Venice PI, LLC v. Doe 1 et al
MINUTE ORDER granting Plaintiff's 5 Motion for Expedited Discovery, authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (SWT)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
VENICE PI, LLC,
The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable
13 Thomas S. Zilly, United States District Judge:
Plaintiff’s motion for expedited discovery, docket no. 5, 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 Protocol (“IP”)
addresses identified in Exhibit B to the Complaint. Such subpoena may request the
name, street address, and e-mail address (but not the phone number) of the subscriber
connected with each such IP address. An ISP served with a subpoena authorized by this
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,
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
20 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
21 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
22 Court by sending it to the Clerk of the Court, United States District Court for the Western
MINUTE ORDER - 1
1 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
2 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
3 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
5 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
7 record. Plaintiff’s counsel is directed to provide a copy of this Minute Order along with
each subpoena issued pursuant hereto.
Dated this 20th day of September, 2017.
William M. McCool
MINUTE ORDER - 2
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