IP Master Class: Discovering Damaging Emails & Blocking Fishing Expeditions

August 8, 2006

The newspapers are full of trials  - from Microsoft and Enron to Oliver North and Martha Stewart - in which e-mails have been used to devastating effect. Patent trial lawyers likewise recognize the value that can arise from admissions in e-mails. Between the filing of the complaint and the beginning of cross-examination, however, there are numerous practical issues. In an upcoming teleconference, a highly experienced patent trial lawyer will offer his insights on how to find the "silver bullet"
e-mails and how to avoid being overwhelmed by opponents, vendors, and discovery rulings seeking to enlarge electronic discovery beyond reasonable boundaries