Anton Piller order

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Anton Piller order

(ˈæntɒn ˈpɪlə)
n
(Law) law the former name for search order
[C20: named after the plaintiff in a case (1976) in which such an order was made]
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She wrote, "The unusually high level of disclosure imposed in this case is justified by: the underlying fact that the defendants were employees of the plaintiff when they began working in competition with the plaintiff, the judicial determination that this was an appropriate case in which to issue an Anton Pillar order, the size of the claim, which exceeds $50 million, and the great IT expertise of the parties which presupposes that at least some of the work required to provide the required level of disclosure can be done in-house.