The Supreme Court recently rejected a proposed class-action antitrust lawsuit against cable provider, Comcast. This decision overturned an appellate ruling which certified a class of approximately two million existing and former Comcast subscribers.
These subscribers accused the cable company of monopolizing the Philadelphia cable television market by merging and swapping territory with other providers to eliminate [...]
As competition amongst smart phone and tablet creators quickly ramps up, so have the legal implications behind patent infringement. The Federal Trade Commission and the courts have seen an influx of legal matters related to the alleged misuse of standard-essential patents by high profile technological firms like Google, Apple, and Microsoft. While conventional patents may [...]
We reported on the debate over predictive coding in the antitrust case Kleen Products, LLC, et. Al. v. Packaging Corporation of America, et. Al., back in April. The plaintiffs argued that discovery should be conducted using predictive coding because of deficiencies in the defendants’ keyword search methodology. The defendants had already completed 99% of discovery [...]
The antitrust case of Kleen Products, LLC, et. al. v. Packaging Corporation of America, et. al., which many may know as the “other” predictive coding case, has finally started to tear the attention of the e-discovery industry away from Da Silva Moore. While the issue at hand in Da Silva Moore was the argument over the [...]
Yesterday, April 11th, the Department of Justice officially filed a complaint against Apple, Inc. and five publishers on the grounds that they violated antitrust laws by conspiring to lower the price of e-books. As covered here earlier, Apple adopted an “agency model” of pricing that allowed publishers to set the prices of e-books in return [...]
Last week, it was very busy here at the Bllawg. Check out this round up to make sure you didn’t miss any new content!
LLM was announced as an early sponsor of the 2012 Master’s Conference, to take place in Washington, D.C. this October.
We wrote about how to use keyword searches more effectively (one word summary: [...]