Aug 18, 2015

A Lesson About Protective Orders

In Glock v. Glock, Inc., Case No. 14-15601 (decided August 17, 2015), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit addressed a novel about the use of discovery taken in the United States to aid a case filed overseas. However, the more useful lesson of that case is about protective orders. Glock, Inc. is the well-known manufacturer of guns. In 2011, Gaston Glock and Helga Glock began a divorce proceeding in Austria. In connection with those proceedings, Helga Glock filed an action in the United States under 28 U.S.C. § 1782 seeking to discover evidence from Glock, Inc. and… Read more