If you visit the front page of our fair Northern District’s web site, you’ll find “Proposed Modifications to the District Court’s Model Protective Order.”
Model protective orders aren’t exactly the stuff of titillation. They’re used when computer code or other confidential information must be exchanged in disputes, most often between tech companies. But if you think that not a soul will comment on the proposed order before the March 29 deadline, think again. Michael Barclay, a recently retired IP lawyer from Wilson Sonsini, is readying his pen as I write this.