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Patently-O

Patently-O

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

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Sep 30

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain

    Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain
    Gene Quinn: How NOT To Respond To An Office Action PTO Must Apply Phillips Standard When Construing Expired Patents Adam Liptak: Law On Disparaging Trademarks Gets Supreme Court Review Robert Sachs: Bad Science Makes Bad Patent Law-No Science…
  • Sep 29

    Lee v. Tam: Supreme Court Takes on the Slant

    Lee v. Tam: Supreme Court Takes on the Slant
    by Dennis Crouch In its decision in this trademark registration case, the Federal Circuit found the statutory prohibition against registering “disparaging marks” an unconstitutional governmental regulation of speech in…
  • Sep 28

    Supreme Court Patent Cases – September 28 Update

    Supreme Court Patent Cases – September 28 Update
    by Dennis Crouch Cooper v. Lee and Cooper v. Square are both ask the same question: whether 35 U.S.C. §318(b) violates Article III of the United States Constitution, to the extent that it empowers an executive…
Rank this Week: 301

Employment & Labor Insider

Employment & Labor Insider

Discusses timely issues in labor and employment law and human resources from management's perspective, with subjects ranging from discrimination to employee handbooks and religious accommodations. By Constangy, Brooks & Smith, LLP.

http://www.employmentandlaborinsider.com/
  • Sep 30

    EEO-1 reports will require comp information starting 2017-18

    EEO-1 reports will require comp information starting 2017-18
    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced yesterday that it will indeed start requiring employers with 100 or more employees to include compensation information in their annual EEO-1 reports. This includes companies that…
  • Sep 30

    FLSA overtime rule: With all these efforts to block it, can employers relax?

    FLSA overtime rule: With all these efforts to block it, can employers relax?
    Last week, two lawsuits were filed in federal court in Texas seeking to block the Final Rule on white-collar exemptions to the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act, which was issued in May. Meanwhile, legislation that…
  • Sep 30

    Weekly catch-up

    Weekly catch-up
    Our Franchise Industry Group is out with a new bulletin this week, discussing the recent decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Williams v. Jani-King. The plaintiffs in this case, former franchisees, claim that…
Rank this Week: 344

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury…

Chalik & Chalik Personal Injury Blog

Covers car accidents, slip and fall injuries, and birth injuries in Florida.

http://www.chaliklaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 30

    Florida appellate court rules in favor of plaintiff in slip and fall case

    Florida appellate court rules in favor of plaintiff in slip and fall case
    In personal injury cases in Florida, the jury has to make a decision as to whether to believe part or all of the account of events presented by the defendant. They must decide whether there are any genuine issues of material fact. However,…
  • Sep 26

    Birth injury lawsuit against the University of Miami

    Birth injury lawsuit against the University of Miami
    The Florida Supreme Court permitted a family to resume their birth injury claim against the University of Miami (UM). According to the Florida Record, the parents of a child who is currently age 17 filed a lawsuit against UM, alleging that at…
  • Sep 23

    Erb’s Palsy lawsuit alleges negligence on the part of hospital and staff

    Erb’s Palsy lawsuit alleges negligence on the part of hospital and staff
    A woman from Lake Worth, Florida, filed a personal injury lawsuit against her obstetrician/gynecologist and the staff at Bethesda Memorial Hospital. She alleges that they neglected to use the required level of care, skill and treatment at the…
Rank this Week: 317

Legal Feeds

Legal Feeds

Daily Canadian legal news blog powered by the team from Law Times and Canadian Lawyer.

http://www.canadianlawyermag.com/legalfeeds/
  • Sep 30

    Slideshow: Opening of Jackman Law Building

    Slideshow: Opening of Jackman Law Building
    The official opening of the Jackman Law Building took place Sept. 29 at the University of Toronto.
  • Sep 30

    News Roundup - Sept. 30, 2016

    News Roundup - Sept. 30, 2016
    Canada Foster parents lose emergency motion in Supreme Court to keep Metis toddler, Canadian Press Toronto lawyer accused of sexually assaulting three teenage girls, Canadian Press Competition Bureau accuses YVR of restricting competition…
  • Sep 29

    SCC upholds CITT ruling in customs case

    SCC upholds CITT ruling in customs case
    In the first customs case to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada in four decades, the high court has allowed the appeal of the Attorney General of Canada in a decision of the Federal Court of Appeal overturning a decision of the Canadian…
Rank this Week: 347

Washgington Labor and Employment…

Washgington Labor and Employment Law Blog

Covers Washington State employment law and public sector collective bargaining law.By Cline and Associates.

http://www.washingtonlaborandemploymentblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 13: Newsletter Serie

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 13: Newsletter Serie
    By Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 13: The Duty to Accommodate a Weight This article is the 13th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and disabled…
  • Sep 26

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 12: Newsletter Serie

    Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 12: Newsletter Serie
    By Jim Cline and Erica Shelley Nelson Representing the Injured or Disabled Member Part 12: The Duty to Accommodate Mental Health Issues This article is the 12th in a multiple part series covering the rights your injured and…
  • Sep 26

    Disability Reasonable Accommodation Table Expanded and Posted on Premium Website

    Disability Reasonable Accommodation Table Expanded and Posted on Premium Website
    By Jim Cline As part of our continued effort provide the best possible information to our clients and Premium Website subscribers we have vastly expanded our “Reasonable Accommodation” case table. The case table shows what types…
Rank this Week: 207

One Court of Justice

One Court of Justice

Covers Michigan's appellate courts. By Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

http://www.wnj.com/Blogs/Appellate
Rank this Week: 302

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Review if Assignor Estoppel Precludes PTAB from Instituting IPR

    Court Lacks Jurisdiction to Review if Assignor Estoppel Precludes PTAB from Instituting IPR
    The Federal Circuit dismissed Husky’s appeal, finding that it lacked jurisdiction to review the Board’s determination of whether assignor estoppel barred institution of an inter partes review for two reasons. First, Husky’s…
  • Sep 30

    Federal Circuit Clarifies Doctrine of Inherent Disclosure

    Federal Circuit Clarifies Doctrine of Inherent Disclosure
    Under the doctrine of inherent disclosure, it is not necessary for an earlier application to explicitly describe the later patent. There is adequate written description to support a later patent where it is undisputed that the invention…
  • Sep 30

    Proper §112 Indefiniteness Analysis is Directed to the Claims Themselves, Not the Term

    Proper §112 Indefiniteness Analysis is Directed to the Claims Themselves, Not the Term
    The Federal Circuit Court found that the source of the purported indefiniteness (“processing system”) played no role in defining the claims. Since the asserted claims are method claims, patentability resides with the method steps…
Rank this Week: 200

What About Paris?

What About Paris?

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

http://www.whataboutclients.com/
  • Sep 30

    Five Corporate Lawyer Stereotype

    Five Corporate Lawyer Stereotype
    And from comments made yesterday at ATLS. 1. The Business Sense-Challenged Litigator. Tries business cases. Has zero business sense, biz talent, biz experience, biz understanding or biz chops. GCs often learn too late. 2. The Risk-Averse…
  • Sep 27

    HRC 1, DJT 0

    HRC 1, DJT 0
    Credit where it's due re: last night's historic first 2016 POTUS debate in New York City. The evening belonged to HRC. She often played Trump like a piano. But neither were at his or her best. Expect better performances in...
  • Sep 26

    Duke upsets Notre Dame, 38-35. In South Bend.

    Duke upsets Notre Dame, 38-35. In South Bend.
    Amazing Saturday college football news. And in South Bend. Whoa. When I was a Duke student, few ever attended football games. Soccer and of course basketball is what drew student crowds....
Rank this Week: 326

Presnell on Privileges

Presnell on Privileges

Covers evidentiary privileges and outside counsel. By Todd Presnell.

http://presnellonprivileges.com/
  • Sep 30

    Monthly Privilege Roundup: Ted Bundy, Dr. King’s Lawyer, and More Hillary Clinton

    Monthly Privilege Roundup: Ted Bundy, Dr. King’s Lawyer, and More Hillary Clinton
    We see privilege issues discussed in judicial decisions, legal commentary, and mainstream news.  Here is a roundup of interesting privilege issues for September 2016. →The New Republic reviews John Henry…
  • Sep 27

    Legal Advice or PR Plan? A Pertinent Privilege Conundrum

    Legal Advice or PR Plan? A Pertinent Privilege Conundrum
    Originally published by Law360, New York (June 9, 2016, 11:40 AM ET) — The ever-expanding scope of what constitutes the “press” creates new issues for companies and their counsel dealing with disputes that either are in…
  • Sep 13

    Court Rejects Privilege for In-House Lawyer’s Handwritten Notation

    Court Rejects Privilege for In-House Lawyer’s Handwritten Notation
    In a ruling that may puzzle in-house legal departments, the Arizona USDC ruled that the attorney–client privilege did not cover in-house attorneys’ handwritten notations on non-privileged documents.  The court’s primary…
Rank this Week: 209

CEB blog

CEB blog

Covers practice tips and new legal developments of particular interest to California legal professionals. The CEB blog covers a wide range of practice areas from estate planning to civil litigation, along with posts relating to the practice of law generally.

http://blog.ceb.com
  • Sep 30

    You Can Negotiate Who Takes on Risk

    You Can Negotiate Who Takes on Risk
    Parties negotiating a business transaction don’t have to accept the risks or duties imposed by law on the proposed arrangement. For example, just because a property owner is generally liable for damage caused by hazardous materials on…
  • Sep 28

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire

    7 Grounds for Objecting During Voir Dire
    Once the jury panel has been sworn, prospective jurors are selected at random, seated in the jury box, and questioned. Counsel may conduct a “liberal and probing examination” that’s calculated to discover juror bias or…
  • Sep 26

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement

    Cohabitating Couples Need Clear Agreement
    Millennials appear to be less likely to marry and more likely to live together. As the Huffington Post explains, “[c]ouples are now more apt to consider cohabitation as their next stage in their relationships before they begin to…
Rank this Week: 217

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 30

    Proposed Legislation Would Require Large Trucks to be Equipped with Speed-Limiting Device

    Proposed Legislation Would Require Large Trucks to be Equipped with Speed-Limiting Device
    Federal regulators have recently proposed new legislation that would require large commercial vehicles to be fitted with devices that limit their speed. Commercial truck accidents often have devastating consequences. According to the National…
  • Sep 29

    Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Are Often Slow to Appear

    Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms Are Often Slow to Appear
    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can vary in type and severity, and symptoms may not be immediately apparent. A serious TBI can be life-altering, impacting your personality, speech, and ability to complete even the simplest tasks. High-impact…
  • Sep 27

    The Tough Conversation – When it’s No Longer Safe for a Loved One to Drive.

    The Tough Conversation – When it’s No Longer Safe for a Loved One to Drive.
    With age comes wisdom. But other, less desirable changes, also begin to appear as we grow older. Some of these changes can have a negative impact on our ability to drive safely. Minor concerns, such as slightly-diminished vision, can be…
Rank this Week: 203

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

Chicago Personal Injury Blog

By Staver Law Group P.C.

http://www.chicagolawyer.com/legal-blog/
  • Sep 30

    What Will Happen If I Fail To Notify My Insurance Company After My Car Accident

    What Will Happen If I Fail To Notify My Insurance Company After My Car Accident
    You were just in an accident and your car has finally come to a stop. Your heart is racing as you take in your surroundings and pull yourself together enough to drive to the shoulder. Now, what? If you or anyone else involved is in... The…
  • Sep 28

    $70,000 Settlement For An Injured Passenger

    $70,000 Settlement For An Injured Passenger
    Recently, two individuals were traveling westbound on Palatine Road, when another car attempting to make a right-hand turn, improperly pulled into the road and struck them. This collision forced their car into oncoming traffic where it was…
  • Sep 27

    Can I Collect Injury Compensation Beyond The Insurance Policy Limits In Illinois?

    Can I Collect Injury Compensation Beyond The Insurance Policy Limits In Illinois?
    When you have been hurt in an accident, one of the biggest obstacles you may come upon against in your effort to recover damages is an insurance policy limit. Many drivers only purchase the minimum amount of auto insurance required by…
Rank this Week: 274

InsureBlog

InsureBlog

Covers insurance news.

http://insureblog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    Hey, it's only (Your) money

    Hey, it's only (Your) money
    So it appears that Our Betters in DC© are funneling money to their O'Care enablers:"The Obama administration is illegally sending payments to health insurers instead of to the federal Treasury as Obamacare requires, according to a new…
  • Sep 29

    Frustrating Circumstance

    Frustrating Circumstance
    I originally thought this would be another in our series of either Stupid Government or Frustrating Carrier Tricks. But it's really about how "life happens."So we know that HHS has been cracking down on off-season ("Special Open")…
  • Sep 28

    About those "High Deductible Health Plans"

    About those "High Deductible Health Plans"
    Back in 1992, I was introduced to the world of Medical Savings Accounts. These then-cutting edge plans were unique in that they touted $1,000+ deductibles in a world where $500 was considered exorbitant. But they offered substantial savings,…
Rank this Week: 148

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Lawyer 2 Lawyer

J. Craig Williams and Robert Ambrogi bring us their and their guests views on a variety of hot legal topics. Part of the Legal Talk Network.

http://legaltalknetwork.com/podcasts/lawyer-2-lawyer/
  • Sep 30

    The DEA, Schedule 1, and Marijuana

    The DEA, Schedule 1, and Marijuana
    In a recent decision, the Drug Enforcement Administration ruled that marijuana will remain a Schedule 1 substance under the Controlled Substances Act. Substances in Schedule 1 are determined by the Food and Drug Administration to be drugs…
  • Sep 16

    Legal Issues Facing Our Veteran

    Legal Issues Facing Our Veteran
    After our veterans return from combat or active duty, they can face a host of legal issues upon returning to the reality of home. From homelessness stemming from evictions and foreclosures to child custody disputes to problems with benefits,…
  • Sep 2

    Law Enforcement and the Use of Robot

    Law Enforcement and the Use of Robot
    In July, a sniper, later identified as Micah Xavier Johnson, opened fire at a march against fatal police shootings, held in downtown Dallas, Texas, killing 5 police officers and wounding many others. After a 45 minute gun battle and hours of…
Rank this Week: 340

The 1709 Blog

The 1709 Blog

Covers all things copyright, warts and all.

http://the1709blog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Sep 30

    Une astreinte, c’est quoi? The Ninth Circuit has an answer

    Une astreinte, c’est quoi? The Ninth Circuit has an answer
    On September 26, 2016, the Ninth Circuit held that courts have the right under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 44.1 on determining Foreign Law to consider foreign legal materials at the pleading stage, including expert testimony and…
  • Sep 27

    A wonderful future for EU copyright ... or not? An event reminder

    A wonderful future for EU copyright ... or not? An event reminder
    What happens when copyright enthusiasts meetAs reported by this blog a few days ago, further to the release by the EU Commission of its new copyright package, I am organising two new events to discuss the relevant implications for our…
  • Sep 26

    Ladies [and Gentlemen] Now Let’s Get [IP] [“INFORMATION”]

    Ladies [and Gentlemen] Now Let’s Get [IP] [“INFORMATION”]
    Matthew Fulks, an independent filmmaker, had filed a copyright infringement suit against Beyoncé on June 8, 2016, claiming that the trailer (the Trailer) for her “Lemonade” movie (the Movie), which accompanied the April…
Rank this Week: 176

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Sep 30

    Local father desperate after son is reportedly taken to Russia

    Local father desperate after son is reportedly taken to Russia
    From ABC News 10: QUEENSBURY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Queensbury man is raising awareness to a growing global issue of International Child Abduction. It happens when a child is wrongfully taken and held in another country by a parent.…
  • Sep 29

    Family courts face 'imminent crisis' over huge rise in care application

    Family courts face 'imminent crisis' over huge rise in care application
    From The Guardian: The family court service in England and Wales is facing a “clear and imminent crisis” because of a sustained increase in the number of child care cases, its most senior judge has said. In an emergency statement...
  • Sep 28

    ‘Contraception deserts’ are what you get when you cut off this little-known federal program

    ‘Contraception deserts’ are what you get when you cut off this little-known federal program
    From The Washington Post: The Zika virus has arrived in the United States, threatening reproductive-age American women with the prospect of compromised pregnancies — and returning the country to its decades-long debate over reproductive…
Rank this Week: 232

Tort Talk

Tort Talk

Provides updates and trends in Pennsylvania civil litigation law. By Daniel E. Cummins.

http://www.torttalk.com/
Rank this Week: 275

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 30

    TTAB Quarterly Index: July-September 2016

    TTAB Quarterly Index: July-September 2016
    E-mail subscriptions to the TTABlog are available. Just enter your e-mail address in the box on the right to receive a daily update via Feedblitz. You may also follow the blog on Twitter (here). And don't forget to leave your comments! [Note…
  • Sep 30

    Precedential No. 28: Claim Preclusion Inapplicable To Fraud Claim Due To Different Transactional Fact

    Precedential No. 28: Claim Preclusion Inapplicable To Fraud Claim Due To Different Transactional Fact
    The Board entered summary judgment in favor of petitioner on the issue of claim preclusion in this proceeding seeking cancellation of a registration for the mark DANTANNA'S for "steak and seafood restaurant." Respondent contended that…
  • Sep 29

    Precedential No. 27: TTAB Rejects Fraud Claim in QUIRK Cancellation Proceeding

    Precedential No. 27: TTAB Rejects Fraud Claim in QUIRK Cancellation Proceeding
    The Board dismissed a petition for cancellation of registrations for the marks QUIRK and QUIRK AUTO PARK for "automobile dealership" because petitioner failed to prove its claim of fraud on the USPTO. Petitioner asserted that respondent's…
Rank this Week: 135

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer…

Louisiana Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers legal news and case developments in personal injury. By Berniard Law Firm.

http://www.louisianapersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 218

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

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

http://jotwell.com/
  • Sep 30

    Telling the Middle Class How to Be Middle-Class: Tax Incentives for Saving

    Telling the Middle Class How to Be Middle-Class: Tax Incentives for Saving
    Lisa Philipps, Registered Savings Plans and the Making of Middle Class Canada: Toward a Performative Theory of Tax Policy, 84 Fordham L. Rev. (forthcoming 2016), available at SSRN.Neil H. BuchananAnalyses of tax policy are typically…
  • Sep 29

    Are Corporations Responsible Agents?

    Are Corporations Responsible Agents?
    Benjamin Ewing, The Structure of Tort Law, Revisited: The Problem of Corporate Responsibility, 8 J. Tort Law 1 (2015).Gregory KeatingIn The Structure of Tort Law, Revisited: The Problem of Corporate Responsibility, Benjamin Ewing, a visiting…
  • Sep 28

    Does Compensation Deter Takings? New (and Surprising) Evidence

    Does Compensation Deter Takings? New (and Surprising) Evidence
    Ronit Levine-Schnur & Gideon Parchomovsky, Is the Government Fiscally Blind? An Empirical Examination of the Effect of the Compensation Requirement on Eminent Domain Exercises, 45 J. Legal Stud. (forthcoming 2016), available at Penn…
Rank this Week: 333

Business Law Prof Blog

Business Law Prof Blog

Edited by C. Steven Bradford, Joshua P. Fershee, J. Haskell Murray, Marcia L. Narine, Stefan J. Padfield and Anne Tucker.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/business_law/
Rank this Week: 225

Attorney at Work

Attorney at Work

Covers legal careers, client service, and marketing.

http://www.attorneyatwork.com/
  • Sep 30

    Overheard at the 2016 Futures Conference

    Overheard at the 2016 Futures Conference
    At the Futures Conference, there are always so many interesting new ideas pinging around it is impossible to catch them all. So this year, we enlisted a few people to help us keep track. Today we wrap Futures Week — our series on…
  • Sep 30

    Overheard at the 2016 Futures Conference

    Overheard at the 2016 Futures Conference
    At the Futures Conference, there are always so many interesting new ideas pinging around it is impossible to catch them all. So this year, we enlisted a few people to help us keep track. Today we wrap Futures Week — our series on…
  • Sep 29

    Your Free Guide to Practice Management Software for Family Law Attorney

    Your Free Guide to Practice Management Software for Family Law Attorney
    Life as a family law attorney is a pretty full docket. With high caseloads, too many calls to return, and yet another post on your favorite legal blog telling you everything you’re doing wrong in your practice. Trying to keep up with…
Rank this Week: 130

California Corporate & Securities…

California Corporate & Securities Law

Covers California securities law, corporate governance, mergers & acquisitions and securities litigation. By Keith Paul Bishop.

http://calcorporatelaw.com/
  • Sep 30

    Pay-To-Play Meets The California Labor Code

    Pay-To-Play Meets The California Labor Code
    In 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a rule (17 CFR § 206-4(5)) prohibiting an investment adviser from providing advisory services for compensation to a government client for two years after the adviser or certain…
  • Sep 29

    D&O Loans: California Section 315 Versus Sarbanes-Oxley Section 402

    D&O Loans: California Section 315 Versus Sarbanes-Oxley Section 402
    Although both Section 315 of the California Corporations Code and Section 402 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act purport to ban loans to directors and officers, there are significant differences between these statutes.  Below is a precis of some…
  • Sep 28

    California’s D&O Loan Ban And Advancement Of Expense

    California’s D&O Loan Ban And Advancement Of Expense
    Yesterday’s post outlined the general scope of the ban on loans to directors and officers found in Section 315 of the California Corporations Code.  Because Section 315 doesn’t define “loan”, it may not always be…
Rank this Week: 331

miabogadoenlinea.net

miabogadoenlinea.net

Notas de derecho mexicano y del mundo. Asesoría en derecho.

http://www.miabogadoenlinea.net
  • Sep 29

    Playa neerlandesa pide orden en contra de Pokémon Go

    Playa neerlandesa pide orden en contra de Pokémon Go
    El miércoles de esta semana, el Consejo de la ciudad de La Haya, Países Bajos, pidió a los tribunales una orden de restricción para que la compañía Niantic, creadora del videojuego que ha causado…
  • Sep 29

    Presentan cargos contra joven que proporcionó drogas a su novia

    Presentan cargos contra joven que proporcionó drogas a su novia
    En Marrickville, suburbio de Sídney, Australia, la policía presentó cargos en contra de Jordan Duffy, un joven cantinero de 19 años de edad, a quien responsabilizan de haber proporcionado a su novia, Janie Panton…
  • Sep 29

    Gana litigio contra arrendadora el “segundo alemán más fumador”

    Gana litigio contra arrendadora el “segundo alemán más fumador”
    Después de una ardua batalla de cuatro años ante los tribunales, Friedhelm Adolfs, apodado como “el segundo alemán que más fuma después de (el ex canciller) Helmut Schmidt”, ha ganado el derecho…
Rank this Week: 338

RegBlog

RegBlog

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

http://www.regblog.org/
Rank this Week: 189

Immigration Attorney Blog

Immigration Attorney Blog

By Brian D. Lerner.

http://brian-d-lerner-blog.com/
  • Sep 29

    President Obama Signs Bill to Keep Government Funded

    President Obama Signs Bill to Keep Government Funded
    President Obama signed into law H.R. 5325, a bill passed yesterday by Congress that includes a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government until December 9, 2016. The CR includes clean, short-term extensions of the Conrad 30 J…
  • Sep 29

    Supreme Court Grants Cert in Lynch v. Dimaya

    Supreme Court Grants Cert in Lynch v. Dimaya
    Today, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the petition for a writ of certiorari in Lynch v. Dimaya to hear whether the definition of a “crime of violence” in the immigration context is unconstitutionally vague.…
  • Sep 29

    USCIS Updates the H-2B Cap Count

    USCIS Updates the H-2B Cap Count
    As of April 25, 2016, USCIS had receipted 29,030 beneficiaries towards the 33,000 cap for the second half of FY2016. This count includes 23,421 approved and 5,609 pending beneficiaries. Tagged: cap, H-2B, h2b
Rank this Week: 213

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Sep 29

    Digital Assets Act and the Uniform Law Commission

    Digital Assets Act and the Uniform Law Commission
    Earlier in 2016, a number of states passed legislation that gives a decedent’s personal representative access to the deceased person’s digital assets. The 20 states that have enacted such legislation based it on the Uniform…
  • Sep 28

    This Just In: Everybody Matters, A Memoir by Mary Robinson

    This Just In: Everybody Matters, A Memoir by Mary Robinson
    Mary Robinson became the first woman President of Ireland in 1990. She is one of the most inspiring women of the modern age and has spent her life in pursuit of a fairer world. In Everybody Matters, Robinson describes her upbringing, how her…
  • Sep 27

    Library Open House: This Thursday, September 29th 4-6PM

    Library Open House: This Thursday, September 29th 4-6PM
    The C|M|Law Library cordially invites all students, faculty and staff to attend our semi-annual Open House this Thursday, September 29th from 4-6pm on the first floor of the library.  We will have pizza, pop, and refreshments along with…
Rank this Week: 180

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 29

    English Law Commission Consultation on Misconduct in Public Office

    English Law Commission Consultation on Misconduct in Public Office
    Earlier this month, the English Law Commission released a consultation paper on Misconduct in Public Office.According to the project description:  Misconduct in public office is a common law offence: it is not defined in any statute. It…
  • Sep 29

    Statistics Canada Article on Youth Court statistic

    Statistics Canada Article on Youth Court statistic
    Statistics Canada has published an article on Youth court statistics, 2014/2015 that shows that the number of completed cases in youth courts was the lowest since the numbers were first collected more than two decades ago.The rate of youth…
  • Sep 28

    Report on Inefficiencies and Ineffectiveness in the Canadian Criminal Justice System

    Report on Inefficiencies and Ineffectiveness in the Canadian Criminal Justice System
    The Ottawa-based Macdonald-Laurier Institute released a comprehensive review of Canada's criminal justice system earlier this week.Entitled Justice on Trial: Inefficiencies and ineffectiveness in the Canadian criminal justice system, the…
Rank this Week: 123

American Civil Liberties Union…

American Civil Liberties Union Blog of Rights

Covers civil rights and constitutional law. From the ACLU.

https://www.aclu.org/blog
  • Sep 29

    Avoiding Contempt of Court, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach Says He’ll Let People Vote

    Avoiding Contempt of Court, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach Says He’ll Let People Vote
    Thousands of voters will be registered in time for November. Under the threat of contempt of court, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has agreed to register thousands of eligible voters and to properly notify them that they are…
  • Sep 29

    Gov. LePage’s Binder of Black and Brown People Is Actually Pretty White

    Gov. LePage’s Binder of Black and Brown People Is Actually Pretty White
    According to our count, more than half of the people in Gov. LePage’s binder are white. Last month, Maine’s Gov. LePage once again got our attention when he claimed to be keeping a binder of “every single drug dealer who has…
  • Sep 29

    It's Time to Go, Hyde Amendment

    It's Time to Go, Hyde Amendment
    Our right to abortion access should not depend on our income or our ZIP code. Enacted in 1976, the Hyde Amendment turns 40 years old this year. The Hyde Amendment was introduced by the late Henry Hyde, a Republican from Illinois who sought to…
Rank this Week: 336

Domestic Diversions

Domestic Diversions

Covers relationships, families and family law.

http://domesticdiversions.com
  • Sep 29

    “The kids are the project and their well-being is the goal”: Helping children of divorce

    “The kids are the project and their well-being is the goal”: Helping children of divorce
    CNN spotlights how to help children adjust to their parents’ divorce without unnecessary anxiety, depression and other emotional distress. Kelly Wallace writes (excerpt): “No. 1 would be teamwork, teamwork, teamwork,” said…
  • Sep 5

    Control, connection and meaning: 3 steps toward loving your job

    Control, connection and meaning: 3 steps toward loving your job
    CNN has advice for the majority of Americans: fall in love with your job even when you don’t like it. The secret is in reframing to find “control over our lives, positive daily connections, and joy and meaning in how…
  • Sep 1

    Professional Rating and Review of David Sarnacki, 2016 Family Law Super Lawyer

    Professional Rating and Review of David Sarnacki, 2016 Family Law Super Lawyer
    Super Lawyers selected David C. Sarnacki of The Sarnacki Law Firm as a 2016 Michigan Super Lawyer, a distinction limited to only 5% of Michigan attorneys. This honor is reserved for those “who exhibit excellence in practice.”
Rank this Week: 328

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

Chicago DUI Lawyer Blog

By The Davis Law Group, P.C.

http://www.illinoisdriverslicensereinstatementlawyer.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    What is Second Chance Probation?

    What is Second Chance Probation?
    “Second chance probation” is a sentence in Illinois that allows certain offenders to clear a conviction from their record after serving at least two-years of probation. This law, which became effective January 1,…
  • Aug 30

    Can I drive on an International or Foreign Driver’s License in Illinois?

    Can I drive on an International or Foreign Driver’s License in Illinois?
    Illinois law allows drivers relocating to Illinois to drive on their valid driver’s license from their home country or state for ninety (90) days. CDL holders have a reduced window of thirty (30) days to obtain an Illinois CDL.…
  • Aug 30

    Can I drive on an International or Foreign Driver’s License in Illinois?

    Can I drive on an International or Foreign Driver’s License in Illinois?
    Illinois law allows drivers relocating to Illinois to drive on their valid driver’s license from their home country or state for ninety (90) days. CDL holders have a reduced window of thirty (30) days to obtain an Illinois CDL.…
Rank this Week: 264

Health Care Investor

Health Care Investor

Covers issues and trends that impact investments in healthcare and life sciences businesses. By McGuireWoods.

http://www.thehealthcareinvestor.com
Rank this Week: 121

National Insurance Law Forum

National Insurance Law Forum

Discussion forum among insurance industry professionals, risk managers, attorneys, policyholders, students, and others with an interest in the development of American insurance law.

http://www.insurancelawforum.com/
  • Sep 29

    Arden v. Forsberg & Umlauf

    Arden v. Forsberg & Umlauf
    Washington’s Supreme Court Grants Review of Court of Appeals’ Decision Finding No Conflict of Interest for Law Firms that Represent Insurers and Defend Insurers’ Policyholders   We previously reported here on the Court…
  • Sep 29

    Exhausting Policy Limit

    Exhausting Policy Limit
    As insurance is depleted for ongoing claims like asbestos bodily injury and long-term environmental pollution, how an insured is to use its layers of insurance is an issue.  The California Supreme Court has been asked to weigh in on the…
  • Sep 23

    FountainCourt

    FountainCourt
    The Oregon Supreme Court held yesterday that an insurer may be liable for a full jury award for property damages against its insured if the insurer fails to refute the insured’s factual position that it was impossible to determine what…
Rank this Week: 170

Brain Damage Articles and…

Brain Damage Articles and Information

Features commentary and updates on brain damage, concussion and coma. By Gordon Johnson.

http://tbilaw.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Train Crashes into Station in New Jersey

    Train Crashes into Station in New Jersey
    A commuter train crashed into the station in Hoboken, New Jersey, leaving one dead and about 100 injured, some of them serious injuries, according to the New York Times article. An agency employee was on hands and knees pulling…
  • Sep 28

    Wisconsin will Implement New Distracted Driving Law

    Wisconsin will Implement New Distracted Driving Law
    Wisconsin is implementing a new law to curb distracted driving that will take effect October 1st, according to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. It bans handheld cell phone usage in all construction or work zones. Hands free devices…
  • Sep 23

    Milwaukee Car Crash Kills Two People

    Milwaukee Car Crash Kills Two People
    In Milwaukee, WI, two people died in a fatal crash that happened around 9:30 a.m. on September 22nd on the corner of 76th Street and Sheridan Avenue. The Milwaukee police are investigating the crash, and say that a City of Milwaukee Public…
Rank this Week: 183

swissblawg

swissblawg

Covers Swiss legal news. In German.

http://www.swissblawg.ch/
  • Sep 29

    Vereinigte Bundesversammlung: Wahl neuer Bundesrichter

    Vereinigte Bundesversammlung: Wahl neuer Bundesrichter
    Die Vereinigte Bundesversammlung hat Marie-Chantal May Canellas (CVP) und Daniela Viscione (SVP) zu Bundesrichterinnen gewählt. Sie ersetzen die beiden abtretenden Bundesrichter Gilbert Kolly und Rudolf Ursprung. Der Medienmitteilung des…
  • Sep 29

    BVGer bestätigt Busse gegen Nikon AG, stützt sich auf Elmex-Rechtsprechung

    BVGer bestätigt Busse gegen Nikon AG, stützt sich auf Elmex-Rechtsprechung
    Mit Urteil vom 16. September 2016 hat das Bundesverwaltungsgericht eine Busse der Wettbewerbskommission gegen Nikon AG wegen unzulässigen vertikalen Gebietsabreden bestätigt.Nach den Feststellungen der WEKO Ende 2011 hatte Nikon…
  • Sep 26

    4A_333/2016: Beweislast für das Vorliegen einer Doppelversicherung liegt bei der Versicherung

    4A_333/2016: Beweislast für das Vorliegen einer Doppelversicherung liegt bei der Versicherung
    In einer versicherungsrechtlichen Auseinandersetzung war umstritten, welche Partei die Beweislast für das Vorliegen einer Doppelversicherung trägt (Urteil 4A_333/2016 vom 18. August 2016).Bei Doppelversicherung haftet jeder…
Rank this Week: 172

Patient Safety Blog

Patient Safety Blog

Covers healthcare, disclosure, medical error, product safety, standard of care, surgery, and travel risks. By Patrick Malone.

http://www.protectpatientsblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Nursing homes barred from hiding patient harms behind a dubious legal shield

    Nursing homes barred from hiding patient harms behind a dubious legal shield
    A 100-year-old woman is strangled by her roommate, but a lawsuit against the nursing home gets blocked from court. Another nursing home dodges a suit when a 94-year-old patient suffers an unexplained and fatal head wound. An Arizona facility…
  • Sep 29

    FDA, research institutions criticized for trying to control public information

    FDA, research institutions criticized for trying to control public information
    It may sound like inside baseball but it’s not. It’s a critical aspect of how federal bureaucrats who work for us, the taxpayers, need to stop advancing their own agendas, and how they should stop trying to control not only…
  • Sep 27

    Surgeon confesses to court lie, says MDs too willing to fib in malpractice suit

    Surgeon confesses to court lie, says MDs too willing to fib in malpractice suit
    A conscience-stricken surgeon in South Dakota has publicly confirmed one of the great frustrations for patients pursuing medical malpractice claims after they have been harmed: He says doctors are too willing to lie in court to protect…
Rank this Week: 171

Indiana Injury Law Blog

Indiana Injury Law Blog

Covers products liability, medical malpractice and injury law. By Theodoros & Rooth, P.C.

http://www.indianainjurylawblog.com/
  • Sep 29

    Nighttime Surgeries May Not Be the Best Idea

    Nighttime Surgeries May Not Be the Best Idea
    A recent report noted that it might be in your best interest to schedule an elective major surgery during the daytime, rather than at night.  In fact, your life may depend on it. The reason:  You are twice as likely to die on the…
  • Sep 19

    Potential Hazards in Samsung Smartphones & Antibacterial Soap

    Potential Hazards in Samsung Smartphones & Antibacterial Soap
    At Theodoros & Rooth we feel it is our duty to warn you about product recalls that just may be hazardous to your health. There are dozens of recalls every week; most of them recalled voluntarily by companies to protect their…
  • Sep 12

    FERTILITY DOCTOR IN INDIANAPOLIS MAY HAVE USED HIS OWN SPERM ON PATIENTS

    FERTILITY DOCTOR IN INDIANAPOLIS MAY HAVE USED HIS OWN SPERM ON PATIENTS
    WTHR (NBC Indianapolis) has reported that 77 year old Dr. Donald Cline of Indianapolis allegedly used his own sperm to artificially inseminate patients without their knowledge.   Donald Cline – Photo Courtesy WTHR-TV   Now…
Rank this Week: 303

California Personal Injury…

California Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Information on tort law in California. By Glotzer & Sweat LLP.

http://www.victimslawyer.com/attorneyblog/
  • Sep 29

    When Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?

    When Should I Hire A Personal Injury Attorney?
    When should I hire a personal injury attorney is a question many people ask me. After you have been injured in an accident, such as car crash, bike or motorcycle wreck, slip and fall, or any other type or mishap, you may wonder if or when you…
  • Sep 19

    Child Bike Accident Attorney Los Angele

    Child Bike Accident Attorney Los Angele
    As a child bike accident attorney in Los Angeles, CA, I realize that children are in one of the most vulnerable classes of people likely to be injured or killed in a bicycle related motor vehicle collision.  For example, in 2013, the…
  • Sep 16

    Gate Fence Accident Attorney Los Angele

    Gate Fence Accident Attorney Los Angele
    As a gate and fence accident attorney in Los Angeles, I have seen many unfortunate cases of bodily injury and even death caused by defective or damaged barricade entryways.  This is problem that is especially acute in urban areas where…
Rank this Week: 173

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/
  • Sep 29

    Links And Notes From Today's Las Vegas Eminent Domain Seminar

    Links And Notes From Today's Las Vegas Eminent Domain Seminar
    During. Good crowd. Before. Note the power strips on the tables. Well played, Caesar's, well played. To supplement your written materials, here are the decisions and other materials which we spoke about this morning at the CLE International…
  • Sep 27

    When Statute Requires Commission Approve Taking, DOT Can't Do It

    When Statute Requires Commission Approve Taking, DOT Can't Do It
    This one is kind of Colorado specific, but there are lessons here for the rest of us. In Colorado Dep't of Transportation v. Amerco Real Estate Co., No. 16SA75 (Sep. 26, 2016), the Colorado Supreme Court prohibited the DOT from taking…
  • Sep 26

    Indiana App: Statutes Of Limitation And Inverse Condemnation

    Indiana App: Statutes Of Limitation And Inverse Condemnation
    The speed of the internet: we were all set to post our thoughts on the opinion of the Court of Appeals of Indiana in Bellwether Properties, LLC v. Duke Energy Indiana, LLC, No. 53A-04-1511-CR-1880 (Sep. 13, 2016), when the Indiana Lawyer beat…
Rank this Week: 322

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

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

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Sep 29

    A Set-top Box Set-Back and an Opportunity for Good Government

    A Set-top Box Set-Back and an Opportunity for Good Government
    There must have been a great gnashing of teeth in Chairman Wheeler’s office this morning as the FCC announced that it was pulling the Chairman’s latest modifications to the set-top box proposal from its voting agenda. This is…
  • Sep 28

    The DOJ-FTC IP Guidelines: Suggestions for Promoting Innovation

    The DOJ-FTC IP Guidelines: Suggestions for Promoting Innovation
    This week, the International Center for Law & Economics filed comments  on the proposed revision to the joint U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust-IP Licensing Guidelines. Overall,…
  • Sep 28

    Patents as a Key to Commercialization: Guidance for Patent-Antitrust Analysi

    Patents as a Key to Commercialization: Guidance for Patent-Antitrust Analysi
    Public comments on the proposed revision to the joint U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust-IP Licensing Guidelines have, not surprisingly, focused primarily on fine points of antitrust…
Rank this Week: 163

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
Rank this Week: 226

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Trade Secrets and Noncompete Blog

Covers the law of restrictive covenants, unfair competition and trade secrets. By Epstein Becker Green.

http://www.tradesecretsnoncompetelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 188

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Sevens Legal Criminal Law Blog

Our blog touches on all types of criminal law topics.

http://www.sevenslegal.com/blog/
  • Sep 29

    Donald Trump and Stop-and-Frisk Laws in California

    Donald Trump and Stop-and-Frisk Laws in California
    During the presidential debates this week Donald Trump touted the tactics of “stop-and-frisk” as a way of combating urban crime. The controversial policing tactic was actually deemed unconstitutional by a federal judge. Below we…
  • Sep 22

    Drug Charges for Jim Carrey?

    Drug Charges for Jim Carrey?
    A lawsuit has been brought against Jim Carrey that alleges that used his “immense wealth and celebrity status” to obtain and distribute deadly substances to his girlfriend Cathriona White. White was found dead of an apparent…
  • Sep 15

    Juvenile Defense, School Expulsion, and Your Child

    Juvenile Defense, School Expulsion, and Your Child
    For a parent, having your child arrested and charged with an alleged crime is one of the most traumatic experiences you could have. Having an experienced Juvenile Defense Attorney can help turn a possible negative outcome into a positive one.…
Rank this Week: 284

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Sep 29

    Garon on Television's Early Transformation from Medium to Genre

    Garon on Television's Early Transformation from Medium to Genre
    Jon Garon, Shepard Broad College of Law, is publishing Hidden Hands that Shaped the Marketplace of Ideas: Television's Early Transformation from Medium to Genre in volume 19 of the University of Denver Sports and Entertainment Law Journal…
  • Sep 29

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art

    Adler on Fair Use and the Future of Art
    Amy Adler, New York University School of Law, is publishing Fair Use and the Future of Art in volume 91 of the New York University Law Review (2016). Here is the abstract. Twenty-five years ago, in a seminal article in...
  • Sep 27

    Aplin on Filling the IP Gap: Privacy and Tabloidism

    Aplin on Filling the IP Gap: Privacy and Tabloidism
    Tanya Aplin, King's College London, is publishing Filling the IP Gap: Privacy and Tabloidism, in Research Handbook on Intellectual Property in Media and Entertainment (M. Richardson and S. Ricketson eds., Edward Elgar, 2016). Here is the…
Rank this Week: 241

Eastern District of Texas Federal…

Eastern District of Texas Federal Court Practice

Devoted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, with special emphasis on patent litigation. By Michael C. Smith.

http://mcsmith.blogs.com/eastern_district_of_texas/
  • Sep 29

    EDTX motions to transfer grant rate rises to 57%

    EDTX motions to transfer grant rate rises to 57%
    Good article by Wei Wang, Gregory H. Lantier, Derek Gosma, and Mindy Sooter in WilmerHale's Eastern District of Texas Newsletter this month on motions to transfer in the district. In it, they note that the number of motions to transfer...
  • Sep 23

    No infringement; claims invalid in Intel v. HTC case

    No infringement; claims invalid in Intel v. HTC case
    Chalk another one up for the double loss column for plaintiffs. After a pair of plaintiff wins last week in Tyler and Marshall, a patent plaintiff lost on both infringement and invalidity today. A Marshall jury in Judge Gilstrap's court...
  • Sep 21

    Cybersecurity for Law Firms - Presentation at 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation conference

    Cybersecurity for Law Firms - Presentation at 40th Annual Page Keeton Civil Litigation conference
    Well, if you're going to miss me talking about the effect of the new federal rules on discovery and pleadings on patent litigation in Plano in November, or moderating a panel on trade secret litigation at the EDTX bench/bar in...
Rank this Week: 168