"Check in here for news, views and musings from Baker Donelson's Pro Bono Shareholder, with contributions from other pro bono attorneys from time to time, about the firm's adventures in pro bono. At Baker Donelson, we encourage our attorneys to use their legal skills to do "good turns" for those in need, and for their communities. And, as they say, one good turn deserves another..."
Blog posts discuss diversity in the legal profession.
Features litigation news and posts about legal issues for Oregon in-house counsel, business executives, human resource managers and others.
"Interesting and entertaining legal commentary regarding criminal and tort law, news, cases, and opinions."
"An attorney's blog about environmental law and public policy, insurance coverage law and public policy, and other things."
"The latest cases, legislation, civil rule changes and other new developments. You will also learn the implications of decisions issued by Pennsylvania federal and state courts."
Besides patent law and litigation issues, Patent Baristas covers items relating to building a bioscience business, nanotechnology, technology transfer, orange book filings as well as Federal Trade Commission and Food and Drug Administration regulatory matters.
“Sometimes it takes a billy goat to counter a patent troll. With the right mix of intellect, strategy, and stubborn resolve, the playing field can be leveled. This blog educates those unfamiliar with patent law or patent litigation with the basics of both. It also provides information on the latest developments in the law and cutting-edge strategies in patent litigation.”
Posts summarize recent court rulings that impact biotechnology / pharmaceutical patent litigation and prosecution, cover actions of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Organization and notify readers about biotech / pharma conferences and continuing legal education courses.
Posts summarize patent opinions out of federal district courts, cover active cases in those courts and cover matters pending before the International Trade Commission.
"Musings of an intellectual property lawyer, amateur farmer and heritage enthusiast." Discusses patent applications and decisions around the world.
"Patent business strategies, patent enforcement (U.S. and international), as well as some of the mechanics of patent practice; licensing, insurance, patent application tactics that diminish or can add value to patents, and litigation management issues."
Posts provide information related to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's post-grant proceedings, decisions and rule-making.
"Articles, resources, insights on pay to play regulations on the federal and state level."
"The payments industry continues to undergo dynamic change along many dimensions—for example, the macroeconomic environment, product design and value propositions, tender types, technology, the identity and number of market participants, corporate and portfolio transactions, the role of the networks, legislation and regulations, and even the underlying regulatory paradigm. At the same time, many processes, requirements and other features of the industry remain relatively unchanged. The DWT Payments Team addresses these changes and continuities every day, leveraging our many years of industry experience and our presence on both coasts and in China. With paymentlawadvisor, we offer commentary on new developments that seem particularly significant, as well as resources that we believe can be helpful to others who are tasked with anticipating, understanding and addressing these developments."
Blog discusses issues dealing with trademarks, patents and copyrights, aimed towards a consumer of legal services.
"Information and insight on the developments in Pennsylvania brownfields and environmental law. Topics include low-risk sites, Special Industrial Area agreements, the Hazardous Site Clean-up Act and more."
This blawg answers questions about DUI laws in Pennsylvania and offers tactics to defend people charged with DUI offenses. The use of forensic science in crime labs is a frequent topic, as are DUI checkpoints.
"Provides readers with information on and insight into Pennsylvania family law issues, including divorce, equitable distribution, alimony, child support, spousal support, alimony pendente lite, and custody."
Commentary on human resources topics from a legal perspective for businesses in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Posts are written to promote a practical understanding of legal compliance related to labor and employment matters for human resource professionals, business owners, and in-house counsel.
"Canadian and U.S. pensions and benefits cases and legislative and regulatory developments."
Posts cover personal injury, workers compensation and safety topics for consumers, with a focus on New Jersey law.
Reviews developments in areas of the law that help people to accumulate, preserve and pass on wealth: estate planning, retirement planning, asset protection, charitable giving, fiduciary responsibility, special needs trusts and family business issues.
"With the myriad IP, business, regulatory, IT, privacy, and research developments unfolding and impacting the development of the personalized medicine industry, it’s critical that to stay informed. The Personalized Medicine Bulletin is an online resource covering the legal, ethical, and business issues that impact the evolution of personalized medicine."
The blog ncludes legal, scientific, and policy developments in pesticides, biopesticides, antimicrobials, and other pesticide products. The blog covers state, federal and international news.