Venice PI LLC v. Doe 1 et al
ORDER granting Plaintiff's 5 Motion for Expedited Discovery, signed by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (SWT)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
VENICE PI, LLC,
VENICE PI, LLC,
VENICE PI, LLC,
The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable
Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge:
Plaintiff’s motion for expedited discovery, docket no. 5 in each of these
20 cases, is GRANTED as follows. Plaintiff may issue a subpoena pursuant to Federal Rule
of Civil Procedure 45 to any Internet service provider (“ISP”) associated with the Internet
21 Protocol (“IP”) addresses identified in Exhibit B to the Complaint in each of these cases.
Such subpoena may request the name, street address, and e-mail address of the subscriber
22 connected with each such IP address. An ISP served with a subpoena authorized by this
MINUTE ORDER - 1
1 Minute Order shall give written notice and copies of the subpoena and this Minute
Order to the affected subscriber, via first-class U.S. mail, and via e-mail if practicable,
2 within seven (7) days after receipt of the subpoena. The ISP shall not disclose the
information sought in the subpoena during the 30-day period after notice is sent to the
Any objection to the subpoena by either the ISP or the affected subscriber
must be served on plaintiff’s counsel within 30 days after receipt of the subpoena.
Such objection must be sent to David A. Lowe via either first-class U.S. mail at Lowe
Graham Jones PLLC, 701 Fifth Avenue, Suite 4800, Seattle, WA 98104, or e-mail at
Lowe@Lowe GrahamJones.com. Any objection may also, but need not be, filed with the
Court by sending it to the Clerk of the Court, United States District Court for the Western
District of Washington, 700 Stewart Street, Seattle, WA 98101. If an objection is so
served (or filed), plaintiff’s counsel shall immediately notify the ISP, and the ISP shall
preserve the material responsive to the subpoena at issue, but it shall not disclose the
information sought therein, until further order of the Court. An objection need not
contain the subscriber’s name, address, or other identifying information, but it must
specify the IP address as to which the challenged subpoena was issued.
If no objection is served, the ISP shall comply with the subpoena as soon as
11 practicable after the termination of the 30-day waiting period, but no later than 60 days
after receipt of the subpoena.
The Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Minute Order to all counsel of
record. Plaintiff’s counsel is directed to provide a copy of this Minute along with each
13 subpoena issued pursuant hereto.
Dated this 21st day of July, 2017.
Thomas S. Zilly
United States District Judge
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