CorpCast Episode 8: The Controlling Stockholder
CorpCast Episode 7: Better Know a Judge: the Honorable Mary M. Johnston of the Delaware Superior Court
CorpCast Episode 6: A Brief Introduction to the Delaware Rapid Arbitration Act
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 168-Dan Cogdell on criminal procedure issues in defending an individual prosecuted criminally under the FCPA
CorpCast Episode 5: The eDiscovery Big Picture
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
Reservation of Rights and the Insurer
CorpCast Episode 4: Better Know a Judge: Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster of the Delaware Court of Chancery
CorpCast Episode 3: Preview of Business Divorce CLE at 2015 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Should any business sign a contract that includes an arbitration clause?
CorpCast Episode 2: Advancement 101
CorpCast Episode 1: Sections, 204, 205 and In re Numoda
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
Class Actions News - Deborah Renner on Dart Cherokee Basin v. Owens
SullCrom Sees Litigation Boom Despite Waning Credit Crisis
Your Deposition: What to Expect
Proposed FRCP Changes: Effect on eDiscovery, RIM & IG (CLE)
A Moment of Simple Justice - Stop Talking
The Burden of Proof -- What must plaintiffs prove to win their case?
Last week I had the pleasure of speaking at an Association of Corporate Counsel event in New York. The day-long CLE was dedicated to helping U.S. in-house counsel address international and cross-border litigation issues....more
Across New England, armchair attorneys and quarterbacks alike are talking spoliation, discovery, and cell phones.
With National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell’s announcement of his decision on New England...more
The end of June marks the halfway point for the year and is often a time for reflection on key events of the year. In e-discovery this usually translates to a review of cases that matter – those which reveal new or growing...more
Charvat v. Valente, 2015 WL 4037776 (N.D. Ill. July 1, 2015) -
In this employment case, the plaintiffs alleged that the defendant corporation had engaged in spoliation when it deleted certain files from its employees’...more
As e-discovery issues abound, the increased number of contract lawyers combing through massive document productions for privilege and relevance has developed into a cottage industry in the past decade. Companies helping law...more
Burd v. Ford Motors, Co., 2015 WL 413915 (S.D. W. Va. July 8, 2015) -
In this automotive product liability case, the plaintiffs argued that defendant’s “self-collection,” which consisted of custodians using search terms...more
ACI Worldwide Corp. v. Mastercard Tech., LLC., 2015 WL 4249760 (D. Neb. July 13, 2015) -
In this intellectual property case, a discovery dispute arose over the plaintiff’s request for ESI and the risk and burden such...more
After over a year of consideration and an extended comment period, the State Bar of California Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct recently issued an Opinion regarding the ethical obligations of...more
United States ex rel. Carter v. Bridgepoint Educ., Inc., 305 F.R.D. 225 (S.D. Cal. 2015) -
In this qui tam action claim case, the plaintiffs demanded that the defendants restore inaccessible ESI, specifically emails,...more
F & J Samame, Inc. v. Arco Iris Ice Cream, 2015 WL 4068575 (W.D. Tex. July 2, 2015) -
In this trademark dispute case, the plaintiff raised a Lanham Act claim against the defendants’ company, claiming that the defendants’...more
Whenever e-discovery and healthcare litigation and investigations come up, you can almost always count on the topic to include a discussion of sanctions. That’s not an accident. There has been an uptick in both the volume of...more
Text messages have become an increasingly important and confusing topic in litigation. As a communication tool, text messages are on the rise and are typically seen as less formal and more immediate than even email. Immediacy...more
Nearly $7 billion: that is the projected cost of litigation filed by non-practicing entities, or patent trolls, in 2015. A recent report by Unified Patents revealed that patent case filings are expected to surpass 6,100 this...more
In this day in age, you really can find anything on the Internet. That is the good news and the bad news for attorneys and clients alike. With the popularity of online web logs, or “blogs,” on the rise, odds are that your...more
When we released our Federal Judges Survey on E-Discovery Best Practices & Trends in February we weren’t quite sure what kind of response to expect. We knew the data was insightful (especially the judges’ view on the general...more
“Electronic document creation and/or storage, and electronic communications, have become commonplace in modern life, and discovery of ESI is now a frequent part of almost any litigated matter. Attorneys who handle litigation...more
Most lawyers can easily recall a litigation scenario where a client’s past social media post, photo, or video caused more than a little consternation in both client and lawyer. A new opinion from The Florida Bar now allows...more
Since first winning judicial approval in 2012, technology-assisted review (TAR) has continued to build momentum in the courts. However, despite case studies demonstrating the cost savings possible with TAR, that momentum has...more
Addressing the circumstances for submitting supplemental evidence in an inter partes review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) allowed the petitioner to submit a responsive declaration after the due date...more
Unless an adversary's entire log clearly falls below the required specificity standard, litigants generally must object to specific log entries rather than challenge the whole log. ...more
In the past few years, a number of courts have issued standing orders or have issued guidelines or forms to govern the production of electronically stored information (ESI). These orders and forms can be found on the courts’...more
Miller v. York Risk Servs. Grp., 2015 WL 3490031 (D. Ariz. June 3, 2015).
In this worker’s compensation case, the plaintiffs moved to compel the defendant to produce Independent Medical Examination (IME) reports,...more
Themis Bar Review, LLC v. Kaplan, Inc., WL 3397877 (S.D. Cal. May 26, 2015).
The defendant served the plaintiff a request for production, seeking documents related to the plaintiff’s pass rate advertising and data...more
Fitbug Ltd. v. Fitbit, Inc., 2015 WL 2251257 (N.D. Cal. May 13, 2015).
In this trademark infringement case, two manufacturers of electronic fitness tracking devices disagreed over the bill of costs submitted by the...more
Complying with deadlines in data-intensive discovery and regulatory matters is challenging enough, but when your timeframe and budget is also limited, it can be entirely challenging to identify, collect, review, and produce...more
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