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Posts from ‘July, 2009’

No Vacancy at Hotels.com

Such a pity.  Hotels.com tried, tried, tried to obtain a trademark in its name “Hotels.com,” but alas the Court of Appeals for the Fed Circuit ruled the mark was a too generic.  Too generic?  Really?  So, my hopes of getting a trademark in “milkdelivery.com” for my new business delivering milk might run into problems as [...]

Twitter: Password Security Breach

Was interviewed by the L.A. Times on this topic.  The article is very interesting (my quoted comment just makes for a pithy conclusion).  Here is the link: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2009/07/leaked-twitter-documents-security.html

TechCrunch Publishes Confidential, Internal Twitter Documents

Techno/news website TechCrunch today published confidential, internal documents from Twitter, including Twitter’s financial projections (o.k., while it may be unseemly to repeat: Twitter projected it would bring in $400,000 in revenue this quarter and $4 million during the fourth quarter), and a document showing an internal discussion about a proposed reality television show (do we [...]

You’re Invited! Next “BC Edge” July 29, Noon PST

If you’re reading this, you’re invited to our next “BC Edge” roundtable on July 29 at noon PST.
This quarter’s topic: “The Copyright Alchemists: From ‘Happy Birthday’ to ‘This Land is Your Land,’ Making Millions from Songs in the Public Domain.”
The purpose of this roundtable is to bring together Bryan Cave attorneys from all practice areas [...]