Archive: October 2018

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Beseke v. Equifax Information Services, LLC, No. 17-CV-4971-DWF-KMM (D. Minn, 2018)
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Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Moody, 154 Ohio St.3d 253, 2018-Ohio-4071 (Ohio St.3d, 2018)
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Updateme Inc. v. Axel Springer SE, No. 17-cv-05054-SI (LB) (N.D. Cal. Oct. 11, 2018)
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Ronnie Van Zant, Inc. v. Cleopatra Records, Inc. (2nd Circuit, 2018)
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Corel Software v. Microsoft (District of Utah, 2018)
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Adidas America, Inc. v. TRB Acquisitions LLC (District of Oregon, 2018)
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McDonnel Group, LLC v. Starr Surplus Lines Ins. Co. et al, 2:18-cv-01380-JTM-JCW (E.D. La. Oct. 3, 2018)
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Franklin v. Howard Brown Health Ctr., No. 17 C 8376 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 4, 2018)

Beseke v. Equifax Information Services, LLC, No. 17-CV-4971-DWF-KMM (D. Minn, 2018)

Key Insight: accessibility of data

Nature of Case: Violations of the FCRA

Electronic Data Involved: information related to similar lawsuits and consumer complaints

Keywords: data, searchable, accessible, access*, undue burden,

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Cleveland Metro. Bar Assn. v. Moody, 154 Ohio St.3d 253, 2018-Ohio-4071 (Ohio St.3d, 2018)

Key Insight: Attorney sanctions for dishonest conduct and willful interference with discovery process

Nature of Case: Employment discrimination

Keywords: attorney misconduct, dishonest conduct, false testimony

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Updateme Inc. v. Axel Springer SE, No. 17-cv-05054-SI (LB) (N.D. Cal. Oct. 11, 2018)

Key Insight: proportionality, undue burden, ESI protocol terms, privilege

Nature of Case: trademark infringement

Electronic Data Involved: electronic records

Keywords: random sample, random sampling, responsiveness, responsive documents

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Corel Software v. Microsoft (District of Utah, 2018)

Key Insight: Available resources plays into undue burden decision making and when part of the data has already been produced, relevance has already been conceded

Nature of Case: Infringement

Electronic Data Involved: Telemetry data

Keywords: Telemetry data, GPDR

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Adidas America, Inc. v. TRB Acquisitions LLC (District of Oregon, 2018)

Key Insight: Non-ideal conduct related to discovery does not automatically rise to “willfully deceiv[ing]” the court for dismissal sanctions, failure to produce discovery in a timely manner leads to cost shifting

Nature of Case: Trademark infringement

Electronic Data Involved: Electronic documents generally

Keywords: “routine document destruction,” sticker,

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Franklin v. Howard Brown Health Ctr., No. 17 C 8376 (N.D. Ill. Oct. 4, 2018)

Key Insight: ineffective litigation hold, failure to preserve electronic evidence

Nature of Case: workplace harassment and discrimination

Electronic Data Involved: emails, text messages, instant messages

Keywords: instant messages, faulty and failed litigation hold, the defendant “bollixed its litigation hold”

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