Trend In Limiting E-Discovery Cost Recovery Continues
January 30, 2014, 1:43 PM EST
Law360, New York (January 30, 2014, 1:43 PM EST) -- Widespread use of electronic media for communication and information storage has made the collection, review and production of electronically stored information a very cumbersome and expensive part of modern litigation. This is especially true in patent infringement cases, where the volume of discoverable information can be enormous and the costs for a party to collect, process and produce that information can easily run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The prospect of shifting some of that expense toward your adversary is therefore an attractive litigation...