Monthly Archives: November 2011

Great Example of an “Innovation Producer”

An article in the NYT a few days ago featured a young woman who managed to “invent” a prosthetic limb that would reduce phantom limb pain in amputees. The story is great for many reasons. But my focus here is … Continue reading

Categories: Commerce, Commercialization, Electrical & Digital Arts, Entrepreneurship, Goods/Artifacts, Innovation, Life & Health Sciences, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship

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Reading the Fine Print: WikiLeaks, Twitter, and Website Terms of Service/Privacy Policies

Last week, Judge Liam O’Grady of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued a ruling denying three individuals’ objections to an order permitting the U.S. Government to access information about internet protocol (IP) addresses and other … Continue reading

Categories: Commerce, Commercial/Contract Law, Information Technology, Law, Services

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Fixing Law School: Teaching Students how to be Great Lawyers

Today’s New York Times has an excellent article on the flaws of many law schools and law professors by David Segal. I wholeheartedly agree with nearly all of the critiques. But I don’t like Segal’s failure to discover professors, programs, and classes … Continue reading

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What Composers and Copyright Lawyers Can Teach Each Other (Updated Video Embeds)

In January 2010, I gave an unusual presentation at The Vera Project in Seattle, entitled What Composers and Copyright Lawyers Can Teach Each Other. Sponsored by Washington Lawyers for the Arts, it was based on demonstrations I have done with my … Continue reading

Categories: Art, Creativity, Fine Arts, Innovation, Intellectual Property, Law, Methods

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The Aftermath of Stanford v. Roche: Which Law of Assignments Governs?

Today, I’m reposting part two of the posts I wrote for the IPilogue on Stanford v. Roche. Yesterday, I posted a summary of the background issues involved in the United States Supreme Court case of Board of Trustees of Leland Stanford Junior University … Continue reading

Categories: Commercial/Contract Law, Commercialization, Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, Law, Science, Technology, Technology Entrepreneurship, Technology Transfer, University to Industry

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