Han v. Futurewei Techs., Inc., No. 11-CV-831-JM (JMA), 2011 WL 4344301 (S.D. Cal. Sept. 15, 2011)

Key Insight: Court denied defendant?s motion for an order requiring plaintiff to allow defendant to copy the hard drives of her personal computing devices where the discovery sought was not relevant to any claims or defenses in the case, where defendant proffered no evidence of its suspicions that plaintiff stole proprietary information, and where defendant?s proposed protocol would result in ?needless accessing? of plaintiff?s personal information and would be unduly burdensome to the plaintiff; where plaintiff nonetheless indicated a willingness ?to partake in some kind of protocol to provide [defendant] with the information it seeks? and submitted her own proposed protocol, the court adopted it

Nature of Case: Employment litigation

Electronic Data Involved: Contents of Plaintiff’s personal computing devices

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