Limiting Undue Burden with Wildcard Searches

Records management can be extremely complex. So can the preservation of evidence and responding to discovery requests. In a case involving Fair Credit Report Act claims, Equifax objected to discovery requests for consumer dispute information. The Producing Party claimed that the requested information was not in a “readily accessible format,[…]

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Depositions Instead of Searching for Responsive Email?

Proportionality analysis can yield surprising results. In a case involving the alleged breach of a patent license agreement over test cups used to screen urine for illegal drugs, the plaintiff sought email from two custodians knowledgeable of the Defendant’s marketing/sales and design/use of test cups. Rembrandt Diagnostics, LP v. Innovacon,[…]

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