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Why Some Platforms Thrive and Others Don’t

Makan Delrahim referenced the paper Why Some Platforms Thrive and Others Don’t by Feng Zhu (Harvard Business School) and Marco Iansiti (Harvard Business School) in the Harvard Business Review. He encouraged every lawyer to read it in remarks made on… … Continue reading

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You can't buy love … nor can you prevent others from using it in their trade marks

The Cartier's LOVE trade mark"Can anyone have a monopoly over love?"This is an interesting and deep question … and perhaps even more so in a trade mark context, as the Singapore IP Office recently discovered. In a decision issued on 20 … Continue reading

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Divided Supreme Court recommends clemency for two LWOP murderers, blocks it for three others

The Supreme Court today acted on five more clemency recommendation requests submitted by Governor Jerry Brown. All concern inmates serving life-without-parole sentences for murder. The court recommended clemency for two of them, but blocked it for the other three. Recommendations … Continue reading

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Deadly bus crash near Hot Springs, Arkansas killed one child and injured at least 45 others

Around 2:30 a.m. this morning a charter bus was found overturned in a ditch near Hot Springs.   The bus was carrying the Orange Mound youth all-star football team and chaperones.   The driver of the charter bus lost control of the … Continue reading

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Pharmacogenetic Tests: Recent FDA Authorization for One and Warnings about Others

By Serra J. Schlanger & Jeffrey N. Gibbs — On October 31, 2018, FDA announced that 23andMe could market its Personal Genome Service Pharmacogenetic Reports test (the “23andMe test”) as a direct-to-consumer test for providing information about genetic variants that … Continue reading

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