Legal Hackers

Closing the Chapter on the Legal Hackers Trademark

I’m pleased to announce that Legal Hackers, LLC has officially abandoned its USPTO application to register the term “Legal Hackers” for federal trademark protection. As I said before (more than once), I think the term “Legal Hackers” is simply too descriptive to have it controlled by a single person or entity—particularly under the authority of …

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Why I Oppose the “Legal Hackers” Trademark Registration

I’m not sure when exactly I started thinking of myself as a legal hacker. I certainly have been rejecting much of the conventional wisdom around law practice since I became a lawyer, and I’ve tried more than a few “hacks” in my day to improve my own legal workflows (some successful, some not). Legal Hackers …

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