Eli Lilly V. Gottstein: In Defense Of Protective Orders

Law360, New York (September 7, 2010, 1:11 PM EDT) -- In a case speaking directly to the issue of the enforceability of protective orders, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld an injunction against an attorney who conspired with an expert witness to avoid compliance with a protective order.

In this pointed opinion of Aug. 12, 2010,[1] Judges Guido Calabresi and Reena Raggi of the Second Circuit and Judge Richard D. Cudahy of the Seventh Circuit affirmed a February 2007 district court decision protecting the dissemination of confidential documents relating to the antipsychotic...
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