The Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program is sponsoring a free e-discovery webinar on April 6, 2011 from noon until 1:30 pm CDT. This is the next in a series of e-discovery seminars sponsored by the local federal courts which have been excellent so far. Participation is limited to 1,500. So, sign up early — click here to register. Attendance for the past events has been impressive. 1.5 hours of MCLE credit have been applied for in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.
Here are the details of the webinar from the Northern District’s inviation:
What Everyone Should Know About the Mechanics of E-Discovery
April 6, 2011 – Noon – 1:30 p.m. (CDT)
Understanding the mechanics of electronic discovery is essential to your effectiveness in litigation and to fulfill your responsibility to your clients. The Seventh Circuit Electronic Discovery Pilot Program, together with Merrill Corporation, has developed a program designed to assist you in mastering the e-discovery challenges of today’s litigation and to help you manage the preservation, retrieval and production of ESI through the e-discovery process. You will gain information including:
- A basic understanding of the terminology unique to the realm of e-discovery.
- The meaning of preservation and how to achieve this crucial obligation in an evolving technological landscape.
- How to assess and manage the challenges of an e-discovery project.
- A foundational understanding to help you identify potential e-discovery pitfalls and potential problems.
The annual Chicago IP Colloquium continues this Tuesday, February 22, 2011. The Chicago IP Colloquium is jointly sponsored by Chicago-Kent College of Law and Loyola University Chicago School of Law to discuss a range of issues in intellectual property and cyberspace law based upon papers by six nationally renowned intellectual property scholars. The sessions are uniformly excellent, and well worth your time. The next session will be this Tuesday, February 22 from 4:10 pm to 5:50 pm at Chicago-Kent Room 305 and will feature Professor Shyamkrishna Balganesh, University of Pennsylvania Law School discussing the paper: "Hot News": The Enduring Myth of Property in News
Heartland Angels, a Chicago based, early-stage private equity capital investment network, is sponsoring a new educational series on Intellectual Property in the 21st Century.
The first in the series will be a panel discussion on February 7, 2011, starting at 6:30pm in the Chicago offices of Drinker, Biddle and Reath LLP, 191 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 3700. The panel will consider answers to the question: Are the copyright laws out of touch in the new reality of digital on-line media?
David Frey, J.D, Partner, Drinker, Biddle and Reath LLP
Ed Lee, J. D., Professor, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Daliah Saper, J.D., Saper Law
Tim McCarthy, J.D., Senior Counsel of Clark Hill (Moderator)
Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Registration and inquiries by e-mail only to: Ron@heartlandangels.com. There will be a $10 charge (payable by cash or check only) at the door.