Wednesday, February 26, 2014

"Online Content Creators Outnumber Consumers 2,000 To 1"

There are reasons why my blogging has been light lately.  The Onion explains one of them -- you all have way too many other things to read.  "For every one viewer, there are dozens of fully staffed companies churning out articles, videos, blogs, vlogs, and countless social media posts hoping to lure that person to click."

Anyway, thanks to my readers!

Friday, February 21, 2014

Federal Circuit Upholds De Novo Claim Construction

In today's Lighting Ballast v. Philips Electronics case, the en banc Federal Circuit upheld the previous Cybor case, which provides for de novo review of claim construction. The court took the case en banc to decide whether or not to overrule Cybor and allow for deferential review of a district court's factual findings. The vote was 6 in favor of upholding Cybor and 4 against, showing the the CAFC remains deeply split on some issues.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Best 2014 Super Bowl Commercials

During the last several years, I've been watching the Super Bowl for the commercials at least as much for the game.  Here are my choices for the best ones this year.  Sadly, there weren't that many good ones this year -- the commercials were almost as bad as the game.
I could not find the GoldieBlox commercial online, which was pretty good.  UPDATE: Thanks to Parker Higgins, here is the GoldieBlox ad.