United States District Court, D. Colorado
PAK MAIL CENTERS OF AMERICA, INC., a Colorado corporation, Plaintiff,
William Robinson, individually; and Gayle Abramson, individually; Defendants.
MICHAEL J. WATANABE JUDGE.
Upon consideration of the parties' Joint Motion for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order, and it appearing to the Court that sufficient cause exists under Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(c) for the issuance of a Protective Order, it is ORDERED as follows:
1. This Protective Order shall apply to all documents, materials, and information, including without limitation, documents produced, answers to interrogatories, responses to requests for admission, deposition testimony, and other information disclosed pursuant to the disclosure or discovery duties created by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
2. As used in this Protective Order, "document" is defined as provided in Fed.R.Civ.P. 34(a). A draft or non-identical copy is a separate document within the meaning of this term.
3. Documents, materials, and/or information designated "CONFIDENTIAL" (collectively, "CONFIDENTIAL information") shall be information that is confidential and implicates common law and statutory privacy interests of Plaintiffs or Defendants, and confidential and proprietary business information. CONFIDENTIAL information shall not be disclosed or used for any purpose except for the preparation and trial of this case.
4. CONFIDENTIAL information shall not, without the consent of the party producing it or further Order of the Court, be disclosed except that such information may be disclosed to:
a. attorneys actively working on this case;
b. persons regularly employed or associated with the attorneys actively working on the case whose assistance is required by said attorneys in the preparation for trial, at trial, or at other proceedings in this case;
c. the parties;
d. expert witnesses and consultants retained in connection with this case, to the extent such disclosure is necessary for preparation for trial, at trial, or at other proceedings in this case;
e. the Court and its employees ("Court Personnel");
f. stenographic reporters who are engaged in proceedings necessarily incident to the conduct of this action;
g. deponents, witnesses, or potential witnesses; and
h. other persons by written agreement of ...