Quinn's Document Flub Shows Risks Of Rising Data Demands

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 8:28 PM ET) -- Technology-driven mistakes in complex litigation, like the one made when Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP leaked confidential information in the Apple Inc.-Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. patent war, highlight the increased risks lawyers and their clients face as they race to keep up with mounting data demands, experts say.

Even in the relatively straightforward processes of digitally redacting large documents or parsing data sets with search terms, “it’s difficult to be 100 percent accurate,” according to Doug Austin, vice president of professional services at e-discovery software...
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