UBIC Establishes New Research and Development Center to Incubate Advanced Technology for Preventive Legal Strategies and Litigation Support

UBIC leverages the two streams of science - behavioral and informatics to create cutting-edge solutions and services for Preventive Legal Strategies and Litigation Support.

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Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2013

UBIC, Inc., a provider of strategic international litigation support solutions, has announced the establishment of a research and development center aimed at bolstering UBIC’s ongoing research and development efforts into new technology areas by combining behavioral and information sciences to create tailor-made solutions for Preventive Legal Strategies (PLSTM) and Litigation support. UBIC aims to leverage its unique and advanced technological development activities to open up new markets and expand business opportunities.

Background and Objectives

The advance of information technology means businesses have much easier access to insights that can help them reduce upside risks. For instance, executive decisions can be made far more quickly through the use of business intelligence, and companies can strengthen their intellectual property strategies through in-depth analysis of patent data. Conversely, that same technological progress has increased downside risks such as information leaking on to the internet, the “globalization” of compliance breaches now that cloud computing has made IT frameworks much more advanced and complicated. The downside of which is the risk of massive bills for compensation and even enforced suspension of business.

We at UBIC have long offered clients a range of forensics, eDiscovery, patent analysis, and technology transfer solutions. Going forward, our objective is to invest the extensive experience and expertise built up overtime into R&D center to create advanced technology solutions that will benefit society at large by helping minimize both upside and downside risks.

About the Research & Development Center

The new research and development center will fuse behavioral science (which combines cognitive psychology, criminal psychology, and sociology to observe and analyze human behavior) and information science (involving data mining, voice recognition technologies and mechanized translation) to engage in R&D based on forensic technologies and generate a unique strand of business intelligence gathering methods with a behavioral science perspective. Through these activities, UBIC will endeavor to provide companies and other organizations with solutions to prevent and respond to the upside and downside risks inherent in preventive legal strategies and litigation, thus offering clients avenues to boost and/or protect their corporate value.

The new center is to be located in Tokyo, Japan with current start date of operations as March, 2013. Our team will work closely with researchers from academia and industry globally to bring in the best of both worlds to develop world-class technology useful for the society, eventually becoming center of excellence in the field of behavioral and information sciences.

About UBIC
UBIC, Inc. (TOKYO: 2158.TSE) is a leading provider of Asian-language eDiscovery solutions and services. UBIC has extensive eDiscovery and forensic experience and expertise with information documented in Japanese, Korean, Chinese as well as English languages, and applies its expertise in connection with cross-border litigation, administrative proceedings and internal investigations, including those related to anti-trust investigations, intellectual property (IP) litigation, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and product liability (PL) investigations. UBIC serves its clients from offices in Japan, the United States, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom.

UBIC’s proprietary technology platform, Lit i View™, version 6.0, is an innovative eDiscovery solution that accurately handles Asian-language characters, encoding schemes and native file systems. UBIC also recently launched its flexible and customizable Legal Cloud™ service to address the problem of rising costs associated with the growth and dispersion of data volumes across the globe, along with prolonged investigations and litigations.

With flexible, customizable end-to-end solutions and services covering the entire electronic discovery reference model (EDRM) life-cycle for corporate litigation strategy and crisis management, UBIC has assisted clients in more than 290 administrative and legal proceedings in the United States, including Department of Justice (DOJ), International Trade Commission (ITC) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigations and more than 700 corporate investigations in Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan and Singapore. Assisted by highly experienced litigation attorneys, UBIC provides a range of services facilitating fact discovery, patent management, security, internal audit and regulatory compliance that can provide a significant cost savings to its clients.

For more information about UBIC, contact info(at)ubicna(dot)com or visit http://www.ubicna.com


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