5th Circuit Argument

Members of the Firm's trial team (John Buche, Scott Compton, Byron Ma) argued in the 5th Circuit in New Orleans on Monday. On appeal were two trial court pretrial rulings about copyright preemption of claims for unfair competition and conversion of intangible property, namely drawings. New Orleans is a fine…

Robot Assisted Discovery—ESI and the Use of “Predictive Coding” Software in Civil Litigation

For various reasons, including storage, ease of access, environmental concerns, etc., many businesses have moved away from keeping hard copies of files—and most files are now stored electronically.  The shift from paper to electronic files has created new challenges for litigation discovery—the process of gathering information for a lawsuit.  Increasingly,…