Organik Kimya v. ITC (Fed. Cir., 2017)

Key Insight: whether an order of default judgment amounts to abuse of discretion given finding of bad faith

Nature of Case: patent infringement / misappropriation of trade secrets

Electronic Data Involved: deleted electronic records

Keywords: spoliation, overwriting, internal clock, laptop, forensic investigation, intent, bad faith, prejudice, ability to control, litigation hold notice, default judgment, adverse inference, deterrence

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