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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/
  • Feb 23

    How 18 Words from A Kardashian Cost a Company Over A Billion Dollar

    How 18 Words from A Kardashian Cost a Company Over A Billion Dollar
    I love the Kardashians. I don't watch the reality show, but I do keep up with them because I use them in hypotheticals in class and in exams for entity selection questions. The students roll their eyes, but invariably most...
  • Feb 22

    Skip Your Compliance Department and Go Directly to the SEC

    Skip Your Compliance Department and Go Directly to the SEC
    The Supreme Court just released its opinion in Digital Realty Trust, Inc. v. Somers. The case resolves a controversy over whether employees making internal reports of securities law violations qualify for Dodd-Frank's whistleblower…
  • Feb 21

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Feb. 21, 2018)

    ICYMI: #corpgov Midweek Roundup (Feb. 21, 2018)
    "Citizens United gave virtually no weight to Congress's findings .... Instead, the Court summarily concluded 'that independent expenditures, including those made by corporations, do not give rise to corruption or the appearance of…
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Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Gender and the Law Prof Blog

Edited by John Kang and Tracy A. Thomas.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/gender_law/
  • Feb 23

    New Survey Finds 81 Percent of Women have Experienced Sexual Harassment

    New Survey Finds 81 Percent of Women have Experienced Sexual Harassment
    NPR, New Survey Finds 81 Percent of Women Have Experienced Sexual Harassment Now an online survey launched in January by a nonprofit called Stop Street Harassment offers some of that missing evidence. It found that 81 percent of women…
  • Feb 23

    A Balanced Approach to Gun Control in Domestic Violence

    A Balanced Approach to Gun Control in Domestic Violence
    Carolyn Ramsey, Firearms in the Family, 78 Ohio St. L. J. 1257 (2017) Abstract This Article considers firearms prohibitions for domestic violence offenders, in light of recent Supreme Court decisions and the larger, national debate about gun…
  • Feb 23

    The Norms Cascade of #MeToo and New Behaviors at Work

    The Norms Cascade of #MeToo and New Behaviors at Work
    Joan Williams & Suzanne Lebsock, Now What?, Harv. Bus. Rev. Farewell to the world where men can treat the workplace like a frat house or a pornography shoot Not only is this better for women, but it’s better for most...<img…
Rank this Week: 2106

Written Description

Written Description

By Lisa Ouellette, Camilla Hrdy, and Michael Risch. Reviews recent news and scholarship on patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 22

    Contigiani, Barankay & Hsu on the Innovation Costs of Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine

    Contigiani, Barankay &amp; Hsu on the Innovation Costs of Inevitable Disclosure Doctrine
    For those looking on more trade secret empirics after Michael's post on Tuesday: Researchers at the Wharton School—Andrea Contigiani, Iwan Barankay, and David Hsu—have an interesting empirical study of the inevitable disclosure…
  • Feb 20

    Data on the first year of the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Data on the first year of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    In preparing for the Evil Twin Debate on the DTSA, David Levine (Elon) and Chris Seaman (Washington & Lee) were kind enough to share a draft of their empirical study of cases arising under the first year of the Defend Trade Secrets Act.…
  • Feb 14

    Hall & Helmers on the European Patent Convention's Impact on Patent Filings and Foreign Direct Investment

    Hall &amp; Helmers on the European Patent Convention's Impact on Patent Filings and Foreign Direct Investment
    The Impact of International Patent Systems: Evidence from Accession to the European Patent Convention, which Michael Risch posted about yesterday, caught my eye as well. As Michael explained, economists Bronwyn Hall and Christian Helmers…
Rank this Week: 2379

Health Law Prof Blog

Health Law Prof Blog

Edited by Katharine Van Tassel, Jennifer S. Bard, Leslie Francis, Nicole Huberfeld, Mary Munson, David Orentlicher, Frank Pasquale, Nicolas P. Terry and Vickie Williams.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/healthlawprof_blog/
  • Nov 13

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA

    KY Governor-Elect Bevin and Health Care Federalism Post-ACA
    Matt Bevin will soon become Kentucky's Republican Governor, which has created consternation regarding his plans for discontinuing Kentucky's successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). While on the campaign trail,…
  • Oct 30

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care

    News from the AALS Section on Law, Medicine and Health Care
    The AALS Section on Law, Medicine & Health Care has issued a call for nominations for section officers. The Section would like to encourage anyone who is a faculty member at an AALS member school to apply. The Section is...
  • Aug 15

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast

    A Very Special 'The Week in Health Law' Podcast
    By Nicolas Terry TWIHL presents its first Back to School Special. We asked some wonderful health lawyers what were the compelling additions to this Fall’s health law curriculum. The answers are diverse and fascinating. To hear their…
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