Archive for the ‘Law’ Category

“…KAOS, the terrorist organization in the Get Smart! TV show of the 1960s, was incorporated in Delaware.”

March 29, 2018

Lindberg, Van. Intellectual Property and Open Source: A Practical Guide to Protecting Code (Kindle Locations 5956-5957). O’Reilly Media. Kindle Edition.

“[Women are not paid less] because employers pay a woman less than they would have paid a man in her place…The real reason is twofold. Women outnumber men in positions with lower salaries and little chance of promotion. And men and women are segregated between occupations and industries; those where women predominate pay less.”

October 10, 2017

https://www.economist.com/news/international/21729993-women-still-earn-lot-less-men-despite-decades-equal-pay-laws-why-gender

“[`Who’s Holiday!’] humorously juxtaposes the rhyming innocence of Grinch with…profanity, bestiality, teen-age pregnancy, familial estrangement, ostracization and scandal, poverty, drug and alcohol abuse, the eating of a family pet, domestic violence and murder.”

August 9, 2017

http://www.thompsoncoburn.com/insights/blogs/in-focus/post/2017-08-04/the-grinch-that-stole-fair-use

What a delightful play!

As explained in the article for which the URL is provided above, the play is currently the subject of a copyright infringement suit.

“Latham Partner And ‘Dog Racism’…When a Biglaw partner’s pit bull gets an eviction notice, it’s time to make some false equivalencies!”

August 8, 2017

http://abovethelaw.com/2017/07/latham-partner-and-dog-racism-or-the-dumbest-thing-youll-hear-today/

“[In] Leonard v. Pepsico [Leonard attempted to] redeem 7,000,000 Pepsi Points for an AV-8 Harrier II jump jet (valued at $33.8 million at the time)…”

July 28, 2017

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_v._Pepsico,_Inc.

A few days ago I learned of this 1999 case.  It seems I must have heard of this back in 1999.