Tag: Ethics

Gatekeeping in Ethical, Successful IP Law Practice

Every lawyer welcomes a good, paying client. By the same token, every party seeking a lawyer wants to engage competent, diligent, ethical counsel. From a lawyer’s perspective, engagement can be viewed as opening the gate to a prospective client and welcoming them into the fold by agreeing to represent them. A lawyer has the greatest […]

Marching Orders

Business—at least as waged between competitors—is war. That observation was made in 1832 by Prussian General Carl von Clausewitz in his magnum opus, On War, based on his service in the Napoleonic Wars. We see this in the field of intellectual property (IP) rights. What is a patent, if not a competitive advantage, the legal […]