Copyright Suits a Shakedown?

Feb 25, 2015 By: Mike Carlson

The huge volume of copyright infringement suits filed by online erotica company Malibu Media may be part of a strong-armed shakedown tactic

Federal Circuit Extends Prohibition on Reviewing PTAB Decisions to Institute IPR

Feb 25, 2015 By: Marissa Bartolucci

The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals held review of a decision by the PTAB to institute inter partes review (IPR) is prohibited even after a final decision.

A “Lively” Opponent to Homosexual Relationships

Feb 19, 2015 By: Stanley Rule

Pastor Scott Lively, a world-renowned homophobe, faces crimes against humanity charges in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts

When “Keeping It Real” Goes Wrong: Rapper Facing Life Imprisonment for Promoting Gang Violence in Lyrics, on Album Cover

Jan 23, 2015 By: Stanley Rule

San Diego rapper Brandon Duncan (a.k.a. Tiny Doo) is facing life imprisonment for promoting gang violence in lyrics and on his album cover

Free to a Good Home: Re-Homing Adoptive Children

Dec 22, 2014 By: Jill VanderZiel

“Rehoming” is the practice of adoptive parents bypassing laws to transfer guardianship of adoptive children to other parents.

Should Special Prosecutors be Appointed for Police Involved Deaths?

Dec 10, 2014 By: Marissa Bartolucci

Social media posts regarding the incidents involving Officer Darren Wilson and Officer Daniel Pantaleo evidence a lack of clarity and understanding of the purpose and function of Grand Juries.

PTAB Decisions Following Alice

Dec 9, 2014 By: Marissa Bartolucci

In June of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court held in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. V. CLS Bank Intern., that the abstract idea of an intermediated settlement was not patentable

Why You Should Start With Notes of Decisions

Dec 1, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

Notes of Decisions are short summaries of cases interpreting a particular aspect of the statute or rule and can quickly help you find what you need

Is Nothing Sacred? Open for Business on Thanksgiving

Nov 28, 2014 By: Jill VanderZiel

Some stores in recent years have tried to get a jump start on the season by opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day

Tip of the Week: Using the New Features in Drafting Assistant Transactional

Nov 13, 2014 By: Eric Goodemote

Here are some of the new features in Drafting Assistant and some tips for how they can make your drafting process more