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  • Ensuring Easy Depositions in the U.K.
    Posted by Planet Depos on February 22, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson Depositions in the U.K. are, in many ways, simple and straightforward.  There is no language barrier with which to wrangle, should your depositions require travel, nor are there any visa requirements.  The U.K. is a party to ...Continue Reading The post Ensuring Easy Depositions in the U.K. appeared first on . […]

  • Top Locations for Your Depositions in England
    Posted by Planet Depos on February 21, 2017 at 6:07 pm

    By: Katelin Myers Just like it is in the United States, depositions in the United Kingdom can be taken at any location, making it easier to schedule than some other European countries, e.g., France and Germany. However, for counsel who ...Continue Reading The post Top Locations for Your Depositions in England appeared first on . […]

  • Considerations for Depositions at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt
    Posted by Planet Depos on February 20, 2017 at 4:30 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson As covered by previous blogs, depositions in Germany may be taken only at the U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt, upon approval from the German Ministry of Justice. Once the depositions have been approved and successfully scheduled, there ...Continue Reading The post Considerations for Depositions at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt appeared first on . […]

  • Why I Became A Court Reporter
    Posted by Planet Depos on February 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    This week marks NCRA’s National Court Reporting & Captioning Week, and on the 12th of February the Association inquired of its membership, “Why I Became a Court Reporter/Captioner.” Planet Depos followed suit and asked some of our court reporters why ...Continue Reading The post Why I Became A Court Reporter appeared first on . […]

  • Jean Hammond, Proofreader
    Posted by Planet Depos on February 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

    By Darlene Williams In keeping with the celebration of NCRA’s Court Reporting & Captioning Week, it seemed only fitting that we shine a light on an integral behind-the-scenes component of transcript preparation — proofreading. Jean Hammond is a proofreader living ...Continue Reading The post Jean Hammond, Proofreader appeared first on . […]

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    Director's Forum: A Blog from USPTO's Leadership Deputy Director: Michelle K. Lee

    • More New Ways to Explore Patent Data
      Posted by echu on January 12, 2017 at 3:51 pm

      Blog by Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the USPTO Michelle K. Lee Making patent data accessible to the public has been a cornerstone of this agency’s policy since its inception. I’m pleased to announce yet another step we’ve […]

    • MyUSPTO: Your Personalized Homepage for USPTO Tasks
      Posted by echu on January 9, 2017 at 7:51 pm

      Guest blog by Chief Information Officer John B. Owens II The USPTO recently launched a new tool to improve how you manage your intellectual property portfolio. With one single sign on, you can now track your patent and trademark applications, receive alerts when they are updated, […]

    • USPTO Releases its 2016 Performance and Accountability Report
      Posted by USPTO on January 4, 2017 at 6:35 pm

      Guest Blog by Chief Financial Officer Tony Scardino I’m pleased to announce that the USPTO has published its Performance and Accountability Report (PAR) for fiscal year (FY) 2016.  The PAR serves as the USPTO’s annual report, similar to what private sector […]

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    • Citigroup Confirms SEC Probe Over Foreign Hiring Practices
      Posted on February 25, 2017 at 12:30 am

      Citigroup Inc. revealed Friday that it is under investigation for foreign government referral hiring practices in connection with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, in what appears to be part of an ongoing enforcement sweep targeting Asian investment banks. […]

    • After Rare Mandamus Order, Google Patent Case Leaves Texas
      Posted on February 24, 2017 at 10:18 pm

      A Texas federal judge on Friday transferred a patent case against Google Inc. to California court after the Federal Circuit granted a rare writ of mandamus a day earlier, finding in a split decision that the initial ruling had unfairly weighted the transfer factors against the technology giant. […]

    • Acting SEC Chair Sets Sights On Disclosure Avalanche
      Posted on February 24, 2017 at 8:21 pm

      Acting U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Michael Piwowar said Friday that the agency should focus on what he called the “forgotten investor” and take a second look at policies like disclosure requirements, high corporate penalties and accreditation rules he says have adversely impacted investors. […]

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    • Regulation Harms Business, Except When It Doesn’t
      Posted by Michael McDonald, PhD on February 25, 2017 at 12:15 am

      In February 2017, President Trump approved action taken by congressional Republicans to repeal regulation affecting energy companies that conduct business in the United States. […]

    • Non-Sequiturs: 02.24.17
      Posted by Kathryn Rubino on February 25, 2017 at 12:01 am

      * Big scoop: here's what Merrick Garland is really up to. [Clickhole] * “I love the First Amendment. Nobody loves it better than me." ...and other lies the president told me. [Huffington Post] * Hey! Remember law school? Remember torts? Remember the "spring gun case"? Here's an interview with the lawyer behind that one. [Coverage Opinions] * In an alternative universe, Melania Trump is a deportation priority, not the First Lady. [Slate] * Yes, after 20 pages even a federal judge's eyes start to glaze over. [Law Prose] * Budget cuts are behind the IRS's 10 year low audit rate. [TaxProf Blog] * The robots can't duplicate expert opinions. [Law and More] * Can two people keep a secret if one of them is a robot? [Ars Technica […]

    • Presidential Candidates Name Their Firms Whatever They Want
      Posted by Joe Patrice on February 24, 2017 at 11:32 pm

      "Yeah, about that name..." […]