Tag: interrogatories

Defending the Patent Case – Make Sure to Serve This Interrogatory

Patent cases are very discovery intensive, and many courts now have “patent local rules” that provide regulated process by which plaintiffs disclose their infringement contentions (i.e., explanations of why the defendant’s acts infringe the plaintiff’s patent) and by which defendants disclose their invalidity contentions (i.e., explanations of why the plaintiff’s patent claims are invalid). These…

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Defending the Patent Case: Discovery Primer on Interrogatories

This week, we follow-up on last week’s post on requests for production with a discussion of interrogatories.  Before serving interrogatories, it is advisable to obtain all of the information you can about the topics below through publicly available information such as SEC filings, press releases, product brochures, patent office records, etc.  This information may help…

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