Shifting e-discovery fees, US judge orders patent case loser to pay $2.8 million predictive coding tab
By: Robert Hilson
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2013
Some of the enthusiasm surrounding predictive coding and its reputation as a cost-saving measure took a beating in the courtroom of US district Judge Anthony Battaglia, in San Diego, earlier this month. At the end of a four-year patent case, he awarded $2.8 million to prevailing defendant Qualcomm for costs it incurred to review documents by means of a proprietary computer-assisted method.