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…

Fall 2005 Cyberlaw Syllabus

It’s hard to believe that this is going to be my 11th year teaching Cyberlaw. I’ve posted my newest syllabus for Fall 2005. The material I’ve assigned for the first time this year: Copyright * BMG v. Gonzalez (confirming direct…

New Case Law Lists

Sorry for the catch-all posting, but I have uploaded several new resources to my website: A list of online contracts cases (emphasizing, in particular, online contract formation). A list of online service provider liability cases (copyright, trademark, 47 USC 230)….

Guest Blogger–Mark Schultz

I’m pleased to introduce Mark Schultz as a guest blogger. Mark is a law professor at Southern Illinois University, where he teaches intellectual property courses and legal ethics. Prior to becoming a law professor, Mark was an IT and IP…

EFF’s Legal Guide for Bloggers

The EFF has released the wonderful resource “Legal Guide for Bloggers.” It successfully strikes a delicate balance between being comprehensive, accurate and accessible to lay readers. If you’re wondering about the law of blogging, this guide will most likely answer…