Archive: June 19, 2018

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Regents of University of California v. Affymetrix (Southern District of California, District Court, 2018)
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Mitchell v. Savannah Airport Commission (Southern District of Georgia, Savannah Division, 2018)
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Knight v. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 323 F. Supp. 837 (S.D. W. Va. June 19, 2018)

Regents of University of California v. Affymetrix (Southern District of California, District Court, 2018)

Key Insight: The common interest exception to AC privilege allowing the presence of a third party doesn’t apply when the third party is not represented by counsel

Nature of Case: patent infringement

Electronic Data Involved: archived email

Keywords: common interest doctrine, privilege, third party, common legal strategy, unrepresented party

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Mitchell v. Savannah Airport Commission (Southern District of Georgia, Savannah Division, 2018)

Key Insight: Lack of communication regarding extending discovery timeline doesn’t entitle a party to additional time

Nature of Case: workplace discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: Documents

Keywords: discovery timeline, reopening discovery, lack of communication, radio silence

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Knight v. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 323 F. Supp. 837 (S.D. W. Va. June 19, 2018)

Key Insight: application of spoliation sanctions occurring in past matters

Nature of Case: product liability

Electronic Data Involved: electronic records, e-mails

Keywords: spoliation, prior sanctions, intent to deprive, prejudice, adverse instruction

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