Monday, August 28, 2006

RIAA Asserts "Privilege" Covers Its Agreements with Investigators; Defendant Opposes in UMG v. Lindor

In UMG v. Lindor, in Brooklyn federal court, a new discovery dispute has erupted, this time over the RIAA's designation of its agreements with Media Sentry as "privileged". Ms. Lindor's counsel brought this designation to the attention of Magistrate Robert M. Levy and challenged it:

August 28, 2006, Letter of Ray Beckerman to Magistrate Robert M. Levy (Re: "Privilege" Assertion by RIAA as to Agreements with investigators)*

The RIAA will be making a motion for a protective order motion. The briefing schedule for the motion is: motion papers Sept. 27th, opposition papers Oct. 27th, reply papers Nov. 10th, oral argument Nov. 30th, 2:15 P.M.

August 28, 2006, Order of Hon. Robert M. Levy, Magistrate Judge*

* Document published online at Internet Law & Regulation

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1 comment:

Jeff Benson said...

Now I understand how the side with the most money can win. An unending supply of frivolous denials, legal arguments, and claims of privilege. Wow.