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  • Matt Miller
    by Matt Miller
    December 20, 2013

    House of Representatives Passes the Innovation Act — What You Need to Know

    On December 5, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3309, a piece of patent reform legislation known as the “Innovation Act of 2013.” The bill passed 325-91, with most of the opposition coming from Democrats, but with some Republican opponents as well. The bill would amend U.S. Code Title 35 (the section that governs patent law) and the “America Invents Act,” which Congress passed in 2011 (but which most folks agree did not accomplish nearly enough in the way of true reform).

  • Matt Miller
    by Matt Miller
    August 28, 2013

    New ITC eDiscovery Rules Clear Path for Swifter, Less Costly Patent Infringement Investigations

    Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. § 1337) authorizes the U.S. International Trade Commission to investigate complaints of certain unfair practices in import trade. Section 337 investigations could be an attractive alternative to civil patent litigation for some corporations …

  • Matt Miller
    by Matt Miller
    April 30, 2013

    Making Sure Your Predictive Coding Solution Doesn’t Cost More

    Depending on how it’s used, predictive coding may result in a discovery process that is less expensive than a process built around traditional search term based culling and manual document review.  I emphasize “may” because…

  • Matt Miller
    by Matt Miller
    March 19, 2013

    Order Highlights Potential Costs of Predictive Coding

    Predictive coding continues to gain momentum as a hedge against spiraling discovery costs. But if you assume that its usage will dramatically lower costs every time, you might be surprised by…

  • Matt Miller
    by Matt Miller
    September 27, 2012

    Two Big States, Many Big Differences in Discovery Rules

    As of the summer of 2012, 36 states had in some way amended their respective rules of civil procedure to account for the exchange of ESI. However, this month two significant states — Florida and New York — undertook very different approaches [...]

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