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Robert Scott Lawrence
Works at Callahan & Blaine
Attended Northwestern University School of Law
Lives in Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
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1960s rock band The Turtles wants to get paid under state copyright laws.
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FCC's net neutrality rules will set up a complaint process for paid peering.
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Strippers in Oregon are employing two lobbyists to push in the state legislature for mandatory health and safety standards, among other improved conditions, in an industry that is largely staffed by exotic dancers working as independent contractors.
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The Pirate Bay, perhaps the most notorious online peer-to-peer content sharing site, is back online two months after Swedish authorities shut it down.
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"I'm actually unbelievably shocked, positively shocked at how many merchants were able to implement Apple Pay in the middle of their holiday season. I think that this is the year of Apple Pay." ~ A...
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Dan Callahan, one of the country's top trial lawyers, was just interviewed by Critical Mass. 
Daniel Callahan, Founding Partner at Callahan and Blaine also jumped into our studio to discuss the proper steps a business should take to ensure a successful litigation strategy. Dan returns to the show to take us step by step through the proces...
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CollegeSource, Inc. v. AcademyOne, Inc., --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2015 WL 469041, No. 12–4167 (3d Cir. Feb. 5, 2015)   CS and A1 compete in the market for college credit-transfer information. CS alleged that A1 misappropriated t...
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A Google committee has recommended that the "right to be forgotten" be restricted to Europe. At issue is the claim that search results removed via the ruling should also be removed from search resu...
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An amicus brief on behalf of various law professors (including Jack Balkin, Barton Beebe, Mark Lemley, Larry Lessig, Martin Redish, Steven Shiffrin, Chris Sprigman, Geoffrey Stone, and Rebecca Tushnet) supporting Ninth Circuit en banc review in Davis v. Electronic Arts.
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Uber may have finally solved one of the thorniest issues facing its US driver-partners: insurance. The company has been routinely criticized for the ambiguity of its insurance situation, including ...
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Business Litigation and Intellectual Property Attorney
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  • Callahan & Blaine
    Senior Attorney, 2011 - present
  • Baker & McKenzie
    Associate, 1999 - 2000
  • Collette Erickson Farmer & O'Neill LLP
    Partner, 2000 - 2010
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Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
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San Diego - Barcelona, Spain - Chicago - San Francisco - San Jose, Costa Rica - Cuba - Washington D.C.
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Attorney, legal commentator, satirist
Introduction
I am an attorney representing clients in intellectual property and other complex cases across the United States. My practice broadly focuses on sophisticated commercial litigation, with an emphasis on soft IP -- e.g., copyright and trademark infringement, and misappropriation of trade secrets.
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Top Attorney in Intellectual Property, OC Metro Magazine, 2014
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  • Northwestern University School of Law
    1995
  • University of California at San Diego
  • Universidad de Costa Rica
  • Universitat de Barcelona
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I Switched to a Standing Desk, So Now You Should, Too - The New Yorker
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According to an important WebMD article that my friend Tony described to me, every minute you spend sitting shaves several years off your li

Third Circuit affirms competitor's victory in college course copying case
tushnet.blogspot.com

CollegeSource, Inc. v. AcademyOne, Inc., --- Fed.Appx. ----, 2015 WL 469041, No. 12–4167 (3d Cir. Feb. 5, 2015) CS and A1 compete in the mar

Google's advisory committee recommends "right to be forgotten" never com...
pando.com

A Google committee has recommended that the "right to be forgotten" be restricted to Europe. At issue is the claim that search results remov

The Pirate Bay Rises Again, Back Online Two Months After Swedish Police ...
abcnews.go.com

The Pirate Bay, perhaps the most notorious online peer-to-peer content sharing site, is back online two months after Swedish authorities shu

Uber aims to squash its off-duty insurance problem with per-mile coverag...
pando.com

Uber may have finally solved one of the thorniest issues facing its US driver-partners: insurance. The company has been routinely criticized

Handicapping the chances that 2015 is really “the year of Apple Pay”
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"I'm actually unbelievably shocked, positively shocked at how many merchants were able to implement Apple Pay in the middle of their holiday

Milk: It Does A Body Good?
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A cursory glance around the internet seems to have people falling into three camps about milk: Milk is the debbil and should be avoided at a

A Perfect Day
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Have you ever had anyone ask you , "When are you the happiest?" Quick, ask yourself that right away. I think that if you can't answer that q

Senior Software Engineer - Growth
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Uber is a technology platform that is evolving the way the world moves. By seamlessly connecting riders to drivers through our apps, we make

Distributor can be sued for direct false advertising under Lexmark
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Toddy Gear, Inc. v. Navarre Corp., 2014 WL 4271631, No. 13 CV 8703 (N.D. Ill. Aug. 26, 2014) Toddy Gear makes the Toddy Smart Cloth, “a doub

Judge Nixes Effort to Disqualify Lawyers in ‘Lord of the Rings’ Tangle |...
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A federal judge is refusing to disqualify Greenberg Glusker as the law firm representing the estate of "The Lord of the Rings" creator J.R.R

Chromebooks Sales Growing But Still A Drop In The Devices Ocean | TechCr...
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Chromebook sales are rising, fueled predominantly by the North American education sector, but despite some increase in sales the Google OS-p

Love More
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My sister, Jane, passed away the other day. My big sister. Three years older than me. She always took care of me, her baby brother. My heart

How I crowdfunded a book and fell in love again with physical things
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In the middle of November last year I became one of the masses of successful crowdfunders, a small quirk of a lot of the reporting on crowdf

Amended aggravation: Garcia v. Google
tushnet.blogspot.com

Never say an opinion (previously discussed here) can’t get worse. The amended opinion in Garcia v. Google manages that feat: Nothing we say

Keep Going
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I know that one of my faults is that I don't understand those that aren't motivated to train. It has been such a huge part of my life (since

Raymond Chandler's got one … which other writers should have Hollywood s...
www.theguardian.com

As Hollywood finally gives Raymond Chandler a star on the Walk of Fame it's time for Tinseltown to acknowledge authors' starring role

Amazon unveils Fire Phone in bid to turn up the heat on Apple and Google
www.theguardian.com

Founder Jeff Bezos pitches Amazon into smartphone scrap with new feature-packed device built for shopping

Paleo is the Scientology of Diets
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I was close to landing an interview with Tom Cruise, but then he bailed. And so I am now free to say that Scientology is stupid. People make

Germany opens inquiry into claims NSA tapped Angela Merkel's phone
www.theguardian.com

Prosecutor announces inquiry but says he will not investigate claims of wider US surveillance against German citizens