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The Book of Jargon Series – Word of the Day®

The Book of Jargon® is a series of practice area and industry-specific glossaries published by Latham & Watkins.

Blue Water

fresh surface and groundwater, such as the water in freshwater lakes, rivers, and Aquifers. In a marine context, Blue Water refers to the deep blue ocean or open sea.

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the leading tenant in a shopping center whose name recognition often attracts other Tenants to the center.

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the act of classifying documents in Review Software as responsive, not relevant, Privileged, interesting, etc. In the olden days, lawyers physically applied tags to paper documents one by one. They also had to walk three hours uphill in the snow to work each day, both ways.

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Above the Line

refers to items on an Income Statement (or Profit and Loss Statement) which are incurred before the calculation of a company’s gross profit.  Above the Line profit is gross operating profit before deduction of certain expenses to give net profit.

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Service Mark

similar to a Trademark but used for distinguishing and identifying services rather than goods.

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