DAVIS, District Judge.
Before the Court is STMicroelectronics, N.V. and STMicroelectronics, Inc.'s Motion to Enforce Motorola Inc.'s Compliance with Patent Rule 3-1, and Brief in Support Thereof (Docket No. 37). STMicroelectronics, N.V. and STMicroelectronics, Inc. (collectively "STM") contend that Motorola Inc.'s ("Motorola") preliminary infringement contentions fail to comply with Patent Rule 3-1 because they "(1) do not show how each of the elements of Motorola's claims compare to specific [STM] products and (2) do not identify specifically by name either the allegedly infringing processes or the products made by these processes." Motion p. 1. STM argues that Patent Rule 3-1 preliminary infringement contentions require "the party asserting infringement [to] reverse engineer the accused products or perform an equivalent, detailed analysis of the products." Id. at 5. In response, Motorola argues that its disclosures have adequately identified STM products that infringe the contested patents except where the relevant information to identify said products is solely within STM's possession. In either case, Motorola argues that its disclosures are sufficient because they have provided the theory of infringement with sufficient specificity to notify STM of the identity of infringing products and process. Furthermore, Motorola argues that STM's motion is an attempt to delay producing relevant discovery. Due to the complexity of the inventions at issue and the highly detailed nature of Motorola's alleged disclosure deficiencies, the Court gives the parties general discovery guidelines to follow rather than attempting to dissect Motorola's disclosures claim by claim.
First, as to the specificity required of Motorola's preliminary infringement contentions, the Court finds persuasive statements by the Northern District of California:
Network Caching Technology, LLC v. Novell, Inc., 2003 WL 21699799, *4-5 (N.D.Cal.2003).
Second, the Court notes that it adheres to, as the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure contemplate, a policy of liberal discovery. Where something is not discoverable due to a claim of privilege, relevance, or other legal principle, the Court will allow a party to withhold that thing. However, in marginal cases the Court will generally favor discovery. In any case the Court will not tolerate gamesmanship that attempts to conceal or delay the production of discoverable items.
Third, the Court encourages the parties to act in a professional manner and make every good faith attempt at fairly resolving discovery disputes amongst themselves. If a disclosure's vagueness genuinely prevents a party from formulating a response, the parties should confer and make best attempts at correcting the disclosure. Likewise, parties should disclose discoverable information as quickly and efficiently as possible. In the unfortunate event that parties cannot resolve their disputes, the Court will intervene.
Therefore, at this time, the Court