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Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Sep 25

    FDA Approves Amjevita -- Amgen's HUMIRA® Biosimilar

    FDA Approves Amjevita -- Amgen's HUMIRA® Biosimilar
    By Andrew Williams -- On Friday, the FDA approved Amgen's application to market Amjevita (adalimumab-atto), a biosimilar to AbbVie's HUMIRA (adalimumab) fully human anti-TNF-α antibody. This marks the fourth biosimilar approved by the…
  • Sep 25

    Conference & CLE Calendar

    Conference & CLE Calendar
    September 29, 2016 - IP & Diagnostics Symposium (Biotechnology Innovation Organization) - Alexandria, VA September 29, 2016 - "Patent Inventorship: Best Practices for Determination and Correction -- Distinguishing Between Inventor and…
  • Sep 24

    Webinar on Patent vs. Trade Secret Protection

    Webinar on Patent vs. Trade Secret Protection
    McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP will be offering a live webinar entitled "To Patent or Not to Patent: When to Keep Your IP a Trade Secret" on October 19, 2016 from 10:00 am to 11:15 am (CT). In this presentation, MBHB attorneys…
Rank this Week: 400

Northern Exposure

Northern Exposure

Covers employment law for U.S. companies with employees in Canada: By Fasken Martineau.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/northernexposure/
  • Sep 25

    Union blog’s sexist comments about manager constitutionally protected, not discriminatory, says court

    Union blog’s sexist comments about manager constitutionally protected, not discriminatory, says court
    by Nicole Singh Canadian tribunals have consistently ruled that communications by employees on social media can be viewed as an extension of the workplace. Improper communication on such platforms can therefore be considered a form of…
  • Sep 18

    Can one unionized worker sue another?

    Can one unionized worker sue another?
    by Stéphane Fillion and Romeo Aguilar Perez It is well established in Canada that any legal action whose essential character arises from a collective agreement falls under the exclusive jurisdiction of an arbitrator, not the courts.…
  • Sep 11

    Mandatory employee medical examinations—employer gets it right

    Mandatory employee medical examinations—employer gets it right
    by Chuck Harrison A recent labor arbitration decision in Canada provides a guide for employers to “get it right” when balancing occupational safety and health obligations against employee privacy rights. The employer was Rio Tinto…
Rank this Week: 95

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm…

Sarmiento Immigration Law Firm Blog

Covers immigration law.

http://www.sarmientoimmigration.com/
Rank this Week: 921

Human Rights at Home Blog

Human Rights at Home Blog

Edited by Martha F. Davis, Margaret Drew, Lauren Bartlett, Carrie Bettinger Lopez, Leigh Goodmark, Brian Howe, Deena Hurwitz, Risa Kaufman, Sital Kilantry, Mariah McGill, Fran Quigley, Katherine Schultz, David Singleton, Cindy Soohoo, Jonathan Todrews, Penny Venetis and Lesley Wexler.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/human_rights/
  • Sep 25

    The Transformation of Michelle Alexander: A Woman of Spirit

    The Transformation of Michelle Alexander: A Woman of Spirit
    Earlier this year, Michelle Alexander spoke at Union Theological Seminary as a Woman of Spirit. Now the newly resigned Ohio State law professor and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness is surrendering…
  • Sep 22

    No Suspicion When African American Man Tries to Avoid Police Encounter, Mass SCJ Rule

    No Suspicion When African American Man Tries to Avoid Police Encounter, Mass SCJ Rule
    On Tuesday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court issued a unanimous ruling granting a motion to suppress and throwing out the conviction of Jimmy Warren, an African-American male. According to the court, the underlying investigatory stop…
  • Sep 21

    Lecture Series on Human Rights Continues at Columbia Law

    Lecture Series on Human Rights Continues at Columbia Law
    Nearly one year ago , Columbia Law School resumed a lecture series that engages members of the federal judiciary in discussion of human rights and humanitarian law. The series is sponsored by Columbia's Human Rights Institute and NYU Law's…
Rank this Week: 204

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Bank Lawyer's Blog

Covers accounting/auditing, commercial lending, credit unions, electronic banking, privacy, RESPA and stocks. By Kevin Funnell.

http://www.banklawyersblog.com/3_bank_lawyers/
  • Sep 25

    Equal Opportunity Bad Behavior

    Equal Opportunity Bad Behavior
    While Wells Fargo's misdeeds have caught the main stream media's rapt attention, and given opponents of the banking industry like Liz Warren plenty of ammunition to demagogue until the cows come home (watching her call John Stumpf…
  • Sep 18

    The "Lessons" of Wells Fargo

    The "Lessons" of Wells Fargo
    The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves --William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene 2 There's been a lot of ink spilled over the past week about Wells Fargo's cross-selling culture paving the road to...
  • Sep 11

    Names Silent in Stone

    Names Silent in Stone
    Fifteen years to the day, the time seems wrong to be focused on either banks or the law that affects them. Instead, it seems more appropriate to read a poem by America's pet laureate on 9/11/2001, to listen to a...
Rank this Week: 610

Taxable Talk

Taxable Talk

Covers estate taxes, payroll taxes, sales taxes, tax evasion and tax fraud. By Russ Fox.

http://www.taxabletalk.com/
  • Sep 25

    California Cities Eye Netflix as a Revenue Source

    California Cities Eye Netflix as a Revenue Source
    “Don’t tax you, don’t tax me. Tax that fellow behind the tree.” — Russell B. Long The city of Pasadena, California (home of the Rose Bowl and annual Rose Parade) voted to expand their telecommunications tax to…
  • Sep 22

    As the Caesars Turn

    As the Caesars Turn
    There have been more developments in the Caesars bankruptcy. First, Caesars Entertainment said it is offering an additional $1.6 billion for junior creditors of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) in the contentious bankruptcy. The…
  • Sep 20

    A New Scam: Mailed “IRS” Notice

    A New Scam: Mailed “IRS” Notice
    Something else to be wary of: Imitation IRS notices. Today I saw an “IRS” notice that looked almost real. The notice had the normal headers, and the terminology was just about right. The notice was supposedly from the Austin…
Rank this Week: 587

Tax Blog

Tax Blog

Discusses tax law, tax legislation, and other IRS tax happenings. By Kreig Mitchell.

http://www.irstaxtrouble.com/category/tax-blog/
  • Sep 25

    Court Revisits Reasonable Cause for Abating Penaltie

    Court Revisits Reasonable Cause for Abating Penaltie
    The U.S. Supreme Court has made it clear that taxpayers cannot avoid penalties by blindly rely on tax advisors to file tax returns and make tax payments. These situations are unfortunate. The court in Specht v. United States, No. 15-3095 (6th…
  • Sep 22

    Substantial Compliance vs. Strict Compliance: Charitable Deduction Survives Foot Fault

    Substantial Compliance vs. Strict Compliance: Charitable Deduction Survives Foot Fault
    There are a number of cases where taxpayers have had to pay more tax than they should due to technical foot faults. These cases often come up when the IRS employees believe that their job is to look for strict compliance (100%) rather than…
  • Sep 18

    Payments to Ex-Spouse Were Alimony Despite Missing Language in Agreement

    Payments to Ex-Spouse Were Alimony Despite Missing Language in Agreement
    Tax issues are often the last thing that spouses consider when going through a divorce. In other cases, one spouse plans for the tax issues and the other does not. This appears to have been the situation in Leslie v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo.…
Rank this Week: 837

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Law Offices of Andrew W. Jones

Covers auto accidents in Georgia.

http://www.awjlaw.com/Marietta-Personal-Injury-Blog.aspx
  • Sep 25

    Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
    While injury-related accidents are sometimes able to be resolved by private individuals and insurance companies, that is not always the case. And even when it is possible to resolve an injury-causing accident without legal…
  • Sep 25

    Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer

    Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer
    While injury-related accidents are sometimes able to be resolved by private individuals and insurance companies, that is not always the case. And even when it is possible to resolve an injury-causing accident without legal…
  • Sep 23

    Whirlpool Microwave Recall

    Whirlpool Microwave Recall
    If you find yourself heating up popcorn for movie night, make sure to be extra careful if you own a Whirpool microwave. In late August, Whirpool announced a recall on one of their hooded combination microwaves. The reason for the recall…
Rank this Week: 962

Dewey B Strategic

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/
Rank this Week: 227

Blog Droit International par…

Blog Droit International par Cabinet d'Avocat Francophone de Floride

Blog du cabinet d'avocat et conseil juridique francophone, en francais. By Boyer Law Firm, PLLC.

http://avocatflorideblog.com
  • Sep 25

    Les Elections en Copropriété en Floride Sous Investigation

    Les Elections en Copropriété en Floride Sous Investigation
    Beaucoup des élections en copropriété en Floride actuellement sous enquête par l’État de la Floride sont soupçonnés d’utiliser des bulletins de vote frauduleux. Après les…
  • Sep 22

    Retard Enorme à l’Immigration aux USA

    Retard Enorme à l’Immigration aux USA
    Il est plus important que jamais pour vous de vous assurer que votre demande d’immigration a bien été déposée comme il faut. Le gouvernement fédéral a récemment annoncé que le…
  • Sep 18

    Fraude à l’Immigration aux USA

    Fraude à l’Immigration aux USA
    Il y a eu de nombreux rapports récemment sur une fraude à l’immigration aux États-Unis. Les fraudeurs appellent et envoient des courriels frauduleux ciblant des immigrés vivant aux États-Unis. Les…
Rank this Week: 292

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Reading Too Much Into Thing

    Reading Too Much Into Thing
    Town of Milton Board of Health v. Brisson, 2016 VT 56By Amy Davis Whenever I see a case involving a Board of Health, my mind jumps straight to those homes in Hoarders that get condemned. Have you ever watched that show? There is nothing like…
  • Sep 18

    When (Legal) Worlds Collide

    When (Legal) Worlds Collide
    Groves v. Green, 2016 VT 106 By Elizabeth KruskaThis is actually a very interesting legal issue. I know, I know, you’re expecting a cheeky, plucky summary of a Vermont Supreme Court case. I’m really mostly interested in…
  • Sep 10

    This is also Important

    This is also Important
    In re Manning, 2016 VT 53By Andrew DelaneyA plea colloquy has to include a factual basis for the plea. This is important. We’ve talked about it before. Just what is a plea colloquy? Well, if you break it down, plea means what it means…
Rank this Week: 535

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

News and commentary on Directors and Officers Liability. By Kevin M. LaCroix.

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Sep 25

    D&O Insurance: Consent Judgment Including Covenant Not to Execute Constitutes “Loss”

    D&O Insurance: Consent Judgment Including Covenant Not to Execute Constitutes “Loss”
    In order to try to resolve litigation pending against them, policyholders sometimes enter a settlement in which they agree to the entry of a consent judgment against them and to the assignment to the claimants of their rights under their…
  • Sep 22

    Guest Post: Ninth Circuit Clarifies What Might Trigger SOX 304 Disgorgement

    Guest Post: Ninth Circuit Clarifies What Might Trigger SOX 304 Disgorgement
    Among the many issues arising under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act are questions surrounding disgorgement under Section 304, particularly questions concerning what actions and whose actions might trigger disgorgement. In the following guest post,…
  • Sep 21

    Cybersecurity Disclosure Practices: What’s Up With That?

    Cybersecurity Disclosure Practices: What’s Up With That?
    Cybersecurity has been and remains one of the hot topics in corporate governance. Several federal regulatory agencies, including the SEC, have made it clear that cybersecurity is a high priority item and at the top of their agenda. The…
Rank this Week: 767

Federal Regulations Advisor

Federal Regulations Advisor

Provides insights and commentary on U.S. government regulatory affairs. By Leland E. Beck.

http://www.fedregsadvisor.com/
Rank this Week: 170

nearlylegal

nearlylegal

Covers housing law, legal aid and other topics.

http://nearlylegal.co.uk/blog
  • Sep 25

    Vulnerability, ‘significantly’ and equality dutie

    Vulnerability, ‘significantly’ and equality dutie
    S Butt v London Borough of Hackney. County Court at Central London. 22 February 2016 (PDF of judgment) This was another in a number of county court judgments on section 204 Housing Act 1996 appeals which turned on the question of…
  • Sep 25

    ‘Solicitor’s agents’ and rights of audience again

    ‘Solicitor’s agents’ and rights of audience again
    We had a look at this issue many years ago, and now, with thanks to Gordon Exall at Civil Litigation Brief, there is information on a county court case on the point. This is of significance, and potential use, as the appearance of…
  • Sep 25

    Job Ads: S London & Leed

    Job Ads: S London & Leed
    Lambeth Law Centre Vacancy for Housing Solicitor / Housing Team Leader  Lambeth Law Centre are looking for an experienced housing solicitor to join our dynamic team to provide high quality legal advice and representation to the…
Rank this Week: 841

Strategic Legal Technology

Strategic Legal Technology

Covers the application of technology to law practice and law business. By Prism Legal Consulting.

http://prismlegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 25

    Corporate Security Practices: Can Verizon Handle Yahoo?

    Corporate Security Practices: Can Verizon Handle Yahoo?
    This post describes a specific situation I encountered with Verizon but has some general implications for how individuals should remember to protect their own personal digital security. And how companies should protect…
  • Sep 16

    Delivering what clients want + getting paid for it (Live from #COLPM Futures)

    Delivering what clients want + getting paid for it (Live from #COLPM Futures)
    This is a live blog post from the College of Law Practice Management 2016 Futures Conference (link to PDF of agenda). As a live post, please forgive any typos or misunderstandings of meaning. This session is How will we better…
  • Sep 11

    Litigation Finance – How It Works at Bentham

    Litigation Finance – How It Works at Bentham
    I recently spoke with Dave Kerstein, an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel at Bentham IMF to learn more about litigation finance. Before sharing what I learned, some background… Background: My Long Interest in Applying…
Rank this Week: 660

Start Making Sense

Start Making Sense

Tax and budget policy by Dan Shaviro

http://danshaviro.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    More on the Brian Wilson concert

    More on the Brian Wilson concert
    The Brian Wilson concert was great - astounding playlist of great songs (and a few, mainly later, that were OK but not quite in the same league), performed with enormous skill by an extremely talented group of musicians.  I also thought…
  • Sep 24

    The boy who lived

    The boy who lived
    Brian Wilson concert at the Beacon Theatre tonight, honoring the 50th anniversary of Pet Sounds (which they played in full after the intermission).He's almost like a stiff, old giant crustacean, seated at a piano at center stage with his…
  • Sep 23

    Slides for my conference talk

    Slides for my conference talk
    Excellent conference, which ended just a half hour ago, on "Human Rights and Tax in an Unequal World."  Very diverse range of topics, ideas, and approaches, but it also hung together well.  Props to Philip Alston and Nikki Reisch…
Rank this Week: 312

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 25

    District Court Judge releases list of more than 200 cases veiled in secrecy of Patriot Act

    District Court Judge releases list of more than 200 cases veiled in secrecy of Patriot Act
    Washington Post – This judge just released 200 secret government surveillance requests “U.S. District Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell, a former Senate aide who helped draft the Patriot Act, has defied easy labeling throughout a…
  • Sep 25

    New on LLRX – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid

    New on LLRX – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid
    Via LLRX.com – Visiting Interlaken and Madrid – Research Assistant and world traveler Ryan Davis shares another travelogue installment – this time to Interlaken and Madrid. Ryan includes effective strategies for…
  • Sep 25

    Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership

    Twitter and UN Global Pulse Announce Data Partnership
    News release, September 23, 2016: “Twitter and UN Global Pulse today announced a partnership that will provide the United Nations with access to Twitter’s data tools to support efforts to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals,…
Rank this Week: 40

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Sep 25

    Nagy on Insider Trading

    Nagy on Insider Trading
    Donna M. Nagy has posted Beyond Dirks: Gratuitous Tipping and Insider Trading on SSRN with the following abstract: Does a corporate insider who gratuitously shares material nonpublic information with a friend or relative — with no…
  • Sep 25

    Majumdar & Varottil on Crowdfunding in India

    Majumdar & Varottil on Crowdfunding in India
    Arjya B. Majumdar and Umakanth Varottil have posted Regulating Equity Crowdfunding in India: Walking a Tightrope on SSRN with the following abstract: Start-up companies face difficulties in raising finances, and the situation has intensified…
  • Sep 25

    Caytas on Clearing and Settlement

    Caytas on Clearing and Settlement
    Joanna Diane Caytas has posted Developing Blockchain Real-Time Clearing and Settlement in the EU, U.S., and Globally on SSRN with the following abstract: Clearing and settlement of international securities transactions for indirectly held…
Rank this Week: 64

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    Directory of Quebec Law Blog

    Directory of Quebec Law Blog
    Édith Guilhermont, a legal scholar at the University of Sherbrooke in the province of Quebec, has created a directory of Quebec law-related blogs.It lists blogs that deal with law applicable to Quebec an whose main audience is the…
  • Sep 24

    Two New Canadian Association of Law Libraries Award

    Two New Canadian Association of Law Libraries Award
    The Canadian Association of Law Libraries announced at its 2016 annual conference in Vancouver that Thomson Reuters is funding  two new prizes launched in memory of members the Association lost in 2015.The Gisele Laprise Prize will…
  • Sep 22

    September 2016 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

    September 2016 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World
    The Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World newsletter, published by Library and Archives Canada (LAC), highlights issues pertaining to government and recordkeeping practices in the public and private sectors around the world.The…
Rank this Week: 147

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
  • Sep 25

    Ninth Circuit: Green Party's First Amendment Challenge to Arizona's 180-day Party Recognition Deadline

    Ninth Circuit: Green Party's First Amendment Challenge to Arizona's 180-day Party Recognition Deadline
    Professor Ruthann Robson, City University of New York (CUNY) School of Law In its opinion in Arizona Green Party v. Reagan, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district judge's grant of summary judgment in favor of Arizona's Secretary of State,…
  • Sep 22

    Judge Slaps FEC for Erroneous Analysis of Political Committee

    Judge Slaps FEC for Erroneous Analysis of Political Committee
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Judge Christopher R. Cooper (D.D.C.) ruled earlier this week that the controlling members of the FEC applied the wrong legal analysis in concluding that two groups were not "political…
  • Sep 21

    Tenther States Claim Sovereign Right Not to Pay Employees Overtime

    Tenther States Claim Sovereign Right Not to Pay Employees Overtime
    Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Twenty-one states, led by Texas, sued the federal government this week over the Labor Department's new overtime rule. The complaint, which argues that the rule violates the Tenth Amendment and…
Rank this Week: 811

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Oregon Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injuries to minors, medical malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, nursing home abuse & neglect, premises liability, products liability, and wrongful death. By Kaplan Law, LLC.

http://www.oregoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    Oregon Rape Charge at Providence St. Vincent Raises Troubling Question

    Oregon Rape Charge at Providence St. Vincent Raises Troubling Question
    The decision by Portland police to charge a 34-year-old nursing assistant with the rape of an 87-year-old nursing home patient is drawing new attention to sexual assault issues in Oregon nursing homes, hospitals and other facilities that care…
  • Sep 15

    A Prison ‘Industry’ That is Making Everyone Poorer

    A Prison ‘Industry’ That is Making Everyone Poorer
    According to the Oregon Department of Prisons website our state first experimented with private prisons in the late 1800s. The state penitentiary “was leased to a private company… Since this concept was becoming very popular…
  • Sep 2

    Avoid Fatal Oregon Car Crashes This Holiday Weekend

    Avoid Fatal Oregon Car Crashes This Holiday Weekend
    As we head into another long holiday weekend this is a good moment to remember the importance of road and traffic safety. This year caution is especially important because 2016 is already shaping up as an unusually deadly year both here in…
Rank this Week: 754

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Sep 25

    Save the Day

    Save the Day
    The PAC has a video: Warning: contains swearing, discussions of nudity, and lots of meta-snark.
  • Sep 23

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre

    Debate Hors D’oeuvre
    A Clinton ad to put us in the mood for what will undoubtedly be an edifying debate on Monday night.
  • Sep 21

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)

    Jill Stein is Not the Answer (Especially in Florida!)
    Commentator “How” (I still have commentators?)  may or may not be a Republican plant.  I prefer to assume he or she is not, and thus thought I would write a reply to this recent contribution “How” writes,…
Rank this Week: 16

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Sep 25

    Drafting a Bulletproof Will

    Drafting a Bulletproof Will
    With the potential of dissatisfied heirs and will contests, it is important to make your will bulletproof. One thing you can draft in your will is a no-contest clause, which discourages people from disputing your will, especially…
  • Sep 25

    Hillary Clinton's Proposed 65% Estate Tax Rate

    Hillary Clinton's Proposed 65% Estate Tax Rate
    Hillary Clinton is proposing a 65% tax on the richest estates, making it harder for the wealthy to pass appreciated assets on to their heirs without paying taxes. This increase will generate $260 billion over the next decade, allowing her...
  • Sep 24

    Article on Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation

    Article on Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation
    Alyssa A. DiRusso recently published an Article entitled, The Generation-Skipping Transfer Tax and Sociological Shifts in Generational Length: Proposing a Generation-Inflation Index for Taxation, 41 Am. C. Tr. & Est. Couns. L.J. 307 (Fall…
Rank this Week: 58

Ruminations

Ruminations

Covers concepts and misconceptions in the practice of retail real estate law. By Meislik & Meislik.

http://www.retailrealestatelaw.com/
  • Sep 25

    Are Your Agreements Well Drafted?

    Are Your Agreements Well Drafted?
    PrintAre there really a lot of ways to skin a cat? Ruminations can’t think of many (or even any, mostly because it doesn’t make for a good picture). Basically, we don’t know. How many ways are there to go from a…
  • Sep 18

    HUGE SALE: $20,000,000 Property For Only $300,000. Read All About It

    HUGE SALE: $20,000,000 Property For Only $300,000. Read All About It
    PrintWhat does an owner-landlord do when a tenant has a $300,000 purchase option for a property worth more than 20 million dollars? That question could be the end of today’s posting if we treated that as a rhetorical question. Other…
  • Sep 11

    Don’t Expect A Thank You Card From The Insurance Carrier

    Don’t Expect A Thank You Card From The Insurance Carrier
    PrintWe’ve written about many of the “elements” implicated by today’s blog posting, but don’t think we’ve ever illustrated them in the context of a specific lease provision. Among them are the concepts of…
Rank this Week: 418

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 25

    September 25, 2016: Last Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Jane Pauley named replacement.

    September 25, 2016: Last Sunday Morning with Charles Osgood. Jane Pauley named replacement.
    The beginning of the special episode Celebrating Charlie included a sun with a bowtie. A different edition of Sunday morning. Last day of hosting. Black suit, white shirt. First up, Rita Braver tells Charlie: Relax. Almost fifty years…
  • Sep 23

    Nature discusses recent events in the CRISPR patent battle

    Nature discusses recent events in the CRISPR patent battle
    Obviousness in patent law is measured relevant to a person having ordinary skill in the art (sometimes designated PHOSITA). The CRISPR patent battles will, in part, turn on the level of skill.Nature wrote of the Doudna (Berkeley) vs. Zhang…
  • Sep 23

    CAFC affirms D. Delaware in Roche v. Lifescan: the meaning of "microelectrode"

    CAFC affirms D. Delaware in Roche v. Lifescan: the meaning of "microelectrode"
    Roche Diagnostics Operations, Inc. and Corange InternationalLimited (“Roche”) appeal from the UnitedStates District Court for the District of Delaware’s grantof summary judgment in favor of Lifescan Incorporatedand Nova…
Rank this Week: 29

HealthBlawg

HealthBlawg

Covers new developments in health care law and policy. By David Harlow.

http://www.healthblawg.com/
  • Sep 25

    Blockchain in Healthcare // National Health IT Week Roundtable

    Blockchain in Healthcare // National Health IT Week Roundtable
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Sep 25

    Blockchain in Healthcare // National Health IT Week Roundtable

    Blockchain in Healthcare // National Health IT Week Roundtable
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
  • Aug 22

    The Uber of Healthcare is … Uber? Really???

    The Uber of Healthcare is … Uber? Really???
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. http://feeds.healthblawg.com/healthblawg
Rank this Week: 630

Arbitration Matters

Arbitration Matters

Covers recent developments in labor arbitration. By John H. Curley.

http://arbitrationmatters.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 81

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers car, motorcycle and trucking accidents, including those caused by drunk driving. By Associates and Bruce L. Scheiner, Personal Injury Lawyers, P.A.

http://www.injury-lawyer-florida.com/
  • Sep 25

    Holiday Motor Corp. v. Walters – Product Liability in Convertible Rollover

    Holiday Motor Corp. v. Walters – Product Liability in Convertible Rollover
    The Virginia Supreme Court reversed a $20 million product liability verdict favoring a woman seriously injured when her Mazda convertible rolled over. Justices ruled trial court abused discretion in allowing plaintiff’s expert…
  • Sep 24

    Bicycle Helmet Recalls Highlight Head Injury Risk

    Bicycle Helmet Recalls Highlight Head Injury Risk
    When you purchase a bicycle helmet, you are making a commitment to safety. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports 818 bicyclists died on U.S. roads last year – an increase of more than 12 percent – the…
  • Sep 23

    Burger King Corp. v. Lastre-Torres – Third-Party Liability for Work Injury

    Burger King Corp. v. Lastre-Torres – Third-Party Liability for Work Injury
    Florida’s 3rd District Court of Appeal affirmed a recent judgement in favor of an injured worker who prevailed in a third-party lawsuit against a large fast-food chain after suffering an eye injury while cleaning equipment in the…
Rank this Week: 756

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Sacramento Injury Attorneys Blog

Coves car accidents, traumatic brain injuries, and neck and back injuries. By the Law Offices of Edward A. Smith.

http://www.sacramentoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Sep 25

    California Seatbelt Campaign

    California Seatbelt Campaign
    California Seatbelt Campaign California Seatbelt Campaign California Seatbelt Campaign I'm Ed Smith, a Modesto auto accident attorney. It only takes two seconds to put on a seatbelt and those two seconds could save your life. The Law…
  • Sep 25

    South Lake Tahoe City Council Candidate Seriously Injured

    South Lake Tahoe City Council Candidate Seriously Injured
    South Lake Tahoe City Council Candidate Seriously Injured South Lake Tahoe City Council Candidate Seriously Injured I’m Ed Smith, a South Lake Tahoe personal injury lawyer. One person passed away and approximately four others…
  • Sep 25

    Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydiver

    Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydiver
    Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydivers Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydivers Parachute Defect Kills Two Skydivers I'm Ed Smith, a Lodi Personal Injury Lawyer. A first-time skydiver was embarking on an adventure through the skies.…
Rank this Week: 276

Medical Futility

Medical Futility

Tracks judicial, legislative, policy, and academic developments concerning medical futility. By Professor Thaddeus Mason Pope.

http://medicalfutility.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 183

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

Covers food poisoning and foodborne illness outbreaks. By Marler Clark.

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Sep 24

    CDC weighs in on Multi-State E. coli Outbreak

    CDC weighs in on Multi-State E. coli Outbreak
    CDC, multiple states, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (USDA-FSIS) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coliO157:H7 (STEC O157:H7) infections. Seven people…
  • Sep 24

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse E. coli Outbreak

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse E. coli Outbreak
    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Athol, Mass., establishment, is recalling beef, veal, and Bison products that may be contaminated with E. col iO157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service…
  • Sep 23

    129 struck by Hepatitis A from Tropical Smoothie Café

    129 struck by Hepatitis A from Tropical Smoothie Café
    As of 12:00 pm on September 23, 2016, 104 Virginia residents who had tested positive for hepatitis A reported consuming a smoothie at Tropical Smoothie Café prior to becoming ill. Approximately 35% of the residents, for whom…
Rank this Week: 129

E. coli Blog

E. coli Blog

Covers E. coli outbreaks, recalls, legal cases and resources. By Marler Clark.

http://www.ecoliblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia E. coli Outbreak

    Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia E. coli Outbreak
    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Athol, Mass., establishment, is recalling beef, veal, and Bison products that may be contaminated with E. col iO157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and... Continue Reading
  • Sep 17

    Finding E. coli at Memo’

    Finding E. coli at Memo’
    KOMO TV 4 reports that public health officials say they are investigating two cases of E. coli associated with Memo’s Mexican Food in the University District. One person, a King County... Continue Reading
  • Sep 10

    E. coli in Seattle

    E. coli in Seattle
    Seattle King County Public Health is investigating a cluster of five E. coli infections caused by Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (also called STEC) associated with Matador restaurant in Ballard. Four people ate on 8/14…
Rank this Week: 152

Marler Blog

Marler Blog

Covers food poisoning law. By Bill Marler.

http://www.marlerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse Tied to E. coli Outbreak

    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse Tied to E. coli Outbreak
    Adams Farm Slaughterhouse, LLC, an Athol, Mass., establishment, is recalling beef, veal, and Bison products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection...…
  • Sep 23

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee

    Salmonella Outbreak Hits Tennessee
    News Channel 5 reports that Tennessee state health officials investigated a Salmonella food poisoning outbreak that sickened potentially dozens of people in Middle Tennessee. The Salmonella illnesses emerged after a... Continue Reading
  • Sep 23

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak

    Another Raw Milk Campylobacter Outbreak
    The Pueblo City-County Health Department, El Paso County Public Health and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are jointly investigating an ongoing outbreak of Campylobacter infections linked to... Continue Reading
Rank this Week: 50

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural…

The LL.M. Program in Agricultural & Food Law

Covers the law of food and agriculture. By the Graduate Program in Agricultural & Food Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

http://www.agfoodllm.com/
  • Sep 24

    LL.M. Candidate Brandy McAllister and the Mac Farm

    LL.M. Candidate Brandy McAllister and the Mac Farm
    Note from Susan:We have the most interesting attorneys in the LL.M. Program!It was my pleasure to speak with distance candidate Brandy McAllister last week. In addition to taking classes toward her LL.M. degree, Brandy serves as Risk…
  • Sep 22

    Nicole Civita interviewed on "Your Call"

    Nicole Civita interviewed on "Your Call"
    What Can You Do To Stop Food WasteWhat Can You Do To Stop Food WasteLL.M. Affiliate Professor and Director of the Food Recovery Project at the University of Arkansas School of Law was a recently…
  • Sep 20

    From Last Year's Class: Nicole Cooks joins USDA

    From Last Year's Class: Nicole Cooks joins USDA
    LL.M. Candidate Nicole CookNicole Cook, an experienced attorney from Iowa, was in the LL.M. Program 2015-16, completing her class requirements with a Practicum over the summer.  She worked with the Good Food Institute. Through her…
Rank this Week: 423

Cruise Law News

Cruise Law News

Coveres admiralty law and cruise ship accidents & injuries. By James M. Walker of Walker & O'Neill.

http://www.cruiselawnews.com/
  • Sep 24

    U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member from Ruby Prince

    U.S. Coast Guard Medevacs Crew Member from Ruby Prince
    The Defense Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) reports that the U.S Coast Guard medevaced a 47 year old crew member from the Ruby Princess early this morning. The air medevac took place when the Princess Cruises cruise ship was approximately…
  • Sep 23

    Pullmantur Monarch Strikes a Whale

    Pullmantur Monarch Strikes a Whale
    A passenger aboard the Pullmantur Monarch (formerly Royal Caribbean's Monarch of the Seas) informed us that the cruise ship apparently struck a whale last week as the ship was returning to the port of Lisbon. He photographed the whale carcass…
  • Sep 22

    Lawsuit: MSC Crew Member Sexually Assaults 12 Year Old Child

    Lawsuit: MSC Crew Member Sexually Assaults 12 Year Old Child
    A lawsuit filed suit last week against MSC Cruises (USA) Inc., and MSC Crociere SA, alleges that a MSC crew member, identified as Rudy Samuel Santos Hernandez, sexually assaulted and battered a 12-year-old child on the MSC cruise…
Rank this Week: 102

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
  • Sep 24

    Do We Really Own the Tats on Our Bodies?

    Do We Really Own the Tats on Our Bodies?
    Many of us function under the assumption that tattoos on our bodies are ours to display in any form we wish. Intellectual property lawsuits regarding the rights of tattoo artists have begun to highlight a number of questions concerning who…
  • Sep 23

    Artist Suing Police for Violating her Constitutional Right

    Artist Suing Police for Violating her Constitutional Right
    The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Idaho and Co-counsel have filed a lawsuit against Idaho State Police on behalf of the Visual Arts Collective, Alley Repertory Theater, and performance artist Anne McDonald. McDonald is claiming the…
  • Sep 21

    Proposed Law will Protect International Art Loans from US Court Jurisdiction

    Proposed Law will Protect International Art Loans from US Court Jurisdiction
    According to many museum professionals, certain countries are reluctant to loan works of art to arts institutions in the United States due to ongoing ownership or provenance questions. A recent bill sent to Senate for consideration, the…
Rank this Week: 515

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer…

Chicago Business Litigation Lawyer Blog

Covers class action litigation, fraud, consumer law and shareholder disputes. By DiTommaso Lubin.

http://www.chicagobusinesslitigationlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Racial Harassment of Home Owners Civil Suit Settles With Apology and Undisclosed Monetary Payment

    Racial Harassment of Home Owners Civil Suit Settles With Apology and Undisclosed Monetary Payment
    One specific alleged incident included in the complain happened in 2013 when Calliari allegedly drove past Mobley and Powell walking in the street because their neighborhood does not have sidewalks. Calliari allegedly made a U-turn, pulled up…
  • Sep 20

    Uber Cannot Escape Price Fixing Class Action Through Arbitration Agreement New York Federal Judge Rule

    Uber Cannot Escape Price Fixing Class Action Through Arbitration Agreement New York Federal Judge Rule
    According to Uber, the company's terms of service require all disputes to be settled via arbitration. Arbitration was initially created as a way for companies to settle disputes between themselves without crowding the courts with business…
  • Sep 15

    Uber Class Action Settlement Rejected

    Uber Class Action Settlement Rejected
    Judge Chen also pointed out that the drivers ran a greater risk by pursuing the matter in court than Uber because Uber's employment contract includes an arbitration agreement. If the case makes it to the Ninth Circuit Court, there's a chance…
Rank this Week: 124

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured

    Report: Alleged Drunk Driver in Boston Hits Police Cruiser – Trooper Injured
    According to a recent news feature from CBS Local Boston, a woman has just been arrested after she allegedly crashed into a Massachusetts State Police Cruiser in Boston, injuring a trooper.  Authorities say the alleged drunk driving…
  • Sep 22

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food

    Police Officer Accused of Drunk Driving Crash Talks Fast Food
    In a rather bizarre incident reported by KATU 2 News, a police officer alleged to have been responsible for a drunk driving crash in a city-owned vehicle. He reportedly struck up a conversation with arresting officers about fast food and…
  • Sep 19

    Report: Police Do Not Have to Read Miranda to Boston Drunk Driving Suspect

    Report: Police Do Not Have to Read Miranda to Boston Drunk Driving Suspect
    There is no doubt that state legislators and organizations like Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) are trying to make it tougher for those who decide to drink to the point of intoxication and then get behind the wheel of a car.  The…
Rank this Week: 466

InhouseBlog

InhouseBlog

Covers corporate, employment law, environmental, forms, insurance, IP, litigation and more. By Geoffrey G. Gussis.

http://www.inhouseblog.com
  • Sep 24

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life

    10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life
    My column this week at Above the Law rounds up 10 Tiny Tools to Simplify A Lawyer’s Life. I cover: ActiveWords. The post 10 Tiny Tools To Simplify A Lawyer’s Life appeared on InhouseBlog.com.
  • Sep 22

    In-House Lawyer Says Firms Risk Losing Work Over Associate Salarie

    In-House Lawyer Says Firms Risk Losing Work Over Associate Salarie
    Elevated first-year associate salaries seem to be the new normal at top law firms, but Michael Ray, Chief Legal Officer of Western Digital Corporation, thinks the new compensation schemes are “largely unsustainable.”…
  • Sep 21

    Lawyers billing only a fraction of their time – legal bills to get bigger?

    Lawyers billing only a fraction of their time – legal bills to get bigger?
    The folks at Clio dropped a bombshell that stunned attendees at the fourth annual Clio Cloud Conference to silence. And no, it wasn’t the… The post Lawyers billing only a fraction of their time – legal bills to get bigger?…
Rank this Week: 244

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Boston Employment Attorney Blog

Covers employment law. By Conforto Law Group.

http://www.bostonemploymentattorneyblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Massachusetts Sexual Harassment Verdict Upheld in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown

    Massachusetts Sexual Harassment Verdict Upheld in Gyulakian v. Lexus of Watertown
    Sexual harassment claims often involve salacious allegations that can form the basis of a punitive damages award, the purpose of which is not to compensate the victim but to punish the wrongdoer and thus deter similar misconduct in the…
  • Aug 3

    Equal Pay Bill Becomes Law: Massachusetts Attempts to Close the Gender Pay Gap

    Equal Pay Bill Becomes Law: Massachusetts Attempts to Close the Gender Pay Gap
    Unequal pay between men and women is well-documented. From sports to the entertainment industry to medicine, the pay gap spans numerous professions. Studies also reveal that pay in traditionally male-dominated occupations can become depressed…
  • Jul 14

    Picco v. Town of Reading

    Picco v. Town of Reading
    Overview: In Picco v. Town of Reading, the MCAD found in favor of the Complainant and awarded emotional distress damages. This is the MCAD’s second decision in 2016. Decision Date: February 26, 2016 Continue Reading →
Rank this Week: 689

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Sep 24

    Social Security Disability Judge Loses His Cases, Not His Pay

    Social Security Disability Judge Loses His Cases, Not His Pay
    Over the past few months, there has been a lot of coverage about one administrative law judge (ALJ) who was and still is working for the United States Social Security Administration (SSA).  This judge allegedly would write down notes…
  • Sep 22

    Former Social Security ALJ Arraigned for Allegedly Trading Benefits for Sex

    Former Social Security ALJ Arraigned for Allegedly Trading Benefits for Sex
    According to a recent news feature from AL.com, a former administrative law judge (ALJ) has been arraigned on federal criminal charges related to allegations that he had sex with a disabled woman in exchange for awarding her benefits and then…
  • Sep 19

    Fischer v. Colvin: SSDI Requirement

    Fischer v. Colvin: SSDI Requirement
    In Fischer v. Colvin, a case from the Untied States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, claimant applied for disability benefits from the United States Social Security Administration (SSA) in February 2012.  It should be noted that…
Rank this Week: 703

Conflict of Laws .net

Conflict of Laws .net

Covers news and discussion on the conflict of laws in private international law cases. Editor is Martin George of the University of Birmingham. Published in association with the Journal of Private International Law.

http://conflictoflaws.net
  • Sep 24

    Conference: Cross Border Family Litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis Recast (Milan, 14 october 2016)

    Conference: Cross Border Family Litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis Recast (Milan, 14 october 2016)
    The University of Milan (Department of International, Legal, Historical and Political Studies) will host on Friday 14 October 2016 (14h00) a conference on “Cross border family litigation in Europe. The Brussels IIbis recast“.…
  • Sep 22

    Opening of the European and Private International law Section in Blog Droit Européen

    Opening of the European and Private International law Section in Blog Droit Européen
    Many thanks to Alexia Pato, PhD candidate at the Universidad Autónoma, Madrid, for this piece of news. And my best wishes! Today, blog droit européen officially celebrates the opening of its European and private international…
  • Sep 21

    Comity or Compulsion

    Comity or Compulsion
    On Tuesday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a decision reversing a $147.8 million price-fixing judgment against two Chinese manufacturers of Vitamin C. The plaintiffs alleged that the Chinese manufacturers…
Rank this Week: 21

Rubin on Tax

Rubin on Tax

Covers tax and legal issues relating to federal and Florida tax, estate planning, probate, and business matters. By Charles Rubin.

http://rubinontax.floridatax.com/
Rank this Week: 398

James M. Hoffmann Blog

James M. Hoffmann Blog

Covers Missouri workers' compensation and personal injury.

http://www.hoffmannworkcomp.com/category/blog/
  • Sep 24

    High Risk of Heart Disease for Night Shift Workers – Work Comp Law Firm

    High Risk of Heart Disease for Night Shift Workers – Work Comp Law Firm
    A recent study reveals that female night shift workers are at higher risk for heart disease. Heart disease is a leading cause of death in the U.S. One in every four deaths is caused by heart disease. A recent study by Brigham and…
  • Sep 23

    Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury – Workmens Comp Law Firm

    Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury – Workmens Comp Law Firm
    Construction sites are notorious for work-related injuries. The construction industry is among the most dangerous of workplaces. According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, construction workers have the…
  • Sep 21

    Keep Your Teen Safe in the Workplace – St. Louis Workplace Accident

    Keep Your Teen Safe in the Workplace – St. Louis Workplace Accident
    Many teens have an afterschool job to earn extra pocket money, meet new people, and become more independent. Teenagers have available a wide variety of part-time jobs, ranging from working as a camp counselor, babysitting,…
Rank this Week: 320

Software Intellectual Property…

Software Intellectual Property Report

Covers the places where software intersects the law of intellectual property. By Charles A. Bieneman.

http://swipreport.com/
  • Sep 24

    Federal Circuit Reminder that “Comprising” is Open-Ended in Patent Claim

    Federal Circuit Reminder that “Comprising” is Open-Ended in Patent Claim
    Construing patent a patent claim whose preamble recited an “electrical power distribution plugstrip comprising in combination” a variety of elements listed in the body of the claim, the Federal Circuit overturned a finding of…
  • Sep 18

    What Is a Party’s Burden in Seeking a Determination of Patent-Ineligibility?

    What Is a Party’s Burden in Seeking a Determination of Patent-Ineligibility?
    A court denied a patent infringement defendant’s motion to dismiss under FRCP 12(b)(6); the defendant, alleging that four patents were invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 101 for failing to recite patent-eligible matter, failed in its…
  • Sep 15

    Patent Claims to Cellular Network Messaging Survive Summary Judgment

    Patent Claims to Cellular Network Messaging Survive Summary Judgment
    Case:  Comcast Cable Communications, LLC et al. v. Sprint Communications Company L.P., No. 12-859 (E.D. Pa. Aug. 24, 2016). Result: Summary judgment of patent-ineligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101 denied (in the course of deciding a…
Rank this Week: 898