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Battelle Energy Alliance, LLC v. Southfork Sec., Inc., 2013 WL 5637747 (D. Idaho Oct. 15, 2013).
In this copyright infringement case, the plaintiff sought an ex parte temporary restraining order forcing the defendants...more
In This Issue:
The Blurred Lines of What Constitutes Copyright Infringement of Music: Robin Thicke v. Marvin Gaye’s Estate; Terminology in a Computer Readable Medium Claim —“Physical,” “Tangible,” or “Storage”— Can...more
NOLA Spice Designs, LLC v. Haydel Enters., Inc., 2013 WL 3974535 (E.D. La. Aug. 2, 2013). In this trademark infringement case, the plaintiff refused to disclose user names and passwords in depositions and written responses,...more
SK Hynix Inc. v. Rambus, Inc., 2013 WL 1915865 (N.D. Cal. May 8, 2013).
In this complex set of patent-infringement cases, the plaintiffs sought spoliation sanctions against the defendant—who prevailed in the underlying...more
The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) on May 15, 2013, issued a notice amending Rule 210.27 of its Rules of Practice and Procedure in Section 337 investigations. The amendments go a long way in attempting to...more
The Singaporean government has adopted aggressive measures to become a regional center for dispute resolution and arbitration in areas ranging from intellectual property, to oil and gas arbitration....more
Adrenaline and its effects is the crushing elephant in the room of every courthouse across the country. Lawyers strung out on adrenaline are crowding our courtrooms with lawsuits that never end, disputes that never get...more
Court finds that using technology to undertake more efficient document review is reasonable.
On February 1, Judge Anthony J. Battaglia of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California awarded more...more
The costs associated with discovery, and particularly electronic document discovery, in patent litigation can be effectively controlled with upfront planning, preparation, and coordination between inhouse and outside...more
This article originally published in The Briefs magazine of the Orange County Bar Association in Orlando, Florida discusses the Alternative Dispute Resolution technique in litigation known as Early Neutral Evaluation (ENE)...more
It is not really a surprise when a celebrity makes the news after being sued; we see it happen all time. Those cases typically involve some sort of misconduct, domestic issue, or some other media-driven dispute. It is not...more
The costs associated with discovery, and particularly electronic document discovery, in patent litigation can be effectively controlled with upfront planning, preparation, and coordination between in-house and outside...more
Part Four in a multi-part series on the topic.
Searching for evidence in the form of email, text messages and instant messaging is increasingly important in lawsuits. However, requests for this type of evidence during the...more
In a patent infringement suit by Apple, Inc. against Samsung Electronics Co, LTD, Apple filed a motion for an adverse inference jury instruction based on Samsung's alleged spoliation – the failure to preserve relevant...more
Winnie the Pooh feared the Heffalumps and Woozles that he believed inhabited the Hundred Acre Wood, although he never saw one. There are things that lurk in the woods of e-discovery that lawyers can’t see either…like the...more
Changes are coming to existing rules and specifically include amendments to address ESI within Florida Civil Procedure Rules 1.200, 1.201, 1.280, 1.340, 1.350, 1.380 and 1.410 of the Florida Rules of Civil...more
In This Issue:
- Walking the Line - New Eastern District Model Order Seeks to Make E-Discovery More Bearable By: Matt Acosta
The process of gathering, reviewing, and producing electronic documents has become one of...more
In This Issue:
*Patent Applicants Can Submit New Evidence to the District Court in Civil Actions Under §145
*To Quote Mark Twain, “Reports of My (Inequitable Conduct) Death Have Been Greatly...more
In this issue: Patent Pilot Takes Shape; The Very Model of a Modern E-Discovery Order; Hatch-Waxman and the New Patent Office Post-Grant Review Procedures: A New Litigation Landscape?; and In re Ricoh Company, Ltd. Patent...more
This article originally appeared in the February 2012 International Committee Newsletter.
Of all issues in modern litigation, discovery of electronically stored information (ESI) remains one of momentous and ever-growing...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently held that expenses associated with a third-party electronic database service can constitute taxable costs. In re Ricoh Co., Ltd. Patent Litig., No. 2011-1199,...more
In this issue: Ascentive, LLC v. Opinion Corp., 2011 WL 6181452 (E.D.N.Y. Dec. 13, 2011); L.F.P. IP, Inc. v. Hustler Cincinnati, Inc., 2011 WL 5024356 (S.D. Ohio Oct. 20, 2011); Marketquest Group, Inc. v. BIC Corp., 2011 WL...more
The program at a Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc. (“PLAC”) meeting are always interesting, and the one just before Columbus Day was no exception. It focused on social media and e-discovery. Here are some...more
On September 27, 2011, Chief Judge Randall R. Rader of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit introduced a Model Order on E-Discovery in Patent Cases at the Eastern District of Texas Judicial Conference....more
During his September 27 remarks at the Eastern District of Texas Judicial Conference, Chief Judge Randall R. Rader of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit unveiled a new Model Order for the governance of...more