Archive: November 4, 2019

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United States v. Norris (9th Circuit, 2019)
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United States v. Hoang, No. 2:17-cr-0444-TC (District of Utah, Central Division, 2019)
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Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. v. Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Inc. et al. (District of Delaware, 2019)

United States v. Norris (9th Circuit, 2019)

Key Insight: Whether accessing a person’s information through an IP address being wired through an outside router is a violation of the 4 amendment

Nature of Case: criminal – possession and distribution of child pornography

Electronic Data Involved: IP address and location

Keywords: search and seizure, IP address, wireless router, subjective expectation of privacy

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United States v. Hoang, No. 2:17-cr-0444-TC (District of Utah, Central Division, 2019)

Key Insight: Request for email accounts at Comcast and Google

Nature of Case: Trade Secret Theft

Electronic Data Involved: archived e-mail, file backups, electronic files

Keywords: no privacy interest in [another person?s] email account, even if some of [defendant?s] emails were discovered there.

Pacific Biosciences of California, Inc. v. Oxford Nanopore Technologies, Inc. et al. (District of Delaware, 2019)

Key Insight: public interest in court pleadings, discovery motions shouldn’t be redacted

Nature of Case: patent infringement

Electronic Data Involved: discovery pleadings

Keywords: sealing judicial record, discovery pleadings, burden to show disclosure would cause injury

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