LAW TECHNOLOGY

The “Taco Tuesday” battle exploded on Twitter, blogs, NewsOK, Fox 25 News, and even Facebook.  Taco John’s owns U.S. Trademark Registration No. 1,572,589 for the mark TACO TUESDAY (seen below).  It appears that Taco John’s attorneys sent the Oklahoma City based Iguana Mexican Grill a... read more
One of my new favorite blogs is the Financial Aspects of Intellectual Property blog by the folks at the Innovation Asset Group. According to their “about” page: Innovation Asset is a leading provider of software for intellectual property (IP) and contracts management. Founded... read more
The master plan for the FedCirc.us site includes several web features designed to deliver patent caselaw information in a more effective manner.  The first - the GimmeTen! feature - has quickly become the most popular page on the site...and for good reason.  Not familiar with it? ... read more
FedCirc.us (Matt/Steve/and I) announced earlier today the availability of a free preview issue of The Resolution, the inaugural issue of our quarterly magazine, The FedCirc.us Reader.  Download the .pdf here. According to Matt: The Resolution will give you a sneak-peak at the features of the... read more
Recent IP jobs (or at least jobs the IP crowd might be interested in) listed on the LegalMojo legal jobs site:   Director of Federal Government Affairs -- MICRON Washington, DC Group Counsel Converted Products - AVERY DENNISON Mentor, Ohio Patent Attorney - GPCI Suffern, New York... read more
Help!  I know the erudite readers of PHOSITA may have valuable information I need: I am working on article regarding the makeup of corporate board of directors and I am trying to get a sense of how many patent attorneys are directors. If you know of anyone or have a suspicion, please send it... read more
Well, our main office is located in beautiful Oklahoma City!  We also have satellite offices in Washington, D.C. and Perrysburg, Ohio.  This post is actually a test of a new blog posting software by Microsoft - Windows Live Writer (WLW).  One of the interesting features of WLW... read more
Well… the Rethink(ip) folks have been promising the unveiling of a number of projects this fall … so, without further ado… World, meet LegalMojo… LegalMojo, meet the World.  Now, y’all play nice! One of the things that we have really enjoyed in our... read more
We’ve done it again! Yes, that’s right, we’ve discovered yet another way to cure your boredom blues. But seriously, this is actually interesting stuff. When you get a chance, check out www.oyez.com. Oyez® provides access to over 2,000 hours of Supreme Court audio, biographical information... read more
The USPTO has put the brakes on their practice of citing Wikipedia as a source regarding patent validity.  Although Wiki is putting an emphasis on quality, there is always a risk using an encyclopedia that allows anyone to edit it.  I admit that I’ve checked Wikipedia... read more
The fine folks over at Rethink(IP) (ok – it is Steve, Matt and I) announce a new service based upon our highly successful “lawsuit filing” email subscription service. The fact that a lawsuit has been filed can be an incredibly valuable piece of information, especially in... read more
Welcome to the 121st edition of Carnival of the Capitalists! We here are known as PHOSITA (pho – see – tah) : an arcane bit of patentese that refers to the mythical person of ordinary skill in the art.  If an invention is obvious to PHOSITA, you are SOL and will not be able to... read more
Wow!  Colin Samuels has put together what is easily the best Blawg Review of them all over at his Infamy or Praise blog. As Colin sets out, the phrase “infamy or praise” is from Dante’s Inferno and this week’s Blawg Review is a tour of law blogs categorized according to... read more
Here it is, Blawg Review #34 - The Tryptophan Overdose Edition! As I was preparing this week's edition of the Blawg Review (while finishing my 180th piece of pumpkin pie), I  began reminiscing about all the wonderfully themed editions that have come out these past many months - there was... read more
From BarryBlog comes a link to a new upstart service called DayJet.  Barry has this to say: Someday in the near future, DayJet will introduce an on-demand air taxi service that will match seats on private airplanes with your destination. And as the site says "All at a price comparable to... read more