The problem with patent due diligence in M&A and how to fix it

As a business or investment professional involved in mergers and acquisitions ("M&A"), do you perform patent due diligence in accordance with the standard practices of your M&A attorneys and investment bankers? When patents form a significant aspect of transaction value, you're probably getting the wrong advice on how to conduct your due diligence. The due diligence process must take into account...

A Good Ticket or Popcorn Lawyer – Can Both Bring a Smile to Your Face?

How much does it cost to go to the cinema nowadays? If you like a good legal drama, for about the cost of a bucket of popcorn and a large soda, you can see a good ticket lawyer defend you in court. It may not be a convincing plot, but the happy ending will be real and it will be yours, not some Hollywood screenwriter's fantasy.But can a good ticket lawyer really deliver? The short answer is yes,...

Law Librarian Cover Letter

A cover letter is a letter of introduction to the employer that persuades the employer to consider you further for a particular position. A law library provides necessary study and research material for law students and staff members. A law librarian has to perform a large number of tasks in the law library. She has to provide research and examination assistance to the entire law school. They...

Alcohol and sleeping pills: a deadly mix

Getting arrested for a DWI can be a huge hassle for everyone involved. Once you are arrested, you will need to call an Austin DWI attorney to help you with your case. Some people even go a step further and take some kind of pill to go with the alcohol. Sleeping pills, for example, can cause some negative effects if combined with alcohol.Alcohol generally acts as a depressant that slows down your...

diets are from hell

We are the most weight conscious society in the world and also the most obese and eating disordered. When deciding which started the other, keep in mind that the American obsession with weight predates the epidemic of obesity and eating disorders by at least a decade. Although diets have been around since Adam and Eve had to restrict their choice of desserts, our national awareness of weight...

Real women love Martha

Martha Stewart will make sugar cookies and a big pitcher of lemonade out of lemons after removing her ankle bracelet. I love the Fox News comment that we can't keep track of sex offenders in Florida, but Martha has to wear an ankle bracelet and she can't garden or ride a horse. All right, Martha, stay away from the tomatoes! His stock may go through growing pains, but his Sirius radio show will...

Brief reports 101

Short stories are an exciting field! From the courtroom to the plea room to broadcast TV, court reporters, plea reporters and captioners make it happen! Court reporting is the way to launch a career that is crucial to the legal field, challenging and well paid. There are literally global job opportunities waiting for you. There is no question about it: brief reports provide a needed service in...

Mailwasher – Email Spam Software Review

Mailwasher is a piece of software that claims to be able to help you fight spam. Here we see how the product works and if it is worth the money.Mailwasher is easily downloaded from the Firetrust site and is quick to set up. Once you're done, you'll see the emails that are on your email server before you've downloaded them. You can then choose to remove them if they look like spam. This will mean...

How is motorcycle accident insurance different from car insurance in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, when you buy motorcycle insurance, there are different things to consider than when you buy regular auto coverage. The main difference is that for auto insurance, Pennsylvania law requires a minimum coverage of $5,000 in health coverage benefits, also called "no-fault" or PIP coverage.However, with motorcycle insurance, Pennsylvania law does not require medical coverage. In fact,...

Flowers of Remorse – How to Say Sorry

All of us have had to say "I'm sorry" at one point or another in our lives. If you forgot the kids at school, said or did something that caused someone distress, or, God forbid, you forgot your partner's anniversary or birthday. Pronouncing those three simple words can be quite difficult.Actions speak louder than words Through your actions you can show that you are truly sorry. There are two very...