Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)
IP | Trend: Data in the Cloud is the Next Big Storm?
Data Privacy: The Next Frontier of Corporate Compliance
Two Tips for Inventors Filing Patent Applications
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)... *Liability and Data Breach Sold Separately
Ralph Ferrara Discusses Private Securities Litigation at PLI
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part Two)
LPOs Stealing Deal Work from Law Firms
Three Key Data Retention Questions
Top 3 Concerns in Data Security
Social Media as Evidence: Challenges & Considerations
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy: Big Data and the Law
Manage your electronic data before facing litigation. Melissa Darigan, Litigation Attorney
5 Things to Consider When You Are Served with a Lawsuit
From reliable surveys and less dependable anecdotes in most major markets, including the UK and the US, opinions point to the almost inevitable expansion of BYOD – Bring Your Own Device – as a cost-saving model for employers....more
The District of New Jersey has issued a recent opinion highlighting a potential resource for parties engaged in foreign arbitral proceedings – the use of 28 U.S.C. § 1782, which allows parties engaged in foreign proceedings...more
As soon as a party is served with a summons and complaint and sometimes sooner, there arises a duty to preserve evidence, including electronically stored information (ESI). This duty requires both counsel and clients to...more
Most litigators at one point or another will need to conduct a deposition of a witness or discover materials in another state. Prior to the promulgation of the Uniform Interstate Depositions and Discovery Act, discussed...more
- If a document attracts litigation privilege, it does not have to be produced to the other party in litigation as part of the disclosure process.
- The material must be confidential, made for the...more
The first few decisions from the Federal Circuit are starting to trickle in and are sure to bring more upheaval to Patent Office post-grant procedures. In Versata Software, Inc., et al. v. Callidus Software, Inc., the Court...more
Did you know that 87% of experienced arbitrators report *always* trying to follow applicable law in rendering an award? That will come as a surprise to many critics who like to complain that arbitrators do not adhere to...more
In This Issue:
- Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Navigating Disclosures to U.S. Regulators Within the Framework of China’s State Secrets Law
- Internal Investigations in China: Collecting and Reviewing Digital...more
It is rare to see a state’s highest court address a discovery issue. But the Supreme Court of Texas did just that recently in In re National Lloyds Insurance Co., holding that a policyholder’s demands for discovery about how...more
In a recent multibillion-dollar fraud case, a global financial services company had three months to identify, collect, process, review, and produce responsive documents from a collection of 30 million documents. Given the...more
Kuznyetsov v. West Penn Allegheny Health Sys., 2014 WL 5393182 (W.D. Penn. Oct. 23, 2014).
In this Fair Labor Standards Act case, “[d]iscovery was contentious and the motions practice was excessive. As a result, a...more
he Supreme Court is expected to approve a proposed set of revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP), which would go into effect by December of 2015. Are you ready for those changes? In this program, Rimon...more
The Delaware Court of Chancery recently held that, for purposes of responding to a non-party subpoena, documents held by the foreign affiliate of a US corporation were not within the US corporation’s “possession, custody, or...more
BNB Health Grades, Inc. ("Health Grades") filed a patent infringement action against MDx Medical, Inc., d/b/a Vitals.com ("MDx"). During the litigation, Health Grades identified licensing agreements and associated systems...more
Venture Corp. v. Barrett, 2014 WL 5305575 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2014).
In this patent case, the defendant moved to compel identifying information after the parties reached an impasse regarding how responsive information...more
Good v. American Water Works, 2014 WL 5486827 (S.D. W. Vir. Oct. 29, 2014).
In this class action litigation involving the Freedom Industries chemical spill, the parties met, conferred, and agreed on all but one...more
In Regulatory Notice 14-40, FINRA reminds members that it is a violation of FINRA Rule 2010 (Standards of Commercial Honor and Principles of Trade) to incorporate into a settlement agreement a confidentiality provision...more
The defendants in this patent infringement action sought the production of certain billing statements of the law firm representing CleanTech. The defendants argued that the billing statements were discoverable based on their...more
In this issue:
- Proxy Advisory Firms Release Policy Updates for 2015
- CBOE Makes Enhancements to Its Market-Maker Trade Notification System
- OTC Derivatives Regulators Group Issues Report to G20...more
United States v. Vayner, 2014 WL 4942227 (2d Cir. Oct. 3, 2014).
In this criminal case, the defendant was convicted “on a single count of unlawful transfer of a false identification document.” The government relied...more
In Paulek v. California Dept. of Water Resources (2014) (October 31, 2014, E060038) __ Cal.App.4th __, the Court of Appeal upheld the final environmental impact report (“EIR”) prepared by the California Department of Water...more
Finjan, Inc. v. Blue Coast Sys., 2014 WL 5321095 (N.D. Cal. Oct. 17, 2014).
In this patent infringement case, the plaintiff company moved the court to compel the defendant to produce archival emails from eight...more
A sometimes overlooked but potentially significant liability exposure for any company that uses the “cloud” to remotely store, process or distribute data is the service provider contract between the company user and its data...more
The business of buying, selling, investing in, and arbitraging legal claims continues to grow, and carries with it hidden pitfalls. This is particularly the case when a litigation expert has a business relationship with a...more
Lawyers who fail to comprehend the ethical challenges surrounding the use of technology-assisted review (TAR) may unknowingly damage their clients’ cases and risk sanctions for the spoliation of evidence. Therefore, it is...more
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