Here is a rundown of February’s highest scoring lawyers on Justia Legal Answers, along with a look at which Justia Dockets legal filings, Tech Law blog posts, and Facebook posts readers viewed the most.
Justia Legal Answers’ Top 10 Legal Answerers for February 2012
- Nick Passe, 1,600 points, 32 answers
- Jerry Lutkenhaus, 1,011 points, 32 answers
- Andrew Bresalier, 801 points, 25 answers
- Jeffrey Moore 351 points, 7 answers
- Peter Navis, 300 points, 6 answers
- Daniel Marc Berman, 250 points, 10 answers
- William S. Adams 215 points, 5 answers
- David Philip Shapiro, 150 points, 3 answers
- Timothy Belt, 150 points, 3 answers
- Ryan P. Sullivan, 150 points, 3 answers
The Top 10 Legal Filings Viewed in Justia Dockets in February 2012
- A trade secrets lawsuit alleging that a Silicon Valley solar power company’s employees took confidential information from their employer’s computers, and purportedly took it to use when going to work for a competitor.
- A stipulation and order in the Pokerstar’s online gambling case, followed by another ruling.
- Revelations in the Silicon Valley antitrust litigation alleging that certain companies conspired to prevent one another’s employees from interviewing, and being hired at their respective businesses.
- A lawsuit by the DISH Network alleging that certain websites illegally let people “[steal] unlimited amounts of DISH satellite television programming.”
- A federal court opinion regarding the Jackson Hewitt tax service’s lawsuit against competing defendants.
- A judge ruled that RadioShack cannot dismiss a lawsuit brought by a man who charges that his employer fired him after the retailer turned over pictures found on the man’s personal cell phone left for recycling or disposal by the retailer.
- A claim construction order in a network patent infringement lawsuit.
- A protective order was issued in a patent infringement lawsuit involving competing blood sugar test strips for diabetics.
- The incomprehensible musings of a pro se litigant suing Facebook and a slew of other defendants.
- A judge’s memorandum opinion dismissing another pro se litigant’s lawsuit because it “cannot discern which claims are made against which defendants and on what basis.”
The Top 10 Most-Viewed Justia Tech Law Blog Pages in February 2012
- Santorum, Romney & Gingrich Sued for Patent Infringement Over Candidates’ Facebook Pages
- SunPower Sues SolarCity and ex-Employees Over Trade Secrets, Alleging Theft of “Tens-of-Thousands” of Files
- Judge Orders Google to Produce Facebook Litigant Paul Ceglia’s Gmail
- Will Heater Manufacturer Be SLAPPed Over YouTube Safety Video Lawsuit?
- AP Lawsuit Accuses Meltwater of Copyright Infringement, “Hot News” Misappropriation
- Google, Polycom, & Marvell: Indicted Silicon Valley Hedge Fund Manager’s Insider Trading Charges List
- Montblanc Sues Google Over AdWords Campaigns for Alleged Counterfeit Pen Sales
- Class-Action Alleges Unsolicited PayPal Texts Violate Consumer Protection Law
- DOJ & EU Approve Google’s Acquisition of Motorola Mobility, But Apple and Others are Also Winners
- FCC: Anti-Abortion Activist Can’t Run Super Bowl Sunday TV Ads
Our Top 10 February 2012 Facebook Posts:
- The U.S. Supreme Court opinion on GPS tracking devices and search warrants.
- When a federal judge ordered Google to produce Facebook litigant Paul Ceglia’s previously unknown Gmails, folks were interested.
- Federal laws on protecting people using service animals prompted strong and diverse opinions from our Facebook friends.
- It’s not every day that a party’s leading presidential candidates get sued for alleged patent infringement, particularly over their Facebook pages.
- What kind of damages can you seek in a veterinary malpractice lawsuit? In North Carolina, only the small kind.
- Just how do you define the standard for state marijuana DUI offenses?
- The TimeZone database lawsuit was dropped. We’re safe to travel time again.
- A federal judge sends racially charged email from his office computer. Outrage ensues.
- Justia Verdict columnist Joanne Mariner’s piece on military detentions under the new National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) spurred intense debate.
- We predicted that California’s anti-SLAPP law might be used to throw a case involving a YouTube video out of court. Here’s why.
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