E-Discovery

Combating Trade Secret Theft Abroad Through Legal Action at Home

A federal appeals court recently determined that the International Trade Commission has authority to bar importation of products made abroad using misappropriated trade secrets developed…

In-House E-Discovery Technology Invokes the Cloud

A recent Harris Interactive-Kroll Ontrack survey found that 86 percent of Fortune 1000 corporations and medium-to-large law firm respondents “insource” some aspect of e-discovery. Striking…

Digital Forensics and Discovery Management Are Certified Specialties

How electronic evidence is acquired can vary widely depending on whether the case is a criminal investigation, government investigation or civil litigation, but all these…

E-Discovery Data Subject to Export Control Laws

The Export Administration Regulations (EAR), enforced by the United States Department of Commerce, and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), enforced by the United…

Why Corporate Defendants Should Embrace E-Discovery

The burden of preserving electronic information applies equally to defendants and plaintiffs. Defendants that have prepared in advance for e-discovery requests, and even those that…

Relevance Ranking is the Key to Early Case Assessment

This article considers the question of what is the best technology for doing Early Case Assessment (ECA), which is briefly defined by the author as…

E-Discovery Trends to Watch in 2012

The amount of information that is electronically stored will continue its explosive growth in 2012. In response, litigants and the courts will look for innovative…

Preventing an E-Discovery Cost Cascade

Outmoded data collection technology usually results in one of two undesirable outcomes: too much data is collected, or too little. Too little runs the risk…

The 7th Circuit Pilot Program and How it Could Affect E-Discovery Practice

In 2009, the Seventh Circuit’s Electronic Discovery Pilot Program was created by a committee of judges, attorneys, academics and consultants, with a goal of improving…

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