For your consideration…

For your consideration…

Recently, I was reviewing a contract for a client of mine when I came across the following sentence: NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants, herein, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is...
Failure to state a claim…

Failure to state a claim…

With my second week of law school in the books (see what I did there? we read a lot!), I am now being a bit more critical of the various legal news reports I read. One very fascinating case that I recently came across in my reading is Levitt v. Yelp!, Inc.. In this...
Alice in Patentland…

Alice in Patentland…

If you have the idea of automating a business process and patent it, are you entitled to protection (i.e., licensing) if someone else tries to implement it? That is essentially what happened in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International. Alice Corp. had applied and been...