A Primer on Patents

September 11th, 2012 by

Everything you needed to know about patents but were afraid to ask… By Pin Tan, Patent Attorney and Managing Partner of Lightbulb IP Protection for New and Useful Inventions Patents provide broad protection over inventions or discoveries that are both new and useful by giving patent holders the exclusive right to make, use, sell, or offer […]

Kate – Boxer/Pit Mix Needs a Home by FRIDAY!

October 4th, 2011 by

Kate’s owner is relocating and has to take her to the shelter unless she gets a home within two weeks – please help! This is Kate. I originally called her Kate Plus 8 – when I first fostered her mid-May she came to me with 8 newborn pups. Now all her pups have found homes […]

Sweet Scared Pitbull Needs Foster Home NOW

September 22nd, 2011 by

This guy is in Las Vegas, Nevada and is in desperate need of a foster home. From a friend’s e-mail: “This sweet scared boy is still at the Henderson shelter and some staff there have not been the most cooperative when people have brought their dogs to meet him. Seems to be some pitbull prejudice there! […]

Dress for Success – Little Black Dress Club

July 26th, 2011 by

“I like my money right where I can see it – hanging in my closet.” – Carrie from Sex and the City. Just like Carrie, you know the value of a good wardrobe. It’s an investment in yourself – a way to put your best high-heeled foot forward during the most important moments in life. […]

Help Support Dress for Success Southern Nevada

April 23rd, 2011 by

I am a proud founding board member of Dress for Success Southern Nevada, a local affiliate of an international organization.  We help disadvantaged women succeed in work and in life by assisting them with suits for job interviews, professional development, and ongoing support. I’m asking for your help.  We need suits and volunteers.   Suit […]

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation

February 1st, 2010 by

There seems to be a significant difference between what lawyers have been taught to provide and what potential clients expect to get from an initial consultation.  I blame those TV commercials that suggest lawyers can and will solve all your problems in one meeting.  No lawyer can do that and if any lawyer tells you […]

My First Blog

October 5th, 2009 by

When preparing to write this, my first-ever blog article, I was struck with a serious case of writer’s block. While staring at a blank screen, I was overcome with questions. What should I discuss? Who is my audience? Does anyone even care what I have to say? Realizing that overanalysis equals paralysis, and that if […]