John P. Mello Jr.
Sea Change for Attorney-client Privilege
The Seagate case may erode the privilege in patent lawsuits — or it may just turn a 24-year-old legal standard on its head.
A Little Less “R”, a Little More “D”
Acquiring intellectual property, rather than creating it from scratch, is helping many companies to jump-start research and development.
Junk the ”Junk Email” Law?
To combat unwanted electronic messages, the United States could do much better than the CAN-SPAM Act, say observers.
All the News That’s Fit to Sue
A recent shareholders' lawsuit was based substantially on press reports; ''I haven't seen anything like this,'' says one securities-law expert.
Computer on a Stick
A new breed of flash drive allows you to safely access your corporate network and all its applications. Could your company say good-bye to laptops?
How ‘Obvious’ Is Your Company’s Patent?
The Supreme Court will soon rule in a case in which a key test of originality may be overturned.
Are Your Business Partners an IT Threat?
A third of organizations responding to a recent survey said business partners had caused a security incident in the past year.
How To Keep Your Audience Awake
"I know you're out there, I can hear you clicking." A new device helps keep your audience engaged.
Latest PC Fashion: Shorter Boots
Hardware and software makers offer fast, fast, fast relief from lengthy computer start-up times.
All That Glitters Isn’t Legit
Tiffany, the legendary jeweler, claims eBay encourages the sale of bogus baubles.