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Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part Two)
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A federal court in California recently awarded defendants in a patent infringement case more than $2.8 million in attorneys’ fees relating to the use of “predictive coding,” also known as “computer-assisted technology,” to...more
?Are you looking to guard your company's “secret sauce?” Fenwick’s Robert Brownstone says companies should safeguard their data by limiting the number of employees with access to certain confidential information. Following up...more
Court finds that using technology to undertake more efficient document review is reasonable.
On February 1, Judge Anthony J. Battaglia of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California awarded more...more
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
What Does a Child Pornography Case Tell You About Computer Evidence? was published in the November 2012 Palm Beach Bar Bulletin and discusses the recent United States v. Seiver case as well as the simple steps for lawyers,...more
Highlighted in Forbes’ Law & Technology Blog as one of Eight Great Law & Technology Resources, Orange Legal Technologies’ Unfiltered Orange Weekly eDiscovery News Updates provide readers with a trusted compilation of key...more
We continue to monitor patent literature for water and liquid treatment technologies related to hydraulic fracturing (see our October 7, 2012 blog entry, for example). We did not see as many granted patents in 2010 and 2011...more
In a patent infringement suit by Apple, Inc. against Samsung Electronics Co, LTD, Apple filed a motion for an adverse inference jury instruction based on Samsung's alleged spoliation – the failure to preserve relevant...more
Winnie the Pooh feared the Heffalumps and Woozles that he believed inhabited the Hundred Acre Wood, although he never saw one. There are things that lurk in the woods of e-discovery that lawyers can’t see either…like the...more
It is estimated that nearly 300 Billion emails are sent worldwide daily, according to a 2010 study by the Radicati Group, Inc. The massive amount of data and web traffic is mind-boggling, with some highlights shared in...more
In This Issue:
- U.S. Federal Courts
01 Federal Circuit Holds Isolated DNA Is Statutory Subject Matter Under S101
07 Prometheus Redux
08 Federal Circuit Opens Reissues Proceedings to Add New Claims to...more
XXI. ANTICYBERSQUATTING CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
A. CASE LAW
1. U.S. Courts of Appeal
a. Office Depot, Inc. v. Zuccarini 596 F.3d 696
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld on February...more
When someone subpoenas subscriber information from an internet service provider, does the subscriber have an expectation of privacy? In California, at least, the answer seems to be: No.
In People v. Stirpo, (Second District...more
6 May 2011 – I settled in Brussels about seven years ago (I hold several nationalities and am fluent in several languages) after a career in the U.S. in intellectual property law (with which I am still deeply involved) and a...more
IY Wire March 2011 ...more
ESI—Electronically Stored Information. FRCivP now requires an early conference among attorneys to discuss and plan discovery, including ESI.
The Internet and ESI makes discovery easier, but also increases the volume...more
In today’s society, the storage of documents is increasingly in electronic form. To search these documents requires some knowledge of technology and the best application of this technology to find the important facts in the...more
Computing connectivity is usually equated with convenience. Plug in the USB memory device you carry in your pocket to the company network, download the business data, and off you (and the data) go. Quick. Easy. And...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
Chameleon ID’s innovative hardware is grounded in CEO Frank Smith’s U.S. Patent 6,012,636, owned by Chameleon ID, Inc.
The patented technology includes 40 claims, covering a variety of relevant technologies,...more
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