We're still catching up from our two-week break here at IP/DE, and this is another item on our list. Last month Magistrate Judge Fallon issued updated discovery dispute procedures (attached below).
The most common question when these come out is: what changed? The judges don't usually issue redlines, and of course, the old procedures normally disappear from the website immediately (although they are usually available via the Wayback Machine).
Here, the procedures are largely the same, with some minor additions:
- The required proposed order must list relief for each dispute.
- Each party should attach only the relevant pages of cited …