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Protection begins with assessment of access

Law firms handle plenty of sensitive information, both their own and that of their clients. A client’s competitor and opponents in a lawsuit are just two parties who may want to steal that information. “Security matters because it is not a theoretical risk,” says Martin Felsky, a

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Weird Science

From self-bending metals to stones that repair themselves, ecopreneurs and scientists are developing a range of advanced building materials.

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MaRS Centre – Phase 2

Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District supports innovators as they commercialize intellectual property. Phase 2 of MaRS will complete the vision when it welcomes tenants in September 2013. “Intellectual property is evaluated for its readiness to become the underlying logic of a business,” says Dale Martin, senior advisor to

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Sign of the times

Easily add signatures with Adobe’s new software Picture it: you receive an email about forms or contracts you need to sign back at the office. You read this email on a touchscreen-enabled device – your smartphone, perhaps, or your tablet. And you wonder why you can’t just

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DIY e-discovery still possible, but with limits

A question of collection tools, in-house expertise, volume of work The legal industry has adopted the Electronic Discovery Reference Model, a structural workflow that professionals can follow (www.edrm.net). Before the EDRM, discovery was a do-it-yourself process. Those were confusing days. “Different vendors and law firms took different

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How small firms look big by making most of resources

This is the first article in a two-part series. To read part two, click here. High-tech innovations level the playing field Innovative small law firms are using widely available technologies to compete with bigger firms. Robert Half Legal noted this trend among the key findings in its

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New tools are making mining mountains of data easier

An introduction to e-discovery’s key concepts. Attorneys will always need to participate in discovery. One secret to saving money on fees is to limit the number of documents they need to handle. Fortunately, even as document collections continue to expand to mind-boggling proportions, technologies used to pare

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Filling out forms online

Does much of your practice involve filling out forms? If you answered yes, electronic forms represent both opportunities and looming threats to your business.

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Going Green

Understanding the facts and the fallacies of green building design principles is a complex task. Buildings play major roles in our environment’s health, as well as our own. We need to make them more sustainable. So what’s the holdup? The holdups stem largely from a need for

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App Overload

You own a smartphone or tablet and you’re getting more work done on the go. Looking to do even more? Check out the apps in this article, many of which extend the features of systems you already use to your mobile device. (Note: not all apps are

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