by Amy HinzmannDecember 23, 2013
It’s December 23, and you haven’t finished your Christmas shopping. You know what that means. Your stress level is about to go way up, as you fight the crowds in the stores and on the streets. Don’t worry, I’m not judging you for your holiday shopping habits. . . But please, litigants, don’t treat document review you like you do your Christmas shopping.
by Matt MillerDecember 20, 2013
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).
by Maureen O'NeillDecember 13, 2013
As we moved into an era of electronic documents, firms deployed information security measures, but by and large, those safeguards were not particularly robust. But generally, these data security protocols were good enough for clients, and therefore good enough for the firms. Times have changed. Law firms now realize that information security must be a top priority, for several reasons.
by Amy HinzmannJuly 26, 2013
Nick Milton, who writes an informative blog about knowledge management, posted a short piece recently on the effective use of decision logs in project management. Because decision logs are a standard practice in all DiscoverReady-managed reviews, I read his post with an eye to whether we could improve or expand on our decision logging practices. I’m pleased to report that we seem to be in sync with Nick.
by Matt MillerApril 30, 2013
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…