Pre-trial discovery battles distorting litigation process: judge

Discovery applications by Imagine and Motorola led to comments

3rd January, 2016
Court of Appeal judge Gerard Hogan

Imagine’s €138 million breach of contract and negligence claims against Motorola have resulted in stern words from the Court of Appeal about judicial resources being routinely sapped by vast discovery battles.

Imagine initiated legal proceedings in 2010 arising from the roll-out of the WiMax network in which it alleged that Motorola had not supplied it with the requisite network capacity. Motorola is fighting the claims.

In a recent ruling on discovery, Mr Justice Gerard...

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