work product


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work product

n. the writings, notes, memoranda, reports on conversations with the client or witness, research, and confidential materials which an attorney has developed while representing a client, particularly in preparation for trial. A "work product" may not be demanded or subpenaed by the opposing party, as are documents, letters by and from third parties and other evidence, since the work product reflects the confidential strategy, tactics and theories to be employed by the attorney.

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25 May 2017 - Chicago, US-based work product management solutions provider iManage has acquired UK-based artificial intelligence (AI) experts RAVN to accelerate adoption of AI technology, the company said.
In addition to the attorney-client privilege, there is the common law work product doctrine, which protects documents, interviews, statements, memoranda, correspondence, briefs, mental impressions, and other tangible things obtained or created by or for an attorney during or in anticipation of litigation by or for an attorney.
A student's work products therefore often became less inherently valuable over time and after evaluation by an instructor, as the grade and/or diploma replaces the work product, taking on the implicit valuation indication of the student's academic accomplishments.
com) has released iManage Cloud, which enables organizations to use its work product management solutions--document, e-mail and knowledge management, as well as collaboration and governance tools--with no additional IT infrastructure, and for a monthly subscription fee.
The contract is useful in spelling out everything from ownership of the final work product to payment for the freelancer.
These tensions have intensified in recent years, and the IRS has increased summons enforcement cases, including some with very aggressive positions on whether, for example, a document is protected from disclosure by some privilege claim--attorney-client, tax practitioner, or work product.
Instead, it's a process by which faculty, in consultation with their departments and colleges, negotiate--and then over the course of time renegotiate their work product.
USTDA requires a technical consultant ("Contractor") to conduct a desk study review ("DSR") on the work product completed for the Philippines Waste-to-Energy Facilities Feasibility Study ("FS") by the FS contractor ("FS Contractor").
protection from disclosure to adversaries as work product.
Furthermore, the work product doctrine shields from discovery the vast majority of the steps counsel take to prepare for trial.
Veolia, a subsidiary of the French conglomerate Vivendi, claimed that certain documents requested by the IRS were protected by the work product privilege, attorney-client privilege, and Sec.
August 15, 2013), held that neither the attorney-client privilege nor the work product doctrine applied to reports prepared by outside counsel for their insurer-clients in connection with a coverage investigation because the reports were created before the insurers made a "firm decision" to deny coverage for the claim.