Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?
Variables Affecting Medical PL Settlement Values
Technology in Healthcare
Prior & Pending Litigation
Nowotny on Private Placement Group Variable Deferred Annuity Contracts for Tax Exempt and Foreign Investors
Nowotny on Private Placement Variable Deferred Annuities
The Intersection of Cyber and D&O Coverage
Nowotny on Private Placement Life Insurance
Is Private/Non-Profit D&O Coverage Under Priced?
Halliburton: Good for the Plaintiffs’ Bar?
D&O in Brazil and Latin America
Regan Miller, RPLU on Cyber Risk
Jeffrey Koonankeil on How the EPL Landscape is Changing
Reservation of Rights and the Insurer
Insurance Companies and the Attorney-Client Privilege in Arizona
The TCPA: Deep Dive: Details, Class Actions, Regulations, and Defense Strategies
The TCPA: Basics, Targeted Industries, and Trends
Insights and Strategies on Class Action Litigation from General Counsel and Chief Legal Officers
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report-Episode 118-the Alstom FCPA Enforcement Action
What is a Damron Agreement?
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FEDERAL CIRCUIT CASES -
Federal Circuit Reverses $61 Million Judgment Based on Erroneous Claim Construction -
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Encryption Flaw "Heartbleed" Creates Data Risk: How Insurance Can Stanch the Bleeding -
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In the final written decision of the second covered business method (CBM) patent review, the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) cancelled all claims under review, noting that instituting a CBM review based on a...more
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Two recent decisions emphasize yet again the value of defining and taking steps to protect a company’s trade secrets.
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Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Update provides readers with a trusted compilation of key...more
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On January 13, 2010, the Federal Trade Commission released a study critical of “pay-for-delay” patent litigation settlements by which brand-name drug companies pay generic competitors to keep generic drugs off the market. The...more
This paper discusses the electronic discovery uses and implications of electronic file metadata in the context of civil litigation.
It is a comprehensive overview of the different types of metadata as well as...more
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