By David Hricik
I’ve long written about ethics and technology (my old paper about email security, I am proud to say, pushed back on the idea that (at least in the 1990s) email was insecure). For an AIPLA speech I’m giving next month, I wrote a paper on various ethical issues that arise with the use of social media. It is available here.
The issue that I’ve run into a few times now in IP cases is judicial research into facts. I represented people in one of those matters, which was before the OED, and can’t reveal anything much about it, and the other was a case where judicial research led to a show cause order that was based upon…. poor judicial research. The paper points out those and similar problems.