Emblaze v. Apple — the court is getting old.

Magistrate Judge Grewal of the Northern District of California has the kind of writing style that keeps reading opinions interesting. In Emblaze Ltd. v. Apple Inc., No. 5-11-cv-01079 (N.D. Cal.), Apple petitioned the court for a stay pending the Supreme Court’s resolution of Akamai Techs., Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc., 692 F.3d 1301 (Fed. Cir. 2012). […]

Sleeping Pills on Paper

Judge Guilford of the Central District of California reminds parties of Judge Kozinski’s advice “that the best way to tell a judge that you have a weak case is to write a ‘fat brief,’ and that simple arguments are winning arguments while long and convoluted arguments are ‘sleeping pills on paper.’” Univ. Elecs. v. Univ. […]


I passed the Texas Bar exam. I was lightheaded and made my son check the list with me about four times to be sure it was a Pass List and not just a Takers List or something. There is no such list, but at times like these one is not rational. It is finished.