After a little over a year of neglecting to publish a new blog post, I decided it was time for my blog to get a refresher. Not only did it need new content, but it also needed a new look. I had my old theme for several years. While I occasionally tweaked its look or added new widgets, it was time for a change. Read the rest of this entry >>
bu·reau·cra·cy, noun: excessively complicated administrative procedure. Committees, policy reviews, feasibility studies, and the like are the worst. One of the things I hate most is administrative barriers to simply getting things done. I am involved in the law school because I want to be a part of the solution, not
You may have noticed that my blog was inaccessible all day yesterday. I joined the internet-wide movement to protest SOPA/PIPA, two bills currently being considered in Congress. Other major companies such as Wikipedia and Reddit were a part of the blackout. While I haven’t personally read the text of the
Happy 2012! I’ve had a wonderful break at home, and have loved being in Chicago with my family. I spent 14 hours straight working on a paper that had a postmark deadline by today, but I got it to the post office at 2pm! I was so happy to get
I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas Eve!
When studying today, I came across an irony contained in one approach of our friends across the pond. In Europe, the European Patent Convention allows patent offices and courts to exclude inventions that offend notions of morality from patenting. The common requirement is demonstrated in the TRIPS Agreement: Members may