Jose Luis Pelaez, Inc. v. Scholastic, Inc.

Filing 56

OPINION AND ORDER: In sum, Pelaez' motion to compel is GRANTED as follows: Scholastic is compelled to produce information related to the use of the images in Pelaez's PAC, from 1996 to the present, on or before October 30,2017. If informat ion cannot be located and produced, Scholastic must state with specificity the search process it undertook to find discoverable information. Any discovery that Scholastic agreed to produce in its September 26, 2016 responses shall be produced by Nove mber 2, 2017, if not done so already. Pelaez's motion to compel is DENIED as follows: Scholastic's general objections will not be stricken, but, Scholastic shall revise its objections indicating whether or not requested documents exist, an d if so,whether those documents are being withheld; Scholastic is not compelled to obtain and produce invoices in the custody of Corbis/BEN; Scholastic is not compelled to produce unredacted copies of the invoices pled in Pelaez's FAC, if tho se unredacted copies do not contain further references to Pelaez's photographs at issue; and Scholastic is not compelled to produce documents reflecting settlements in other cases. Scholastic's request for information on other licenses of t he photographs at issue for the purpose of damages is GRANTED. Pelaez shall produce documents on or before November 2, 2017 The Clerk of the Court is instructed to terminate the motion pending at Doc. No. 46. The Parties" joint motion for an ext ension of time to complete discovery at Doc. No. 55 is DENIED. Instead, a phone conference will be held on October 30, 2017, at 12:30 p.m., to discuss discovery issues and an extension of the discovery deadline. re: 46 MOTION for Disco very . filed by Jose Pelaez, Jose Luis Pelaez, Inc., 55 JOINT LETTER MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery addressed to Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis from Amanda Bruss and Edward Rosenthal dated July 31, 2017. filed by Jose Pelaez, Jose Luis Pelaez, Inc.. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis on 10/19/2017) (js)

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