United States District Court, D. South Carolina, Florence Division
CONSENT CONFIDENTIALITY ORDER
HONORABLE THOMAS E. ROGERS, III UNITED STATE MAGISTRATE
the parties to this Consent Confidentiality Order
(“parties”), have stipulated that certain
discovery material is and should be treated as confidential,
and have agreed to the terms of this order; accordingly, it
is this 19th day of April, 2018, ORDERED:
documents produced in the course of discovery, all responses
to discovery requests and all deposition testimony and
deposition exhibits and any other materials which may be
subject to discovery (hereinafter collectively
“documents”) shall be subject to this Order
concerning confidential information as set forth below.
Form and Timing of Designation.
documents shall be so designated by placing or affixing the
word “CONFIDENTIAL” on the document in a manner
which will not interfere with the legibility of the document
and which will permit complete removal of the Confidential
designation. Documents shall be designated CONFIDENTIAL prior
to, or contemporaneously with, the production or disclosure
of the documents. Inadvertent or unintentional production of
documents without prior designation as confidential shall not
be deemed a waiver, in whole or in part, of the right to
designate documents as confidential as otherwise allowed by
Documents Which May be Designated
party may designate documents as confidential but only after
review of the documents by an attorney who has, in good
faith, determined that the documents contain information
protected from disclosure by statute, sensitive personal
information, trade secrets, or confidential research,
development, or commercial information. Information or
documents which are available in the public sector may not be
designated as confidential.
of depositions shall be deemed confidential only if
designated as such when the deposition is taken or within
seven business days after receipt of the transcript. Such
designation shall be specific as to the portions to be
Protection of Confidential Material.
designated CONFIDENTIAL under this Order shall not be used or
disclosed by the parties or counsel for the parties or any
other persons identified below (¶ 6.b.) for any purposes
whatsoever other than preparing for and conducting the
litigation in which the documents were disclosed (including
any appeal of that litigation).
Limited Third ...