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  • Redacting Confidential Portions – After the Fact
    Posted by Planet Depos on September 20, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson A recent blog highlighted the benefit of designating confidential portions to be redacted while at the deposition. Portions designated as such are redacted at no cost. So, depending on the size of the case and the extent ...Continue Reading The post Redacting Confidential Portions – After the Fact appeared first on . […]

  • International Videoconference Testimony for Trial
    Posted by Planet Depos on September 15, 2016 at 2:25 pm

    Do you have a client who will be testifying in a trial overseas via videoconference from the United States? Sounds easy enough, but there are quite a few things to consider. Time Difference – If your client is testifying in a ...Continue Reading The post International Videoconference Testimony for Trial appeared first on . […]

  • “Take Note,” Court Reporters!
    Posted by Planet Depos on September 13, 2016 at 1:26 pm

    By Julia Alicandri The National Court Reporters Association recently launched its 2016-2017 ‘Take Note’ Challenge. The competition started on August 8th and will run through February 18th, 2017. The friendly challenge invites state court reporting associations and individuals to help ...Continue Reading The post “Take Note,” Court Reporters! appeared first on . […]

  • International Travel Chronicles
    Posted by Planet Depos on September 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    By Neal Price and Suzanne Quinson Travel to foreign lands brings with it unique experiences and funny anecdotes you just couldn’t pick up any other way. The language barrier is an obvious and endless source of amusement, but each country has ...Continue Reading The post International Travel Chronicles appeared first on . […]

  • Checklist for Depositions in Japan
    Posted by Planet Depos on September 6, 2016 at 12:50 pm

    By Suzanne Quinson As mentioned in previous blogs, there are extra steps involved when scheduling depositions in Japan. In the interest of assisting paralegals maintain well-organized information regarding all things related to international depositions, we have compiled a handy checklist. ...Continue Reading The post Checklist for Depositions in Japan appeared first on . […]

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  • Commemorating Five Years of the America Invents Act
    Posted by USPTO on September 26, 2016 at 4:07 pm

    Guest Blog by Dana Robert Colarulli, Director of the Office of Governmental Affairs We’ve come a long way in five years. The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA), signed in 2011 by President Obama, modernized the U.S. patent system and, as a result, helped strengthen […]

  • Transparency in Patent Examination Prosecution: Master Review Form
    Posted by USPTO on September 20, 2016 at 1:57 pm

    Guest blog by Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality Valencia Martin Wallace One important component of the USPTO’s commitment to achieve greater accuracy, clarity, and consistency in examination and prosecution is the Clarity and Correctness Data Capture (CCDC) program. As […]

  • Five Years of Patent Pro Bono Success
    Posted by USPTO on September 16, 2016 at 3:07 pm

    Guest blog by Will Covey, Deputy General Counsel and John Kirkpatrick, Patent Pro Bono Coordinator Five years ago, President Obama signed the America Invents Act (AIA) into law, bringing sweeping changes to the U.S. patent system.  In addition to those major changes, other […]

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  • AmEx Loss In DOJ Anti-Steering Suit Reversed By 2nd Circ.
    Posted on September 26, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    The Second Circuit on Monday reversed a win by the U.S. Department of Justice in a suit accusing American Express of violating antitrust laws by imposing rules barring merchants from steering consumers to other credit card brands, saying the lower court ruling considered only one side of the market. […]

  • Merrill Lynch Pays $15.5M In ‘Mini-Flash’ Crash Fines
    Posted on September 26, 2016 at 3:13 pm

    Merrill Lynch has agreed to pay $15.5 million in fines to the Securities and Exchange Commission and several stock exchanges to end allegations that it failed to prevent erroneous trading orders that caused numerous “mini-flash” crashes, including one that caused Anadarko Petroleum’s market value to plunge $45 billion before recovering, the SEC and the exchanges announced Monday. […]

  • Cops Say Texas Atty Who Shot 9 May Have Had Firm Problems
    Posted on September 26, 2016 at 1:10 pm

    A Houston attorney who may have been disgruntled over his professional life donned a military-like uniform adorned with Nazi emblems, police said, as he indiscriminately fired dozens of rounds — from a handgun and Tommy gun — at passersby, sending nine to the hospital before police shot and killed him. […]

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