Legal

The CIO 100 celebrates the top 100 organizations worldwide that exemplify the highest level of operational and strategic excellence in information technology, and for the sixth time in seven years, the law firm Foley & Lardner has made the list. The Chicago-based firm, which has...

Patent law just took another turn, as the Federal Circuit Court has made it more difficult to prove willful infringement - and apparently, ignorance of the law is an excuse. According to Guest Columnist David De Bruin, an attorney and partner with Michael Best &...

Third Wave Technologies is just fine with a recent Food and Drug Administration announcement on relabeling for the blood thinning drugs Coumadin and Wafarin, which have been linked to adverse drug reactions in emergency room settings. The Madison biotechnology company soon will provide an update...

Thanks to an error in the way it accounted for accounting for the revenue from contracts that contain both a license of software and related maintenance, Merge Healthcare again faces delisting from the NASDAQ Global Market. The company, which has delayed its financial report for...

In trying to make federal wiretapping laws respond to the terrorist threat and take into account modern technology and communications, the Bush Administration has pursued and Congress has enacted a controversial new wiretapping law. While many believe that some foreign surveillance reforms are overdue, WTN...

CIOs who flinch at the mere mention of the word “auditor” must be feeling pretty jumpy in this heavily regulated era. Yet the right mindset and attitude toward compliance can pay off handsomely when it comes to improving information technology governance, and showing upper management...

In his continuing series on early-stage companies, columnist Joe Boucher has covered many of the financing means for new businesses. For many ventures, both new and established ones, real estate is the most expensive asset to finance, but in this edition of Early Stage, Boucher...

The new rules of eDiscovery require more thought and action than simply turning off the office shredder. In this fourth and final part of WTN's series on electronic document retention, attorney Joe Olson addresses the how and when of eDiscovery, including effective litigation hold -...