protected work product
It is imperative that corporate counsel manage an e-discovery readiness program that strategically leverages current best practices, innovative processes and new technologies against the corporate content-discovery life cycle.
It seems likely that the PTAB will consider attorney-expert communications, including draft expert reports, protected work product based on past decisions and procedures.
In my first article for the OutsideExperts column, I advocated for early mediation in EEOC claims. Since then, you may have had the chance to act on this advice only to find that the charging party declined the invite or perhaps you never received the invite in the first place....