Lufthansa IP Discovery Bid Rightly Dismissed, 2nd Circ. Says

Law360, Los Angeles (January 24, 2014, 8:39 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit on Friday affirmed a New York federal court's finding that Lufthansa Technik AG's application seeking discovery from Astronics Corp. for use in a German patent infringement suit was duplicative of an identical application in Washington state, saying the lower court properly exercised its power to dismiss duplicative litigation.

In a summary order, the appellate court rejected Lufthansa's argument that a federal statute governing aid to foreign court proceedings forecloses domestic courts from exercising their discretion to dismiss duplicative actions. Lufthansa's discovery requests relate...
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Lufthansa Technik AG v. Astronics Corporation


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11-4116

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

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3890 STATUTES-Other

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October 12, 2011

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