Tag: protective order

  • Case of the Day: ACL Netherlands BV v. Lynch

    The case of the day is ACL Netherlands BV v. Lynch, [2019] EWHC 249. A US grand jury issued a subpoena to Hewlett Packard Enterprises. The subpoena called for HP to produce documents in the possession of direct or indirect subsidiaries in the UK. But those subsidiaries had received the responsive documents in the course […]

  • Case of the Day: Autodesk v. ZWCAD

    The case of the day is Autodesk, Inc. v. ZWCAD Software Co. (N.D. Cal. 2015). The claim was for copyright infringement and trade secret misappropriation; Autodesk claimed that ZWCAD, a Chinese firm, had committed a “wholesale theft of its proprietary source code.” There was a protective order in the case, but ZWCAD claimed that it […]

  • Case of the Day: Strauss v. Credit Lyonnais

    The case of the day, Strauss v. Credit Lyonnais, S.A. (E.D.N.Y. 2011), raises issues we have not previously considered. The plaintiffs were American victims of terrorist attacks carried out in Jerusalem by Hamas, and members of their family. They sued Credit Lyonnais under the Anti-Terrorism Act of 1992, alleging that the bank had provided material […]