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  • Preparing for Depositions in Finland! (Updated 2017)
    Posted by Planet Depos on May 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson Finland is an enviable destination for depositions.  First of all, there is plenty of coffee! Finns drink more coffee than any other nation in the world. No one will have any issues remaining alert through a deposition ...Continue Reading The post Preparing for Depositions in Finland! (Updated 2017) appeared first on . […]

  • Changing Times: Taking Depositions in Cuba
    Posted by Planet Depos on May 17, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    By Neal Price It’s time to face facts – the geopolitical landscape is changing. From BREXIT to the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States, both of which came as a shock to people around ...Continue Reading The post Changing Times: Taking Depositions in Cuba appeared first on . […]

  • Taking a Deposition in Germany
    Posted by Planet Depos on May 10, 2017 at 4:00 pm

    By Neal Price As discussed in some of our previous blogs, taking depositions in Germany can be tricky. With a little preparation, and breaking everything down step-by-step, you’ll find that depositions in Germany aren’t as bad as initially thought. In ...Continue Reading The post Taking a Deposition in Germany appeared first on . […]

  • Trial Presentation: Wired vs. Non-Wired Courtrooms
    Posted by Planet Depos on May 3, 2017 at 5:15 pm

    By David Andre Trial presentation has become a powerful litigation tool in today’s courts, but there are certain pieces of equipment that are required.  The idea behind trial presentation is to display your case materials in a digital format so ...Continue Reading The post Trial Presentation: Wired vs. Non-Wired Courtrooms appeared first on . […]

  • Colombia to the Rescue! Deposing Witnesses in South America
    Posted by Planet Depos on April 26, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson In the vast continent that is South America, three giants pose a problem when it comes to depositions:  Brazil, Venezuela, and Ecuador.  None of these countries permits depositions.  Something else this trio has in common?  Neighboring Colombia!  ...Continue Reading The post Colombia to the Rescue! Deposing Witnesses in South America appeared first on . […]

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

    • Spotlight on Primary Patent Examiner Angela Nguyen
      Posted by USPTO on May 22, 2017 at 7:28 pm

      A post about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of current and past members of the Department of Commerce during Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Guest […]

    • 2017 Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees Honored at the National Building Museum
      Posted by USPTO on May 9, 2017 at 2:44 pm

      A blog about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce On May 4, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) inducted fifteen of America’s greatest innovators into the National Inventors Hall of Fame. Held at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., CBS […]

    • Intellectual Property Resources for Small Businesses
      Posted by USPTO on May 8, 2017 at 2:10 pm

      A blog about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce. Helping small businesses and independent inventors with limited resources is an important goal of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), as they serve a vital role in our country’s economy. The USPTO has several […]

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    • 4 Key Takeaways As CBO Scores Revised ACA Repeal Bill
      Posted on May 24, 2017 at 9:38 pm

      The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday predicted that Republican legislation largely repealing the Affordable Care Act would destabilize many insurance markets and put comprehensive health insurance out of reach for many Americans. Here are four takeaways from the CBO’s eagerly awaited forecast. […]

    • Jury Hands UC Berry IP Win, But Judge Slams Both Sides
      Posted on May 24, 2017 at 8:28 pm

      A California federal jury found largely in favor of the University of California Davis on Wednesday in a suit claiming two professors stole intellectual property from its strawberry breeding program in launching their rival company, but the presiding judge said “both sides are to blame,” because the university failed to plan the strawberry program’s future. […]

    • My Milkshake Is Better Than Yours: Part 1
      Posted on May 24, 2017 at 6:18 pm

      As I sat there listening, incredulous to learn that "Milkshake" was not only a real song but also a chart-topper, it reminded me of Harvard Business School Professor Clayton Christensen’s work on disruptive innovation — and how it pertains to mid-size law firms, says Jill Dessalines, founder of Strategic Advice for Successful Lawyers and former assistant general counsel of McKesson Corp. […]

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    • Games Lawyers Play
      Posted by Jill Switzer on May 24, 2017 at 11:01 pm

      Which game show is most like being a lawyer? […]

    • Non-Sequiturs: 05.24.17
      Posted by Elie Mystal on May 24, 2017 at 11:00 pm

      * Not that I have any sympathy for lawyers who agree to represent Trump, but he must be the world's worst client. [Levinson and Stefani] * Somebody sent a mailer trying to shame people into voting. The letters included the names of their neighbors and whether or not they voted. Nobody knows who sent the letters. Other than that, no concerns. [Los Angeles Times] * Being "color blind" to race is unhelpful, except in hiring. [Slate] * Bill Cosby lawyers are pissed that only two black people are on the jury for his trial. That probably means they're planning some kind of elaborate race-based defense that will piss me off. "Women are lying about being raped because there are too many funny black men. Dave Chapelle is next." [TMZ] * To be honest, I forgot that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau existed. [Wall Street Journal] * Playboy model Dani Mathers pleaded no contest to misdemeanor invasion of privacy for body-shaming a woman at her gym. The system worked, I believe. [Eyewitness News] * Not legal, but there's a chance some people working late haven't seen this yet and, well, seems to me that your clients can spot you the two minutes. […]

    • Thanks To Our Advertisers On ATL
      Posted by Above the Law on May 24, 2017 at 10:17 pm

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