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  • Hong Kong Arbitration Week Triumphs Despite Weather
    Posted by Planet Depos on October 21, 2016 at 2:19 pm

    By Jade King Hong Kong woke up this morning to a battering from Typhoon Haima. With much of the global arbitration community currently in the city for the fifth annual Hong Kong Arbitration Week, this force majeure event was no ...Continue Reading The post Hong Kong Arbitration Week Triumphs Despite Weather appeared first on . […]

  • Walking through the Steps to Depositions in Japan
    Posted by Planet Depos on October 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    The extra steps involved with depositions in Japan can be taken in stride with proper planning and a little help from the right court reporting agency. Planet Depos International Scheduling Manager Neal Price simplifies those steps in this helpful video: ...Continue Reading The post Walking through the Steps to Depositions in Japan appeared first on . […]

  • Aristotle and Depositions
    Posted by Planet Depos on October 18, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson In my freshman year in college, Philosophy 101 was a required course. I tolerated Socrates and Plato, but Aristotle was someone I could actually read and enjoy. Mind you, I didn’t pore over his Nicomachean Ethics as ...Continue Reading The post Aristotle and Depositions appeared first on . […]

  • Singapore Ranks #1 in Recent Survey of Expats
    Posted by Planet Depos on October 13, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    By Neal Price A most interesting report showing results of a survey was just released by HSBC. In the Expat Explorer Survey, created to measure which countries are the most enjoyable to expats, HSBC shares results in three categories – ...Continue Reading The post Singapore Ranks #1 in Recent Survey of Expats appeared first on . […]

  • Hangeul Proclamation Day
    Posted by Planet Depos on October 11, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson October 9th marks the date that Hangeul (meaning great script) was originally proclaimed the writing system for the Korean language, departing from the use of Chinese characters. The holiday was officially designated in 1945 when Korea gained ...Continue Reading The post Hangeul Proclamation Day appeared first on . […]

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  • When Patents and Trademarks Go Bump in the Night
    Posted by USPTO on October 21, 2016 at 2:47 pm

    A post about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce Innovation comes in all shapes and forms, and every October the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) uses social media as a fun and timely way to educate the public about the importance of intellectual property (IP) and […]

  • National Trademark Expo October 21-22
    Posted by USPTO on October 17, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    Guest blog by Commissioner for Trademarks Mary Boney Denison I am pleased to invite you to attend the 2016 National Trademark Expo on Friday October 21st and Saturday October 22nd in Washington, D.C. The two-day event is free and designed to educate the public about the […]

  • Protecting the Rights of American Innovators in Cuba
    Posted by USPTO on October 14, 2016 at 4:52 pm

    Guest blog by Russ Slifer, Deputy Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Deputy Director of the USPTO President Obama’s historic announcement, just two years ago, paved a new course of history for a more open U.S.-Cuba relationship—and today the […]

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  • AT&T Inks 2016's Biggest Deal With $85.4B Time Warner Offer
    Posted on October 22, 2016 at 8:47 pm

    AT&T Inc. unveiled an $85.4 billion cash-and-stock takeover of Time Warner Inc. late Saturday, confirming a swirl of media reports over the weekend that the pair were putting the finishing touches on the year’s largest megadeal. […]

  • Tilton, SEC Prep For Unprecedented Face-Off In $200M Case
    Posted on October 21, 2016 at 10:44 pm

    Private equity magnate Lynn Tilton and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission will finally face off Monday over claims Tilton and her firm overcharged investors by more than $200 million, and both sides are preparing for a fight befitting what could be the largest case ever heard by an SEC judge as Tilton raises a host of new claims the agency acted improperly. […]

  • NY Gov. Signs Bill To Ban Short-Term Rental Ads, Airbnb Sues
    Posted on October 21, 2016 at 6:56 pm

    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday signed a bill outlawing the advertising of short-term rentals on sharing economy websites such as Airbnb, prompting the company to file a lawsuit challenging the law in New York federal court. […]

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  • From Bathrooms To Body Art: Emerging Issues In Employment Law
    Posted by David Lat on October 21, 2016 at 11:10 pm

    It's hard out here for an employment lawyer. […]

  • Non-Sequiturs: 10.21.16
    Posted by Kathryn Rubino on October 21, 2016 at 10:37 pm

    * What do the candidates mean when they talk about Supreme Court candidates during the debates? An analysis. [Empirical SCOTUS] * Khizr Khan, the father of an American soldier killed in Iraq that took a star turn at the Democratic National Convention, now stars in a new commercial for Hillary. [Huffington Post] * U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III -- a W. appointee -- just stopped Mississippi's attempt to defund Planned Parenthood. [Slate] * From partner to GC to CEO, all while being a single mom. [Big Law Business] * Is Trump's rudeness actually good for lawyers? [Law and Mor […]

  • From The Career Files: Fries, Feelings, And Mindful Eating
    Posted by Hannah Geller on October 21, 2016 at 10:20 pm

    Lawyers, how can you better distinguish between physical hunger and emotional eating? […]