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The Daily Memo - 3/1/07

check.jpgMicrosoft is being sued a company called OfficeLive for trademark infringement over its own “Office Live” product suite. (Download Squad)

check.jpgNew York’s city council has passed a non-binding resolution requesting that folks top using the “n” word. (7Online.com)

check.jpgIn Philly, a new monument for George Washington’s presidential mansion will include information about GW’s slaves. (USA Today)

check.jpgAbove the Law has posted their female nominees for the Law Librarian Hotties Contest, and we’d be remiss in not throwing a link at it. (Above the Law)

check.jpgThe Director of the PTO, who also happens to be the Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, has laid out his vision for reform of the US patent system. (Between the Lines)

check.jpgA 96-year-old reputed mobster accused with a slew of racketeering charges in Florida pled guilty to racketeering conspiracy tampering with a witness; and because he’s so old, they say that Albert “The Old Man” Facchiano probably won’t even have to serve time in the clink (just house arrest). (CNN)

check.jpgThe Supremes have declined to hear an appeal of a sentence of 200 years (!) in the clink for possession of kiddie porn. (BBC News)

check.jpgThe always insightful and entertaining Dahlia Lithwick provides her latest take on oral arguments at the Supreme Court. (Slate.com)