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Mar 18, 2013

E-Discovery Expertise Is An Essential Skill Clients Should Look for in Litigators

Margaret Raymond-Flood explains why and what e-discovery skills are essential for every litigator in her interview with The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.  Should you be involved in cross border litigation, either as a U.S. plaintiff or defendant, you and your counsel must know and have an “in-depth” knowledge of e-discovery.

Editor: Why do clients need counsel with expertise in the area of e-discovery?

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May 09, 2012

Former Global Pharmaceutical Company Employee Sentenced for Theft of Trade Secrets

A United States District Court Judge for the Judicial District of New Jersey has sentenced a former employee of Sanofi-Aventis (“Sanofi”) to 18 months in prison for attempting to sell Sanofi’s trade secrets for her own gain.  In announcing the sentencing, the United States Attorney explained that the defendant, a foreign national working in the U.S., had been a research chemist at Sanofi for five years, assisting in the development of several compounds that Sanofi considered its trade secrets.  » Read More

Sep 08, 2010

The Crimes Are Virtual, But The Damages Are Real

The World Gathers In Brazil For The Congress On Electronic Crimes And Protection
An Interview with Brazilian Cyber Law Attorney Renato Opice Blum

BwoB had occasion recently to sit down with cyber law expert Renato Opice Blum to discuss some of the most pressing issues facing his international clients with regard to cybercrimes.  He shared with us some useful ways to address the growing proliferation of these tech crimes.» Read More

Apr 06, 2010

Mind Your Email: Potential Criminal Liability for Privacy Violations and Dissemination of “Company Secrets”

Guest Blogger: Kenneth N. Rashbaum, Esq., Rashbaum Associates, LLC

Email, text messages, instant messages or even social media communications from or about one’s place of employment may be fraught with peril, depending upon the country from which the communication is sent.  The recent criminal prosecution against Google in Italy, stemming from an upload of a YouTube video, is a stern lesson in the reach of Italian privacy law. » Read More

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