Goldman from Marquette to Santa Clara

By Eric Goldman Starting next academic year, I have accepted an appointment as an Assistant Professor and Director of the High Technology Law Institute at Santa Clara University School of Law. The school’s news release. I have posted more details…

Smoking Gun on Movie Budgets

By Eric Goldman The Smoking Gun runs an interesting feature on movie budgets. Among the goodies include the entire line-by-line budget for the movie “The Village,” and various excerpts from other budgets of movies by M. Night Shyamalan. Very interesting…

My Own Wikipedia Page

By Eric Goldman Previously, I found my own personal search engine spam page. That was surprising but it wasn’t very thrilling. In contrast, I was pretty excited to find my own Wikipedia page. I recognize that Wikipedia is (mostly) open-access,…

2005 Blog Year-in-Review

By Eric Goldman I generally avoid overly self-referential postings, but this post is a glaring exception. In this post, I’ll recap some of the blog highlights (and lowlights) of the past year, covering both this blog and my personal blog….

Domain Name Outage This Morning

By Eric Goldman This morning the blog suffered an outage due to a problem with the domain name renewal. With Rex’s help, we got everything straightened out and we should be back in business. Fortunately, the domain never really left…

IP Blogs (and Other Blogs) Worth Considering

By Eric Goldman Yesterday at a CLE conference in Minnesota, I spoke on a panel about IP blogging with Marty Schwimmer and John Welch. Collectively, we combined our blogrolls to create a master list of the blogs that the three…

Women and Law School

By Mark McKenna If I told you that a famous professor from a well-known law school was arguing on his/her blog that law schools should consider discounting their tuition by 1% for each year a graduate stayed in the work…

More on Shortsightedness

By Mark McKenna Guest blogger Brett Frischmann has a really good post over at madisonian.net. He argues that at least some of the problems New Orleans has experienced in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are consequences of shortsightedness. I’ve been…

Guest Blogger Mark McKenna

I’m pleased to introduce Mark McKenna as a guest blogger. Mark is an Assistant Professor of Law at St. Louis University School of Law, where he teaches IP courses and civil procedure. Prior to becoming an academic, Mark was a…

Guest Blogger Ethan Ackerman

I’m pleased to introduce Ethan Ackerman as a guest blogger. Ethan Ackerman is an attorney in Washington DC and previously has been a legislative and technology counsel in the US Senate. He wrote portions of the CAN-SPAM Act and was…