Alzheimer?s Inst. of Am., Inc. v. Elan Corp. PLC, No. 3:10-cv-00482, 2013 WL 8744216 (N.D. Cal. Jan. 31, 2013)

Key Insight: Addressing taxable costs related to electronic discovery, the court agreed with the reasoning in prior case law that ?costs for electronic .TIFF and .PFD conversion and OCR of documents produced in discovery were permissible exemplification costs, but pre-production document collection and processing costs were not? and concluded that ?database hosting costs separate from .TIFF and OCR conversion, Bates stamping, load file and other physical media generation are non-compensable ??

Nature of Case: Patent litigation

Electronic Data Involved: taxable costs

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