hiQ Labs II: Second Verse, Same as the First

On April 18th, the Ninth Circuit issued its opinion in hiQ Labs, Inc. v. LinkedIn. Corp. on remand from the Supreme Court. My quick take: This is perhaps the most important case in the history of web-scraping litigation. It is about limiting the scope of a federal criminal statute with civil applications in a civil … Read More

How to Know if You’ve Found the Right Lawyer

How do you know if you’ve found the right lawyer? It should be obvious. As in, you should know within the first few minutes of talking to them. If, after a 15-minute conversation with a prospective lawyer, you don’t immediately see the potential benefits from that relationship, you should probably seek out a different professional … Read More

The One Thing People Who File Trademarks On Their Own Always Get Wrong

You don’t need to be an experienced attorney to file for a trademark. It’s not that hard. Don’t get me wrong: If you don’t know what you’re doing, there’s a good chance you’ll get it wrong. But it’s not that hard to do. You’ll have to spend a whole bunch of time online reading and … Read More