Pronova BioPharma Norge A.S. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

708 F. Supp. 2d 450 (2010)

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Pronova BioPharma Norge A.S. v. Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.

United States District Court for the District of Delaware
708 F. Supp. 2d 450 (2010)

Facts

Pronova BioPharma Norge A.S. (Pronova) (plaintiff) sued Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (Teva) (defendant) in federal court for alleged patent infringement. Teva sought discovery from several individuals. Because those individuals lived in Norway or Sweden, were not parties to the suit, and had voluntarily subjected themselves to discovery, the individuals were outside the court’s jurisdiction. Teva moved to issue letters of request for international judicial assistance pursuant to the Hague Evidence Convention (convention). Pronova objected that Teva’s proposed letters of request were overbroad under Norwegian and Swedish law. Pronova also objected that the proposed letters called for production of material protected by the attorney-client privilege and other privileges under American, Norwegian, and Swedish law.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Thynge, J.)

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