E. Texas Unveils E-Discovery Model To Curb Patent Costs

Law360, New York (March 8, 2012, 6:48 PM EST) -- The Eastern District of Texas last week proposed a model e-discovery order aimed at reining in discovery costs for patent cases, which is based on but not identical to one presented by Federal Circuit Chief Judge Randall Rader in September.

The district court released the model order as an appendix to local rule amendments that were posted to its website March 2. The amendments are effective immediately and have been approved by judges of the federal trial court, subject to a public comment period slated to...
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