better we can understand how to make Food Safety... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 87

Election Law

Election Law

Covers election law, campaign finance, legislation, voting rights, initiatives, redistricting, and the Supreme Court nomination process. By Rick Hasen.

http://electionlawblog.org/
Rank this Week: 88

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 2

    OPINION: State v. Grave

    OPINION: State v. Grave
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – REVOCATION DA 13-0855, 2015 MT 262, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. STEVEN CRAIG GRAVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Janousek

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Janousek
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – MUNICIPAL COURT APPEAL DA 14-0140, 2015 MT 261N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. RICHARD A. JANOUSEK, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 2

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Stanley
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – ASSAULT DA 13-0727, 2015 MT 260N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. CURTIS WAYNE STANLEY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 89

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

Conversations about law, culture, and academia. By Professors Dan Filler, Laura Appleman, Al Brophy, Kevin Noble Maillard and Calvin Massey.

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Sep 2

    Religious Marriage v. Legal Marriage

    Religious Marriage v. Legal Marriage
    While I fully expect most readers here to understand the distinction between "religious marriage" and "legal marriage" (or "civil marriage"), it is perfectly clear that a large segment of American society does…
  • Sep 2

    Common Rule NPRM Finally Out (& the Ethics of Cause Lawyers Advising Clients to Disobey Preliminary Injunctions)

    Common Rule NPRM Finally Out (&amp; the Ethics of Cause Lawyers Advising Clients to Disobey Preliminary Injunctions)
    I'd begun a blog post about claims (see Mark Joseph Stern in Slate and Howard Wasserman at Prawfs) that the cause lawyers representing Rowan County, KY County Clerk Kim Davis acted unethically by "advis[ing] her," according to…
  • Sep 1

    Yale Seeks Director For Liman Program

    Yale Seeks Director For Liman Program
    From an email message that I received earlier this week: Yale Law School established the Liman Program in 1997 to honor its 1957 graduate, Arthur Liman. The Liman Program funds post-graduate and summer fellowships; teaches classes at Yale Law…
Rank this Week: 90