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Court Rejects Black Letter Numerical Limit on Interrogatories - Litigation News

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Posted on: Mar 30, 2017

A federal district court compelled a patent litigation defendant to answer interrogatories which the defendant contended exceeded the numerical limit imposed by Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 33(a)(1). The court held that in the context of patent litigation involving only one accused product and sufficiently related patents, an interrogatory with multiple subparts will be counted as a single interrogatory for purposes of the Rule 33 limit.

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