Apple Clawback Aims To 'Sanitize' IP Row Record: Qualcomm

Law360 (November 2, 2018, 6:47 PM EDT) -- A magistrate judge rightly rejected Apple's request to claw back dozens of documents purportedly produced in error, Qualcomm said in a recent brief contesting Apple's attempt to convince a California federal judge presiding over the companies' patent dispute to rethink that refusal.

Apple's objection to U.S. Magistrate Judge Mitchell D. Dembin's early October decision is an effort to "sanitize" the record in the companies' massive patent feud, Qualcomm said Wednesday. The computer giant, Qualcomm added, also is attempting to shift the burden under Federal Rule of Evidence 502(b) of proving responsibility for safeguarding privileged documents from where it belongs, with the company producing the material.

"Apple produced purportedly...

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