Friday, August 16, 2013

Treatise Spotlight: Handling Federal Tort Claims

Handling Federal Tort Claims

Title:  Handling Federal Tort Claims: Administrative and Judicial Remedies, 3d
Author:  Lester S. Jayson and Robert C. Longstreth
Publisher:  Matthew Bender
Last Update:  July 2013

Description:  A three-volume treatise detailing the process of seeking remedies from the federal government for injuries caused by the tortious conduct of its employees. The treatise can be used as a reference by both claimants’ and government attorneys. The treatise is heavily annotated with discussions of relevant cases and includes numerous regulations and forms.

Description from first volume.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Treatise Spotlight: Callmann on Unfair Competition

Callmann on Unfair Competition
Title:  Callmann on Unfair Competition, Trademark and Monopolies, 4th
Author:  Louis Altman and Malla Pollack
Publisher:  Clark Boardman Callaghan
Last Update:  2013-1

Product Description:
Multivolume set provides a comprehensive analysis of the law of unfair competition as it relates to trademarks (registrability and infringement), passing-off, trade secrets, misappropriations, price discrimination, predatory pricing, and monopolies. Coverage also includes suggestions for protection against unfair competition, and acquisition, transfer, and abandonment. Other topics include government and business competition, interference with a competitor’s contractual rights and bargaining possibilities, interference by trade boycott and marketing restrictions, unlawful exploitation of competitor’s effort, confusing similarity, patent misuse, and covenants not to compete.


  • Helps you examine all aspects of anticompetitive behavior in-depth
  • Suggests ways to protect oneself against unfair competition
  • Strategies for dealing with government and business competition
  • How to draft not-to-compete covenants
  • Provides general principles for product simulation
  • Gives you a complete reference to all matters involving trademarks
  • Includes text of important statutes and regulations as well as a Table of Trademarks, Trade Names and Slogans
Description from publisher's website.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Treatise Spotlight: California Conservatorship Practice

California Conservatorship Practice
Author: Leonard Thomas Adamiak and Mary Gerber
Publisher: California Continuing Education of the Bar
Edition: 2005
Last Update: May 2013

Product Description:
No other source matches the thorough, practice-oriented treatment in this book.
  • Determining need for conservatorship
  • Initiating temporary and general conservatorship proceedings
  • Conservator's duties and responsibilities
  • Fixing the residence and making medical decisions
  • Filing accountings
  • Estate management
  • Legal capacity of the conservatee
  • Representing the conservatee
  • Limited and LPS conservatorships
  • Terminating conservatorships
Description from publisher's website