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L-3 Communs. Corp. v. Sparton Corp.

L-3 Communs. Corp. v. Sparton Corp.

Case Date: 02/12/2015
Citation: 313 F.R.D. 661
Court Type: Federal District
Court: Middle District of Florida (M.D. Fla.)
Judge: Federal Magistrate Judge: Thomas Smith
Rule(s): Rule 26
Issues:

Defendant objected to the report and recommendation issued by the case’s Special Master after Plaintiff’s Motion to compel Defendant to search its files using Plaintiff’s list of search terms; Defendant specifically objected to using the term “L3”.

Resolution:

The court sustained in part and overruled in part Defendant’s objection to the report. The court ordered Defendant to use the search term “L3” with certain other terms to prevent the search to be too broad. The court held that Plaintiff’s termsĀ  related to other products not involved in the case but may be infringing fell outside the scope of discoverable information of Rule 26.

Relevant Documents:

Report and Recommendation (Doc. 130)

Sparton’s Objections to Discovery Determinations in Special Master’s Recommendation and Report (Doc. 134)

Plaintiff’s Response to Defendant’s Objections to Discovery Determinations in the Special Master’s Recommendation and Report (Doc. 141)

Order (Doc. 157)

E-Discovery Issues: Discovery Order, Motion to Compel
E-discovery Tags: Keyword Search
E-discovery subjects: Electronically stored information

Published: November 16th, 2019

Category: Uncategorized


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