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Fitapelli Kurta News

Fitapelli Kurta News

Features stock fraud news.

http://stopbrokerfraud.com/news/
  • Aug 1

    Investigation: Barred UBS Wealth Management Broker Donna Tucker

    Investigation: Barred UBS Wealth Management Broker Donna Tucker
    The investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is investigating complaints against barred UBS Wealth Management broker Donna Tucker who was employed by UBS from November 2011 until April 2013. According to her FINRA BrokerCheck Report, Donna…
  • Jul 31

    Investigation: Tom Puentes of Morgan Stanley

    Investigation: Tom Puentes of Morgan Stanley
    The securities fraud and investment recovery firm Fitapelli Kurta is investigating claims against Morgan Stanley Smith Barney broker Tom Puentes.  Tom Puentes works out of Morgan Stanley’s branch office located in Oxnard,…
  • Jul 29

    Sale of Blue Ridge Investments and Argyle Securities by Vincent Christopher or Thomas Gilleland

    Sale of Blue Ridge Investments and Argyle Securities by Vincent Christopher or Thomas Gilleland
    Fitapelli Kurta is investigating customer complaints related to the sale of interests in Blue Ridge Securities and Argyle Energy by Source Capital Group brokers, Vincent Christopher and Thomas Gilleland.   Vincent Christopher and…
Rank this Week: 382

Halifax Personal Injury Lawyer…

Halifax Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Halifax Personal Injury Lawyer Blog covers accident, medical malpractice, brain damage, and product liability issues. By McKiggan Hebert.

http://www.halifaxpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 387

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 457

The Faculty Lounge

The Faculty Lounge

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

http://www.thefacultylounge.org/
  • Aug 1

    Antebellum Cemetery Trivia

    Antebellum Cemetery Trivia
    How about a cemetery trivia question? We haven't had one of those in a while. This is a cemetery founded in the 1850s. It's also the only cemetery where a Democrat (as opposed to a Whig) gave the dedication address...
  • Aug 1

    AALS Scholarly Paper Competition Deadline Approache

    AALS Scholarly Paper Competition Deadline Approache
    Junior scholars, don't forget to that the deadline for AALS's annual call for scholarly papers is approaching! Manuscripts are due August 9, 2014. Full details are here.
  • Jul 31

    My Slate Article on the Importance of Replicating Science

    My Slate Article on the Importance of Replicating Science
    I have a long article in Slate (with Chris Chabris) on the importance of replicating science. We use a recent (and especially bitter) dispute over the failure to replicate a social psychology experiment as an occasion for discussing several…
Rank this Week: 368

Human Resources News

Human Resources News

Provides news on state and federal employment law and human resources.

http://blogs.hrhero.com/hrnews/
  • Aug 1

    Executive Order creates new compliance requirements for federal contractor

    Executive Order creates new compliance requirements for federal contractor
    On July 31, President Barack Obama signed an Executive Order “to promote economy and efficiency in procurement by contracting with responsible sources who comply with labor laws.” The order will apply to new government contracts…
  • Jul 30

    NLRB’s McDonald’s franchise determination called ‘seismic change’

    NLRB’s McDonald’s franchise determination called ‘seismic change’
    A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruling that the McDonald’s corporation is a joint employer with its franchisees is a departure from longtime precedent that’s drawing fire from the fast-food giant and other business…
  • Jul 22

    Federal appeals courts issue conflicting decisions on ACA subsidie

    Federal appeals courts issue conflicting decisions on ACA subsidie
    A few weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive mandate, federal courts are looking at a different aspect of the law—exchange subsidies. On July 22, there was a flurry of…
Rank this Week: 554

Estate Law Canada

Estate Law Canada

Covers estate planning topics, trusts, probate, Enduring Powers of Attorney, health care directives, incapacity issues and elder law. By Lynne Butler.

http://estatelawcanada.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Philip Seymour Hoffman and five big myths about trust

    Philip Seymour Hoffman and five big myths about trust
    Recently I posted an article about Sting, the British rocker who says that he won't be leaving his children much of an inheritance. He and other rich celebrities have said that they fear inheriting a significant amount of money will cause…
  • Jul 29

    Hilarious obituary goes viral

    Hilarious obituary goes viral
    The internet loves anything quirky or odd, and it seems that the obituary that Kevin J. McGroarty wrote for himself fits that description. Mr. McGroarty died last week in Pennsylvania. His obituary has been viewed thousands of times as it…
  • Jul 29

    Three business succession secret

    Three business succession secret
    According to this article I just read at Get Growing for Business, up to 70% of owners of small and medium-size businesses will retire in the next decade. Many of those owners haven't even started planning their exits from their businesses.…
Rank this Week: 481

Greenversations

Greenversations

Official blog of US EPA.

http://blog.epa.gov/blog
  • Aug 1

    Working Together to Tackle Environmental Challenge

    Working Together to Tackle Environmental Challenge
    By Walker Smith The United Nations Environment Program Compound in Nairobi, Kenya, where the first meeting of the United Nations Environment Assembly of the UNEP, or UNEA, was held. As I sat in traffic on my way back to the Nairobi airport, I…
  • Jul 30

    Thanking America’s Sustainable Farmer

    Thanking America’s Sustainable Farmer
    By Christina Badaracco While working on education and outreach in EPA’s Office of Wetlands, Ocean, and Watersheds, I have been particularly inspired by our work with agriculture. As an environmentalist and a foodie, I love learning…
  • Jul 21

    Keeping Your Cool on a Heat Island

    Keeping Your Cool on a Heat Island
      By Jessica D’Itri It’s 9 a.m. and I’m on my way to my internship at EPA. I’m sweating through my clothes, my hair is plastered to my neck, and mascara is pooling under my eyes. The summertime heat and…
Rank this Week: 376

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

White Collar Crime Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/whitecollarcrime_blog/
  • Aug 1

    White Collar Over-Criminalization: Deterrence, Plea Bargaining, and the Loss of Innocence

    White Collar Over-Criminalization: Deterrence, Plea Bargaining, and the Loss of Innocence
    New Article by Professor Lucian Dervan - White Collar Over-Criminalization: Deterrence, Plea Bargaining, and the Loss of Innocence published in 101 Kentucky Law Journal. The abstract states: Overcriminalization takes many forms and impacts…
  • Jul 30

    In the News & Around the Blogosphere

    In the News & Around the Blogosphere
    Amanda Bronstad, NLJ, Indictments for Two Former Attorneys General in Utah Oral Argument in the 11th Circuit on Don Siegleman, former governor, postponed to October 13, 2014 - two issues: 1)sentencing; 2) conflict of interest DOJ- Antitrust…
  • Jul 25

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part II of II

    In re Kellogg Brown & Root – Privilege, Internal Investigations, and International White Collar Crime – Part II of II
    In last week’s post, I discussed the recent case of In re Kellogg Brown & Root (“KBR”) from the perspective of privilege issues and internal investigations generally. Today, I would like to focus our consideration of the KBR case…
Rank this Week: 494

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

North Carolina Criminal Law Blog

Covers North Carolina criminal law and procedure. From the UNC School of Government.

http://nccriminallaw.sog.unc.edu/
  • Aug 1

    News Roundup

    News Roundup
    Jeff is away today, so I will round up the week’s legal news on his behalf. UNC-Chapel Hill professor killed. This story broke last week, but campus is still reeling from the news that beloved pharmacy professor Feng Liu was killed when…
  • Jul 31

    Resentencing on Eighth Amendment Ground

    Resentencing on Eighth Amendment Ground
    Some inmates are serving long sentences for older crimes that would receive a much shorter sentence under today’s law. It is clear at this point that they cannot have today’s law applied to them retroactively, as Jessie discussed…
  • Jul 30

    Riley and Good Faith

    Riley and Good Faith
    The Supreme Court ruled in Riley v. California that cell phones can’t be searched incident to arrest. Jessie explained in yesterday’s post that Riley applies to cases that were pending when it was decided. Does that mean that the…
Rank this Week: 601

Re:Marks on Copyright and…

Re:Marks on Copyright and Trademark

By DLA Piper.

http://www.remarksblog.com
  • Aug 1

    AMENDMENTS TO THE PRC COPYRIGHT LAW ....the practical implications for rights owner

    AMENDMENTS TO THE PRC COPYRIGHT LAW ....the practical implications for rights owner
    By Edward Chatterton and Horace Lam WHEN WILL THINGS CHANGE On June 6, 2014, the fourth draft version of the new PRC Copyright Law (New Law) was published for public comment, having first been published in 2010. The period for public comment…
  • Jul 22

    FOLLOWING LOSS BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT, AEREO "ASTONISHES" BROADCASTERS WITH NEW LEGAL STRATEGY

    FOLLOWING LOSS BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT, AEREO "ASTONISHES" BROADCASTERS WITH NEW LEGAL STRATEGY
    Reposted from Intellectual Property and Technology Alert By Andrew L. Deutsch, Marc E. Miller and Melissa A. Reinckens Shortly after its highly publicized loss before the US Supreme Court, which appeared to doom its over-the-air…
  • Jun 25

    Aereo Loses the Supreme Court Battle

    Aereo Loses the Supreme Court Battle
    By David M. Kramer and Rachelle M. Llontop Guest blog post by Rachelle M. Llontop. Rachelle is a summer associate in the Washington, DC office of DLA Piper. She attends the American University Washington College of Law and will graduate…
Rank this Week: 553

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Supreme Court of Vermont Law Blog

Features summaries and legal analysis of Vermont Supreme Court decisions.

http://scovlegal.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Not so fast, New Hampshire!

    Not so fast, New Hampshire!
    In re LaPlante, 2014 VT 79By Andrew DelaneyNew Hampshire is often called Vermont’s sister state. I understand that sisters sometimes fight over gentlemen callers. Sometimes my analogies need a little work. I was going to crack wise…
  • Jul 26

    The “You Snooze, You Lose” Doctrine

    The “You Snooze, You Lose” Doctrine
    Joseph v. Joseph, 2014 VT 66By Elizabeth KruskaMr. and Mrs. Joseph (“husband” and “wife,” because that’s shorter) were married for 23 years, until in December 2011, wife filed for divorce. Ten months later, in…
  • Jul 26

    Jumping the Gun

    Jumping the Gun
    Kelley v. Department of Labor, 2014 VT 74By Andrew DelaneyI couldn’t say it better than the SCOV. “This case turns upon a common question in employment disputes: did the employee jump, or was she pushed?”Claimant was…
Rank this Week: 461

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation…

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers workers' compensation case law, medical benefits and news, litigation, and settlement topics. By Brilliant & Neiman, LLC.

http://www.pennsylvaniaworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Workers’ Compensation Judge in PA Must Issue “Reasoned Decision”

    Workers’ Compensation Judge in PA Must Issue “Reasoned Decision”
    As we have discussed in the past, Workers’ Compensation Judges (WCJs) in PA have the ultimate say on which witnesses are credible and which are not. Upon appeal, these determinations cannot be challenged. Instead, appellate courts in…
  • Jul 22

    Taking the Fifth Not Fatal in PA Workers’ Comp Case

    Taking the Fifth Not Fatal in PA Workers’ Comp Case
    We watched with great interest as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court reviewed the case of Cruz v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Kennett Square Specialties). This case is very important to those who practice, or are involved, in the…
  • Jul 16

    Court Finds No Error When Claimant and Claimant’s Attorney Not Served on Utilization Review Determination

    Court Finds No Error When Claimant and Claimant’s Attorney Not Served on Utilization Review Determination
    Utilization Review is the process through which either party, though usually the workers’ compensation insurance carrier, can challenge whether medical treatment is reasonable and necessary. We have addressed this topic on several…
Rank this Week: 468

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer…

Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury topics such as auto accidents, premises liability, worker's compensation, wrongful death, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse, and dog bites. By Abels & Annes, P.C.

http://www.chicagopersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Car Crash Involving CTA Bus Leaves 1 Dead

    Car Crash Involving CTA Bus Leaves 1 Dead
    Several different busing lines operate within the city limits of Chicago and in the surrounding suburbs. Some are private companies that give tours or provide limited transportation from one area to another. Others may be owned or operated…
  • Jul 31

    Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Settle Policy-Limits Case

    Chicago Car Accident Lawyers Settle Policy-Limits Case
    The Chicago car accident lawyers at Abels & Annes, P.C. recently settled a case on behalf of one of their client for the policy limits of $50,000. Our client was parked on the side of Grey Avenue in Evanston, Illinois as another vehicle…
  • Jul 30

    Cell Phone Ban To Be Enforced by Lombard Police Starting Friday

    Cell Phone Ban To Be Enforced by Lombard Police Starting Friday
    Distracted driving is an increasing problem in Chicago and across Illinois. To address the issue, lawmakers in Illinois have banned hand-held cell phones while driving, an attempt to get motorists to put down their phones and to focus on the…
Rank this Week: 562

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil…

Atlanta Injury Law & Civil Litigation Blog

Covers trucking accidents, trucking litigation, trucking rules and trucking technology. By Ken Shigley.

http://www.atlantainjurylawblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    What Is a Chameleon Trucking Company and How Does It Keep Doing Dangerous Stuff?

    What Is a Chameleon Trucking Company and How Does It Keep Doing Dangerous Stuff?
    Safety records matter, especially in the trucking industry in which 80,000 vehicles share the highway with your family and mine. If a trucking company builds a deplorable safety record there can be consequences in terms of fines, suspension,…
  • Jul 28

    Blood Alcohol Scores After Death Can Be “False Positive” Up To 0.20

    Blood Alcohol Scores After Death Can Be “False Positive” Up To 0.20
    In handling wrongful death and life insurance claims for clients, I learned years ago that blood alcohol tests after a person dies may not be reliable. Due to postmortem fermentation when a body is not kept cool after death, there can be…
  • Jul 21

    The challenges of a long haul trucker: another 4 AM Spaghetti Junction truck crash

    The challenges of a long haul trucker: another 4 AM Spaghetti Junction truck crash
    Most long haul truck drivers are decent, hardworking folks who chose truck driving as a way to support their families even though it keeps them on the road away from home most of the time. At my childhood home in rural Alabama, a lot of my…
Rank this Week: 614

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Lack of Maximum Length Limitation Renders Claims Indefinite Under Nautilu

    Lack of Maximum Length Limitation Renders Claims Indefinite Under Nautilu
    Following a bench trial, the court found that plaintiff's boat motor patents were invalid as indefinite. "[T]he Court construed the term 'elongated drive housing' to mean 'a drive housing that is greater in measurement in one axis than in the…
  • Jul 31

    Judge Bryson: “Reasonable Certainty” Portion of Nautilus Indefiniteness Standard Not Significant

    Judge Bryson: “Reasonable Certainty” Portion of Nautilus Indefiniteness Standard Not Significant
    The court denied defendant's motion to strike the declaration of plaintiff's claim construction expert and rejected the argument that the expert relied on an improper indefiniteness standard. "The distinction that the defendants draw between…
  • Jul 30

    Passage of Time Does Not Render Substantial Controversy Stale

    Passage of Time Does Not Render Substantial Controversy Stale
    The court denied defendant's motion to dismiss plaintiff's declaratory relief claims for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. "Plaintiff has not alleged that defendant communicated with plaintiff at all before initiating this lawsuit.…
Rank this Week: 442

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Aug 1

    Longtime Baltimore County library chief retire

    Longtime Baltimore County library chief retire
    “Jim Fish had a knack for management from a young age, former colleagues say — and in his 43 years as a professional librarian, he never worked as anything but a library director. The longtime administrator of the Baltimore County…
  • Jul 29

    Building a new library from the ground up

    Building a new library from the ground up
    “Universal City librarian Toni Davenport is almost giddy when discussing the task that lies before her — build a new library, from the ground up. Community meeting space, banks of computers and a “library that flows”…
  • Jul 29

    Santa Cruz library trustees review $63M facilities plan

    Santa Cruz library trustees review $63M facilities plan
    “Library trustees reviewed a plan Monday for how to spend $63.1 million in facilities improvements if voters approve a parcel tax. A survey of voters earlier this year determined there was 73 percent support for an annual $49 parcel tax…
Rank this Week: 380

Affordable Housing Institute:…

Affordable Housing Institute: United States

Covers affordable housing and sustainable housing ecosystems. By David Smith.

http://affordablehousinginstitute.org/blogs/us/
  • Aug 1

    Month in Review: June, 2014: Part 2, The challenges of developing new homes new

    Month in Review: June, 2014: Part 2, The challenges of developing new homes new
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 1.] By: David A. Smith Yesterday’s Part 1, reviewing a month spent entirely on local issues, dealt with the economic and political dynamics of existing housing markets, but cities must always be building…
  • Jul 31

    Month in Review: June 2014: Part 1, The challenges of existing housing

    Month in Review: June 2014: Part 1, The challenges of existing housing
    By: David A. Smith In a century of cities, so much to do with housing happens not at the national level but in the city, and yet I was surprised to discover that every June post focused on a municipal-level issue, even if some of them are…
  • Jul 30

    The guru’s daydreams: Part 2, Reinventing the past

    The guru’s daydreams: Part 2, Reinventing the past
    [Continued from yesterday's Part 1.] By: David A. Smith As ViaTechnik, which asked me for an email interview (published on ViaTechnik’s blog; July 9, 2014), is primarily a technology and design firm, their initial questions dealt mainly…
Rank this Week: 486

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer…

Panama City Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Florida, personal injury law and insurance coverage issues. By The Pittman Firm, P.A.

http://www.panamacityfloridainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 1

    Looking at Breed and Behavior in Florida Dog Law

    Looking at Breed and Behavior in Florida Dog Law
    For many American families, a dog is more than a pet; it is a member of the family. Dogs can teach all of us, children and adults alike, about the true meaning of unconditional love. We understand the important place dogs (and, indeed, all…
  • Jul 30

    Celebrating a Hero and Looking at the Little-Known Danger of Secondary Drowning

    Celebrating a Hero and Looking at the Little-Known Danger of Secondary Drowning
    Just last week, we wrote about a family that almost lost their little girl to drowning in a hotel swimming pool. This week, another pool-related scare is making headlines in the Florida Panhandle region. We are relieved both children…
  • Jul 28

    Jet Ski Accident Lawyer on the Special Risks Associated With Personal Watercraft

    Jet Ski Accident Lawyer on the Special Risks Associated With Personal Watercraft
    Scanning the coastlines off Panama City Beach, one can see people enjoying a wide-range of recreational activities. For many, riding a jet ski or other personal watercraft is the ideal way to enjoy a day on the water. While these vessels…
Rank this Week: 456

Futurelawyer

Futurelawyer

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

http://futurelawyer.typepad.com/futurelawyer/
  • Aug 1

    Oculus Rift - Looks Like I Already Have One!

    Oculus Rift - Looks Like I Already Have One!
    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.
  • Aug 1

    Galaxy Note 4 Already?

    Galaxy Note 4 Already?
    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.
  • Aug 1

    Chrome 64 Now In Beta

    Chrome 64 Now In Beta
    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: 570

Legal Profession Blog

Legal Profession Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_profession/
  • Aug 1

    Former Bar President Still Former Lawyer

    Former Bar President Still Former Lawyer
    The Ohio Supreme Court has denied the reinstatement petition of an attorney suspended for a federal false tax filing conviction. The Plain Dealer reported on the conviction Prominent Cleveland attorney Leslie W. Jacobs was sentenced Tuesday…
  • Aug 1

    Trending Away From Disbarment

    Trending Away From Disbarment
    An Illinois Hearing Board has recommended a suspension of nine months of an attorney who used a power of attorney to write himself checks from the account of an elderly woman. His defense Respondent, who had power of attorney for...
  • Jul 31

    Beating Malpractice Claim As Easy As ABC

    Beating Malpractice Claim As Easy As ABC
    The Washington State Supreme Court sitting en banc has held in a legal malpractice matter arising from a joint venture agreement to operate a debt collection business In this opinion, we consider whether the trial court erred in applying…
Rank this Week: 532

Compliance Building

Compliance Building

Covers compliance and business ethics. By Doug Cornelius.

http://www.compliancebuilding.com
  • Aug 1

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for August 1

    Compliance Bricks and Mortar for August 1
    These are some of the other stories that recently caught my attention. Tips for finding the dirt during due diligence on funds, managers by Liz Skinner in Investment News Advisers who can describe an exhaustive process of researching the…
  • Jul 31

    LRN’s 2014 Ethics and Compliance Program Effectiveness Report

    LRN’s 2014 Ethics and Compliance Program Effectiveness Report
    For the past seven years, LRN has conducted its annual survey of Ethics and Compliance programs in search of benchmarking data, suggestions of leading practices, and trends. In 2012 LRN adopted the Program Effectiveness Index as a tool to…
  • Jul 30

    Meet the SEC Whistleblower

    Meet the SEC Whistleblower
    Since the Securities and Exchange Commission set up its whistleblower program in 2011, 6500 people have stepped forward as “whistleblowers.” Maxwell Murphy of the Wall Street Journal made a Freedom of Information Act request to…
Rank this Week: 471

Sixth Circuit Blog

Sixth Circuit Blog

Features case summaries and commentary by Federal Defenders of the Sixth Circuit.

http://circuit6.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    One day sentence reversed

    One day sentence reversed
    Defendant Musgrave was a CPA who became involved in a tire recycling company.  Unfortunately for Musgrave, he picked the wrong partner, and as a result, the company went under. Musgrave lost a significant amount of cash, and so brought…
  • Jun 27

    Citing to Presentence Report

    Citing to Presentence Report
    The Eastern District of Tennessee has started filing a sealed copy of the Presentence Report in ECF. This means there is a docket entry for the document, and attorneys are sent a filed copy with the PageID#. The copy that goes to the Sixth…
  • Apr 24

    False distress signal = $489,000

    False distress signal = $489,000
    Not much happening this week (so far) in the Sixth, so thought I would share this nugget with you.  Yesterday, the Court upheld the sentence in the case of United States v. Kumar. 13-3970  Kumar was a 19 year old student at…
Rank this Week: 596

Afro-IP

Afro-IP

Covers African intellectual property news and views.

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 1

    Should we consider Western Sahara in IP discourse or practice?

    Should we consider Western Sahara in IP discourse or practice?
    What can one learn via Twitter? Well, sometimes you can learn about the meal your follower is about to have, or more importantly, a thing or two about geopolitics on the African continent. This Leo has been musing on the latter for quite some…
  • Jul 31

    Ghana: IP policy will harmonise IP laws and address infringement

    Ghana: IP policy will harmonise IP laws and address infringement
    Mr. Doni-Kwame. Source: hereLast June, fellow Leo, Caroline Ncube, reported that Ghana is one of those few African countries with an intellectual property (IP) policy - be it in draft or not. Today, this Leo has picked up the news…
  • Jul 31

    UK decides against introducing private copying levie

    UK decides against introducing private copying levie
    Source: hereOver at the IPKat, Leo-friend, Eleonora Rosati, reports that the UK Government will be introducing further exceptions into its copyright regime, but has decided against a 'levy'. Readers may remember that this…
Rank this Week: 547

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Aug 1

    Not Accepting Well-Pled Allegations is “Cardinal Sin” of Affirmative Defense

    Not Accepting Well-Pled Allegations is “Cardinal Sin” of Affirmative Defense
    Sonic Indus., LLC v. iRobot Corp. No. 13 C 9251, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 28, 2014) (Shadur, Sen. J.). Judge Shadur sua sponte struck portions of defendant iRobot’s answer and affirmative defenses, and allowed other portions to be…
  • Jul 28

    Scheduling Delay Does Not Warrant Canceling the Deposition

    Scheduling Delay Does Not Warrant Canceling the Deposition
    Cleversafe, Inc. v. Amplidata, Inc., No. 11 C 4890, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Jan. 11, 2014) (Cole, Mag. J.). Judge Cole denied plaintiff Cleversafe’s motion for a protective order and sanctions preventing the deposition of Cleversafe’s…
  • Jul 25

    “Growing Trend” That Bit Torrent Doe Defendants Need Not be Time-Related

    “Growing Trend” That Bit Torrent Doe Defendants Need Not be Time-Related
    TCYK, LLC, v. Does 1-44, No. 13 C 3825, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. Feb. 20, 2014) (Dow J.). Judge Dow denied various Doe defendants’ motions to grant subpoenas to their respective ISPs in this BitTorrent copyright case involving the movie…
Rank this Week: 450

The Verdict

The Verdict

Topics range from Iowa to the national scene but concentrate heavily on Iowa cases. By Stephen D Lombardi.

http://www.lombardilaw.com/blog/
  • Aug 1

    Fired for taking an excused leave of absence? Not misconduct

    Fired for taking an excused leave of absence? Not misconduct
    It’s pretty normal to feel like you’re doing something wrong when you have to call in an absence to work, even if you’re not playing hooky.  You might be sick, or maybe you’re caring for an ill family…
  • Jul 31

    Changing Family Dynamics Prompts Desire to Change Family Law

    Changing Family Dynamics Prompts Desire to Change Family Law
    States' family laws differ, yet they all conform to family roles deemed "traditional" and do not adequately address modern family situations.  With the increasing use of sperm donors to conceive children as well as recent legalization of…
  • Jul 30

    Iowa Work Comp: Don't know the cause of your on-the-job injury? That might be okay!

    Iowa Work Comp: Don't know the cause of your on-the-job injury? That might be okay!
    Most people don’t know a heck of a lot about workers’ comp benefits, but they do know that in order to get them, you have to be able to show you were hurt on the job.  In fact, that’s easy to show in Iowa, because here,…
Rank this Week: 574

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Aug 1

    Faces of Courage: Denver Broncos Owner Resigns and Discloses Alzheimer'

    Faces of Courage: Denver Broncos Owner Resigns and Discloses Alzheimer'
    I have great respect for individuals who publicly disclose their diagnosis of Alzheimer's Disease or other serious, progressive conditions. The Denver Bronco's owner Pat Bowlen, frequently described as one of the "most iconic owners in…
  • Jul 31

    Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons to Be Presented August 1

    Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Persons to Be Presented August 1
    At the 2014 International Elder Law and Policy Conference hosted by John Marshall Law School in Chicago on July 10 and 11, many weeks of hard work culminated in adoption of a "Chicago Declaration on the Rights of Older Person."...
  • Jul 31

    10th Circuit: Defamation Case Can Go Forward Against NBC's Dateline Re "Annuity University"

    10th Circuit: Defamation Case Can Go Forward Against NBC's Dateline Re "Annuity University"
    As readers of this Blog may recall, back in April 2008 NBC's Dateline program aired a segment called "Tricks of the Trade" that incorporated use of hidden cameras to record portions of seminars that allegedly showed insurance…
Rank this Week: 506

Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Jul 31

    USA v. Microsoft: what the decision does and doesn't mean

    USA v. Microsoft: what the decision does and doesn't mean
    Somehow we went from mild interest in December when Microsoft challenged a search warrant over user data stored in Ireland to some kind of frenzy today when Chief US District Judge Loretta Preska ruled in the government’s favor.  I…
  • Jul 31

    UK Parliament's Committee Labelled the "Right to be Forgotten" as Misguided and Unworkable

    UK Parliament's Committee Labelled the "Right to be Forgotten" as Misguided and Unworkable
    The European Union Committee of the UK Parliament released a report on the implications of the European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) recent Google Spain decision: "EU Data Protection Law: a 'Right to be Forgotten'?". The Committee came…
  • Jul 30

    Australian Government's Leaked Proposal to Force ISPs to Monitor Copyright Infringement

    Australian Government's Leaked Proposal to Force ISPs to Monitor Copyright Infringement
    A discussion paper from the Australian Government titled "Online Copyright Infringement" leaked a few days ago. The paper included proposals to amend Australian copyright law and force ISPs to monitor copyright infringment. Under the…
Rank this Week: 519

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    L'invention de la semaine

    L'invention de la semaine
    Un dispositif fort utile pour coller les timbres sur les enveloppes. Brevet US4300473
  • Jul 29

    Formation epi-CEIPI

    Formation epi-CEIPI
    Chaque année, le CEIPI organise en collaboration avec l’epi une formation en droit européen des brevets, appelée « formation de base », dans un grand nombre de villes européennes, et notamment…
  • Jul 27

    T1635/10 : modifications manuscrites en recour

    T1635/10 : modifications manuscrites en recour
    Rappel: l'ancien service d'abonnement par courriel n'est plus en service. Si vous souhaitez continuer à être informés par courriel de la publication de nouveaux articles, veuillez entrer votre adresse électronique…
Rank this Week: 566

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jul 31

    Court Report -- Part III

    Court Report -- Part III
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi USA LLC 1:14-cv-00914; filed July 11, 2014 in the District Court of Delaware…
  • Jul 30

    In re Patel (Fed Cir 2014)

    In re Patel (Fed Cir 2014)
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Supreme Court has made a sport of reversing the Federal Circuit over the past decade or so, and other than reserved (and sometimes not so reserved) statements by members of the lower court, the Federal Circuit has…
  • Jul 29

    Court Report -- Part II

    Court Report -- Part II
    By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Acorda Therapeutics Inc. v. Actavis Laboratories FL Inc. 1:14-cv-00882; filed July 7, 2014 in the District Court of Delaware…
Rank this Week: 544

IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    EPA extends biofuel compliance deadline

    EPA extends biofuel compliance deadline
    The EPA continues to tread water on biofuels.from Reuters:The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday [July 31, 2014] extended for a third time the deadline for refiners to show compliance with 2013 federal biofuel use targets, a…
  • Jul 31

    Plagiarism charge hampers Walsh's campaign in Montana

    Plagiarism charge hampers Walsh's campaign in Montana
    Glenn Poshard had already lost his race in Illinois when plagiarism charges were brought against him.John Walsh, D-Montana, is not so lucky.from the Hill:Walsh apparently copied more than a quarter of his paper from other sources without…
  • Jul 31

    John Whealan quoted in Washington Post

    John Whealan quoted in Washington Post
    From the Washington Post:The tech community, adds George Washington University professor John Whealan, himself a deputy General Counsel for Intellectual Property Law at the USPTO from 2001-2008, "has, with all due respect, become an…
Rank this Week: 430

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Jul 31

    49ers Quarterback Obtained Copyright Waivers for Video Game

    49ers Quarterback Obtained Copyright Waivers for Video Game
    IPNews® - San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick obtained the copyright waivers from two tattoo artists who designed and inked the tattoos on his biceps. The arm tattoos will be on display in Kaepernick's digital avatar in the…
  • Jul 21

    San Diego State Seeks "I Believe That We Will Win" Trademark

    San Diego State Seeks "I Believe That We Will Win" Trademark
    IPNews® - San Diego State University has set out to trademark the chant "I believe that we will win!" which was recently popularized by the U.S. soccer team during the World Cup. San Diego State University's basketball team has been using…
  • Jul 14

    Lenovo Files Patent for Wearable Technology Similar to Google Gla

    Lenovo Files Patent for Wearable Technology Similar to Google Gla
    IPNews® - Chinese tech giant Lenovo might have a plan to compete with Google Glass in the wearable technology market. Lenovo has filed a U.S. patent for a device that looks like Google Glass, featuring an audio and video recorder and…
Rank this Week: 420

Construction Law Blog

Construction Law Blog

Covers construction litigation and legislation in Washington, Alaska and Oregon. By Ahlers & Cressman PLLC.

http://www.ac-lawyers.com/news
Rank this Week: 360

MW Attorneys Blog

MW Attorneys Blog

Covers tax news and tips. By Montgomery & Wetenkamp.

http://www.mwattorneys.com/blog/
  • Jul 31

    Lerner Emails not so Benign

    Lerner Emails not so Benign
    There are just as many “crazies” in Sacramento as there are in Modesto, you just have to know where to find them.  And there are just as many Democrat crazies as there are Republicans.  After all, craziness knows no…
  • Jul 24

    Lost Lerner Emails May Still Turn Up

    Lost Lerner Emails May Still Turn Up
    Over the past several weeks, top IRS officials have maintained the position that the Lois Lerner emails were destroyed and cannot be recovered.  But recent testimony to Congress suggests otherwise.  Just as everyone on earth…
  • Jul 21

    Mexican Artists Pay Taxes in Painting

    Mexican Artists Pay Taxes in Painting
    The Mexican government has figured out a way to dramatically simplify the payment of taxes, at least for one segment of society: artists.  Mexican artists who elect to participate in the program must donate good quality works of art to…
Rank this Week: 373

The Rainmaker Blog

The Rainmaker Blog

Covers law firm marketing and business development strategies. By the Rainmaker Institute.

http://www.therainmakerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    How to Get Amazing Attention for Your Firm on Social Media

    How to Get Amazing Attention for Your Firm on Social Media
    Human beings are wired for loving the spotlight.  When you post something on social media and no one comments or likes, it feels almost like a personal rejection.  And when you’re posting to get attention for your business and…
  • Jul 30

    3 Ways to Build Client Loyalty and Referral

    3 Ways to Build Client Loyalty and Referral
    A recent poll by digital business solutions provider Huzzah Media found that 80% of small businesses report the two top sources of revenue are repeat customers and word-of-mouth referrals.  Now that we are in the age of social media,…
  • Jul 29

    5 Copywriting Techniques That Will Grow Your Email List

    5 Copywriting Techniques That Will Grow Your Email List
    I am a big believer in contrarian marketing and there’s one guy I’ve become interested in listening to when it comes to building up email subscribers.  His name is Ramsay Taplin and he writes over at The Blog…
Rank this Week: 448

Securities Law Blog

Securities Law Blog

Features news, commentary and thoughts on the law of the securities markets. By Mark Astarita.

http://seclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Whistleblower Gets $400,000

    Whistleblower Gets $400,000
    A Whistleblower who reported a fraud to the SEC after the company failed to address the issue internally has been given $400,000 for his efforts as part of the SEC's whistleblower program.That program rewards high-quality, original…
  • Jul 31

    SEC Charges Smith & Wesson With FCPA Violation

    SEC Charges Smith & Wesson With FCPA Violation
    Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation has been charged with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) when employees and representatives of the U.S.-based parent company authorized and made improper payments to foreign officials…
  • Jul 30

    SEC Charges Florida-Based Transfer Agent and Owner with Defrauding Investor

    SEC Charges Florida-Based Transfer Agent and Owner with Defrauding Investor
    The SEC announced it has charged a Florida-based transfer agent and its owner with defrauding investors by using aggressive boiler room tactics to peddle worthless securities with promises of high returns or discounted prices. Transfer…
Rank this Week: 393

Immigration Law Blog

Immigration Law Blog

By Beach-Oswald Immigration Law Associates, PC.

http://lawblog.boilapc.com/
  • Jul 31

    Countries of Particular Concern

    Countries of Particular Concern
    In its 15th annual report, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) recommends that the Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) list, which tracks and monitors countries with severe violations of religious…
  • Jul 28

    Leon Rodriguez to Become New Head of USCIS

    Leon Rodriguez to Become New Head of USCIS
    The US Senate, on Tuesday, June 24, confirmed Leon Rodriguez as the next Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The director is responsible for administering and processing asylum and refugee applications,…
  • Jul 21

    Two Years Later: The Impact of DACA

    Two Years Later: The Impact of DACA
    Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program is an Obama Administration initiative implemented to extend rights and benefits to the growing number of undocumented youths and young adults living in the United States. The program…
Rank this Week: 398

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

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

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
Rank this Week: 427

Southern California Injury Law…

Southern California Injury Law Blog

Covers car accidents, dog bites, injuries, insurance disputes, motorcycle accidents, truck accidents and wills and trusts. By Allen Flatt Ballidis & Leslie.

http://www.californiainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Jul 31

    Laguna Beach Most Dangerous City for Pedestrian

    Laguna Beach Most Dangerous City for Pedestrian
    Southbound PCH in Crystal Cove State Park near Laguna Beach (Photo credit: Wikipedia)Annually, 3 million people flock to Laguna Beach for its temperate year-round climate, scenic beaches and coves, and art galleries and festivals. Throughout…
  • Jul 25

    Porcelain Dolls Resembling Little Girls Left on Doorsteps in San Clemente

    Porcelain Dolls Resembling Little Girls Left on Doorsteps in San Clemente
    Earlier this week, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department received reports that porcelain dolls had been left on the doorsteps of eight homes in the upscale community of Talega in San Clemente. The impacted families expressed concern to…
  • Jul 23

    Stone Fruits Recalled Nationwide Due to Listeria Contamination

    Stone Fruits Recalled Nationwide Due to Listeria Contamination
    Yummy peach! (Photo credit: skyseeker)Summer barbecues and picnics are often made sweeter with stone fruits like peaches, nectarines, and plums. This year, eating these fruits may leave you feeling pretty awful unless you’re certain…
Rank this Week: 485

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Insurance Class Actions Insider

Covers class actions against insurance companies. By Robinson & Cole LLP.

http://www.insuranceclassactions.com/
  • Jul 31

    Insights from DRI Class Action Seminar 2014 – Part 2

    Insights from DRI Class Action Seminar 2014 – Part 2
    Here is part two of my insights from DRI’s 2014 class action seminar held last week: Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund Decision:  Aaron Streett, who  argued the Halliburton v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. case in the Supreme…
  • Jul 30

    Insights from DRI Class Action Seminar 2014 – Part 1

    Insights from DRI Class Action Seminar 2014 – Part 1
    Last week I attended the Defense Research Institute’s third class action seminar, an event that I had the privilege of helping put together.  As I’ve done in past years, I will summarize my “takeaways” from the…
  • Jul 10

    Retained Asset Account ERISA Class Action: First Circuit Overturns Judgment in Favor of Plaintiff

    Retained Asset Account ERISA Class Action: First Circuit Overturns Judgment in Favor of Plaintiff
    One of the hot areas of class action litigation against life insurers over the last few years has been the use of retained asset accounts, whereby the insurer pays life insurance proceeds not by a lump sum but instead by providing…
Rank this Week: 446

lennyesq

lennyesq

By Leonard E. Sienko, Jr.

http://lennyesq.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 600

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/
  • Jul 31

    FDA Initiative Finds Drug-Related Problems Through Medical Record Review

    FDA Initiative Finds Drug-Related Problems Through Medical Record Review
    Earlier this week, we wrote about a Senate subcommittee hearing on patient safety, and how one major form of harm comes from adverse reactions to drugs. A new program within the FDA hopes to reduce those problems by finding drug-related…
  • Jul 29

    Hospital Settles Case of Doctor Who Photographed His Patient

    Hospital Settles Case of Doctor Who Photographed His Patient
    There’s no doubt that Dr. Nikita A. Levy was a creep of the highest order, a gynecologist who secretly recorded his patients’ intimate body parts during routine exams. Last week, the hospital where practiced agreed to pay $190…
  • Jul 28

    Explaining the Mixed Legal Decision on Health Insurance Subsidie

    Explaining the Mixed Legal Decision on Health Insurance Subsidie
    Two U.S. courts of appeal last week issued conflicting rulings about the government subsidies many people need to enable them to buy coverage under the health-care law. The mixed messages heaped confusion — and fear — onto the…
Rank this Week: 557

Next Generation, Next Destination

Next Generation, Next Destination

Covers partner transition planning at professional firms. By Practice Development Counsel.

http://www.nextgeneration-nextdestination.com/
  • Jul 31

    Are Tech Companies Avoiding the Age Diversity Issue?

    Are Tech Companies Avoiding the Age Diversity Issue?
    Tech companies in general have a reputation for preferring young employees, whether or not they are really more tech savvy than older, experienced individuals. This is especially true in the Silicon Valley area culture. When the San Francisco…
  • Jul 25

    BOOMERS STILL WANT TO WORK

    BOOMERS STILL WANT TO WORK
    As was expressed in 2004-5 surveys and again in 2014, Boomers want to keep working beyond traditional retirement age. Now there’s evidence they mean it. A recent study by Merrill Lynch in partnership with Age Wave of workers over age...
  • Jul 4

    THE #GENERATION OF “1776”

    THE #GENERATION OF “1776”
    Today (July 4th) I watched the full, original, uncut version (3 hours long) of the 1972 film “1776” - a serious and funny musical film I have always loved. This time I found it more mesmerizing and powerful than ever....
Rank this Week: 549

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Cultural Heritage Lawyer

Covers cultural heritage law and policy topics. By Ricardo A. St. Hilaire.

http://culturalheritagelawyer.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 535

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 530

Outside Counsel

Outside Counsel

Occasional notes on a glamor profession. By Bill Altreuter.

http://outsidethelaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 31

    Anybody who was paying attention at the…

    Anybody who was paying attention at the time knew that the national media-- and particularly the New York Times-- was in the tank with the Bush Administration. The fact that Jill Abramson is now admitting it should be enough to keep something…
  • Jul 29

    Excellent Christgau interview, and…

    Excellent Christgau interview, and excellent news: he is publishing a memoir
  • Jul 28

    It appears that the narrative about the…

    It appears that the narrative about the Republican Party's prospective Presidential field is going to be what a bunch of intellectuals they all are. As a rule, by the time the New York Times gets a hold of an idea it is already established…
Rank this Week: 490