Apple Denied Bid To Pull Back Docs In Qualcomm Fight

Law360 (October 3, 2018, 3:42 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. can’t claw back dozens of documents turned over in its epic patent fight with Qualcomm Inc., a California federal judge ruled Tuesday, saying Apple failed to show that it tried to head off their inadvertent release.

The tech giant had asked the court to let it keep 40 sensitive documents, calling them “classic attorney-client privileged and work product material” accidentally shared during the suit’s discovery phase.

But U.S. Magistrate Judge Mitchell D. Dembin said any party wanting to claw back such materials has to show that accidentally turning them over didn't amount to a privilege waiver, which Apple couldn’t...

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