Archive: November 2018

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Brooks Sports, Inc. v. Anta (China) Co., Ltd. 1:17-cv-01458 (E.D. Virginia, 2018)
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Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. et. al., v. Pitsicalis et al, No. 1:17-cv-01927-PAE (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 28, 2018)
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U.S. v. Leyva, No. 16-cr-20723 (E.D. Mich. Nov. 26, 2018)
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Fishman v. Tiger Natural Gas (Northern District of California, 2018)
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Worldpay, US, Inc. v. Haydon (No. 17-cv-4179 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 14, 2018), 2018)
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Folino v. Hines (District Court of Western District of Pennsylvania, 2018)
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Clark v. FDS Bank et al (District Court Middle District of Florida Orlando Division, 2018)

Brooks Sports, Inc. v. Anta (China) Co., Ltd. 1:17-cv-01458 (E.D. Virginia, 2018)

Key Insight: Failure to produce discovery and making misrepresentations about the nature and content of documents so as to not produce them.

Nature of Case: trademark infringement

Electronic Data Involved: business documents, text messages, personal messages of employees.

Keywords: Compel, “chinese privacy law” misrepresentation,

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Experience Hendrix, L.L.C. et. al., v. Pitsicalis et al, No. 1:17-cv-01927-PAE (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 28, 2018)

Key Insight: Failure to disclose computing devices or to preserve documents, and doing so intentionally led to an adverse inference

Nature of Case: Intellectual property infringement (trademark and copyright)

Electronic Data Involved: Electronic documents, text messages

Keywords: Spoliation, Hendrix, adverse inference, anti-forensic software

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U.S. v. Leyva, No. 16-cr-20723 (E.D. Mich. Nov. 26, 2018)

Key Insight: CSLI, privacy, Stored Communications Act, SCA

Nature of Case: conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, attempted possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute

Electronic Data Involved: cell site location information

Keywords: Fourth Amendment, good-faith exception, federal rule of criminal procedure 33(a), warrant, exclusion of evidence, motion for a new trial

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Fishman v. Tiger Natural Gas (Northern District of California, 2018)

Key Insight: Defendant’s unsupervised and under inclusive ESI searches remedied by additional searches and disclosure of previous search paramaters

Nature of Case: Fraudulent telemarketing

Electronic Data Involved: Audio recordings

Keywords: Telemarketing, Fishman, mortal mistake

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Worldpay, US, Inc. v. Haydon (No. 17-cv-4179 (N.D. Ill. Nov. 14, 2018), 2018)

Key Insight: whether failure to maintain e-mail website domain and preserve e-mails it contained demonstrated “intent to deprive” under Rule 37(e)

Nature of Case: trade secret

Electronic Data Involved: e-mail, e-mail website domain

Keywords: superfluous

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Clark v. FDS Bank et al (District Court Middle District of Florida Orlando Division, 2018)

Key Insight: whether the plaintiff is required to identify the specific fields of information for Rule 26(f) conference

Nature of Case: Violation of TCPA

Electronic Data Involved: telephone calls from autodialing system

Keywords: autodialing system

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