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The DOJ is Tired of Reading Your Emails: Inside Email Analytics

By Adam Kuhn, Recommind |

When the feds come calling, you need to leverage machine learning technology to be able to effectively comply.


Hackers, Data Leaks, Encryption and Hidden Data Can Wreak E-Discovery Havoc

By Adam Feinberg, BIA |

As we enter 2017, here's how changes in cybersecurity may affect your e-discovery plans moving forward.

With New Law Shielding Negative Reviews, It's Time to Update Terms of Use

By Jennifer Williams-Alvarez |

The Consumer Review Fairness Act voids provisions in form contracts that prohibit or restrict a consumer's ability to leave a negative review.

Cyber Becomes Mainstream: The Lessons Learned for 2017

By Andrew Serwin, Morrison & Foerster |

These three lessons impact our daily lives as professionals, as well as citizens.

The Patent Implications of Using AI in the Global Marketplace

By Jason Lohr, Hogan Lovells |

International usage can lead to problems through data collection, disclosure and more.

Machine Learning of Tomorrow: 4 Emerging Legal Tech Arenas for AI

By Ian Lopez |

Sure you know AI, but do you know where it applies in, say, patents? Here’s where AI will continue to push legal technology this year.

Managing Litigation and Benchmarking Through Big Data

By Scott Forman, Littler Mendelson |

Garnering the data to compare a legal department's efforts with others isn't easy, but it's becoming necessary.

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Ringing in the New Year: The Evolution of Design Patents in 2017

By Andrew Rapacke, The Rapacke Law Group |

A look at what the Trump administration, USPTO updates and more mean for the future of design patents.

3 Musings in the Minds of Legal Tech Leaders: December 2016

By Zach Warren |

Legal technology leaders speak on the personnel links between e-discovery and cybersecurity and more in this month's Tech Digest.

5 Ways E-Discovery Will Change in 2017

By Adi Elliott, Epiq |

These trends will reshape e-discovery conversations in the coming year, including mainstream e-discovery, cross-border compliance and more.

Counterpoint: Why Law Firms Are Not the Preferred One-Stop E-Discovery Shop for Clients

By Dan Meyers, TransPerfect Legal Solutions |

Centralization of e-discovery? Sounds good. But external vendors are actually the preferred option for centralization, one expert argues.

Neota v. Seal v. ROSS: Cases From an Artificial Intelligence 'Shark Tank' Session

By Ian Lopez |

A recent Cowen Group session gave the floor for legal technology companies to reach out to law firm, in-house and service provider leaders.

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The Argument for Metadata as a Matter of Procedural Due Process

By Matthew S. Adams, Fox Rothschild |

A provision for metadata in discovery provides fundamental fairness in modern criminal and quasi-criminal proceedings, Fox Rothschild's Matthew Adams argues.

4 Things You Need to Know about Federal Anti-Hacking Statutes in Employment Disputes

By Mark Moore, Reavis Parent Lehrer |

As several recent cases demonstrate, companies and employers both need to weigh their decisions about their electronic communications.

Client Data Security Obligations Begin With the Law Firm

By Timothy Opsitnick, TCDI |

No matter whether firms keep data in-house or work with third parties, certain cybersecurity controls should be in place.

Justice Should Be Blind, the Cost of Document Processes Shouldn't Be

By Dennis Amorosano, Canon U.S.A. |

Understanding the cost metrics associated with printing can allow firms to strategically manage assets.

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Automation, Mobility the Next Steps in Law Firm Case Management?

By Ian Lopez |

Aderant says automation in case management can lower both risks and costs.