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Texas Bar Circle

Friday, September 28th, 2007

Social networking, just for Texas lawyers.
I got an invite to join Texas Bar Circle from the State Bar of Texas, of which I am a member.
The service is a product of affinitycircles.com The invite states:
The State Bar of Texas is excited to introduce Texas Bar Circle, a new networking tool. Texas Bar Circle is a […]

Lawlink: Social networking just for attorneys

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

Lawlink is a new social networking site that limits its members to licensed attorneys. It looks like from the sign up page that this is limited to the United States, but maybe they’ll expand a bit in the future. The “no non-lawyers allowed” policy is enforced through an application procedure where they check you […]

Dundas adds to ranks

Friday, April 20th, 2007

Six senior associates are to be promoted to partner at Scottish firm Dundas & Wilson, according to the Herald.
Three are based in Glasgow. They include Carina Healy, an intellectual property lawyer who leads the life sciences team. Her responsibilities include further developing Dundas’s growth in IP work in this and other key industries.
The head of […]

China, corruption, and lawyers

Monday, March 19th, 2007

Ben Muse has this post where he reviews and comments on a new book on doing business in China:
James McGregor takes this up in his 2005 book on doing business in China - One Billion Customers. Lessons From the Front Lines of Doing Business in China. McGregor, a former Wall Street […]

Burness adds to IP team

Thursday, February 15th, 2007

Scottish firm Burness added a new partner — Colin Hulme — to the contentious side of its IP practice. [Herald].
From the story, Burness Chairman Philip Rodney mentions:
Colin and I developed a ground-breaking database that is capable of marshalling enormous amounts of information for big commercial cases.
Or at least I had the idea, and Colin put […]

Chinese expansions, Beatles reconciliations, and EFF Europeans

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Two Scottish firms, Patent and Trade Mark powerhouse Marks & Clerk and Pinsent Masons — who are big on IT issues and publish the excellent OUT-LAW — are expanding their operations in China. [The Herald].
For those of you in and around Austin, EFF-Austin’s next general meeting will be on 15 February at Cafe Caffeine, 909 […]

IP firm expands into Edinburgh

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

(via the Herald) IP and Trade mark firm Murgitroyd has plans to expand into Edinburgh with a new office.
I haven’t been following Scottish firms too closely, but it seems to me there is quite a bit of expansion and acquistion going on just now in the Scottish market. The article mentions that Murgitroyd acquired competitor […]

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