Judge Requires Privilege Log Of Patent Board Proceedings In Infringement Suit

Mealey's (January 4, 2016, 1:58 PM EST) -- BUFFALO, N.Y. — The defendant in a patent infringement suit over aseptic food packaging methods must provide a privilege log of purportedly privileged material in a related proceeding before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), a New York federal judge ruled Dec. 28, denying in part the defendant’s motion for a protective order (Steuben Foods Inc. v. GEA Process Engineering Inc., et al., No. 1:12-cv-00904, W.D. N.Y.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172145).

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