Podcasts

Sterne Kessler adopts integrated workflow vision

Wednesday 19th Sep 2012

IP cases and practices are becoming increasingly complex.  Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox  P.L.L.C. is a leading intellectual property firm located in Washington, DC with 112 attorneys.   The firm is working with Thomson Reuters on a firm initiative that will integrate law firm practice management, matter management, IP solutions, legal research and more into a ...

Slightly pregnant, social media privacy laws & “mockbusters” – Podcast: August 2012

Thursday 30th Aug 2012

We’ve got a terrific episode for you this month highlighting the legal aspects of some major news stories. To start, our “Chaos in the Courts” segment highlights an unusual way a woman tried to ditch law enforcement which included being “slightly pregnant and slightly in labor”. Then in our “On the Blawgs” segment we feature ...

Campaign music strikes sour notes

Wednesday 29th Aug 2012

As the political conventions kick into high gear, there’ll be balloons, speeches and….lots of music. But along the long and winding road that is the campaign trail, the music used by campaigns can often hit a sour note with the artists and musicians whose works are blared at campaign rallies or used on Internet videos. ...

Mockbusters: Hollywood’s knockoffs

Tuesday 21st Aug 2012

Have you seen any of these movies?  Puss in Boots – A Furry Tail?  American Battleship?  Chop Kick Panda? They’re not what you think they are. With plots and designs that depict an obvious resemblance to Hollywood’s major movie titles, smaller entertainment companies are playing off of big-name studios and attempting to deceive consumers into ...

Clumsy burglars, Kevin Durant and LA street murals — Podcast: July 2012

Tuesday 31st Jul 2012

We’ve got a great episode for you this month highlighting the legal aspects of some major news stories. To start, our “Chaos in the Courts” segment features an interesting story about an alleged burglar who was found stuck under the garage door of a Rent-A-Center store. Then in our “On the Blawgs” segment we feature ...

Los Angeles street murals: Protected art or urban eyesore?

Monday 30th Jul 2012

Los Angeles, known for its abundance of talented street artists and their mural art, may not be known for those murals much longer. With murals being painted over by an existing ban on private murals within the city, the mural capital of the world is currently in jeopardy and city legislators are taking it upon ...

Smartphone wars podcast interview

Friday 29th Jun 2012

Apple this week won a preliminary injunction banning U.S. sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1  tablet computer.  Last week, Judge Richard Posner threw out a pair of lawsuits that Apple and Motorola had filed against each other claiming patent infringements over smartphones. These are just the latest skirmishes in an escalating patent litigation war ...

Whiskey and smartphones – Podcast: June 2012

Wednesday 27th Jun 2012

IP battles over whiskey and smartphones, and new legal issues surrounding Google in this month’s Legal Current podcast. To start, our “Chaos in the Courts” segment features an odd story about a teenager who jokingly attempted to rob a police station. Then in our “On the Blawgs” segment we feature a blog post about an ...

Sharon Sayles Belton podcast on Judicial Disaster Preparedness

Wednesday 2nd May 2012

How well prepared are courts and the judicial system for natural and manmade disasters? Thomson Reuters and West LegalEdcenter support the ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section’s Initiative on Disaster Preparedness and Response. As part of the initiative, in a podcast on Judicial Disaster Preparedness, Sharon Sayles Belton, vice president of Government Affairs and Community Relations, interviewed ...

Smugling license plates and cocaine – Podcast: April 2012

Monday 30th Apr 2012

We’ve got an entertaining and informative episode for you this month kicking off with our “Chaos in the Courts” story highlighting the unique way a drug smuggler got nabbed just south of the Canadian border. Then in our “On the Blawgs” segment we feature a blog post with advice for lawyers who are looking to ...

Cruise ship disasters, LinkedIn and teachers getting PTO – Podcast: February 2012

Friday 10th Feb 2012

We’ve got a very dynamic episode for you this month, one of the highlights being an interview with Tim Gorry, a partner at Eisner Kahan & Gorry, about entertainment litigation in 2011 and what’s coming in 2012. Our “In the News” segment features a story from Thomson Reuters News & Insight about the recent Italian cruise ship ...

Podcast: IPO Outlook in 2012

Thursday 26th Jan 2012

As we move into the New Year, many people are looking back on 2011 and beginning to make predictions for what might happen in 2012. We’ve decided to jump on the bandwagon and examine different areas of legal practice, how they’ve evolved in the past year and things to look for in 2012. To kick-off ...

Thomson Reuters names world’s 100 most innovative companies

Monday 12th Dec 2011

With the launch of the Thomson Reuters 2011 Top 100 Global InnovatorSM program, Thomson Reuters has recognized the companies and institutions that lead the world in innovation activity. The 100 global innovator companies are geographically dispersed, with representation from the U.S., Asia, and Europe. The methodology for choosing the global innovators is based on four principle criteria: patent ...