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Archive for May, 2007

Business method patents for lawyers?

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

So via this article at the ABA, Crisis Pending, apparently there has been quite a flurry in the past few years in patenting tax strategies — legal advice — and more are on their way in the United States. Business method patents aren’t allowable in the UK. I have to disagree with […]

What I’ve been surfing for 30th May 2007

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

These are my links for 30th May 2007:

Scotsman.com News - Breaking up is not so hard to do online as ‘divorce factory’ offers split papers for just £60 - That is about the price (a little lower) to get an attorney to do a no contest divorce in Texas, minus filing fees.
Copying HD DVD […]

What I’ve been surfing for 28th May 2007

Tuesday, May 29th, 2007

These are my links for 28th May 2007:

Forget Google Phone? Google eyes wireless spectrum | InfoWorld | News | 2007-05-23 | By Nancy Gohring, IDG News Service - Google to try to acquire wireless spectrum — speculation that it might be for internet service.
Facebook launches video system | InfoWorld | News | 2007-05-25 | […]

Employment law and cyberlaw

Sunday, May 27th, 2007

(HT to Adjunct Law Prof Blog) There is a new article on the possibilities of having to pay overtime for employee use of Blackberry’s and other technology devices outside of regular working hours.
J M Schlossberg and K B Malerba, “Tech-Tock: Work in a connected world” New York Law Journal: Labor & Employment 21 May 2007.
Employers […]

What I’ve been surfing for 22nd May 2007 through 24th May 2007

Friday, May 25th, 2007

These are my links for 22nd May 2007 through 24th May 2007:

Proposal Offers Small Webcasters Royalty Break - SoundExchange offers a break
World first as law firm lists on ASX - Breaking News - Business - Breaking News - IPO for a law firm!
Legal Technology - Is Ubuntu the Linux OS for Law Firms? […]

The federal court system

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

This post is a quick overview of the federal court system in the United States. This is part of the series on US law for foreign legal researchers and lawyers that I’m posting to this site every Tuesday. I’ll be drawing from IP and IT law examples when possible.

The various federal courts
Because of federalism, there […]

What I’ve been surfing for 14th May 2007 through 21st May 2007

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007

These are my links for 14th May 2007 through 21st May 2007:

U.S.-India Group Commissions Piracy Study - We’ll see how in depth this study gets, as it is sponsored by those with a stake in piracy.
Symantec Sues Eight Companies Over Piracy - Filed in California.
Warner Music Claims Social-Networking Site Infringes - Imeem gets […]

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