002: Brian Focarino

On this episode, we have California attorney Brian Focarino who is currently an associate at Cooley LLP. Brian’s practice focuses on “Trademark and copyright litigation, enforcement and strategy, with muscle in internet, digital and social media, high-technology and the life sciences.” Brian is also serving as a fellow with both the American Bar Association’s Section…

001: Reg Levy

On this episode, we have California attorney Reg Levy who is currently VP Compliance and Policy at Minds + Machines. Minds + Machines is an organization overseeing the sales and marketing of new generic top-level domains (“gTLDs”). The Minds + Machines portfolio includes geographic domains (e.g. .london, .boston, .miami, .bayern), professional occupations (e.g. .law, .abogado,…

Pokémon Go Hidden Features Unlocked! Coming Soon!?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about Pokémon Go – the wildly popular augmented reality game from Niantic, Inc. and The Pokémon Company released earlier this month. With so many wild adventures taking place, it’s left a lot of people wondering what’s next for the game? If you look closely, there are some hidden clues that point towards future app functionalities and features.  Let’s check them out!

Do’s & Don’ts of Coffee Meetings

Today, I’ve got some “do’s” and “don’ts” for informational coffee meetings.  It’s super-important to have one-on-one meetings with legal professionals in your area. Meeting individually gives you the opportunity to learn about how other people found success in their legal careers. Plus, it helps expand your network. The best, and cheapest way, to have an informational meeting is over coffee.

I’ve compiled a list of “do’s” and “don’ts” that I’ve learned from personal experience and, now, having been on both sides of the “informational” meeting.

Copyright Battles Over The Internet Of Things (IoT) [ABA Landslide Cross-Post]

At this year’s Consumer Electronic Show (CES), the Internet of Things took over the show floors—pushing aside 3D printers and pulling ears away from Sony’s hi-res audio initiative. The Internet of Things, or IoT abbreviated, is all about leveraging wireless technologies to enhance the interoperability of objects and items that consumers interact with on a daily basis. Single-use coffee pods, cars, smoke detectors, power outlets, light bulbs, and more have all been transformed to communicate both with each other on a local level and across networks miles apart.

5 Ways To Make Legal Jobs Come To You With LinkedIn

LinkedIn continues to play an important role in job opportunities. I’ve received a number of opportunities to interview with companies because of some simple techniques anyone can implement on their LinkedIn profile. A staggering 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn as an essential social media tool.

It’s time to take the next steps towards improving your social media presence, and LinkedIn should be your first priority! Here are five ways to make legal jobs come to you with LinkedIn.