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Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jul 18

    McCarthy speak

    McCarthy speak
    This is really something!  I always knew John Welch was the definitive resource online, and then some, for what’s going on at the Trademark Trials and Appeal Board — the TTAB, of course — via his seminal, inimitable and…
  • Jul 7

    Other First Amendment busine

    Other First Amendment busine
    Spend enough time perusing LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® and you might get the impression that there’s only one freedom protected by the First Amendment. This is error. I don’t often get to share a legal filing…
  • Jul 5

    Oklahama! OK!

    Oklahama! OK!
    Originally posted 2012-11-13 14:24:40. Republished by Blog Post PromoterIs it still “mainstream media” if the guy isn’t wearing a tie?
Rank this Week: 136

Food Poison Journal

Food Poison Journal

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

http://www.foodpoisonjournal.com/
  • Jul 22

    New Hampshire E. coli Outbreak Linked to Ground Beef Sickens 12

    New Hampshire E. coli Outbreak Linked to Ground Beef Sickens 12
    The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Division of Public Health Services (DPHS) is investigating an outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli) associated with ground beef. Since June, 12 people have…
  • Jul 20

    FSIS Warns about Salmonella Pork but with NO Recall

    FSIS Warns about Salmonella Pork but with NO Recall
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert today due to concerns about illnesses caused by Salmonella I 4,[5],12:i:- that may be associated with…
  • Jul 20

    Chicago Carbon Mexican Grill E. coli toll tops 67

    Chicago Carbon Mexican Grill E. coli toll tops 67
    The number of people sickened in an E. coli outbreak traced to a suburban Chicago restaurant continues to increase, with 67 now confirmed. Twenty of the victims’ symptoms were so severe they were admitted to hospitals. Public health…
Rank this Week: 137

Charon QC

Charon QC

Mix of legal ephemera and comment.

http://charonqc.wordpress.com
  • May 1

    Charon to be restaurant critic….

    Charon to be restaurant critic….
    Originally posted on Charon QC:You may find this truly astonishing, but I have been invited by Della Croft, the MD of Law And More, of which more later, and Vanessa Wozniak, the Editor of the LawandMore online magazine ……to be…
  • Oct 11

    Tweet du Jour…

    Tweet du Jour…
    I really must get back to some ‘sensible’ blogging.  I shall find my Panama Hat which aids thinking while writing and do so… I note that a future prime minister and the present ‘incumbent’ are in this…
  • Oct 11

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”

    Rive Gauche: A bit of “Shagger”
    Came across this Lord Shagger nonsense while ‘perusing’ my Charon files.  I think I may have to do a few more Lord Shagger posts now that the legal year is under way.  I may even be able to do/shoehorn in some vaguely…
Rank this Week: 138

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Jul 23

    A Bizarre New Zika Infection in Utah

    A Bizarre New Zika Infection in Utah
    From The Atlantic: Scientists are bewildered by a new and disturbing development involving the Zika virus in Utah, where a patient who contracted the virus recently died. Officials announced on Monday they’re investigating how a person who…
  • Jul 22

    Carolyn Hax: A separated couple is struggling to find a way to reconcile

    Carolyn Hax: A separated couple is struggling to find a way to reconcile
    From the Washington Post: Dear Carolyn: I’ve been separated from my wife of 19 years and three kids for a few months. The separation stemmed from my infidelity — a mistake I made to run from my marital problems instead...
  • Jul 21

    Review of Splitopia

    Review of Splitopia
    Professors Naomi Cahn (GW) & Jana Singer (UM) recently reviewed Splitopia by Wendy Paris--Download it here.
Rank this Week: 139

LNG Law Blog

LNG Law Blog

Covers federal regulation, state and local issues, marine regulation, pipelines, markets and competition and more. By Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

http://www.lnglawblog.com
  • Jul 22

    Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Granted Long-Term FTA Export Authority

    Venture Global Plaquemines LNG Granted Long-Term FTA Export Authority
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order granting Venture Global Plaquemines LNG, Inc. (Plaquemines LNG) authority to export 1,240 Bcf/year (3.4 Bcf/day) of LNG from its proposed liquefaction and export terminal near mile…
  • Jul 22

    Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Granted Long-Term FTA Export Authority

    Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville Granted Long-Term FTA Export Authority
    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued an order granting Eagle LNG Partners Jacksonville LLC (Eagle LNG) authority to export 49.8 Bcf/year (0.14 Bcf/day) of LNG from its proposed production, storage, and export facility on the St.…
  • Jul 20

    Fortis LNG Deal Terminated After HECO/NextEra Merger Denied

    Fortis LNG Deal Terminated After HECO/NextEra Merger Denied
    Pacific Business News reports that Hawaii Electric has terminated its contract for LNG supplies from Fortis Hawaii Energy Inc. The deal was contingent on Hawaii Public Utilities Commission approval of NextEra’s acquisition of Hawaii…
Rank this Week: 140

Blawgletter

Blawgletter

Offers business trial law with a sense of humor. By Barry Barnett.

http://blawgletter.typepad.com/bbarnett/
  • Jun 28

    Join The Contingency

    Join The Contingency
    Dear Blawgletterati Member, You, a special person You belong to an elite group – the highly intelligent readers of Blawgletter, one of the 10 all-time most popular Trials and Litigation law blogs on Justia. With Blawgletter’s farewell,…
  • Jun 16

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!

    Blawgletter® Has Moved!
    Blawgletter® has moved to a new location, and is now The Contingency. You will be redirected shortly.
  • Jun 14

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice

    DNA and Pricing Patents Fall to Mayo and Alice
    Unpatentable subject matter A pair of Federal Circuit opinions last week rejected patents involving patent-ineligible subject matter. What does that include, you ask? As Blawgletter noted last year in "You Still Can't Patent Ideas":…
Rank this Week: 141

The Ombuds Blog

The Ombuds Blog

Features news and Information for and about organizational ombuds. By Tom Kosakowski.

http://ombuds-blog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Job Posting: Smith College

    Job Posting: Smith College
    The private women's liberal arts college in Northampton, Massachusetts has opened a search for a part-time Ombuds. The position will work with faculty and staff about eight hours a week. A hire will restore an Ombuds program that was…
  • Jul 21

    University of Alabama at Birmingham Appoints First Ombud

    University of Alabama at Birmingham Appoints First Ombud
    Michelle Fanucchi has been named the first Faculty Ombudsperson for UAB. She will work with about 2,100 faculty and report directly to the Office of the Provost.  Fanucchi will step down from her position as Chair of the Department of…
  • Jul 21

    Nova Southeastern University Awards Scholarship for Ombuds Research

    Nova Southeastern University Awards Scholarship for Ombuds Research
    The private university in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida has awarded the James O. Elmore Scholarship to PhD candidate Alicia Booker for work on the Administrative Conference of the United States research project “Ombudsman in Federal Agencies:…
Rank this Week: 142

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Life of a Law Student: All Feeds

Covers law foundations of Canadian Law. From McGill University's Neil Wehneman and Erin Morgan.

http://www.lifeofalawstudent.com
  • Jul 11

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou

    Common Sense: Alcohol with Energy Drinks Is Dangerou
    I started writing this article the other day for an attorney law blog and realized how silly it sounded. I put in all of the work and then realized that probably everyone knows that sipping on that Red Bull and Vodka isn’t any good…
  • Dec 4

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?

    Court-Appointed Ad Litem: Are They Helpful?
    A court appointed ad litem (often referred to as guardian ad litem in Raleigh) refers to a court-appointed advocate for children involved in court proceedings.  These guardian ad litem volunteers represent the best interests of the child…
  • Nov 26

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill

    Bag the “Ag Gag” Bill
    You’ve probably seen the shocking videos of de-beaked chickens shoved thirty to a cage at a factory farm, or rats running rampant at a food processing plant. Such things are upsetting to see- but as a member of the public, you…
Rank this Week: 143

Financial Counsel

Financial Counsel

Covers compliance, employment and industry intelligence for investment professionals and investment, planning and regulatory intelligence for investors. By James J. Eccleston.

http://financialcounselblog.com
  • Jul 22

    Two Toledo Advisors Barred For Fee Disclosure Failure

    Two Toledo Advisors Barred For Fee Disclosure Failure
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:According to a recent settlement with FINRA, Gary Lee Rathbun and Douglas Scott Miller failed to disclose “monitoring fees” regarding the sale of investments to both their…
  • Jul 21

    Clever Independent Brokerage Firm Seeks to Circumvent Law and Hit Transitioning Reps Hard

    Clever Independent Brokerage Firm Seeks to Circumvent Law and Hit Transitioning Reps Hard
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:We recently examined a promissory note agreement for a rep considering a move to an independent brokerage firm.  We noted the following trap for the unwary broker, and are issuing this…
  • Jul 20

    Moore Capital Hedge Fund Manager Fired For “Inconsistent Values”

    Moore Capital Hedge Fund Manager Fired For “Inconsistent Values”
    From the Desk of Jim Eccleston at Eccleston Law LLC:The Hamptons are known for lavish summer vacations for New York’s wealthiest, but a recent visit cost a New York hedge fund manager his job and a lawsuit that could end with a million…
Rank this Week: 144

El Conta punto com

El Conta punto com

Herramientas para los contadores -México-

http://elconta.com/
Rank this Week: 145

The Art Law Blog

The Art Law Blog

By Donn Zaretsky.

http://theartlawblog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 146

The D & O Diary

The D & O Diary

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

http://www.dandodiary.com/
  • Jul 22

    July in Germany and Austria

    July in Germany and Austria
    The D&O Diary was on assignment in Europe this past week for meetings in Germany, with a brief stopover in Austria before returning home. The picture to the left was taken during our short visit to Salzburg, Austria, which is described…
  • Jul 18

    Second Round of Frisbee Photo

    Second Round of Frisbee Photo
    The D&O Diary’s readers cover a lot of ground and have an incredible diversity of interests, if the latest round of Frisbee photos is any indication. Readers may recall that in connection with The D&O Diary’s…
  • Jul 12

    Eighth Circuit Split Spotlights Tensions with the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine

    Eighth Circuit Split Spotlights Tensions with the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine
    One of the bedrock principles of our legal system is that criminal liability attaches only to those who act with intent or knowledge – that is, as the legal scholars say, with mens rea (or a guilty mind). The “responsible…
Rank this Week: 147

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities…

Jim Hamilton's World of Securities Regulation

Commentaries on security regulation.

http://jimhamiltonblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Derek Jeter's undies endorsement flummoxes chancery court

    Derek Jeter's undies endorsement flummoxes chancery court
    By Anne Sherry, J.D.A governance-based endorsement deal between Derek Jeter and sports-underwear maker RevolutionWear soured, prompting the Delaware Court of Chancery to warn about "the mixing of roles in a corporate-governance setting." The…
  • Jul 21

    In absence of scienter, Crocs auditor walks away

    In absence of scienter, Crocs auditor walks away
    By Rodney F. Tonkovic, J.D.A Tenth Circuit panel has affirmed a district court judgment giving the boot to a complaint against the auditor for Crocs, Inc. The complaint, which the district court dismissed for failure to state a claim, alleged…
  • Jul 20

    CII seeks stronger clawback language in incentive-based compensation proposal

    CII seeks stronger clawback language in incentive-based compensation proposal
    By John Filar AtwoodThe Council of Institutional Investors (CII) expressed wide support for the proposed rule on incentive-based executive compensation, but asked the sponsoring entities to consider adding instances where clawbacks would be…
Rank this Week: 148

Law Department Management Blog

Law Department Management Blog

Covers managing in-house counsel groups. By Rees Morrison.

http://www.lawdepartmentmanagementblog.com/
Rank this Week: 149

inversecondemnation.com

inversecondemnation.com

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

http://www.inversecondemnation.com/inversecondemnation/
  • Jul 21

    Taps For A Good Man, K. Mark Takai

    Taps For A Good Man, K. Mark Takai
    . Yesterday came the news I've been dreading, but was hoping might never arrive. Congressman K. Mark Takai lost his final fight, a battle with pancreatic cancer. I am devastated. He was not only a client, but one of the rare people in public…
  • Jul 21

    California Supreme Court Rewrites Eminent Domain Entry Statutes To Give Government A Free Pa

    California Supreme Court Rewrites Eminent Domain Entry Statutes To Give Government A Free Pa
    Today, in a case we've been following (because we filed a brief in support of the property owner), the California Supreme Court in a unanimous opinion essentially rewrote California's precondemnation entry statute to give the government a…
  • Jul 19

    Hawaii Supreme Court: Some Office Of Election Ballot Practices Are "Rules," Some Maybe Not

    Hawaii Supreme Court: Some Office Of Election Ballot Practices Are "Rules," Some Maybe Not
    Like many high-profile cases, the legal challenge to the actions of the State Office of Elections tracks two threads. On one hand, the Office's travails are well known and frequently reported. The public understands only too well the…
Rank this Week: 150

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Stock Broker Fraud Blog

Covers broker fraud, investor fraud, marketing timing, and securities fraud. By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas.

http://www.stockbrokerfraudblog.com/
  • Dec 31

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M

    Puerto Rico Will Make $330M in Bond Payments, Defaults on About $37M
    The U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will pay about $330 million of what it owes on general obligation bonds, while defaulting on bonds of approximately $37 million that are mostly owed to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority…
  • Dec 26

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam

    Man Released from Prison Faces New Fraud Charges in $11M Investor Stock Scam
    The Securities and Exchange Commission is charging Edward Durante with bilking investors once again. Durante, who already served a 10-year sentence for a previous securities fraud conviction, is accused of using different aliases to defraud…
  • Jul 27

    Bondholders Sue Puerto Rico As Debt Talks Falter

    Bondholders Sue Puerto Rico As Debt Talks Falter
    A group of hedge funds in New York that invested in Puerto Rico general obligation bonds are suing the island’s government. The bond lawsuit came just days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment due,…
Rank this Week: 152

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
Rank this Week: 151

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

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

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • May 9

    To BRI or Not to BRI, That Is the Question

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

    Facebook advertising revenue jumps on mobile advertising revenue surge

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

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

    Study: Media use of the term “patent troll” negatively predisposes readers, court
    "Patent troll," the term employed by leading newspapers, magazines and online publications to describe how some patents are owned and used, provides a prejudicial impression of patent licensing that unfairly influences attitudes towards…
Rank this Week: 153

Crime & Federalism

Crime & Federalism

Covers civil rights, criminal law, federalism, and Section 1983. By Norman Pattis and Michael Cernovich.

http://www.crimeandfederalism.com/
  • Apr 27

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money

    Who Owns Your Favorite Pundit? How to Follow the Money
    Most of your favorite pundits are owned by the same big donors who control elections. These relationships are never disclosed. You can, however, help me expose the corrupt. Go to Guidestar.org It's free to register. Search for the name of the…
  • Feb 10

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter

    Clifford Durand and Violence Against Women Allowed on Twitter
    Clifford Durand is a student at St. John's University who recently threatened to "smash" a "bitch" in his class because she had a Donald Trump sticker on her computer. (You can find an archive of the Tweet here.) None of…
  • Jan 25

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life

    Marc Randazza Learns a Hard Lesson on Loyalty and Life
    Marc Randazza is a lawyer's lawyer. When someone threatened you with a lawsuit or some up drama came up, Randazza was the man you called. He was more generous with his time than any lawyer I'd ever known. As one of his many lawyer-clients,…
Rank this Week: 154

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Jul 22

    LWI Conference Guest Post: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing

    LWI Conference Guest Post: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing
    Please welcome a guest post from Stetson's Kirsten Davis, reflecting on last week's wonderful LWI Biennial Conference in Portland! From Kirsten: Two Minutes for Professional Status in Legal Writing I had the great pleasure of speaking on what…
  • Jul 19

    A Word That Only Lawyers and Judges Could Love: Defalcation

    A Word That Only Lawyers and Judges Could Love: Defalcation
    "Defalcation" is "a word that only lawyers and judges could love," according to a recent decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. In re Jahrling, No. 15-2252, Slip Op. at 5 (7th Cir. Mar. 18,…
  • Jul 19

    Registration Open for CSLSA Conference

    Registration Open for CSLSA Conference
    Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2016 Scholarship Conference, Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24& at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Law…
Rank this Week: 155

MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
Rank this Week: 156

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 15

    Chinese Law A-Z

    Chinese Law A-Z
    The Gallagher Law Library Chinese legal research guide is completely revised, with a new look, a new link (http://guides.lib.uw.edu/chineselawa-z), and a new name: Chinese Law A-Z.East Asian Law Quick ReferenceFor quick access to the…
  • Jul 5

    Who cites who?

    Who cites who?
    Do you ever wonder what works cite a particular article you've read? How about an article you've written?There are many tools for finding citing references, in free and commercial online services, such as SSRN, HeinOnline, Lexis, and Westlaw.…
  • Jun 24

    "Stairway to Heaven" on trial

    "Stairway to Heaven" on trial
    Maybe you saw yesterday's headlines:Led Zeppelin Wins 'Stairway to Heaven' Jury Trial Led Zeppelin Win in 'Stairway to Heaven' Trial Led Zeppelin rocks copyright case over 'Stairway' (In order, those were from the Hollywood…
Rank this Week: 157

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance…

InsureReinsure.Com: The Insurance & Reinsurance Blog

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

http://www.insurereinsure.com/
Rank this Week: 158

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

Covers future technology for the lawyer of today. By Richard M. Georges.

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Jul 23

    Modobag - You Won't Use It On An Escalator

    Modobag - You Won't Use It On An Escalator
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jul 23

    Say It Ain't So, Samsung!

    Say It Ain't So, Samsung!
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
  • Jul 22

    Pokemon Go Competence Is An Ethical Requirement For Lawyers?

    Pokemon Go Competence Is An Ethical Requirement For Lawyers?
    We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: http://feeds.feedblitz.com/futurelawyer Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us.
Rank this Week: 159

California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 21

    Martin v. Yasuda (9th Cir. - July 21, 2016)

    Martin v. Yasuda (9th Cir. - July 21, 2016)
    The Ninth Circuit concludes today that the defendant waived its right to arbitrate.  And it's exactly right.  This is, indeed, a pretty classic -- and easy -- example of how to waive your rights.It'd almost be enough itself to…
  • Jul 20

    Kaur v. Things Remembered, Inc. (9th Cir. - July 20, 2016)

    Kaur v. Things Remembered, Inc. (9th Cir. - July 20, 2016)
    Well now here's a strange one.I was wondering when I read it why the Ninth Circuit published the order.  It's an incredibly short thing.  It basically just says (1) we hereby grant you permission to file a reply, and (2), sure,…
  • Jul 19

    Barrientos v. Lynch (9th Cir. - July 19, 2016)

    Barrientos v. Lynch (9th Cir. - July 19, 2016)
    The Ninth Circuit holds that the "mailbox rule" applies to petitioners who seek relief from deportation and who are in detention at the time they file their appeal, and that the required declaration that states that the petitioner is indeed…
Rank this Week: 160

Traffic Accident News And Advice…

Traffic Accident News And Advice Blog

Covers auto laws and auto accident law in California. By Bisnar Chase LLP.

http://www.trafficaccidentnewsandadviceblog.com/
  • Jul 5

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver

    Horrific San Diego Hit-and-Run Crash Involves Suspected DUI Driver
    A man was killed in a horrific hit-and-run crash in Oceanside, which involved a driver who police say was under the influence. According to a news report on NBC San Diego, the crash occurred in the early morning on June 27, 2016 in the…
  • Jun 20

    Victorville Motorcycle Crash Proves Fatal

    Victorville Motorcycle Crash Proves Fatal
    A 61-year-old man was killed in a Victorville motorcycle accident. According to a news report in the Victorville Daily Press, the fatal collision occurred the morning of June 16, 2016 at the intersection of Palmdale and Del Gado roads. Police…
  • Jun 8

    Car Crash in Beverly Hills Leaves One Dead and Four Injured

    Car Crash in Beverly Hills Leaves One Dead and Four Injured
    One person was killed and four others were injured in a car accident in Beverly Hills. According to a Canyon News report, the fatal accident occurred early morning on June 6, 2016 at the intersection of La Brea Avenue and San Vicente…
Rank this Week: 161

Wise Law Blog

Wise Law Blog

Covers law and politics. By Garry J. Wise.

http://wiselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate

    LawFact of the Day: Wills and Estate
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Friday July 22, 2016. Today we are talking about Wills and Estates.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:15am PDTA last will cannot have provisions that run contrary to…
  • Jul 21

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation

    LawFact of the Day: Civil Litigation
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Thursday July 21, 2016. Today we are talking about Civil Litigation.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 21, 2016 at 6:00am PDTExaminations for Discovery are oral examinations of a…
  • Jul 20

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law

    LawFact of the Day: Family Law
    Here is your daily LawFact from Wise Law for Wednesday July 20, 2016. Today we are talking about Family Law.A video posted by Wise Law Office (@wiselaw) on Jul 20, 2016 at 6:16am PDTIn difficult custody cases, a Court may request that the…
Rank this Week: 162

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current
    Not many realize that in 2005, the FDA made a significant change in the language about Medical Devices. The  plain language was introduced in the Federal Register February 28, 2005. In essence, the language changed from "statutory" to…
  • Jun 6

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046
    It happens when bills are being passed quickly and the Texas Legislative Council doesn't have time to harmonize things.Take a look at Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 81.046 - Confidentiality.There are two sections "C". One was…
  • Jun 1

    Dodd-Frank Act Information

    Dodd-Frank Act Information
    If you have ever had to research the Dodd-Frank Act, you know that it can take some time determining where to begin your journey.Here are four useful resources that are not behind a paywall, so you don't need credentials to access the…
Rank this Week: 163

Southern District of Florida Blog

Southern District of Florida Blog

Provides news and notes regarding federal practice in the Southern District of Florida. By David Markus

http://sdfla.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Ferguson building being evacuated (updated)

    Ferguson building being evacuated (updated)
    Not sure what's going on over there other than a fire alarm went off and everyone is milling around outside. Will update if any further information becomes available.Update (2pm) -- Apparently the King building has been evacuated as well.…
  • Jul 22

    Former Miami AUSA and Bachelorette contestant still making new

    Former Miami AUSA and Bachelorette contestant still making new
    This time Mike Garofola makes news for dating habits in NYC.  From the New York Post:Ever since Michael Garofola, 36, moved to New York in October, his calendar has been packed with different women penciled in for dinner or drinks. As…
  • Jul 21

    Michelle Obama wins the Republican Convention

    Michelle Obama wins the Republican Convention
    First, she gave the best speech of the convention.But then this.  She is the coolest First Lady ever:Meantime, Cruz is already running for 2020.  Woweee:Can't we all just hug it out?
Rank this Week: 164

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

Covers legal malpractice basics, cases and news. By Andrew Lavoott Bluestone.

http://blog.bluestonelawfirm.com/
  • Feb 23

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied

    No Expert? Motion to Dismiss Denied
    Issues that are beyond the "ken" of ordinary jurors require expert testimony says the First Department in Wadsworth Condos, LLC v Dollinger Gonski & Grossman 2014 NY Slip Op 00930 [114 AD3d 487] February 13, 2014 Appellate Division, First…
  • Feb 20

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"

    Judiciary Law 487 Relief "Not Lightly Given"
    Judiciary Law 487, the attorney-deceit statute, part of the common law, is reserved by the Appellate Division for really really bad conduct.  It is not "lightly given."  While proof does not require "clear and convincing" evidence,…
  • Feb 19

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule

    A Legal Malpractice Case Lost on the "But For" Rule
    As we discussed yesterday, courts are eager to dismiss legal malpractice cases, early in the case or late, on the question of whether Client can show that "but for" the attorney's negligence there would have been a better economic outcome for…
Rank this Week: 165

Land Use Prof Blog

Land Use Prof Blog

Edited by Professors Matthew J. Festa, James J. Kelly, Jr., Stephen R. Miller, Jessica Owley and Kenneth A. Stahl.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/land_use/
  • Jul 22

    What makes inclusionary zoning happen?

    What makes inclusionary zoning happen?
    A new report from the National Housing Conference has some of the answers. Here is the abstract: More than 500 local inclusionary zoning (IZ) programs have been implemented in communities across the country. In most cases, these IZ policies…
  • Jul 22

    Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute seeks panel proposals for 2017 conference themed Creating Inclusive Communitie

    Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute seeks panel proposals for 2017 conference themed Creating Inclusive Communitie
    Western Places / Western Spaces Conference Request for Proposals What issues are important to you in your work? The Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute's annual land use conference, Western Places / Western Spaces explores a range of land use,…
  • Jul 21

    UIdaho Law helps launch Citizens Planning Academy

    UIdaho Law helps launch Citizens Planning Academy
    Boise and the surrounding Treasure Valley rank as one of the 20 fastest growing American regions. To facilitate better planning of this rapid growth, I am pleased to announce that the University of Idaho College of Law and Idaho Smart...
Rank this Week: 166

China Law Blog

China Law Blog

Covers China business, travel and news. By Dan Harris and Steve Dickinson.

http://www.chinalawblog.com/
  • Jul 22

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXIV

    Quick Question Friday, China Law Answers, Part XXIV
    Because of this blog, our China lawyers get a fairly steady stream of China law questions from readers, mostly via emails but occasionally via blog comments as well. If we were to conduct research on all the questions we get asked and then…
  • Jul 21

    Sourcing Product From China: You Should Know About Importer of Record Liability

    Sourcing Product From China: You Should Know About Importer of Record Liability
    The US Importer of Record is liable for antidumping and countervailing duties tied to the product being imported. The Importer of Record is the company listed in Block 26 of the U.S. Customs 7501 form. When I told a US Senator this, he…
  • Jul 20

    How to Protect Your IP From China: Beware of Subcontractor

    How to Protect Your IP From China: Beware of Subcontractor
    One of the primary ways foreign companies lose their IP to China is via infringement by manufacturing or service subcontractors. Our China lawyers constantly see/hear of foreign companies that enter into “iron-clad” contracts with…
Rank this Week: 167

DadsDivorce

DadsDivorce

Provides information for men at all stages of divorce.

http://www.dadsdivorce.com/articles/
  • Jul 20

    DadsDivorce Live: The Harmful Effects Of Parental Alienation

    DadsDivorce Live: The Harmful Effects Of Parental Alienation
    Unfortunately, it is common for children to get caught between bickering parents during the divorce process. Often, this involves one of the parents trying to convince the child to pick a side – a process refereed to as parental…
  • Jul 19

    Understanding Procedural Rules As A Pro-Se Litigant

    Understanding Procedural Rules As A Pro-Se Litigant
    Question: I am representing myself in my divorce pro se and I feel as though the courts are treating me differently because I’m not an attorney. For example, the court recently granted my wife’s attorney a three-day extra…
  • Jul 17

    Under What Circumstances Can I Gain Full Custody?

    Under What Circumstances Can I Gain Full Custody?
    Question: Under what circumstances can I get full custody of my children? Whenever my oldest son is going to stay with his mother without me present, he calls crying for me to come to the house.  Answer: While I am not licensed to…
Rank this Week: 168

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

Illinois Nursing Home Abuse Blog

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

http://blog.levinperconti.com/
  • Jul 21

    Nursing Home Blamed for Choking Death of Resident

    Nursing Home Blamed for Choking Death of Resident
    Eating food should be a rather uncomplicated process, but for the elderly, it may require assistance. Older individuals may need supervision while eating and drinking, which should be provided in nursing homes and similar facilities. One…
  • Jul 18

    Improper Care Lead to Nursing Home Death, Lawsuit

    Improper Care Lead to Nursing Home Death, Lawsuit
    Nursing homes are supposed to be facilities that provide care and supervision to our elderly relatives as they reach their golden years. Yet sometimes that care is less than what is expected. In fact, in some cases, the nursing home is…
  • Jul 15

    Nursing Home Blamed for Negligence in Death of Resident

    Nursing Home Blamed for Negligence in Death of Resident
    Nursing homes should be considered safe places for our loved ones, but that may not always be the case. There are many reported incidents of neglect and abuse that result in serious injuries or death. Some of these injuries occur because of…
Rank this Week: 169

Los Angeles Intellectual Property…

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Trademark Attorney Blog

Includes topics such as copyright litigation, licensing, patent litigation, TTAB, trademark applications, and trademark litigation. By Los Angeles, California intellectual property lawyer, Milord A. Keshishian.

http://www.iptrademarkattorney.com/
  • May 4

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education's "Trade Secret and Employee Mobility" seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about the intersection…
  • May 4

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar

    I'm Speaking At Bridgeport's Trade Secrets CLE Seminar
    On May 8, 2015, I have the pleasure of speaking at Bridgeport Continuing Education's "Trade Secret and Employee Mobility" seminar. For a list of the distinguished speakers and topics, click here . I will be speaking about the…
  • Apr 10

    Vampire Wines Bites Into Yard House’s Vampire Taco Trademark With Infringement Lawsuit

    Vampire Wines Bites Into Yard House’s Vampire Taco Trademark With Infringement Lawsuit
    TI Beverage Group and its attorney, trademark licensor, and co-plaintiff Michael Machat are not drinking at the Yard House and nothing seems to be merry despite the consumption of tacos and alcohol. Plaintiffs appear to have more of an…
Rank this Week: 170

The Trademark Blog

The Trademark Blog

Covers advertising, ambush marketing, appellations of origin, branding, replacement parts, famous marks, grey goods and Madrid Protocol. By Marty Schwimmer.

http://www.schwimmerlegal.com/
Rank this Week: 171

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

OFAC SDN Sanctions Removal Lawyers

Covers the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control and its Specially Designated Nationals list. By McNabb Associates, P.C.

http://ofac-sdn-list-removal.com/
Rank this Week: 172

International Law Prof Blog

International Law Prof Blog

By Professor Mark E. Wojcik and Cindy Galway Buys.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/
  • Jul 19

    Registration Open for CSLSA Conference

    Registration Open for CSLSA Conference
    Registration is now open for the Central States Law Schools Association 2016 Scholarship Conference, Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24& at the University of North Dakota School of Law in Grand Forks, North Dakota, Law…
  • Jul 17

    In Memoriam: Professor Stephen Zamora

    In Memoriam: Professor Stephen Zamora
    The international law community is saddened by the recent passing of Professor Stephen Zamora, from the University of Houston Law Center. Professor Stephen Zamora was a pioneer of scholarship on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)…
  • Jul 15

    International Law Weekend 2016: International Law 5.0 -- Call for Proposals for Emerging Voices Panel

    International Law Weekend 2016: International Law 5.0 -- Call for Proposals for Emerging Voices Panel
    International Law Weekend 2016 (ILW 2016) calls on scholars and practitioners to address the accelerating nature of change in international law. From technological advances to environmental transformations, international lawyers are forced to…
Rank this Week: 173

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Jul 14

    Legal Self-Help Center News in Oregon and Beyond

    Legal Self-Help Center News in Oregon and Beyond
    There is no shortage of news about SRL (self-represented litigant) service resources, here in Oregon and beyond. Two recent stories and a list of SRL service provider resources: Legal self-help in Bend (Deschutes County), Oregon: Bend…
  • Jul 13

    Oregon Appellate Court Briefs: Filing to Access Timeline Update

    Oregon Appellate Court Briefs: Filing to Access Timeline Update
    Lawyers in large law firms usually have databases, couriers, professional law librarians and money to help them locate full-text copies of court documents quickly. What are mere mortals to do? There is actually quite a bit. Mere mortals who…
  • Jul 7

    Baseball’s Magna Carta: Setting the Rules of America’s Game

    Baseball’s Magna Carta: Setting the Rules of America’s Game
    Baseball’s Magna Carta: Setting the Rules of America’s Game: An exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society. (See also the Battered Bastards of Baseball, a documentary.) “July 1 – October 9, 2016 Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 174

Work Comp Roundup

Work Comp Roundup

Covers workers' compensation cost containment techniques and strategies.

http://reduceyourworkerscomp.com/
  • Jul 22

    Ohio Individuals Cited After Violating Comp Rule

    Ohio Individuals Cited After Violating Comp Rule
    Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Steve Buehrer recently announced that several individuals were convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, charges related to defrauding Ohio’s workers comp system in March. These…
  • Jul 21

    The Employers Secret to Workers Comp Defense: Attorney Ted Ronca Tribute

    The Employers Secret to Workers Comp Defense: Attorney Ted Ronca Tribute
    We recently learned some sad news that one of our long-time contributors to Workers’ Comp Roundup, Attorney Ted Ronca, has passed away due to health complications.  Ted was a wealth of knowledge in representing employers in…
  • Jul 21

    Cal/OSHA Cites Employer for Violating Stop-Work Order

    Cal/OSHA Cites Employer for Violating Stop-Work Order
    Cal/OSHA recently issued citations to DP Investments after the employer violated a stop-work order that was placed on scaffolding at a Santa Barbara construction site to prevent employees from being injured.   DP Investments was also…
Rank this Week: 175

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    TTAB Enters Judgment as Sanction For Non-Compliance With Its Order

    TTAB Enters Judgment as Sanction For Non-Compliance With Its Order
    The Board had it up to here with Plaintiff Gary W. Stuckle's lack of cooperation in this opposition proceeding. His transgressions included failing to adhere to the Board's scheduling orders, repeatedly interposing groundless objections to…
  • Jul 21

    TTAB Test: Is "HOME BREWING CO." Merely Descriptive of Beer?

    TTAB Test: Is "HOME BREWING CO." Merely Descriptive of Beer?
    It's not easy to pick a viable trademark for beer, as the Wall Street Journal noted in a recent article, "Hopportunity Cost: Craft Brewers Brawl Over Catchy Names as Puns Run Dry." This applicant sought to register the mark HOME BREWING CO.…
  • Jul 20

    TTAB Test: Is FIRST TUESDAY Merely Descriptive of Lottery Services?

    TTAB Test: Is FIRST TUESDAY Merely Descriptive of Lottery Services?
    The USPTO refused to register the mark FIRST TUESDAY under Section 2(e)(1) of the Trademark Act, deeming the mark merely descriptive of "lottery cards; scratch cars for playing lottery games" and for "lottery services." Applicant North…
Rank this Week: 176

Delaware Corporate and Commercial…

Delaware Corporate and Commercial Litigation Blog

Offers Delaware Chancery Court and Supreme Court updates. By Francis G.X. Pileggi.

http://www.delawarelitigation.com/
  • Jul 11

    Firm Disqualified Based on Representation of Two Adverse Subsidiarie

    Firm Disqualified Based on Representation of Two Adverse Subsidiarie
    In my latest ethics column for The Bencher, the national publication of the American Inns of Court, I highlighted a recent decision by a federal district court in which a law firm was disqualified based on its representation of two…
  • Jul 6

    Chancery Upholds Ability of Managers to Waive Fiduciary Dutie

    Chancery Upholds Ability of Managers to Waive Fiduciary Dutie
    In my most recent article for the publication of the National Association of Corporate Directors called Directorship, I provide an overview of a recent decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery that upheld the waiver of fiduciary duties for…
  • Jun 27

    Chancery Addresses Commercially Reasonable Efforts and Denies Request to Enforce Deal

    Chancery Addresses Commercially Reasonable Efforts and Denies Request to Enforce Deal
    In an expedited deal litigation matter, in The Williams Company, Inc. v. Energy Transfer Equity, L.P., C.A. No. 12168-VCG (Del. Ch. June 24, 2016), the Court of Chancery denied a request to enjoin Energy Transfer Equity, L.P.…
Rank this Week: 177

Copyfight

Copyfight

Covers the politics of IP.

http://copyfight.corante.com/
  • Oct 9

    NASA Bulking Up Public Domain

    NASA Bulking Up Public Domain
    A brief happy moment in my morning: NASA has put onto Flikr thousands of photos from the "Project Apollo Archive. They are organized into albums by Apollo mission numbers and include hundreds of images never before seen by the public. All…
  • Oct 3

    Un/Fair Use Event at CfA New York

    Un/Fair Use Event at CfA New York
    The MIT Architecture School (of which I am, technically, a graduate) is collaborating on an exhibition on the topic of copying and copyright in architecture. Called Un/Fair Use the event opened last month and runs until January 2, 2016 at…
  • Sep 25

    Happy Not-Copyrighted Birthday

    Happy Not-Copyrighted Birthday
    A couple days back, District Judge George H. King agreed that the song "Happy Birthday to You" - specifically the lyrics of the song - were not copyrighted. It's been clear for some time that the melody, originally sung as "Good Morning to…
Rank this Week: 178

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Apr 11

    Big Win for TMZ & Nevada Anti-SLAPP law

    Big Win for TMZ & Nevada Anti-SLAPP law
    Last year, Dan Bilzerian, professional poker player and Instagram playboy, sued gossip website “The Dirty World” for publishing a story about a woman who alleged Bilzerian gave her Chlamydia. The media news website TMZ posted an…
  • Mar 21

    Violence and Political Speech

    Violence and Political Speech
    My most recent CNN Column discusses violence in political settings. See Defend Donald Trump’s right to free speech I don’t get to write my own headlines, ok? Some good people think that sometimes being violent is ok. What they…
  • Mar 20

    A fabulous Roman candle exploding like a spider across the star

    A fabulous Roman candle exploding like a spider across the star
    On March 12th, 1922, the universe lit the fuse on the roman candle of the existence of one Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac. Somewhere along the line after that there were girls, visions, everything; somewhere along the line the pearl…
Rank this Week: 179

Justice Building Blog

Justice Building Blog

Features discussions between judges and lawyers in the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building.

http://justicebuilding.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    A LITTLE FRIDAY THROWBACK

    A LITTLE FRIDAY THROWBACK
    A little Village people coming at ya...Site Feed
  • Jul 21

    ANCHORS AWEIGH

    ANCHORS AWEIGH
    Ahoy there matey!Who is this swabby? Why is he running for judge?Is it ethical to appear in active US Military uniform while running for judge? Should the official Navy Emblem be on his website?We're sorry and most of our readers are too…
  • Jul 19

    WHEN WE ARE WRONG WE ARE WRONG

    WHEN WE ARE WRONG WE ARE WRONG
    Yesterday we posted our disappointment in the speakers at the Republican National Convention. But then the wife of Donald Trump (motto "I'm de vife, del vit it")  spoke, and having filled her speech with the words of First Lady…
Rank this Week: 180