Searching for Generic Usage

Jan 19, 2011 By: Mike Carlson

Microsoft’s brief to the Trademark Trial and Appeals Board opposing Apple’s trademark application for “App Store” notes: A search of Westlaw’s US ALL


Jan 10, 2011 By: Mike Carlson

Our thoughts today are with those families and friends affected by Saturday’s tragic events in Arizona. And we honor all those who

Hot Case: Perry v. Schwarzenegger

Jan 4, 2011 By: Mike Carlson

Today’s Perry v. Schwarzenegger opinion is now on Westlaw: 2011 WL 9576. The County of Imperial, its Board of Supervisors, and a

KeyCite for Patent

Jan 4, 2011 By: Mike Carlson

This very short video demonstrates an answer to our most frequently asked, patent-related question, “How do I determine if this patent has

Hot Case: Joe Miller

Dec 29, 2010 By: Mike Carlson

Judge Beistline’s order dismissing Joe Miller’s case is now on Westlaw at 2010 WL 5343100.

FRCP Amendments Overview

Dec 14, 2010 By: Mike Carlson

On April 28th, 2010 the Supreme Court recommended changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The Rules Update Order can be

Commonwealth ex rel. Cuccinelli v. Sebelius

Dec 13, 2010 By: Mike Carlson

The case is now on Westlaw: 2010 WL 5059718 In this case, the Commonwealth of Virginia (the “Commonwealth”), through its Attorney General,

What’s a license?

Dec 9, 2010 By: Mike Carlson

Let me start by saying, the e-Verify data is NOT on Westlaw (a surprisingly common request). But, in response to Mr. Hodnicki’s post, the

Just the Damn Facts Please

Dec 1, 2010 By: Mike Carlson

[Editor’s Note: this is article is part of a brief series dedicated to fact-specific and pre-trial research frustrations] Strolling past the John B.

Resolving Pre-Trial Research Frustrations

Nov 16, 2010 By: Mike Carlson

Pre-trial research issues have some inherent, built-in challenges.  Typically, pre-trial issues are not litigated to the point where one might find, for example,