Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al, No. 3:2013cv01806 - Document 67 (N.D. Cal. 2014)

Court Description: ORDER GRANTING re 66 Stipulation re: Inspection Protocol filed by Ingrid & Isabel, LLC. Signed by Judge Joseph C. Spero on 3/27/14. (klhS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/27/2014)
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Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC et al Doc. 67 1 ROBERT J. YORIO (SBN 93178) 2 yorio@carrferrell.com ILENE H. GOLDBERG (SBN 168051) 3 igoldberg@carrferrell.com 4 CHRISTINE S. WATSON (SBN 218006) 5 cwaston@carrferrell.com CARR & FERRELL LLP 6 120 Constitution Drive 7 Menlo Park, California 94025 8 Telephone: (650) 812-3400 Facsimile: (650) 812-3442 9 10 Attorneys for Plaintiff and Counter Defendant 11 INGRID & ISABEL, LLC 12 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 13 INGRID & ISABEL, LLC, a California limited liability 14 company, CASE NO. CV-13-1806 JCS 15 Plaintiff, INSPECTION PROTOCOL 16 v. 17 18 BABY BE MINE, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, et al., 19 Defendants. 20 {00756709v2} 21 22 -1INSPECTION PROTOCOL - CASE NO. CV-13-1806JCS Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 AND RELATED COUNTERCLAIMS 3 4 5 6 Plai tiff I grid & Isa el, LLC Plai tiff a d Defe da ts Ba y Be Mi e, LLC, Isa elle Gart er, a d Helen Tekce (colle ti ely referred to as Defe da ts , y their respe ti e attor eys of re ord herei , agree to the follo i g i spe tio proto ol Proto ol i 7 o e tio ith the produ tio of hard drives and Electronic Storage Media in Defenda ts ustody a d o trol; all of Defe da ts Defe da ts e-mail address 8 accounts for sales@babybeminematernity.com, michele@babybeminematernity.com, lisa@babybeminematernity.com, isabelle@babybeminematernity.com, helent@tconnections.com and 9 returns@babybeminematernity.co . E-Mail A ou ts ; 10 Fa e ook, T itter, a d eBay usi ess a ou ts; 11 T itter, a d eBay i di idual a ou ts; a d Defe da t Ba y Be Mi e, LLC s A azo . o , Defe da t Isa elle Gart er s A azo . o , Fa e ook, Defe da t Hele Tek e s A azo . o , Facebook, Twitter, and eBay i di idual a ou ts olle ti ely Media a d A ou ts , pursua t to the Court s Order dated Mar h 12 21, 2014 in Ingrid & Isabel, LLC v. Baby Be Mine, LLC, Case No. 13-cv-01806-JCS (Dkt No. 64). 13 14 15 16 A. Definitions Hard Dri e shall i lude all hard disk drives regardless whether the drives are located in desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile computers or devices. Ele tro i “torage Media shall i lude all per a e t a d porta le edia that a e used to record or store information, including but not limited to, flash drives, memory cards, external disk drives, 17 18 19 20 CD-ROMs, DVDs, zip disks, USB Flash drives, iPads, iPhones, and any other cellular device. B. The parties shall jointly retain Discovia, the computer forensics expert designated by Plaintiff. The osts of Dis o ia s ser i es are to e deter i ed y the Court. {00756709v2} 21 22 Forensic Expert -2INSPECTION PROTOCOL - CASE NO. CV-13-1806JCS 1 2 3 Within two days of the date of execution of this Protocol, Defendants shall produce and otherwise grant and provide any and all necessary access to the Media and Accounts to Discovia. Discovia will conduct the inspection of the Media and Accounts pursuant to the terms of this Proto ol. Dis o ia s a ess to a d use of the i for atio 4 o tai ed i the Media a d A ou ts ill e subject to the Stipulated Protective Order in this case (Dkt No. 19) and Discovia will execute the 5 Acknowledgement and Agreement to be Bound, attached as Exhibit A to the Stipulated Protective Order, prior to commencing its collection and inspection tasks. 6 C. Hard Drives and Electronic Storage Media 7 Defendants shall produce all hard drives and electronic storage media to Discovia. If remote access 8 to any Media and Accounts is available, Defendants will provide all information necessary for Discovia to 9 obtain such access. 10 11 Discovia will perform a search of all programs, data and files on the hard drives and electronic storage media produced by Defendants, including a search for evidence of items deleted or not produced as well as information regarding the circumstances of any deletions (including the date the document was 12 deleted and the user who deleted the document). 13 D. 14 Defendants shall provide all information required for Discovia to access the E-mail Accounts, 15 E-mail Accounts including username(s) and password(s) associated with the E-mail Accounts. Discovia will perform a search of the E-mail Accounts, including a search for evidence of items deleted or not produced as well as 16 information regarding the circumstances of any deletions (including the date the e-mail and/or attachment 17 was deleted and the user who deleted the e-mail and/or attachment). 18 E. 19 Defendants shall provide all information required for Discovia to access the Amazon.com, Facebook, Amazon.com, Facebook, Twitter, and eBay Accounts Twitter, and eBay business and personal accounts of Defenda ts , i ludi g user a e s a d pass ord s 20 {00756709v2} 21 22 -3INSPECTION PROTOCOL - CASE NO. CV-13-1806JCS 1 associated with the accounts. Discovia will perform a search of the accounts, including a search for evidence 2 of items deleted or not produced as well as information regarding the circumstances of any deletions (including the date the e-mail and/or attachment was deleted and the user who deleted the e-mail and/or 3 4 5 attachment). F. Attorney-Client Privileged Information Discovia will include in any search the following set of search terms provided by Defendants and 6 approved by Plaintiff for the purpose of locating and segregating potential attorney-client communications a d attor ey ork produ t Attor ey Clie t Co u i atio s : 7 1. Peter Craigie 2. Robert Levin 3. Denise Collier 4. peter@cmclawpartners.com 5. craigielaw@aol.com 6. rnl@lawofficesofrobertlevin.com 7. dec@Lawofficesofrobertlevin.com 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Dis o ia ill segregate the Attor ey Clie t Co u i atio s for re ie y Defe da ts ou sel of 16 record, except for any Attorney Client Communications that are copied to a third party. In the case of 17 Attorney Client Communications copied to a third party (Third Party Material), that Third Party Material shall 18 be produced to Plaintiff. Within seven (7) business days of receipt of the Attorney Client Communications l, Defendants shall prepare and produce to Discovia and Plaintiff a privilege log that identifies with particularity 19 any and all information or documents which Defendants claim are subject to withholding on the basis of 20 {00756709v2} 21 22 -4INSPECTION PROTOCOL - CASE NO. CV-13-1806JCS 1 privilege, including the name(s) of the sender(s), recipient(s), date, and description of the document. All 2 materials not listed in the privilege log shall be produced to Plaintiff. Any inadvertent disclosure of privileged information or other materials by Defendants to Discovia or 3 Plaintiff will not constitute a waiver of any applicable privileges. 4 Hele Tekce’s Perso al E ail Accou t, Hele t@tco G. ectio s.co 5 With regard to Hele Tek e s perso al e ail a ou t, hele t@t o 6 e tio s. o o ly, Dis o ia ill include in any search the following set of search terms provided by Plaintiff and approved by Defendants for 7 the purpose of locating and segregating potential personal communications from business communications Busi ess Co u i atio s : 8 BAND , BAND“ 9 10 11 I“ABEL , I“ABEL NOPPIE“ EMAIL “ALE 15 17 18 BBM FE‘‘ELL PHOTO“HOOT EMULATE BABY BE MINE ADWO‘D“ BABYBEMINE KEY WO‘D“ LAW“UIT , AG‘EEMENT BELT ING‘ID , ING‘ID & BABY BE MINE MATE‘NITY WAYFAI‘ PHOTO PHOTOG‘APH WIDTH HEIGHT VOLU“ION I“ABELLE WALMA‘T DCA‘T D CA‘T EXPECTING COMFO‘T TA‘GET THICKE‘ THINNE‘ “T‘ETCHY , “T‘ETCH “HIPPING DUTY PATENT PATENT“ T‘ADEMA‘K“ ATTO‘NEY DIAPE‘“.COM QUID“I ATTO‘NEY“ AMA)ON.COM WEIGHT , ‘ETU‘N“ , ‘ETU‘N HAND FEEL MEDIATION DEPO“ITION JAM“ O‘DE‘ KAT) ILENE AMA)ON.UK O‘DE‘“ GA‘TNE‘ WEB“ITE WEB “TO‘E THIN , LAWYE‘“ 16 CA‘‘ DELETE DOCUMENT COMME‘CE 14 IAI BELLY BELLABAND , BELLA BAND BE BAND , HOLD UP , HOLD“ UP , HOLD 12 INTENDED 13 CA‘NEY BELLA COMPANY MATE‘NITY BELLY BAND , MATE‘NITY HOLD“ DELETE DI“CLAIME‘ , NOT WEB“TO‘E O“COMME‘CE HANDFEEL CU“TOM“ 20 22 O“ UNIT THICK , T‘ADEMA‘K JUDGE “PE‘O LAWYE‘ GOLDBE‘G YO‘IO AMA)ON HOLD“ UP PANT“ THIN HOLD P‘ODUCE P‘ODUCTION QUALITY , DEFECTIVE , DAMAGE , ACCEPTABLE , G“M , PC“ FAB‘IC KNIT G‘AM“ , COMP‘E““ , KNITTED LOO“E , % “PECIFICATION , MEA“U‘EMENT , ELA“TANE , CU“TOM“ , “TAMP , ‘EVE‘“IBLE , GO DADDY MATE‘NITY BELT , TU‘EK“ , “UHEYLA , NILGUN , INCI , “EVDA , ‘U“EN , CEMILE , {00756709v2} 21 INTE‘NET CHEAP BAMBOO , VI“CO“E , COTTON , COTON , LYC‘A , “PANDEX , “PEC , PE‘CENTAGE 19 P‘ETTY -5INSPECTION PROTOCOL - CASE NO. CV-13-1806JCS 1 2 B‘ON)INTE‘NATIONAL , FOB CU“TOME‘ TU‘KI“H CU“TOME‘“ “HEA LONG 4 KLIMC)AK AI‘ WAY BILL WHOLE“ALE ANGELA MO‘‘I“ 3 AWB ‘ACHEL FLO‘IO ‘ETAIL CA‘L CA“TANHO FLO‘IO F‘EIGHT ON BOA‘D AGENT TU‘KEY CATHY MORNEAULT P‘INTED “OLID MORNEAULT QUALITY A“A‘ PO CT“CT“ MOLLY F‘ANCI“ “HIPMENT TUAY , TUAYTEK“ , A“A‘ , HUMAN , E‘)AN , AYDOGAN , “ONE‘ 5 PC“ PU‘CHA“E O‘DE‘ “TE‘LING “TE‘LING WILLIAM“ MICHELE KLIMC)AK “C‘EEN P‘INT UP“ “HEA F‘ANCI“ B‘ON) , OPTIMA , A‘DONGAN , A“ WELL A“ TU‘KI“H WO‘D“, BANT , KALITE , DAVA a d PAMUK , 6 Plaintiff and Defendants agree that other search terms may arise as a result of the review of 7 documents produced during this production, and therefore, Plaintiff and Defendants agree that Plaintiff does 8 not waive its right to use additional search terms to locate additional documents in the helent@tconnections.com email account at a later time. 9 Discovia will segregate the Business Communications from the helent@tconnections.com email 10 account for review by Plaintiff. 11 12 Plaintiff will have full access to all other email accounts, including sales@babybeminematernity.com, michele@babybeminematernity.com, lisa@babybeminematernity.com, isabelle@babybeminematernity.com, and returns@babybeminematernity.com, without regard to any 13 14 15 search terms and only subject to Attorney Client Communications. H. General Terms Dis o ia ay o sult ith Plai tiff s ou sel o er i g the status a d progress of the produ tio 16 and inspection. Discovia may prepare an oral or written report for Plaintiff regarding the detection of evidence that documents, files or other items were deleted from, downloaded to, or otherwise modified on 17 the hard drives, electronic storage media or E-mail Accounts provided that any such reports do not disclose 18 to Plaintiff the content of any material or documents that Defendants have identified as subject to privilege 19 in a privilege log and have withheld from production under this Protocol. 20 {00756709v2} 21 22 -6INSPECTION PROTOCOL - CASE NO. CV-13-1806JCS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Plaintiff will provide search terms of its own choosing and otherwise provide direction to the expert on what to search. The Defendants and their officers, employees and agents shall refrain from deleting, relocating, defragmenting, overwriting data on the subject computers or otherwise engaging in any form of activity calculated to impair or defeat forensic acquisition or examination. If in the course of the inspection a concern regarding the management of privileged information arises, the parties will meet and confer in order to try to informally resolve this issue. If the parties cannot 8 9 agree to an informal resolution, the issue may be resolved via a discovery motion. As agreed to this 25th day of March, 2014. CARR & FERRELL LLP 10 11 By: 12 /s/ Ilene H. Goldberg ROBERT J. YORIO 13 ILENE H. GOLDBERG 14 Attorneys for Plaintiff 15 INGRID & ISABEL, LLC 16 17 18 19 CRAIGIE, McCARTHY & CLOW 20 {00756709v2} 21 22 -7INSPECTION PROTOCOL - CASE NO. CV-13-1806JCS 1 By: /s/ Peter W. Craigie PETER W. CRAIGIE 2 3 Attorneys for Defendants 4 BABY BE MINE, LLC, HELEN TEKCE and ISABELLE GARTNER 8 . Spero NO seph C Judge Jo 10 A H ER LI RT 9 R NIA DERED SO OR IT IS FO 7 UNIT ED Dated: 3/27/14 S DISTRICT TE C TA RT U O 6 S 5 N F D IS T IC T O R C 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 {00756709v2} 21 22 -8INSPECTION PROTOCOL - CASE NO. CV-13-1806JCS