China Trademarks. Doing Them with Class.

By | China Law Blog | November 26, 2012

As we have written many times over the years, if you are selling goods into China, sourcing goods from China, or even just doing business in China or with China, you probably should be registering a trademark in China for your logos and brand names.

Post-Holiday Quick Hits

By | The D & O Diary | November 26, 2012
Post-Holiday Quick Hits

This mix of items from around the web may be just the thing after a long weekend of leftover turkey –even though we are well aware that nothing can come close to a heaping helping of Turkey Tetrazzini three days after Thanksgiving. 

Monday Morning Regulatory Review

By | Federal Regulations Advisor | November 26, 2012
Monday Morning Regulatory Review

The week of Thanksgiving is traditionally a quiet one – dedicated rightly to giving thanks for what we have with a touch of jostling for more as Black Friday has blended backward into Thanksgiving Day.  In addition to shopping, Black Friday traditionally is a quite time in the government – time to clean the office and fix some long-neglected projects.

What’s Next in Blogging and the Use of Social Media by Professionals?

By | Real Lawyers Have Blogs | November 25, 2012
What’s Next in Blogging and the Use of Social Media by Professionals?

Entrepreneur and the father of RSS/blogging, Dave Winer, summarized a recent podcast interview he listened to with Ev Williams, a co-founder of Twitter, regarding Ev’s new start-up, Medium. A number of Winer’s bullets on Ev’s comments re Medium are right in line with what I’ve been thinking the future holds for blogging and the use of social media by lawyers and other other professionals.

Financial Services Makes Legal Industry Look Progressive On Social Media

By | Real Lawyers Have Blogs | November 23, 2012
Financial Services Makes Legal Industry Look Progressive On Social Media

A story by the New York Times Michael Kaplan (@mgkaplan89) regarding financial firms blocking employee access to social media is making rounds on the Internet today. Though first and second year financial analysts apparently work 80 hours per week, there is a lot of dead time waiting for someone to turn something around or receiving your next assignment.