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1. Which institution of higher learning is credited with (or should be blamed for) devising the billable hour system used by most law firms? (a) Yale University (b) Moscow University (c) Harvard University (d) Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania 2. David Perla has been getting a lot of ink lately for cofounding Pangea3, a company that offers the services of India-based lawyers and scientists at a highly discounted rate. Prior to this move, Perla was an in-house lawyer for which online company? (a) Monster.com (b) Google Inc. (c) Bollywoodgossip.com (d) Yahoo! Inc. 3. Philip Perry succeeded Joe Whitley as general counsel of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Perry was charged with responding to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina just two months after being named to his post. How many lawyers does he now manage? (a) -None; he’s the department’s only lawyer. (b) 27 (c) 160 (d) 1,500 4. In February 2005, deputy assistant U.S. secretary of State Shaun Donnelly named China’s gross violation of IP rights one of America’s “most serious” concerns. But just how big is this problem? According to a report by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, what percentage of pirated goods seized at the border is imported from China? (a) 1 (b) 65 (c) 70 (d) -”virtually” 100, in the report’s words 5. Who is Pamela Jones? (a) The recently fired secretary on Boston Legal. (b) The editor of inhouseblog.com. (c) The mystery blogger on Groklaw.net. (d) She’s married to Tommy Lee Jones. 6. According to the Corporate Counsel 2005 Quality of Life Survey, what’s the main reason attorneys opt to go in-house? (a) -A choice of a free Treo or BlackBerry. (b) -Higher pay and better benefits, including lucrative stock options. (c) -Occasional use of the corporate jet. (d) -Desire to work closely with the business side. 7. Which of the following was Giovanni Prezioso credited with during his recent tenure as general counsel of the Securities and Exchange Commission? (a) -Staffing an entire legal department only with attorneys named EDGAR. (b) -Developing the firstSEC standards for lawyers representing public companies. (c) -Serving as a legal adviser for some 25,000 enforcement actions. (d) -Recording the first podcast by a high-ranking government lawyer. 8. Pfizer Inc hosted a mammoth nine-month beauty contest last winter, during which 103 firms competed for some 20-odd positions on its product liability litigation team. Pfizer calls the process its “P3″ system. What do the three Ps stand for? (a) Performance Partnering Program (b) Productivity, Planning, Pricing (c) Pfizer Partnership Plan (d) Pfizer Pharmaceutical Plan Answers: (1) c, (2) a, (3) d, (4) c, (5) c, (6) d, (7) b, (8) c

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