Posts Tagged ‘electronic discovery’

Lessons from Plantronics $5 million Discovery Debacle

Lessons from Plantronics $5 million Discovery Debacle

Earlier this month, the telephone headset company Plantronics announced it set aside $5 million in the first quarter — 2.3 percent of its projected quarterly revenue — in connection with a discovery debacle in a Delaware antitrust case.


Interview Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Interview Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


ACEDS Interview: Maura Grossman’s Big Move

ACEDS Interview: Maura Grossman’s Big Move

When Maura Grossman speaks, people listen. In 2011, she was already known as a leading e-discovery attorney and litigator. But her influence exploded when she released research with co-author Gordon Cormack, a computer science professor at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, that concluded software using predictive-coding technology can do as good a job of sifting through documents as human reviewers.


Best Of Corporate Counsel 2016: Inaugural Reader Ranking Survey

Best Of Corporate Counsel 2016: Inaugural Reader Ranking Survey

Welcome to the inaugural Best of Corporate Counsel, our reader ranking survey of top providers to the in-house corporate legal marketplace.


A Landmark Decision on Predictive Coding in e-Discovery

A Landmark Decision on Predictive Coding in e-Discovery

It is critical to understand that predictive coding is meant to enhance the efficiency of manual review, not replace human review entirely. In most reviews using predictive coding software, no document is disclosed without a lawyer reviewing it manually.


A Kick in the SaaS: eDiscovery SaaS Vendors

A Kick in the SaaS: eDiscovery SaaS Vendors

The new Market Guide for E-Discovery Solutions report provides information technology leaders and legal counsel considerations for the evaluation and selection of eDiscovery solutions. One of the areas highlighted in the report is eDiscovery Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions.


Privacy Shield Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Privacy Shield Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Chris Dale on eDiscovery Business Confidence

Chris Dale on eDiscovery Business Confidence

How do you measure business confidence? Sometimes the answer appears to lie in projections by the likes of Gartner, although analysts have an interest in focusing on the sunny uplands allegedly ahead; sometimes it lies in the responses to surveys, though these, for me, depend on black-and-white questions in what is usually a grey world. I prefer the whites-of-their-eyes anecdote, the subliminal collation of feeling which comes from talking to a lot of people and drawing conclusions not just from what they say but from how they say it.


New Rules: Confidentiality and Data Security in The Digital Age

New Rules: Confidentiality and Data Security in The Digital Age

If client information is now contained in data, then breaches of data security are reasonably considered to be violations of confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege as well.


Accessing Your Former Company’s Data with a Shared Password Could Make You a Hacker

Accessing Your Former Company’s Data with a Shared Password Could Make You a Hacker

If you leave your company and then use a former co-worker’s credentials to access your former company’s computer systems, you could be a hacker.


Industry Research Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Industry Research Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Brexit Means Opportunity for Legal Industry – In the Short Run

Brexit Means Opportunity for Legal Industry - In the Short Run

Litigation and e-discovery expert Chris Dale believes Brexit will likely be a boon to e-discovery consultants and attorneys – at least for a while. “In the short run, turmoil will likely be positive. Regulatory details, mergers and acquisition, cross-border disputes, transactional work, and all kinds of legal work will be in high demand as there will be massive legislative efforts to untangle the current legal framework,”


Market Guide for E-Discovery Solutions: A New Gartner Report

Market Guide for E-Discovery Solutions: A New Gartner Report

Published on June 30, 2016, by the research and analyst firm Gartner, the new Market Guide for E-Discovery Solutions report provides information technology leaders and legal counsel considerations for the evaluation and selection of eDiscovery solutions.


Is Third Party Entitled to E-Discovery and Attorney Costs for Responding to Subpoena?

Is Third Party Entitled to E-Discovery and Attorney Costs for Responding to Subpoena?

The Court upheld a district court’s ruling that shifted a third-party’s subpoena-related e-discovery costs to the subpoenaing party. The Court also upheld the lower court’s determination that attorney’s fees incurred by the third-party in responding to the subpoena should also be shifted to the subpoenaing party. The opinion is instructive to litigants and counsel on both sides of a subpoena.


Reinvesting in the eDiscovery Cycles: Modern eDiscovery Platforms

Reinvesting in the eDiscovery Cycles: Modern eDiscovery Platforms

The challenge facing eDiscovery solutions vendors moving forward will be to convince the legal market that cloud-based platforms are secure, and that the benefit of adopting and implementing new solutions will outweigh the benefits from continuing to utilize prior investments.


Experts Poke Holes in Patent Infringement Case Against kCura

Experts Poke Holes in Patent Infringement Case Against kCura

“Patent litigation can expose sales and marketing data, algorithms and other trade secrets for providers, and worse, can draw clients into the mess,” says Mark Mack ACEDS Executive Director. “It can have a chilling effect on a technology in the legal space.”


eDiscovery Search Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

eDiscovery Search Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Five Questions about Emerging Digital Threats to eDiscovery

Five Questions about Emerging Digital Threats to eDiscovery

Unlike businesses that focus on what information goes out of the organization, government bodies have to be concerned about both data sent out and data coming in from outside sources.


eDiscovery Acquisitions Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

eDiscovery Acquisitions Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Patent Lawsuits Target E-Discovery Company kCura and Its Partners

Patent Lawsuits Target E-Discovery Company kCura and Its Partners

A Boston company that helps inventors and small companies enforce their patents filed a series of lawsuits this week against e-discovery company kCura, developer of the Relativity search and review platform, and several of kCura’s partners, alleging violation of a patent for concept-based visual presentation of search results.


Compliance Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Compliance Edition: The Week's Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

This week’s newsletter highlights five key posts on information governance and electronic discovery that are presented to inform and update legal and information technology professionals.


Fourth Circuit Joins Other Circuits Holding No Warrant is Required for Cell Tower Data

Fourth Circuit Joins Other Circuits Holding No Warrant is Required for Cell Tower Data

The Fourth Circuit held that the government is not required to obtain a warrant for cell tower data in United States v. Graham (4th Cir., No. 12-4659, en banc 5/31/16). The Court found that cell tower data was voluntarily turned over to a third party by the cell phone user.


What is eDiscovery Automation? A Short Definitional Framework

What is eDiscovery Automation? A Short Definitional Framework

eDiscovery Automation: Technology that decreases the requirement for human intervention in the completion of eDiscovery tasks or processes.


English Court Approves Use of Predictive Coding

English Court Approves Use of Predictive Coding

Law firms should therefore have the requisite knowledge and expertise when they need to go to court for either permission to use such technology or to object to its use when it is considered inappropriate.