Blog

2015

DON’T FORGET THE OSCAR

Picture Credit: Chad J. McNeeley, U.S. Navy
The late Robin Williams once said, “death is nature’s way of saying, your table is ready.” Whether unexpected or long overdue, that announcement will come. It is for the ones we leave behind that we g.... read more

Posted in Estate Planning, Real Life

AIN'T NO BUSINESS LIKE MONKEY BUSINESS

Monkey Selfie
I’ll admit that the practice of intellectual property isn’t as exciting as a midnight appeal of a death sentence, or as emotional as divorce proceedings. But, every now and then it’s just as stimulati.... read more

Posted in Intellectual Property

RANGERS LEAD THE WAY

Capt. Will Neves, Ranger School Graduation
There is no better reeducation camp than parenthood. Each day my daughter frighteningly reminds me of her own prowess and my own ineptitude: like I went in looking for a kitten and came out with .... read more

Posted in Career Development, Real Life

ASHLEY'S PATH TO LAW SCHOOL

A Salt with Deadly Weapon
[Editor’s Note] Ashley Garbe Smith is a talented musician, entrepreneur, wife, and mother. This fall she enrolls in the J. Reuben Clark Law School at BYU. She had been very helpful in launching th.... read more

Posted in Career Development

SAYING GOODBYE TO OLD FRIENDS

Johnny's
I nearly cried as I drove past Johnny’s—the same corner market that I had been going to for thirty years—now converted into one of those trendy soda shops. Everything had changed: drive-up traffic ori.... read more

Posted in Business Transactions, Intellectual Property