Posts Tagged ‘electronic discovery’

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.


OpenText to Acquire E-Discovery Company Recommind for $163M

OpenText to Acquire E-Discovery Company Recommind for $163M

OpenText, a global enterprise information management, announced on June 2 that it entered into an agreement to acquire Recommind in the first quarter of 2017.


Does kCura’s Cloud Software Signal a Shift in Strategy?

Does kCura’s Cloud Software Signal a Shift in Strategy?

Earlier this month, Chicago-based kCura announced it plans to release a new version of its flagship e-Discovery software, called RelativityOne.


“Lackadaisical Attitude Towards Document Preservation” Results in Prejudice to Defendant, Sanctions

“Lackadaisical Attitude Towards Document Preservation” Results in Prejudice to Defendant, Sanctions

The rules governing parties’ duties to preserve data do not demand perfection. Only when a party should have preserved electronically stored information “in the anticipation or conduct of litigation” and when that party “failed to take reasonable steps to preserve it” may a court order corrective measures.


Onward and Upward? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey – Spring 2016 Results

Onward and Upward? eDiscovery Business Confidence Survey - Spring 2016 Results

The eDiscovery Business Confidence Index Survey is designed to provide insight into the business confidence level of individuals working in the eDiscovery ecosystem. The term ‘business’ represents the economic factors that determine the creation, delivery, and consumption of eDiscovery services.


Snapshot | An Automated Approach to Decreasing eDiscovery Costs

Snapshot | An Automated Approach to Decreasing eDiscovery Costs

New, fourth-generation eDiscovery offerings that combine process and task automation can significantly lower the cost of eDiscovery to the point where litigation decision makers can now consider disputes that in the past may have been cost prohibitive to address.


Court Strikes Documents Not Produced Even Though They Were Publically Available

Court Strikes Documents Not Produced Even Though They Were Publically Available

BlackBerry conceded that none of the exhibits were previously produced. It contended that the failure to produce the documents was harmless because they were publicly available. The district court disagreed.


From Confidence to Chaos Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

From Confidence to Chaos 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.


Snapshot | Faster, Cheaper Better: How Automation is Revolutionizing eDiscovery

Snapshot | Faster, Cheaper Better: How Automation is Revolutionizing eDiscovery

Masters Conference Panel on May 24, 2016, in Chicago, highlighting considerations for eDiscovery automation in today’s legal technology arena.


What Chaos Theory Tell Us About e-Discovery

What Chaos Theory Tell Us About e-Discovery

The use of feedback, iteration and algorithmic processes are central to work in electronic discovery.


Snapshot: A Generational View of eDiscovery

Snapshot: A Generational View of eDiscovery

With design, integration, and automation attributes in mind, current eDiscovery technology offerings seem to fall into one of the four generational categories.


BLP Wins First Contested Application to Use Predictive Coding Technology in Disclosure

BLP Wins First Contested Application to Use Predictive Coding Technology in Disclosure

On 17 May 2016 the High Court ordered, for the first time, the use of predictive coding in the face of disagreement between the parties as to its suitability.


Federal Court Travels “Wayback” and Takes Judicial Notice of Internet Archive

Federal Court Travels “Wayback” and Takes Judicial Notice of Internet Archive

More courts are taking judicial notice of archived webpages obtained from the Wayback Machine, the latest being the United States District Court for the District of Kansas in Marten Transport, Ltc. v. Platform Advertising, Inc. d/b/a JustTruckingJobs.com and FindATruckingJob.com , 2:14-cv-02464 (4/29/16)).


Come Back With a Warrant: Proposed Rule Change Expands the Government’s Ability to Access ESI in Criminal Investigations

Come Back With a Warrant: Proposed Rule Change Expands the Government’s Ability to Access ESI in Criminal Investigations

On April 28, 2016 the United States Supreme Court proposed a modification to Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 41 that significantly alters the manner in which the government can obtain search warrants to access computer systems and electronically stored information that will no doubt have an effect on hackers and hacking victims alike.


Legal Technology Innovation Edition: The Week’s Five Great Reads on Information Governance and eDiscovery

Legal Technology Innovation 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.


Plaintiffs Ordered to Produce a Copy of Access Database for Forensic Analysis

Plaintiffs Ordered to Produce a Copy of Access Database for Forensic Analysis

In this case, the plaintiffs filed suit against the defendant for patent infringement and the defendant filed a counterclaim seeking a declaratory judgment of non-infringement and invalidity of the patent.