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Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month: Getting Beyond The Black Box: Designing Machine Learning Tools For Explainability And Defensibility
If your financial service company's artificial intelligence tools are not litigation-ready, discovery in a lawsuit attacking those tools can become a substantial burden.
United States
9 Jul 2019
Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month: Thinking About Explainable AI (XAI) And Litigation Defensibility
Machine learning algorithms and other applications of artificial intelligence are making more and more day-to-day business decisions.
United States
31 May 2019
Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month: The California Consumer Privacy Act: Possible E-Discovery Implications
You're the director of E-discovery Services at a major social networking company. The company's headquarters and main development facilities are in Santa Clara County, California, but its servers...
United States
4 Oct 2018
Firm Wins Immediate Parole Eligibility And Monetary Award For Non-Violent Offender Serving A Life Sentence Under California's Three Strikes Law
Pro bono client, Kenneth Oliver, a non-violent offender, has spent the last 20 years in prison.
United States
3 Nov 2017
Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month: How has Amending Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 37(e) Changed the World of Spoliation Sanctions?
A manufacturing company is a defendant in a case that is currently in discovery. In the course of identifying responsive electronically stored information (ESI) for production to the plaintiffs, ...
United States
1 Jul 2016
Retroactivity Of The Proposed Amendments To The Federal Rules Of Civil Procedure (Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month)
A manufacturing company is a defendant in a case that is currently in discovery. The general counsel knows that the proposed amendments to the FRCP are set to become effective on December 1, 2015, and wonders whether the revised rules will apply to the pending case.
United States
2 Dec 2015
Ethical Duties for Lawyers Handling E-Discovery in California (Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month)
A law firm has just been engaged to defend a large company in a California state court lawsuit involving contractual and unfair competition claims.
United States
28 Aug 2015
Proposed Federal Discovery Rules: Effect on Big Data and Social Media Discovery (Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month)
Plaintiffs have filed a complex class action case against a global multimedia conglomerate, alleging widespread employment discrimination that resulted in suppressed wages.
United States
31 Mar 2015
2014 Tips of the Month - A Compilation (Electronic Discovery & Information Governance)
We wanted to take an opportunity to recap the major E-Discovery trends of 2014 and to provide last year’s tips in a single document for easy reference.
United States
5 Feb 2015
E-Discovery in Patent Litigation (Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip of the Month) September 2014
The general counsel of a technology company has received a complaint alleging patent infringement by the company’s highest-grossing product.
United States
1 Oct 2014
Data Privacy Concerns When Moving Email To The Cloud (Electronic Discovery & Information Governance - Tip Of The Month)
In an effort to reduce costs and leverage the latest advances in technology, the chief information officer of a multinational company decided to use a cloud computing vendor to host the company’s email.
United States
1 May 2014
Electronic Discovery & Records Management - Tip of the Month: The Use of Search Terms
A large corporation has been sued on behalf of a putative nationwide class. As discovery begins, in-house counsel is concerned about the cost and time involved in collecting, reviewing and producing the relevant emails, shared documents and other electronically stored information (ESI) throughout departments and across offices.
United States
27 Nov 2013
Model E-Discovery Order for US Patent Cases Announced
At the Eastern District of Texas’ Annual Bench & Bar Conference, on September 27, 2011, Chief Judge Randall Rader of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit announced the publication of a Model E-Discovery Order for patent cases, drafted by a subcommittee of the Advisory Council for the Federal Circuit.
United States
4 Oct 2011
Two US District Court Decisions Order Discovery Despite Conflicts with Foreign Bank Secrecy Laws or Blocking Statutes
In a pair of recent decisions, the US District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York have compelled the disclosure of overseas documents even though such production may violate foreign criminal laws.
United States
9 Apr 2010
US Bankruptcy Court Orders Discovery in France Despite Potential Conflict with French Blocking Statute
In a decision that highlights the uncertain terrain faced by US litigants involved in overseas discovery, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware held on October 28 that the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure trump a French “Blocking Statute” that restricts discovery.
United States
10 Nov 2009
The Federal Circuit Rewrites The Standard For Willful Infringement And Drastically Narrows The Scope Of Privilege Waivers
The Federal Circuit's en banc decision in In re Seagate Technology, LLC, Fed. Cir. Case No. Misc. 830 (Aug. 20, 2007), raised the standard of proof for willful patent infringement. By raising the standard of proof, and overturning a 24-year-old decision, the Federal Circuit has limited the impact of a threat of treble damage awards that patent holders use against companies accused of patent infringement.
United States
30 Aug 2007
Change In Declaratory Judgment Standing In Patent Cases
Under pressure from the Supreme Court, the Federal Circuit recently changed the law governing declaratory judgment standing for patent infringement cases in Sandisk Corp. v. STMicroelectronics, Inc., — F.3d — (Fed.Cir., Mar. 26, 2007) As a result, many notice letters sent to potential infringers—specifically drafted to avoid giving them declaratory judgment standing—probably now do so.
United States
3 Aug 2007
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