Obtaining Discovery From Foreign Entities in Patent Litigation
Balancing the Need for Discovery and Foreign Privacy Laws
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide patent litigators on overcoming challenges when conducting discovery outside the U.S. The panel will examine national privacy and blocking laws that impede discovery outside the U.S. and how the courts treat the issue. The panel will discuss the international comity analysis, the Hague Evidence Convention, letters rogatory, and offer best practices for successfully conducting discovery.
- National laws impeding discovery outside the U.S.
- Court treatment
- Discovery under the Hague Evidence Convention
- Best practices for discovery outside the U.S.
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How have the courts addressed discovery of information from foreign companies?
- How can litigators leverage the Hague Evidence Convention, letters rogatory, and the Federal Rules to conduct discovery of companies outside the U.S.?
- What are the differences including timing between letters of request under the Hague Convention and letters rogatory?
- What best practices should counsel employ when conducting discovery outside the U.S.?
G. Brian Busey
Senior Of Counsel
Morrison & Foerster
Mr. Busey’s practice focuses on complex intellectual property matters—particularly those before the U.S.... | Read More
Mr. Busey’s practice focuses on complex intellectual property matters—particularly those before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). He has litigated more than 50 section 337 cases before the ITC and has served as the president of the ITC’s Trial Lawyers Association. In addition to his active ITC practice, Mr. Busey has handled cross-border patent, trademark, and trade secret disputes in federal district court and before alternative dispute resolution tribunals. He also has counseled clients concerning intellectual property licensing issues and represented airports and airport proprietors in major administrative and court litigation.Close
Tensegrity Law Group
Ms. Jameson has patent litigation experience in U.S. district courts and the International Trade... | Read More
Ms. Jameson has patent litigation experience in U.S. district courts and the International Trade Commission and has participated in appeals to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. She has served such clients as Memory Technologies, Intellectual Ventures, and Skyhook Wireless. Ms. Jameson’s practice includes representing clients in disputes involving computer technology, mobile devices, computer peripherals, location services, and flash memory standards.Close