Thanks to fellow Caltech alum Barry A. Cipra, who wrote a wonderful piece entitled “Andy Rooney, Ph.D.” in the The Mathematical Intelligencer, Vol. 10, No. 2 (1988), I realized that much of the drafting I do in licensing is like a mathematician setting up a math problem. Here are some timeless quotes from Andy Rooney to illustrate my point.
About this Blog
Richard Hsu is a Silicon Valley Technology Lawyer who believes we are so overloaded with information that if you cannot be brutally pithy and honest, it won't get read. Even though he spends most of his time negotiating deals and complex licenses and wrestling with thorny technology issues, he wants to use that experience to provide --hopefully-- useful information which can be summarized on no more than ONE PAGE.
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
-- Albert Einstein