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22 Mar 2009, 11:22 pm
Nationally, Covington said, 16.4 percent of drug court graduates have been convicted of new felony offenses within a year, compared to 6 percent of Harris County's drug court graduates.The article is well worth a read for an update and background on the 5-year old Harris County program.An alternative perspective on drug courts was recently offered in a law review paper by Michael O'Hear, referenced over the weekend at Sentencing Law &… [read post]
13 Mar 2009, 4:00 am
: IPO announces public consultation on trade mark fees (BLOG@IP::JUR) (Class 46) (Class 46) (Class 46) (Out-Law) (IPKat) US Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Patent Reform Act 2009 (Inventive Step) (Patent Prospector) (IAM) (Patent Baristas) (Peter Zura's 271 Patent Blog) (Patent Docs) (Patent Docs) (Law360) (Hal Wegner)   Global Global - General The global economic crisis and the intellectual property ecosystem IP Think Tank podcast 6 March 2009 (IP Think Tank)… [read post]
10 Mar 2009, 9:49 pm
View the entire PDF article here MICHAEL M. [read post]
27 Feb 2009, 7:00 am
(Peter Zura's 271 Patent Blog) USPTO deferred examination roundtable video and commentary (Anticipate This!) [read post]
30 Jan 2009, 7:00 pm
(Patent Prospector)   US Patents Congress weighs patent specialisation for federal judges (Ars Technica) (Inventive Step) (Law360) (IP Spotlight) (Patent Prospector) M Lemley & B Sampat’s report ‘Examiner Characteristics and the Patent Grant Rate’ – experienced examiners allow more, cite less (Peter Zura's 271 Patent Blog) PTO problems are not new; the more things change, the more they stay the same (Inventive Step) Peer… [read post]
12 Jan 2009, 9:13 am
"I'm hearing basically 50-50 from my constituents right now on this issue. [read post]
20 Dec 2008, 3:00 am
You can separately subscribe to the IP Think Tank Global Week in Review at the Subscribe page: []   Highlights this week included: Oleg Teterin seeks ‘tens of thousands of dollars’ for rights to use ;-) emoticon, a registered Russian trade mark (Techdirt) (RelatIP) (Ars Technica) (The IP Factor) (Out-Law) (Class 46) New UK copyright consultation: consultation issues include access to works, incentivising investment and creativity, recognising… [read post]
19 Dec 2008, 1:15 pm
Michael Stepp taking the lead, she got the government's agreement to complete expert discovery by Feb. 27. [read post]
12 Dec 2008, 9:00 am
(Patent Baristas) (Patent Baristas) (Patent Baristas) (Hal Wegner) (IP Updates) (Patent Docs) (Patently-O) (Peter Zura's 271 Patent Blog) (PLI) US: Oral arguments completed in Tafas, GSK  v Dudas (Hal Wegner) (Patent Prospector) (Patently-O) (Peter Zura's 271 Patent Blog) (PLI) (PLI) (Patent Docs) (Intellectual Property Watch) (Managing Intellectual Property) (Patent Baristas) (IP Watchdog) European Court of Justice rules on genuine use in… [read post]
1 Dec 2008, 11:45 am
Contemporary Eighth Amendment jurisprudence upholds the authority of the courts to review a state legislature's decision generally, and specifically to review a legislature's enactments regarding criminal punishment. [read post]
14 Nov 2008, 2:12 am
(Techdirt) Halliburton tries to patent form of patent trolling (Techdirt) (I/P Updates)(Law360) From 15 September, committing any crime can result in revocation of ‘privilege’ to prosecute before USPTO (Patent Prospector) USPTO to increase PCT transmittal and search fees (Peter Zura's 271 Patent Blog) (Law360) US Patents – Decisions Questions of fact re alleged enjoined imitations prevent contempt: Liquid Dynamics Corp v Vaughan (Chicago Intellectual… [read post]
13 Oct 2008, 12:12 pm
Reid and MacKinnon's checklist on protection of IPR in China (IP Dragon) China/Hong Kong: WIPO Copyright Treaty and WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty in effect in Hong Kong after PRC (IP Dragon) Protect your IP rights in China (Philip Brooks' Patent Infringement Updates)   Finland M&M and Taloustutkimus survey of most respected brands in Finland (Class 46)   France Electronic filing of trade mark applications (Class 46)… [read post]
6 Oct 2008, 6:09 pm
P&O's lawyers protested that the cruise line was not on trial. [read post]
22 Sep 2008, 3:40 pm
The BU piece, Punishing Family Status, is the subject of a mini-symposium with wonderful and provocative responses by Rick Hills and Michael O'Hear. [read post]
12 Sep 2008, 2:33 pm
’: (Michael Geist), (The Trademark Blog), Globe and Mail report on new McGill study that concludes IP laws may be stifling innovation: (Michael Geist), C-61 – Dead or undead? [read post]