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GCs Describe What They Like About Their Lawyers

There are a lot of points that corporate general counsel like about their law firms, and they are all pathways to getting more business for their lawyers. They all turn on what retailers call “good customer service.” These behaviors include … Continue reading

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allowing TM to be used to describe a different entity could be literally false lawyer advertising

Rosenbaum & Associates, P.C. v. Morgan & Morgan, 2018 WL 1768050, No. 17-4250 (E.D. Pa. Apr. 12, 2018)Rosenbaum sued various Morgan defendants for false advertising of personal injury lawyering services in Philadelphia.  Defendants started advertising Morgan & Morgan’s personal injury … Continue reading

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The Matthew Effect, such as to describe why some excellent partners accumulate even more good clients

A verse from Matthew in the Gospels says "For unto every one that hath shall be given, and he shall have abundance." Some people refer to the Matthew Effect where skills and ability beget wealth, and more wealth, such as… … Continue reading

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Measures of variabBeyond averages and medians, general counsel should understand statistical ways to describe the variability and distribution of data. One uses the statistical term ility in law department data: variance as a statistical descriptive tool

Beyond averages and medians, general counsel should understand statistical ways to describe the variability and distribution of data. One uses the statistical term called variance. Let's say you use ten law firms to prepare and prosecute patents. You know how… … Continue reading

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Teleology when general counsel revise history to describe how they smoothly reached their current management pinnacle

Joel Mokyr, The Enlightened Economy: An Economic History of Britain 1700-1850 (Yale Univ. 2009) at 3, points out the pernicious recurrence in historical writing of teleology. When someone describes what a law department did over a period of years to… … Continue reading

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