My Wife Has Lung Cancer. Read Her Story

My Wife Has Lung Cancer. Read Her Story

[Introductory note: I don't normally cross-post from my personal blog, but this post is so important to me that I wanted to share it here as well.] Nothing in life prepared me for the moment when the doctor told me…

How Well Do You Know IP Trivia? Let's Find Out

How Well Do You Know IP Trivia? Let’s Find Out

Last week, the High Tech Law Institute hosted WIPIP, a conference where IP professors and fellows present their academic works-in-progress for peer feedback. As part of the festivities, we had an IP trivia night–which I believe is the first IP…

Check Out the New Blog Design!

Check Out the New Blog Design!

By Eric Goldman Over the weekend, we converted the blog from Movable Type to WordPress.  If you haven’t had a chance to check out the new page layout, I encourage you to do so.  You can see the difference by…

Some Exciting Changes to the Blog–PLEASE READ

I don’t often make purely administrative posts, so let me start by thanking you for reading the blog. Whether you’re a long-time reader or a relative newcomer, it means a lot to me that you’re willing to share a portion…

CFP: Fourth Internet Law Work-in-Progress Symposium, NYC, March 8, 2014

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS ******************************************************** Fourth Internet Law Work-in-Progress Symposium March 8, 2014, New York Law School ******************************************************** The Institute for Information Law and Policy at New York Law School and the High Tech Law Institute at Santa Clara University…

Call for Papers: WIPIP, Santa Clara University, Feb. 7-8, 2014

By Eric Goldman The High Tech Law Institute invites you submit a paper proposal for the Eleventh Annual Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property Colloquium (WIPIP), to be held February 7-8, 2014, at Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California. The…

Another Federal Court Rejects Service of Process via Facebook – Joe Hand Promotions v. Shepard

[Post by Venkat Balasubramani] Joe Hand Promotions v. Shepard, 4:12cv1728 SNLJ (E.D. Miss. Aug. 12, 2013) Earlier this month, I blogged about a federal court’s rejection of service of process via Facebook. (See “Federal Court Doesn’t ‘Like” Service of Process…

Designing Optimal Immunities and Safe Harbors (Forbes Cross-Post)

By Eric Goldman [Note: this is one of those posts that languished in the queue for a few years. Depending on your response, I may decide to turn it into a lengthier academic paper. Please send me your thoughts!] You…

New Entrepreneur’s Law Clinic and Director Announced at Santa Clara University School of Law [SCU Press Release]

By Eric Goldman [This is a project I've been working on for years, so I'm delighted to finally share the news. The press release issued by the school this morning:] New Entrepreneur’s Law Clinic and Director Announced at Santa Clara…

Is Recusal Required When a Judge is Facebook “Friends” With a Prosecutor? Question Certified to Florida Supreme Court — Domville v. State

[Post by @VBalasubramani] Domville v. State, No. 4D12 556 (Fla. Dist. Ct. App. Jan. 16, 2013) [pdf] We blogged about a decision where a Florida court ruled that a judge who was hearing a criminal case and was Facebook friends…