Montgomery v. eTreppid Technologies, LLC

548 F. Supp. 2d 1175 (2008)

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Montgomery v. eTreppid Technologies, LLC

United States District Court for the District of Nevada
548 F. Supp. 2d 1175 (2008)

SC

Facts

Dennis Montgomery (plaintiff) was a member of eTreppid Technologies, LLC (eTreppid) (defendant). eTreppid was structured with a manager, directed by a management committee, making all decisions impacting day-to-day operations of the company. Montgomery sued eTreppid for copyright infringement. Montgomery issued several discovery requests to eTreppid. eTreppid asserted the attorney-client privilege in response. Montgomery argued that because he was a member of eTreppid, he was also a client of eTreppid’s attorney and thus eTreppid could not assert the attorney-client privilege against him.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Cooke, J.)

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