Episode Category

Intellectual Property

In-House Legal

Google GC Kent Walker on Internet Disruption and Censorship

Google GC Kent Walker how the company approaches the legal balance between personal privacy and the government’s need for access to information.

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Copyright Issues, Intellectual Property, and Data Security in the Digital Age

Michael Fricklas is executive vice-president, general counsel, and secretary of Viacom Inc., a powerhouse in the digital content industry. Viacom, a global mass media company, owns Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Spike, Comedy Central, Channel 5 in the UK, and hundreds of other cable television networks. Because of the massive amount of media content it owns...

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ABA Midyear Meeting 2015: The Section of Intellectual Property Law with Lisa Dunner

Legal Talk Network Producer Laurence Colletti interviews Lisa Dunner, chair of the Section of Intellectual Property Law, at the 2015 ABA Midyear Meeting. Dunner discusses the divisions of the section, patent, trademark, copyright, alternative dispute resolution, licensing, and other specialized divisions, and how they influence federal laws. Lisa Dunner is managing partner in the law...

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Legal Toolkit

Analytics in Law Practice

Analytics is basically data analysis focused on distilling information useful for improving processes and decision making, often in a business context. When applied to law firms, analytics can be used to improve client intake, increase the firm’s efficiency, and identify silos. How is this possible? How can simply collecting and analyzing data affect your law...

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ABA Journal: Modern Law Library

Author Tells Tangled Tale of the $19B Verdict Against Chevron in ‘Law of the Jungle’

In February 2011, an Ecuadorean court found the Chevron Corporation liable for environmental damage caused by oil-drilling activities in the rainforest region El Oriente in the 1970s and 1980s. Chevron, which in 2001 purchased Texaco (the company which had actually operated the oil wells), was ordered to pay $19 billion to the class-action plaintiffs who brought...

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Lawyer 2 Lawyer

Net Neutrality

On the coattails of presidential support and possible regulations from the Federal Communications Commission, Net Neutrality makes its way back into public debate. Proponents claim it will keep the internet a level playing field while opponents believe the opposite. One side worries about oppressive corporations while the other is concerned about oppressive government. Not surprisingly,...

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Digital Detectives

Predictive Coding for Rookies: E-Discovery in the Courtroom

Discovery, as all lawyers know, is the process of collecting and exchanging information about the court case to prepare for the trial. Traditionally, this was done by many lawyers over countless billable hours in which every page of potential evidence was examined for important information. Because of this, the more information existed in reference to...

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Digital Detectives

Cull, Baby, Cull – Modern Trends in Data Collection and Analysis

Despite all the attention that e-discovery has received over the last decade, it is still a relatively new part of the litigation process. For those lawyers who were never exposed to e-discovery in law school or their formative years of practice, the systems and products involving data collection and analysis can be overwhelming and complex....

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On the Road

John Isaza Explains Information Governance and Defensible Disposition at LegalTech West Coast

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews John Isaza, a pioneer in information governance and records management, at the LegalTech West Coast Trade Show. Together they discuss the concepts of defensible disposition as well as risk, readiness, and revenue as they pertain to information governance and law firm data. Although attorneys can’t sell or disseminate...

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Hunter McMahon Discusses E-Discovery Strategy at the LegalTech West Coast Trade Show

Legal Talk Network producer Laurence Colletti interviews Hunter McMahon, director of discovery and technology at Driven Inc., at the LegalTech West Coast Trade Show. McMahon explains the issues during an e-discovery project including quick data retention turnover, balancing privacy and security, and using appropriate data capturing technology. In starting e-discovery, he says, the best strategy...

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