IHOP v. IHOP: Pancakes or Prayers?

Oct 7, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

Pancakes or Prayer? That’s the question facing the Central District of California, where the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) has sued the Missouri-based International House of Prayer (IHOP) for misappropriation of the IHOP trademark.

IHOP v. IHOP

Oct 7, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

Pancakes or Prayer?  That’s the question facing the Central District of California, where the International House of Pancakes (IHOP) has sued the

No More Deaths and the Rule of Lenity

Oct 7, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently reversed a conviction for placing water bottles along trails frequently traveled by illegal entrants to

Windmill Farms: Spin, Baby, Spin?

Oct 7, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

On the heels of last week’s story that the world’s largest windmill farm has begun operation, comes this New York Time’s article detailing how many of those who live near wind farms are suing the operators of the windmills for the resulting noise pollution.

Spin, Baby, Spin?

Oct 6, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

On the heels of last week’s story that the world’s largest windmill farm has begun operation, comes this New York Time’s article

Westlaw tip: Use the /2 connector for more complete name searches

Oct 6, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

When searching for a person’s name in Westlaw, flexibility is the key – so look for John /2 Smith rather than John Smith.

Supreme Court FAQs

Oct 4, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

The United States Supreme Court commences its 2010-2011 term on Monday October 4, 2010 with its newest Associate Justice Elena Kagan making

Supreme Court FAQs

Oct 4, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

The United States Supreme Court commences its 2010-2011 term on Monday October 4, 2010 with its newest Associate Justice Elena Kagan making it a three women presence on the bench.

Juicy Suit: POM Advertising Deceptive According to the FTC

Sep 30, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced an administrative suit against POM Wonderful and its principals on Monday for deceptive advertising.  The context

Juicy Suit: POM Advertising Deceptive According to the FTC

Sep 30, 2010 By: West Reference Attorneys

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced an administrative suit against POM Wonderful and its principals on Monday for deceptive advertising.