Academy Loses Bid For Emails In GoDaddy IP Fight

Law360, Los Angeles (December 13, 2011, 7:52 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday rejected a request by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences to search the emails of five Inc. executives in its lawsuit accusing the Web hosting company of illegally profiting from its Academy Awards trademarks.

“I don’t think it’s warranted to reopen the issue of searching for electronic documents,” U.S. Magistrate Judge Carla Woehrle told attorneys at the close of a hearing Tuesday, saying she’d be willing to consider a more targeted request from the Academy at a...
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