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As discovery has evolved into an electronic undertaking, large corporations increasingly find themselves defending their efforts to comply with the discovery requests of skeptical opposing counsel. ...more
Applying the Delaware “because of” test to determine what is covered by the work product privilege, this decision prohibits discovery of the funding agreement between a litigation funding firm and one of the parties to the...more
According to recent media reports, New York State has now implemented the 90-day email retention policy that was previously announced by the Cuomo Administration in June 2013. The reports indicate that various state agencies’...more
Answering the open question of whether pre-litigation communications by attorneys are entitled to the same absolute privilege from defamation claims as litigation communications, the Court of Appeals has just held that they...more
After all the jokes were told, the statuettes (both Lego and real) were handed out, and the speeches were made, one image stood out above the rest from this year’s Academy Awards: John Travolta clutching the chin of “Adele...more
The Texas Supreme Court will hear argument in two mandamus petitions on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, beginning at 9:00 am. ...more
Can you send a subpoena duces tecum -- which translated from Latin is "a writ commanding a person to produce in court certain designated documents or evidence " -- without coupling it with a deposition?...more
The dispute continues between Utica Mutual and Clearwater Insurance in the Northern District of New York where the court recently denied, in large part, the parties’ respective motions to compel discovery of insurance and...more
The Texas Supreme Court – that elephants’ graveyard of claims and causes of action – has sided with a lessor-plaintiff who relied on the discovery rule to defeat a limitations defense. For the many with low expectations when...more
Webb v. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, 2015 WL 317215 (D. Minn. Jan. 26, 2015).
In this products liability case, both parties objected to the magistrate judge’s orders and disputed the appropriate scope of discovery. The...more
Conducting an effective and efficient legal document review requires a hybrid of rocket science, brain chemistry and hot coffee. With ediscovery technology and best practices constantly evolving, if your document review...more
In the closing days of its January term, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hadley v. Subscriber Doe. Hadley poses the question of whether the defendant is entitled to quash the plaintiff’s subpoena seeking to...more
On January 11thth, I put up my last post stating that because of its length, I have broken up the post into two parts. This February post includes a Trade, Customs and IP update with longer sections on Antitrust and...more
One of the many things young lawyers are taught when preparing written responses to discovery is to reserve the right to supplement or amend the responses at a later date.
Originally published in the Delaware Business...more
TCPA Suit on Hold Pending FCC Petitions -
A federal court judge has stayed a class action pending a decision by the Federal Communications Commission on the issue of whether the agency overstepped its bounds by issuing...more
It has been said that technology made large populations possible and that large populations now make technology indispensable. The words of Joseph Wood Krutch, written in 1959, could not be more relevant today. ...more
Over the past year, bar associations and courts throughout the country found themselves addressing more and more issues related to electronic discovery. The states where Lewis Roca Rothgerber has offices were no exception to...more
Oral Argument Fails To Shed Light On The Outcome Of Anticipated En Banc Federal Circuit Decision In Suprema – On February 8, oral argument was held before the en banc Federal Circuit in Suprema v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, Case No....more
FEDERAL CIRCUIT CASES -
Federal Circuit Declines to Extend Patent Exhaustion Doctrine -
In a February 10, 2015 decision, the Federal Circuit reversed a grant of summary judgment of non-infringement under the...more
On February 6, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) imposed sanctions against four China-based accounting firms for their refusal to surrender documents in conjunction with an investigation of potential...more
The Court of Chancery continued to focus on eDiscovery throughout 2014. During the next few weeks we will be recapping 7 cases that covered various topics including preservation, designation of confidential material and the...more
The Supreme Court has long recognized that the freedom of speech enshrined in the First Amendment extends to anonymous speech, noting that “persecuted groups and sects … throughout history have been able to criticize...more
Goodwin Procter’s Business Litigation Reporter provides timely summaries of key cases and other developments within dedicated Business Litigation sessions and related courts throughout the country – courts within which...more
Taking depositions in Belgium is similar to taking depositions in the U.S. Although Belgium is not a party to the Hague Evidence Convention, prior permission for taking depositions of Belgian citizens is not required, nor...more
Armstrong Pump, Inc. v. Hartman, 2014 WL 6908867 (W.D.N.Y. Dec. 9, 2014).
In this patent case, the plaintiff claimed that the defendants breached their license agreement. The defendants had previously filed a motion to...more
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