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On August 20th, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published proposed rules that would amend the consolidated set of rules currently governing Inter Partes Reviews, Post-Grant Reviews, Covered Business Method Reviews, and...more
With so much potentially at stake, the initial steps and strategic decisions taken in any company investigation are critical to setting the tone for a focused, credible and effective inquiry. This is paramount not only for...more
A California appellate court has ruled that inadvertent disclosure of documents containing attorney-client communications in response to a Public Records Act request does not result in a waiver of the privilege. Newark...more
In County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors et al. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles, 2015 DJDAR 4085, the California Court of Appeal for the Second District ruled that attorney invoices may be confidential...more
In this issue:
- Overview of Presentation
- Prevention is better than cure
- Fix problems in the design phase
- Early diagnosis and treatment of problems
- So what do you do?
- Areas of major...more
In an important new decision, the California Court of Appeal held in County of Los Angeles Board of Supervisors v. Superior Court (ACLU of Southern California) that attorney invoices are confidential in nature and are...more
Earlier this month, a federal judge in New Jersey held that a secretly recorded conversation between a former chief executive officer and his general counsel may be used by prosecutors as evidence against the former executive...more
It is common for a witness to refer to documents when testifying in order to refresh the witnesses’ recollection. NRS 50.125 requires disclosure of any writing used to refresh a witness’ recollection before or while...more
Section 954 of the California Evidence Code establishes a privilege “to refuse to disclose, and to prevent another from disclosing, a confidential communication between client and lawyer”. A “confidential communication...more
Parties in patent infringement lawsuits frequently must choose a witness to explain complex or scientific technology behind an invention or an accused product that sits at the heart of a claim or a defense. Often, the parties...more
In America, internal investigations into suspicions and allegations of employee misconduct follow an increasingly well-defined approach. But exporting US investigatory best practices raises unexpected...more
The Supreme Court of Illinois has adopted an amendment to Supreme Court Rule 201 and added Rule 502 to the Illinois Rules of Evidence....more
This morning, a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court has held that the doctrine of subject matter waiver of attorney-client and work product privileges does not apply in the vast majority of cases to disclosures made outside the...more
Today, the Illinois Supreme Court adopted Rule 502 of the Illinois Rules of Evidence, governing the circumstances in which disclosure of protected materials in a legal proceeding, or before a state or federal office or...more
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