Why Twitter Has Nothing to Fear from Sony

The Attack of the $1200-an-Hour Gorilla Someday, someone will have to explain to me what is so awesome about David Boies. He bills out at something like $1200 an hour, which ought to buy a lot of awesome. But there’s not much awesome about his strategy for suppressing...

Bald Attempt to Use Trademark Law to Silence Criticism Is Defeated

It’s Outrage Week! I know this is hard on the heels of my take on an outrageous attempt to leverage a dicey trademark registration into some settlement money, but at least there, you could admire the guy’s chutzpah. What I want to talk about today is willfully...

I Like Pi: Trademark Registrations for Fun and Profit

SPACE MARINES Repeated as Farce Remember the SPACE MARINES bogus “trademark” DMCA takedown notice? In that case, a markholder succeeded in temporarily blowing one by a sophisticated technology provider, Amazon. This time, with the Zazzle-π issue, we have a much more...