November 30, 2018 / 1:03 AM / 12 days ago

Affymetrix must produce counsel emails in patent case - Fed Circuit

A federal appeals court on Thursday said medical technology company Affymetrix Inc must produce relevant emails of its in-house counsel that rival Becton, Dickinson and Company had sought in discovery in a patent infringement case.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said it would leave intact a lower court ruling that the emails were not protected by attorney-client privilege because a third party not represented by counsel had been included on them.

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