Contracts and Commercial Law

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POM Wonderful’s Belated Christmas Gift
Posted on 7 Jan 2015 by Richard Goldfarb

On December 30, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed POM Wonderful a belated Christmas gift, and an unusual one at that. It reversed the denial of a preliminary injunction in a case it had brought against PUR Beverages, a d/b/a of Robert G. Hubbard... Read More

Joe Canada!
Posted on 15 Oct 2013 by Richard Goldfarb

When innovation meets the law, the results are often surprising. We in Seattle are confronting this as ride services like Lyft compete with a regulated taxi industry . Now consider Pirate Joe's , a business located in the upscale Kitsilano neighborhood... Read More

VPN and Pizza: The Right Way To Deal with Food Claims
Posted on 29 May 2014 by Richard Goldfarb

An article in Thursday's Wall Street Journal reminded me of a point I’ve been trying to make for years but didn’t have a good hook to do so. Now that this idea is in print, I do, so here goes. The article concerns a group called Associazione... Read More

  • Blog Post: Joe Canada!

    When innovation meets the law, the results are often surprising. We in Seattle are confronting this as ride services like Lyft compete with a regulated taxi industry . Now consider Pirate Joe's , a business located in the upscale Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver, B.C.. I will let them describe...
  • Blog Post: VPN and Pizza: The Right Way To Deal with Food Claims

    An article in Thursday's Wall Street Journal reminded me of a point I’ve been trying to make for years but didn’t have a good hook to do so. Now that this idea is in print, I do, so here goes. The article concerns a group called Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana , which gives pizzerias...
  • Blog Post: POM Wonderful’s Belated Christmas Gift

    On December 30, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals handed POM Wonderful a belated Christmas gift, and an unusual one at that. It reversed the denial of a preliminary injunction in a case it had brought against PUR Beverages, a d/b/a of Robert G. Hubbard, Jr., and the marketer of a beverage called “pŏm”...