Publishers Request Local Rule 37.2 Conference in Hachette Book Group, Inc. et al. v. Internet Archive Lawsuit
UPDATE January 21, 2022
Motion Filed by Publishers For Discovery Conference on November 19, 2022 (See Below) Has Been Denied as Moot
Source: Docket: Entry 69
Additionally, Revised Scheduling in Case Granted by Court
From a Letter to the Judge Filed Today (11/19) by the Publishers:
We represent plaintiffs Hachette Book Group, Inc, HarperCollins Publishers LLC, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., and Penguin Random House LLC (Plaintiffs”) in this case, in which fact discovery closes on December 17, 2021. We respectfully submit this letter to request a Local Rule 37.2 Conference regarding a motion to compel Defendant Internet Archive (“IA”) to produce documents. Plaintiffs have patiently afforded IA opportunity after opportunity to resolve this discovery dispute. But IA is stonewalling, hoping to run out the clock on discovery.
Read the Complete Filing
3 pages; PDF.
See Also: Internet Archive Requests Pre-Motion Discovery Conference in Publisher Lawsuit (Hachette Book Group, Inc. et al. v. Internet Archive; October 29, 2021)
UPDATE November 24, 2021 Internet Archive Files Response in Opposition to Publishers Motion For Conference
Filed under: Companies (Publishers/Vendors), News, Publishing
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