Archive for July, 2015

Semiconductor Companies Get “Bonuses” Through IP

July 27, 2015

Protecting a semiconductor company’s most valuable asset; the legal department as a profit center If it seems as though semiconductor companies are spending more and more time in court arguing about patents and their infringement, it’s because they are. More patent infringement cases are being filed each year. Steve Barnes, associate editor of a trade […]

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You Can Do It! You Have the Power!

July 15, 2015

Thanks to various aspects of the media; fashion magazines, celebrities, television and social media platforms human beings are on a constant quest to look good. We spend time and energy picking ourselves apart and putting ourselves back together in a combination that we enjoy. While there are a lot of reasons why people want to […]

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209’s Language Lives On

July 13, 2015

On Election Day, California voters approved Proposition 209, also known as the California Civil Rights Initiative, making unconstitutional government-sponsored race- and sex-based discrimination. Remarkably, one day later these same voters were told they had just engaged in an act of racial discrimination: Prop. 209, the American Civil Liberties Union claimed in a lawsuit filed in […]

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UK Not As Free?

July 12, 2015

Generations of British – no, more accurately, English – politicians have proudly reiterated Westminster’s claim to be the “Mother of Parliaments”, in the belief that England is the home of democracy. Mrs Thatcher most vividly illustrates this tendency – instructing our European partners in Bruges, for example, that “since Magna Carta in 1215, we have […]

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