A Compelling Decision – Board Addresses Scope Of Work Product Protection, PTAB Litigation Blog
In a series of IPR proceedings between Petitioner Adobe Inc. and Patent Owner RAH Color Technologies LLC, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board declined to extend attorney work product protection to deposition questions seeking the “underlying factual basis” for an expert’s testimony and compelled the expert to provide written answers to particular questions. Adobe Inc. v. RAH Color Technologies LLC, IPR2019-00627, -00628, -00629, and -00646, Paper 59 (Dec. 12, 2019).
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