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    How the USTPO kille...

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  • World Cup Fever: Workplace Considerations Before Giving Out That Red Card

    Among the things I like about having a blog as long as I’ve had is that it provides a snapshot back in history. Back in 2010, I did a post about how the World Cup would likely disrupt the workplace with everything from streaming videos to vacation time being used.  I noted ...

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    • Non-Sequiturs: 07.21.14

      …* Applying Moneyball to your love life. You’re still going to get Jonah Hill instead of Brad Pitt. [TaxProf Blog] * A Virginia lawyer ran an underground poker game. She was basically Teddy KGB, ESQ. [Daily Press (Hampton Roads)] * Chris Kluwe’s lawsuit is coming on Wednesday. [Pro Football Talk / NBC Sports] * Making the most of your legal career…

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    • Non-Sequiturs: 07.15.14

      …* There’s a company with no revenue and no profit run out of Belize with a $6 billion market cap. And this lawyer might be the reason why. [Fortune] * The discrimination claim brought by former professor Teresa Wagner against the University of Iowa College of Law must be retried. Congrats, Teresa! Celebrate with a round of shots. [Iowa Appeals…

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    • Morning Docket: 07.15.14

      …* Congrats to William Voge, who was elected as the new chairman of Latham & Watkins. He succeeds Robert Dell in this position, who is one of the Am Law 100′s longest-serving leaders. [Am Law Daily] * Dewey’s former execs filed a motion to dismiss their criminal charges, lamenting the fact that the Manhattan DA made them “scapegoats…

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    • Non-Sequiturs: 07.02.14

      … Business Journal] * Mr. Florida Football: July 2014. Check out his stats: 6’1″, 245, 3 murder charges… [Chronicle of Higher Education] * The next generation wants to change the world. Maybe consider something other than law school. [Law and More] * The suit between Jerry Only and Danzig (Glenn, not Chris) is heating up with a countersuit. [Metal…

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    • A Note from the U.S. Coach is a Great Idea, But Not a Good Excuse

      … First off, let me say that I’m really obsessed with enjoying this year’s World Cup. But Thursday presents some special problems for employers.  The United States Men’s Team has a very important game at 12 ET.  Right in the middle of the lunch hour (or two?).  Beat or tie Germany and the U.S. is through to the next round. Lose, and they have…

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    • Redskins Trademark Registrations Cancelled…but why?

      … Kevin has given us a play-by-play on the developments of the cancellation proceeding before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) involving Washington Redskins trademarks. Nearly a week has passed and it remains a hot button issue, particularly here in DC. While we all seem to understand that a number of trademark registrations were…

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    • New Cato podcast on Washington Redskins trademark ruling

      …,’ or that “bring into contempt, or disrepute” any “institutions, beliefs, or national symbols.” … [Whether my view of the matter is in tune with current doctrine is another question entirely] Tweet Tags: First Amendment, football, trademarks New Cato podcast on Washington Redskins trademark ruling is a post from Overlawyered - Chronicling the high cost of our legal system …

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    • Non-Sequiturs: 06.11.14

      … Show examines the ongoing effort to unionize college football with commentary by Dee Dee Benkie. She’s wrong of course — college football unions would work like professional sports unions representing players who face exactly the same workplace hazards, instead of stereotypical longshoremen — but it’s good to see even an anti-union advocate agreeing that players deserve something more than what they currently get. Video below…. [The Daily Show] …

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