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448 F.3d 1294 *; 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 11162 **; 78 U.S.P.Q.2D (BNA) 1676 ***
IN RE ECHOSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, ECHOSTAR DBS CORPORATION, ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION, and ECHOSPHERE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, and MERCHANT & GOULD P.C., Petitioners.
Subsequent History: Writ of mandamus granted In re Knearl, 184 Fed. Appx. 955, 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 14772 (Fed. Cir., 2006)
Rehearing denied by, Rehearing, en banc, denied by In re Echostar Communs. Corp., 2006 U.S. App. LEXIS 17511 (Fed. Cir., July 5, 2006)
US Supreme Court certiorari denied by TiVo, Inc. v. EchoStar Communs. Corp., 549 U.S. 1096, 127 S. Ct. 846, 166 L. Ed. 2d 665, 2006 U.S. LEXIS 9478 (U.S., 2006)
Prior History: TiVo Inc. v. EchoStar Communs. Corp., 2006 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 97135 (E.D. Tex., Apr. 3, 2006)
Disposition: The court granted the firm's motion for leave to intervene. It also granted the petition for mandamus as to certain classifications of documents.
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Civil Procedure, Preliminary Considerations, Equity, Adequate Remedy at Law, Irreparable Injury, Writs, Common Law Writs, Mandamus, Patent Law, Jurisdiction & Review, Subject Matter Jurisdiction, General Overview, Governments, Courts, Judicial Precedent, Discovery, Privileged Communications, Remedies, Damages, Methods of Discovery, Inspection & Production Requests, Attorney-Client Privilege, Evidence, Privileges, Attorney-Client Privilege, Scope, Waiver, Infringement Actions, Defenses, Standards of Review, Abuse of Discretion, Work Product Doctrine, Waiver of Protections, Scope of Protection, Fact Work Product, Opinion Work Product