A senior lawyer once said to me that “practicing law would be great, if it wasn’t for the clients.” It’s a joke, of course. Lawyers couldn’t practice law without clients, and the clients pay the bills. So we definitely appreciate our clients. But there’s no question that practicing law would be easier if we didn’t have to worry about the bad decisions our clients sometimes make. Take social media, for example. In Part 1 of this series, I talked about lawyers using social media to do opposition research, i.e. to dig up dirt on the opposing party. Ethically, that’s generally […]
A high-stakes battle over who owns the technology used in the Oculus Rift virtual reality system
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