ACEDS New England Chapter Launch Event

The ACEDS New England Chapter and the Women in eDiscovery Boston Chapter came together last Wednesday, June 15, to celebrate the re-launch of the ACEDS New England Chapter at the Atlantic Beer Garden in the Boston Seaport District. The New England Litigation Technology Professionals were also present to show their support of this Chapter. The […]

ACEDS News Roundup: Panama Papers, Dead iPhones and More

Panama Papers Perpetrator Produced? Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca revealed how the world’s rich and powerful took advantage of the country’s lax laws to skip paying their dues. Mossack Fonseca, is now seeking the prosecution of a worker from its Geneva office for stealing company documents. The law firm itself is the subject of numerous criminal […]

Experts Poke Holes in Patent Infringement Case Against kCura

Last week, a series of complaints were filed against kCura and several Relativity partners by Blackbird Tech LLC—a firm that buys patents with the goal of entering into litigation. But when Jeremy Pickens, Chief Scientist at Catalyst read the complaint and patent filing, he instantly felt déjà vu. He says the patent claim immediately reminded him of a research […]

ACEDS NEWS: kCura Sued, Grossman Moves on, and a New Acquisition

A series of complaints were filed against kCura and several Relativity partners by Blackbird Tech LLC—a firm that buys patents with the goal of entering into litigation. According the company’s site, Blackbird Technologies was formed by two former patent litigation partners at WilmerHale and Kirkland & Ellis. As Bob Ambrogi reported, Blackbird claims that the concept-search feature within […]

Can a Mentor Help Your Career?

At the ACEDS eDiscovery Conference in September, presenter Jared Coseglia, founder of TRU Staffing partners had an interesting piece of advice for e-discovery professionals looking to advance their careers. “If you don’t have a mentor, you should find one.” It was an offhanded comment in response to a question, but at least one attendee took it very […]

OpenText and Recommind: The Changing Face of E-Discovery

Last week’s announcement that enterprise software giant OpenText will acquire e-discovery vendor Recommind is being hailed as a win for both companies. But it is also a sign of an ongoing transformation that will forever change the e-discovery industry. Analysts and industry observers say the acquisition is part of a long, inexorable process that is […]

ACEDS Interview: Sharon Nelson “A hacker with advanced tools and sufficient funding will get in in. Period, end of quote.”

For law firms, 2016 has been the year of cybersecurity as firms from New York City to Panama have been exposed as the victims of hackers and leakers. ACEDS recently caught up with Sharon Nelson, the President of Sensei Enterprises, where she has worked on the front lines of computer forensics and cybersecurity for more than […]

VIDEO: Ethical Hacking Demonstration

In this presentation from the 2016 ACEDS E-Discovery Conference, Roy Zur, CEO of Cybint, and former Israeli intelligence officer, demonstrates the tools and tricks of the trade that hackers use to commit cybercrime, as well as ways lawyers can use online tools for information gathering and responding to cyberthreats. He even explains how he used simple […]