UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
May 13, 2005
MINEBEA CO., LTD., ET AL., PLAINTIFFS,
GEORG PAPST, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Paul L. Friedman United States District Judge
For the reasons stated in the Memorandum Opinion issued this same day, it is hereby
ORDERED that Papst shall produce any remaining documents which it is withholding under the work product privilege which do not satisfy this Court's previous rulings with respect to what constitutes protected attorney work product; it is
FURTHER ORDERED that Papst shall immediately produce all documents withheld under the attorney-client privilege dealing with the same subject matter as attorneyclient communications which have already been revealed to third parties; "same subject matter" does not extend to communications regarding different patents than those discussed in those communications which were revealed; it is
FURTHER ORDERED that Papst shall immediately produce all documents withheld under the work product privilege which contain infringement analyses or other work product on the same subject matter as work product sent to adversaries; "same subject matter" does not extend to work product regarding different patents than those included in the work product which was revealed; it is
FURTHER ORDERED that Papst will immediately produce all foreign language documents for which it originally failed to provide any translation to the Special Master; and it is
FURTHER ORDERED that Minebea's motion for clarification  is GRANTED; Minebea need not produce documents for which it provided a summary or partial translation to the Special Master. Minebea is, however, instructed to make sure that all non-privileged documents are released in accordance with this Court's previous orders.
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