An article written by Charlie Steenburg, Jason Balich, and Alex Kim titled “Patent Deposition Notices With Minimal Motion Practice Risk” was published in Law360.
In patent litigation, voluminous Rule 30(b)(6) deposition notices are common — patent cases are often complex, and Rule 30(b)(6) doesn't limit the number of topics that may be included. Thankfully, there are several ways to get opposing counsel to limit the number and scope of the deposition topics without raising the ire of a court. There are also practical strategies to draft a notice that will obtain the discovery you need while minimizing the risk of motion practice. Read more (subscription required).