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No sanctions where conduct was addressed in earlier motion to compel
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2012

Judge Norgle denied plaintiff’s sanctions motion in this copyright case


Spoliation sanctions were premature until the parties determined whether evidence was actually destroyed
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2013

Judge Holderman denied without prejudice plaintiff’s motion for sanctions based upon alleged spoliation of evidence in this copyright case involving


Law firm must perform limited search for use of allegedly infringed scientific papers
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2013

Judge Keys granted in part plaintiffs’ motion to compel discovery responses regarding use of its copyrighted articles. Plaintiffs accused defendant


Court allows joinder of BitTorrent Does for early stages of case - 24 January, 2014
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2014

Judge Gottschall denied various Doe defendants’ motions to quash third party subpoenas to their respective internet service providers (ISPs) as well


Copyright Act preempts misappropriation claim
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

Judge St. Eve granted in part plaintiff Morningware’s motion for summary judgment as to defendant Hearthware’s Deceptive Trade Practices Act, Lanham Act and related state law counterclaims


Doe defendant allowed to use pseudonym in porn download case to avoid abusive litigation tactics
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2012

Judge Tharp denied Doe defendant’s motion to quash a subpoena seeking his identifying information from his cable provider in this BitTorrent copyright case, but allowed the Doe to proceed in the suit using a pseudonym


Repeated improper filings may lead to dismissal
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • September 5 2012

Judge Shadur sua sponte issued an order requiring pro se plaintiff to appear and answer the Court’s questions regarding whether plaintiff’s filings met the Fed. R. Civ. P. 11(b) requirement of objective good faith based upon a series of events in the case including: Plaintiff brought her copyright infringement claims despite an arbitration clause in its publishing agreement with defendant Lulu.com


Discovery limited to avoid a fishing expedition
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • August 5 2013

Judge Keys granted in part defendant MBHB’s motion to compel document production and request for admission responses in this copyright case involving


Akamai reverses (another) summary judgment decision
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2013

Judge St. Eve granted plaintiff CIVIX-DDI’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 54(b) motion to reconsider the Court’s finding of summary judgment of non-infringement


Doe defendants severed in Bit Torrent case
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2013

Judge Guzman sua sponte severed Does 2-28 and dismissed them without prejudice in this Bit Torrent copyright case. Joinder was not proper pursuant to