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The Cloud Conundrum: Explaining Divergent Google, Microsoft Search Warrant Rulings

By Ricci Dipshan |

Though coming to contrary conclusions, both court rulings offer guidance of how counsel can safeguard cloud data and how cloud technology is straining conventional legal thinking.

Drawing Aces: The Best Hand to Bet High on Machine Learning

By Rees Morrison, Altman Weil |

Finding the best hand to bet high on machine learning software for legal.

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Inside the Current 'Wild West' of Cyber Insurance Coverage

By Robert D. Chesler, Anderson Kill and Marc D. Schein, Marsh & McLennan |

Data breaches seem to have become a routine risk for most companies, but finding the correct insurance coverage is anything but routine.

Where Enterprise Systems Fit Into Discovery Management

By Jeffrey Hewett and Shawn Edwards, Granite Legal Systems |

Understanding enterprise systems in a manner sufficient for timely, cost effective discovery efforts is a new challenge.

Getting Comfortable with Technology Assisted Review

By Ben Barnett, Matthew B. Tate and Liesl Sachse, Dechert |

Four ways TAR can be used for important but smaller scale projects to be better positioned to reap the full benefits of using TAR in a large-scale review.

The 'Soft Underbelly' of Cybersecurity Meets Legal Ethics

By Jerry Cohen, JAMS |

By following certain best practices and structures, lawyers and law firms can meet ethical standards for protecting client data.

Is Consolidation the New “Name of the Game” for E-Discovery?

By Chris Hildreth, Baird |

A look at how a recent wave of acquisitions may spell disaster for smaller e-discovery services providers.

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How Can Outside Counsel Contribute to the Evolution of E-discovery?

By Nasir Ali, UnitedLex |

As the economic marketplace shifts, proactive law firms can surpass the competition by keeping up with e-discovery changes.

Ask the Marketer: How to Make the Most Out of Legalweek: The Experience

Preparing for the rush of Legaltech and Legal Week? Five legal tech marketing professionals give their tips.

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.

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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.

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.