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Yes, you are required to serve these papers on the opposing party (as well as on the deponent).
I would recommend reviewing Rule 1:5 with regards ***** ***** You need to send it to opposing counsel - USPS should be sufficient, but you need to ensure that notice is received in time for the opposing party to act on it - I don't recommend trying to play tricks with the rules of service here - if you send the notice via USPS 5 days before trial, the court may find your notice is untimely (the opposing party does not have 5 days service) and you could potentially lose the ability to bring your witness - courts do not appreciate "gotcha" litigation.
"The notice shall be served in accordance with R. 1:5-2 at least 5 days before trial." R 1:9-1
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