Sophia & Chloe, Inc. v. Brighton Collectibles, Inc., No. 12cv2472-AJB(KSC), 2013 WL 5212013 (S.D. Cal. Sept. 13, 2013)
Key Insight: Court denied Plaintiff?s request for forensic examinations of certain of Defendant?s computers, despite Defendant?s failure to produce internal communications regarding the allegedly infringing jewelry designs where, despite acknowledging Plaintiff?s suspicions, there was no concrete evidence of ?concealment, destruction of evidence, or failure to preserve documents and information? and where Plaintiff was able to explore its suspicions through other ?written and oral discovery tools?
Nature of Case: Copyright and Trademark infringement and unfair competition
Electronic Data Involved: Email, ESI