With the threat of formal sanctions bearing down on them, lawyers at Heller Ehrman and Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder -- Qualcomm's former litigation counsel -- are asking for a rare exception to privilege so they can explain to a judge how their side failed to produce thousands of relevant documents during discovery in an ill-fated patent case against Broadcom. In advance of an October hearing to show cause why they should not be sanctioned, many of the outside counsel have hired their own lawyers.
Qualcomm Firms Seek to Pierce Privilege
September 19, 2007
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