Rio de Janeiro from above Cristo Redentor
. Mariordo via Wikimedia Commons.
They’ve got a lot of coffee in Brazil, according a certain Mr. F. A. S. of Hoboken
. It is a land of wonder and beauty and mystery and a culture all its own, not to mention home to one of the greatest athletes* ever. View Full Post
Channeling my inner Army Brat here… when you grow up inside the fortress, your brain necessarily uses combat analogies even if the only uniform you ever wore was in the Boy Scouts. Bear with me. Before any ground assault, whether it involves footsoldiers or mechanized troops in a gun truck
, an invading army softens up the enemy with a barrage of artillery fire. View Full Post
It happens all the time. I’ll give a lecture or mention what I do at a bar association event, and the colleague I just met will express appreciation for what I do, tell me it’s a really neat niche, and then try to convince himself that our practice areas don’t overlap. View Full Post
Taipei and the Taipei 101 Tower. Uwe Aranas via Wikimedia Commons.
A bit of history is critical to knowing how to serve process in Taiwan. Depending on who you talk to, there are two Chinas. There’s the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Communist-run mainland, and then there’s Taiwan
, the Republic of China
(ROC), which is the descendant of the Nationalist regime that ruled China prior to the Communist takeover in 1949, and moved to the island of Formosa. View Full Post
Hunderfossen Troll, near Lillehamer,Norway. Åsmund Ødegård
via Wikimedia Commons
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously this morning in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC
that patent infringement suits can no longer be brought in the Eastern District of Texas. View Full Post