Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Who's geekier: Patent lawyers or Appellate lawyers?

This week's Recorder (Week of April 15, 2013, p. 11) has an article about the Patent Office's new Silicon Valley branch, which features patent lawyer Neil Smith holding a California license plate (presumably his) that reads: PATENTS.

Close enough:
This is not Neil Smith's license plate; his reads PATENTS.
Not to be outdone, an intrepid Southern California appellate specialist has been driving his Volvo sporting the personalized plate below for many years now. Do you know who this is? (Send your answers by Friday, May 19 to BShatz@manatt.com.)

Do you know who owns this awesome appellate license plate?