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Gibbons to Present Live CLE Seminar: “Keys to Negotiating Better Software and Software-as-a-Service Agreements”

From April 16-18, Peter J. Frazza, a Director in Gibbons’s Business & Commercial Litigation Group, will lead a seminar in Las Vegas analyzing the negotiation of software licenses and software-as-a-service agreements, addressing artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things (IoT), and data protection and privacy issues specific to software transactions. Mr. Frazza will leverage his 40+ years of experience handling complex lawsuits and contract negotiations on behalf of licensees and users, in order to provide a substantive, insightful overview and practical action steps to optimize your negotiation strategies in an ever-changing technology environment. This seminar is ideal for: Chief Information Officers Chief Technology Officers Chief Financial Officers Contract Negotiators In-House Counsel IT/IS/MIS Managers Contract Managers Contract Administrators Purchasing/Procurement Agents Consultants CLE INFORMATION New Jersey: Gibbons P.C. is an accredited MCLE provider in the State of New Jersey. This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 18.0 hours of total CLE credit. Of these, 0 qualify as total hours of credit for Ethics and Professionalism, including 0 hours in diversity, inclusion, and elimination of bias, and 0 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in civil trial law, criminal trial law, workers compensation law, municipal court law, and/or matrimonial law. New York: Gibbons P.C. has been...

Southern District of New York Implements Pilot Program to Require Early Identification & Resolution of E-Discovery Issues in Complex Cases

The Judicial Improvements Committee of the Southern District of New York issued a report announcing the initiation of a Pilot Project Regarding Case Management Techniques for Complex Civil Cases (the “JIC Report”) in October 2011. The pilot project, which became effective on November 1, 2011, is designed to run for 18 months and for now, applies only to specific matters designated as “complex cases.” The project, which seeks to enhance the caliber of judicial case management, arose out of recommendations from the May 2010 Duke Conference on Civil Procedure and E-Discovery. This blog posting focuses on that portion of the pilot program devoted to the discovery of electronically stored information (“ESI”).