Posted by Judy Velasquez on Friday, May 2, 2014 - 00:00
Legal Lately is Robert Half Legal's weekly offering of legal trends and news* that could have an impact on the field today. This week, new e-discovery rules appear to be on the horizon, a major settlement draws unwanted attention, litigation plays an important role in business strategy, and more.
- New e-discovery rules could make it easier and less costly for litigation search and preparation. (Compliance Week)
- BP's billions attract scam artists as many seek to profit from oil-spill settlement. (The National Law Journal)
- A privately held juice maker, POM®, makes litigation an integral part of its business strategy to protect its trademarks and attack its rivals' marketing. (The American Lawyer)
- A startup may be the first to gain from Supreme Court’s patent fee ruling over a troll with a “matchmaking” patent. (arstechnica.com)
- This week, Google ceases scanning of student Gmail accounts to serve targeted ads. (Wall Street Journal)
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