Tag Archives: Fail

False advertising & TM fail as workarounds to 230 for software blocking

PC Drivers Headquarters, LP v. Malwarebytes Inc., 2019 WL 1061739, No. 18-cv-05409-EJD (N.D. Cal. Mar. 6, 2019)PC Drivers alleged that Malwarebytes’ malware detection software wrongfully categorized PC Drivers’ “technical support” software as malware or a “Potentially Unwanted Program” (PUP), generating … Continue reading

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FBAR Willful Blindness Defense Fail – A Friend Said I Didn’t Have to…

FBAR Willful Blindness Defense Fail – A Friend Said I Didn’t Have to… – Golding & Golding FBAR Willful Blindness Defense Fail – A Friend Said I Didn’t Have to… When I was a little rugrat, my friends and I … Continue reading

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Student Loan Servicing Fail (continued)

The U.S. Education Department is doing a lousy job of overseeing the private companies servicing $1.1 TRILLION of federal student loans. That is the gist of the Inspector General's findings in a new report. Among other problems, the IG found … Continue reading

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History tells us most VC backed legal tech companies will fail

Jason Fried, the co-founder and CEO of Basecamp and widely respected business commenter, blogged this on Friday. SILICON VALLEY HAS BECOME ESPECIALLY GOOD AT TURNING SOFTWARE, THE HIGHEST MARGIN PRODUCT EVER, INTO MANY OF THE WORST PERFORMING BUSINESSES IMAGINABLE. WITH FEW … Continue reading

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Does this SOLD! and Design Sign Fail to Function as a Real Estate Service Mark?

A local real estate agent has argued that the above design is unique enough to make the SOLD! designation distinctive and registrable as a service mark for “information in the field of real estate and real estate services,” among other goods and … Continue reading

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