Deere & Co. v. Duroc LLC, 650 Fed. Appx. 779 (Fed. Cir. 2016)

Key Insight: Where parties entered into an agreement that set forth parameters for production of ESI, District Court held that ?when the costs of complying with the agreement are within the obligations of the Agreement and reasonably incurred in complying with the Agreement, they are recoverable? and circuit court, on appeal, concluded that District Court acted within its discretion: ?The district court held that the e-discovery costs incurred in procedures required by the ESI Agreement are within the scope of ? 1920. Relying on the Agreement, the district court did not separate the activities required by the e-discovery Agreement. We conclude that the district acted within its discretion.?

Nature of Case: Patent infringement

Electronic Data Involved: Taxable Costs ( 28 U.S.C. ? 1920)

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