No cases this morning – in San Antonio for State Bar of Texas board of directors meeting. EDTX Judge Michael Truncale is our federal courts liaison this year, so he might assign me some reading to keep me out of trouble…
Do willfulness claims play a role in persuading juries on infringement? Do courts take a harsh view towards factual shortcuts and briefing? Inquiring minds heard last week.
Wednesday morning’s podcast episode with Wayne Stacy talking mandamus lite, 251 defenses and more.
I’m looking forward to presenting on photo copyright litigation to the CCBA civil litigation section tomorrow.
The presentation combines my last two papers on the subject dealing with photo copyright litigation and ethical issues surrounding the practice.
For a more complete analysis, tune in to hear Wayne Stacy and I discuss the issue in this issue of BCLT’s Last Week in Texas podcast series. https://lnkd.in/gR3SRiYg .
This week we have two textbook cases on how to win an injunction. And what to make of the Federal Circuit’s new “mandamus lite” procedure?
What would have been the third BCLT podcast on August 11 never got uploaded, so I thought I’d provide the script, explain how these work, and cover what you missed.
This week a pair of unusual cases gives us a roadmap for invalidity and inequitable conduct standards. Judge Albright shows us that he will hold parties to their promises. And we learn more about the boundaries of privilege waiver.
The posted podcast is marked as #3, but it’s actually #4 which Wayne and I recorded this morning. I’ll add a link to the real #3 when it goes up.
A few words on why legal standards in district court opinions are important for practitioners.
Well, it’s official. Master of Fine Arts in World War II Studies. And I have the digital portfolio to prove it. I’ve actually already started using what I learned in the program in my practice.