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Sometimes it can be easy to believe that a random thought can conjure a real-life response.  Such as when you imagine yourself taking a vacation to someplace warm and tropical (not at all brought on by mid-January temps in the Mid-Atlantic) and suddenly every other commercial you see has a palm tree, a hammock, and

This post is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog.

Dear Readers,

The tone of today’s missive may be slightly more formal than most.  For you see, as a result of binge watching Bridgerton on Netflix, the written word is being narrated in our head by the incomparable Julie Andrews.  We so greatly esteem

It’s crunch time people.  No more browsing.  No more pondering.  No more scrolling.  Pick something and buy it.  More importantly, you need to ship it.  You may not be able to see all of your family this year, but you still want to make sure your gift makes it under their tree.  If so, today

In this blogger’s family, Monopoly is cutthroat.  No freebies.  No passes.  I own it, you land on it – you pay.  Can’t pay, take a mortgage.  We play to bankruptcy.  Being from New Jersey we are partial to the original based on the streets of Atlantic City.  But we’ve also owned the Star Wars edition,

Sometimes discovery can feel like a four-letter word.  Take your pick – hunt, seek, find, dump, onus, cost(ly).  When we are talking about responding to interrogatories and document requests, we can add a few more – dull, drag, bore . . .  In other words, it’s not the most exciting part of litigation.  But the

Today’s topic is something a little different.  We don’t usually think of after market modifications to prescription drugs and medical devices.  If this were a blog about cars, computers, or almost anything with a motor or engine that can be enhanced for speed – user modifications would be a central theme. In the drug and

It’s not exactly Groundhog Day, but we are sticking with personal jurisdiction.  Today we’re sliding two states over to Missouri.  Gateway to the West.  Home to Maya Angelou, Mark Twain, Dick Van Dyke, and John Goodman.  Birthplace of the waffle cone and home to the largest beer producing plant in the country.  Unlike Indiana, Missouri